First Girls Camp-Out

Date: November 7-9, 1969

Location: Molina Basin at the base of Mount Lemmon

Director: Barbara Armstrong 

Asst. Directors:

  • Babs (Barbara) Arnold - Lower Chieftess of the Lower Plains Skunkatums
  • Donna S. M - The Lower Chieftess of the Upper Plains Wild Angels


  • Wendy Shattil 
  • Barbara Hansen
  • Marlene Lerner
  • Patty Cooper
  • Jan Brush
  • Joy Handelsman
  • Alice Lamson
  • Christy Canfield
  • Marion Stark
  • Cathy Cleven
  • Pat Harringtion
  • Maria Beaty
  • Dawn Powell

Bus Drivers and Guardian Angels:

  • Steve Wade 
  • Dave Harrod 


Camp-Out Activities:

Friday Night - camping and cooking out under the stars

Saturday - nature hike up Molina Basin, cooking over an open fire, símores, singing and story telling around the campfire, when the rains came we moved our sleeping bags into the buses

Sunday - Breakfast over the open fire, returned to Tucson tired but with big smiles on all our faces. 


The First Girls Camp-Out was a big success!
Updated by Kevin J. Scott 9 years ago.