|Found: "High Council Campfire" Boys' & Girls' Brigade.|
Camp Onaway, R.R. 6 - Box 2015, Waupaca, WI 54981.
Photo of Don Weber by Rick Erdmann.
Kolorvue Post Card Co., New York, circa 1970s-1980s.
The Boys' & Girls' Brigade established Camp Onaway near Waupaca in 1910 with a goal of "building leadership" through providing an isolated place for kids to "rough it" hence learning survival and leadership skills. Perhaps the aftermath of French explorer Jean Nicolet's romanticized mission and the legendary fortitude of subsequent wilderness explorers in the pursuit of freedom. Board member Don Weber in Native American costume presides over a smoking fire at the camp on this postcard.