Sponsor: Reorganized Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints - renamed Community of Christ Church in 2000. Oriole Girls no longer seems offered.
Age Levels: (1938) Ages 12- 15 yrs. (1946) ages 11-16 yrs.
(1950) ages 11-15, (1983) ages 9-11 yrs.
Began: April 1915
The Oriole Pledge:
Trusting God for help
I will try to be true to my very best self,
always helpful to others and loyal to God and His church
and to the purpose of this circle.
Oriole Girls are formed into "Circles"
Blue Birds or Skylarks are formed into "Bands"
A lone girl unable to join a circle is called a "Forest Oriole"
The symbol of the Oriole Girls is a spreading tree,
symbolic of service and beauty; orange on a field of black.
Oriole Girls Membership Pin
Oriole Girls Patch on Oriole Green fabric
1925 Oriole Girls Handbook
Pre-1983 Oriole Girls Honor Badge Tab
Oriole Girls Honor Badges
This 1965 article notes that Oriole Girls and the younger Blue Birds earned Service Honors
in the form of color-coded feathers
Rare homemade Oriole Girls uniform, with purchased yellow snap-tie, tab for pocket with Oriole Girls patch and possible rank emblem, and badge sash at belt,
This 1966 article notes that Oriole Girls are an international program with groups in Germany,
Netherlands, Tahiti and other countries.