Onekama Scouts Serve at Mackinac
The Mackinac Island Honor
Scouts provide service to the State of Michigan by acting as official
guides. It is the only location in America where Girl Scouts are an
integral part of the operations of an historical site. Daily
responsibilities of the Scouts include conducting morning and evening
flag ceremonies, standing guide duty at the fort and historical
buildings, marching skills, housekeeping duties and numerous service
This year Emily Bergren, Elizabeth Bergren,
and Kaylan Fitch served as Mackinac Island Honor Scouts. These girls
have been Girl Scouts since Kindergarten and continue to be active in
their local troop 460 which also includes Emily Barnard and Kelly Koon.
All five girls are currently working on their
gold award which should be completed before they graduate from high
school in May of 2013, at which time they will have been a Girl Scout
for 13 years!