Girls Program is a school and community-based program for girls aged 8-13. Over 25 sessions, this program explores topics such as:
- mental health
- body image
- media literacy
This program is offered in partnership with select elementary schools in Calgary and Southern Alberta. Schools are encouraged to offer the program in all three grades, but it can also be offered in a single grade (4, 5 or 6). We also provide similar programming in community settings for groups outside of schools.
The program’s ultimate goal is healthy bodies, healthy relationships, and healthy development. Each year of curriculum builds on the previous year. Our goal is for girls to find a sense of belonging and feel equipped to take on their next big journey into puberty and adolescence. The program is interactive, evidence-informed, age-appropriate and based on best practices.
Our facilitators deliver the program with fun and interactive activities over weekly sessions. We provide take-home activities to be completed with parents/caregivers that encourage conversations around family values and beliefs. We also offer educational parent workshops as part of the program.
Learn more in our FAQ.
Raising Girls Workshops
Centre for Sexuality offers the Raising Girls Workshop Series for girls who do not have access to Girls Program in schools. These workshops are delivered to girls aged 8-12 and their natural supports (parents/guardians).
If you’re interested in booking a program, want to find out more or have questions, please email the Youth Programs Manager at firstname.lastname@example.org.