Reel Grrls empowers young women from diverse communities to realize their power, talent and influence through media production. Our mission is to cultivate voice and leadership in girls at a vulnerable age in their development. Our participants don’t just drop into a computer lab after school — they develop lasting relationships with women filmmakers and learn skills that propel them to leadership roles in their community, college scholarships, and careers in the media industry. 93% of our participants state that they feel more confident being a leader after participating in our program.
The Rock ‘n’ Roll Camp for Girls builds girls self-esteem through music creation & performance. Providing workshops & technical training, we create leadership opportunities, cultivate a supportive community of peers & mentors, & encourage social change and the development of life skills.
Over a five-day period, each camper will be introduced to all aspects of the fashion world. Whether he or she wants to be a fashion designer, stylist, or own a retail or even online store, it all will be covered.
This day camp for middle and high school girls includes basic math and measurement, construction basics (such as measuring wood, using a skill saw, and hammering nails), tools use and safety, visits to construction sites, teamwork, and project planning. The camp’s activities culminate in a cooperative building project, such as the construction of a tool shed, which is then donated to a community garden.
Your child’s imagination will run wild as they learn how to protect the planet! Make works of art at creative reuse camp, such as tie-dyed towels, yard art, sewing projects, glow-in-the-dark art, cork boards, art for local community gardens, sculpture and much, much more.
Taught by experienced facilitators, their gender-specific programs serve the entire girl community—girls, parents, teachers, counselors—as a valuable resource for all girls-related issues. Girls Inc. programs provides girls with an array of skills including avoiding relational aggression, money management, media literacy, & science.
GirlStrength is a new self-defense program offered through the Portland Police bureau for girls 10-14 years of age. GirlStrength shares the same philosophy as it’s sister program, WomenStrength, which has been offering free self-defense classes for women and personal safety workshops to people in the Portland area since 1979.