Attention girls ages 11-14:
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Fort St John in partnership with the North Peace Savings & Credit Union are pleased to announce that we will be hosting a FREE program for girls ages 11-14.Â The program is our Go Girls – Healthy Bodies, Healthy Minds program and it will run Tuesday & Thursday afternoons, November 26th-December 17th from 3:30-5:00pm.
Go Girls – Healthy Bodies, Healthy Minds is a mentoring program designed to encourage physical activity, healthy eating choices and the development of a positive self-image, among girls ages 11 to 14.Â Itâ€™s led by female mentors and incorporates fun, educational games and activities to stimulate mentor/participant relationship-building, as well as self-reflection and group discussions about healthy living and emotional, social and cultural issues.Â Each session is structured around the three key â€œGo Girlsâ€ themes:
- Active living
- Balanced eating
- Feeling good about oneself
The main goal of the Go Girls program is to develop an appreciation of the benefits of an active, healthy, lifestyle among the participants. In addition, the program strives to achieve the following key objectives:
- To support girls and young women in choosing to maintain a healthy active lifestyle;
- To provide girls and young women with the tools and information they need to choose to lead and maintain a healthy lifestyle;
- To enhance competence, confidence and self-esteem of girls and young women regarding healthy active living; and
- To build the leadership and life skills of all program participants
There are only a limited number of spots available â€“ and registration will be taken on a first-come-first-enrolled basis.Â Transportation, snacks and all supplies will be provided!! Call Danielle at 250.793.5599 or email email@example.com to register your child today!!
Â Additional information about the program can be found at the following links:
Danielle Armstrong, Executive Director
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Fort St John & Area
W. 250.787.9674 or C. 250.793.5599