The Stockton Campfire Girls Summer Camp Scrapbooks (1919-1922) are four in number, each
is about 60 pp. and contains a typescript events journal of one summer's activities, as
well as photographs, songs and play scripts of theatricals given by Camp participants
during that season.
Camp Fire, Inc., headquartered in Kansas City, Mo., was founded by Dr. and Mrs. Luther H.
Gulick (1910) and incorporated in 1912. The organization was originally called Camp Fire
Girls, Inc. Its primary purpose is to "improve those conditions in society which affect
youth." It offers children from 6 through 18 years of age three types of programs: a club
program; response programs (including adults) dedicated to specific youth needs in
individual communities; and, outdoor programs, including trips, camping and environmental
projects. Participants are assigned to one of four levels within the organization based
upon age. The Stockton Campfire Girls were organized in September 1913. Their summer camp
was at Camp Minkalo on the Russian River in Sonoma County.