Go Girls application can be digitally downloaded.

Please download the application to your device, fill in all the required fields, save the PDF back to your device and submit to: amie.carrick@bigbrothersbigsisters.ca

GO GIRLS!

Healthy Bodies, Healthy Minds

Go Girls! is a group mentoring program for girls grades 5 – 7 (age requirement may vary depending on location of program) that focusses on physical activity, balanced eating and self-esteem. The single, most important goal of the program is to positively shape the lives of young women and girls by helping them build a positive self-image – setting them on a path to reach their full potential in life.

The Go Girls! program consists of seven mentoring sessions, held over an 8-week period, after school within school facilities. Each 2-hour-long session is loosely structured around four themes: physical activity, healthy eating, self-esteem, and communication skills.

The program strives to do the following:

  • Create appreciation for the benefits of an active, healthy lifestyle
  • Build understanding of what constitutes healthy eating habits and the risks associated with eating disorders
  • Promote the importance of positive mental health and regular physical activity
  • Encourage awareness of core values, personal interests, strengths and attributes
  • Support the development of leadership and life skills
  • Offer guidance in establishing and maintaining friendships
  • Have mentors make a difference while having fun

Safety Measures: 

  • Each session will require a sign in/out with a health check
  • Each participant/volunteer will be provided with their own bin of supplies to use
  • Hand sanitizer & wipes will be provided
  • Masks will be mandatory

CHILD REQUIREMENTS

  • Children grades 4 – 7 (age may vary depending on location of program)
  • Applicant must live in the Township or City of Langley.
  • Programs occur at partner school grounds or at local community centres.
  • Participants will learn about active living, balanced eating, and positive self-image.
  • Participants will commit to attending weekly 2-hour sessions for 8 weeks

VOLUNTEER REQUIREMENTS

  • Age requirement: 16+
  • Applicant must live, work, or go to school in the Township or City of Langley.
  • Volunteers must have a positive attitude towards active living, balanced eating, and positive self-image.
  • Applicants must commit to attending weekly 2-hour sessions for 8 weeks

PROGRAM DONORS AND SUPPORTERS

BC Gaming 2017
Shoppers Drug Mart Life Foundation
SSQ Insurance
Soroptimist
United Way