1924 1st edition "First Printing" stated; Thos. B. Brooks publishers, New York; small hardbound in green boards with black lettering on cover and spine and with gilt "guardians pin" on cover; boards are a little rough with dings and some soiling - see pics; has "Correction, Page 91" pasted on page 91; Title on cover and spine uses the word "Leaders" whereas the title on the title page uses the word "Guardians."
Chapter I, The Theory of Camp Fire
How a Need Was Felt and a Program Planned to Fill that Need
"You have probably discovered if you have come into close contact with girls, what a wealth of imagination and idealism they have and how much energy they are able to devote to any activity which arouses their interest. Here is motor power awaiting application. The question is, how to use it and to what end? Why not use it in accomplishing the very things which girls want, sometimes perhaps with a rather hazy realization, but nevertheless truly, for themselves. We who are their older friends are in hearty accord with those desires of theirs. We want them to have all the wholesome, healthy fun they can, to be admired and loved for admirable and lovable characteristics and we are as ambitions for them as they are for themselves...