National Geographic : 1950 Jul
( National Geographic Society + Girl Campers Unite "Mr. H2" and "Miss O" in Watery Mock Marriage Camp Onawandah's Girl Scout ceremony emphasizes the safety of swimming in pairs. The "preacher" asks: "Mr. H2, wilt thou have this woman to be your good ole buddy . . . ? Wilt thou protect her so long as ye both shall swim ?" A life buoy serves as wedding ring. l lottllalieoi lesl)y ater 1 . Ii .11a llrlS " Girl Scout Counselors Paddled Two Days to Escort the Canoeists to Camp Invited to be the first men to stay overnight in Camp Onawandah, the Susquehanna voyagers bravely ac cepted. Here, near Tunkhannock, Pennsylvania, Vida Davis and Fran Heckman, on their knees, demonstrate an Indian style of paddling a canoe.