Girls Group & Peer Facilitator Training Schedules: now online!


Girls Group – Ages 10 to 11 Years Old (online)

DATE: Tuesdays, starting November 3, 2020 (10 online sessions)
TIME: 3:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
LOCATION:  Online. If you have tech difficulties, or no access to a cell phone or tablet, let us know. We can help!

Girls Group – Ages 12 to 13 Years Old (online)

DATE: Wednesdays, starting November 4, 2020  (10 sessions.)
TIME: 4:00 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.
LOCATION:  Online. If you have tech difficulties, or no access to a cell phoone or tablet, let us know. We can help!

Girls Group – Ages 14 to 16 Years Old (online)

DATE: Mondays, starting November 2, 2020 (10 online sessions)
TIME: 4:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.
LOCATION:  Online. If you have tech difficulties, or no access to a cell phone or tablet, let us know. We can help!

Girls Speak Out – For Self Identified Young Women 16 to 21

Dates and Times:
ON HOLD
Location and Times: TBD
Support, Expressive Arts, Food, Connection, Wellness, Nature, Resources, Skills, Knowledge

Peer Facilitation Training – Ages 16 to 18 Years Old

Dates and Times:
Coming in 2021
Location: TBD
Screening for applicants TBD. Please note that training participants are expected to be at each session in its entirety. Allowances for minimal missed time may be made in certain circumstances. The training is free of charge and meals and snacks are included. The 25 hours of training is recognized towards work experience graduation credits. Participants who complete the training successfully will be eligible to co-facilitate groups for younger girls. These groups start on the week immediately after the training.
Get on the list for training! Call Wendy at 250.897.5568 for more information.

our groups

We currently run 6 groups per year (Fall/Winter & Spring) in four age groups:

10/11;    12/13;    14-16;    17-21

Groups run after school weekly for 9-12 sessions.

NEW! Due to COVID-19, Girls Group is going online! We are offering the same support and topics of interest in a safe place. If you don’t have a cell phone or tablet, we can help!

The format is interactive and incorporates a check-in each day, a topic for the day and two or three activities to illustrate the topic such as art activities, journaling, role plays, and discussion (large and small groups).

The content of the groups’ sessions includes:

  • communication skills,
  • healthy relationships,
  • mental health,
  • substance misuse,
  • the role power in relationships,
  • gender stereotypes,
  • violence in relationships,
  • relational aggression and its connection to internalized oppression of girls and women,
  • substance use,
  • sexual health,
  • self-care,
  • media literacy
  • body image