Gulick was responsible for Springfield College's seal, the inverted triangle which represents the balance of the whole man - in spirit, mind and body. The triangle was adopted by students at Springfield College and later was adopted as YMCA's symbol. While at Springfield, Gulick directed Naismith to create a winter sport to be played indoors and thus the game of basketball was invented. Gulick was instrumental in spreading and increasing the popularity of basketball and physical fitness in general. After leaving the Training School in 1900, Gulick served as physical education director at the Pratt Institute High School in Brooklyn and later became head of the department of the New York public schools. In 1910 Gulick and his wife Charlotte founded of the Camp Fire Girls of America, a youth movement for girls which emphasized camping, outdoor activities and preparing women for work outside the home. Gulick died at his summer home in Casco, Maine in 1918.
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