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Girl Force Summer Program – In Person

Free summer programs for girls in grades 7-9, hosted by the Women’s Centre of Calgary. This session will be in person at the Women’s Centre from 9:30am – 12:30pm, August 17-20. Contact 403-264-1155 or era@womenscentrecalgary.org for more information and to register. We will be following the Provincial Guidelines for Day Camps to ensure the safety

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A Summer of Girl Power

This post was written by Grace Millar, Girl Programs Coordinator at the Women’s Centre. “Girls are powerful.” These are the words of Kailan, age 10, a participant in our Girl Power activism camp this summer for girls going into Grades five and six. It’s been a wonderful summer for the Girl Programs at the Women’s

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Summer Programs for Girls

In one of our first Girl Up meetings, the teen girls in attendance wanted to talk about the American election, particularly the ways in which the ability of a woman to lead a country was continuously demeaned. One girl pointed out that historically, women were excluded from politics because their menstrual cycles supposedly made them

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Girl Power Summer Camps at the Centre

Over the course of three weeks this summer, more than 40 girls occupied the Women’s Centre’s basement to explore relevant issues around gender, identity, body image, healthy relationships, leadership and activism. Girls tried new activities like belly dancing, yoga and different kinds of crafts. They participated in living libraries where inspiring women leaders and activists

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