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Senior Girl Scout Roundup 1956

1956 roundup pennant


June 29 - July 10
Highland State Park
Milford, Michigan

Official patch

Official Pin
About 5,000 Senior girls attended the first Roundup. They represented all 48 states and the territories of Alaska and Hawaii, Puerto Rico and several foreign countries. 
All troops were asked to submit items for the "Arts and Craft" exhibit at the Roundup. The best entries were selected from each council and sent. 

Round-Up Cover, Oct 1956

Official Information Packet for 1956 Roundup

Round-up Hankerchief

Souvenir Eye-Spy Trinket and view

1956 Roundup Compact for facial powder

Souvenir Disc necklace

1956 roundup mariner patch

Looks to be a Mariner Girl Scout
Patch for the Round-Up


1956 Smokey Bear poster was issued by the US Department of Agriculture, Forest Service in cooperation with GSUSA. Shows Smokey Bear with a Senior Girl Scout in Roundup uniform. 2 versions were offered, 1 with the Roundup information listed and 1 without Roundup information printed at the bottom.


Round-up plate

Roundup brochures

Roundup postcard
1956 roundup directory

Souvenir Directory of the 1956 Roundup

Round-Up Bolo Tie Holder