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Girls Inc. “Staying Strong” Mentoring

Girls Inc of Northern Alberta Staying Strong Mentoring

Girls Inc of Northern Alberta has been operating the Staying Strong Mentoring Program since 2012. This program focuses on healthy lifestyles, self-esteem, art, leadership and anti-violence & anti-bullying through activities that are facilitated by the mentors with Girls Inc. staff assistance.

Mentoring helps to builds self confidence, improve grades, enhance relationships with family and peers, and develop a higher engagement in one’s community.

Mentoring takes place on Thursdays in two groups: ages 6-8 & 9-12.

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According to the Alberta Government, “Mentoring is increasingly recognized as a powerful course of action in the positive development of children and youth.” These positives benefits are:

  • Improved attitudes about staying in school
  • Enhanced academic motivation and achievement
  • Strengthened peer, school and family relationships
  • Reduced risk of involvement in drugs and alcohol

Topics to be covered in mentoring sessions (but not limited to):

  • Leadership
  • Bullying
  • Confidence
  • Appreciation and kindness
  • Dealing with difference
  • And of course having lots of FUN!
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For more information contact Girls Inc of Northern Alberta : 780-790-9236   PD@girlsincofnorthernalberta.org