Girl's programming in Ottawa

Since launching ambiSHEous™, we've learned about of a number of programs focused on girls and girls empowerment across the Ottawa region and beyond.  Each opportunity is unique - covering a range of age groups, topic areas and delivery models. If you are aware of others, please contact us and we'll add them to our list!


  ambiSHEous™ That's us! A program empowering girls' leadership through financial literacy, entrepreneurship and civic engagement.  Gr. 7-9 Leadership, Entrepreneurship, Civic & Global Engagement www.ambiSHEous.ca

 

ambiSHEous™

That's us! A program empowering girls' leadership through financial literacy, entrepreneurship and civic engagement. 

Gr. 7-9

Leadership, Entrepreneurship, Civic & Global Engagement

www.ambiSHEous.ca

Girl Guides Programs enabling girls to be confident, resourceful and courageous while making a difference. Camping, travel, educational activities & community service. Ages 5-17 Leadership, Skills & Interests, Confidence & Esteem www.girlguides.ca

Girl Guides

Programs enabling girls to be confident, resourceful and courageous while making a difference. Camping, travel, educational activities & community service.

Ages 5-17

Leadership, Skills & Interests, Confidence & Esteem

www.girlguides.ca

Go Girls! Group Mentoring Free group mentoring program for girls run through the Boys & Girls Club of Ottawa. Special focus on physical activity, balanced eating and self-esteem. Gr. 6-8 Confidence & Esteem, Healthy Living www.bbbso.ca


Go Girls! Group Mentoring

Free group mentoring program for girls run through the Boys & Girls Club of Ottawa. Special focus on physical activity, balanced eating and self-esteem.

Gr. 6-8

Confidence & Esteem, Healthy Living

www.bbbso.ca

Girls Aloud A one-day event for young women considering post-secondary studies and a career in business and entrepreneurship. Gr. 11-12 Entrepreneurship www.girlsaloud.ca

Girls Aloud

A one-day event for young women considering post-secondary studies and a career in business and entrepreneurship.

Gr. 11-12

Entrepreneurship

www.girlsaloud.ca

Fearlessly Girl Interactive workshop-based  program that helps girls navigate the challenges of friendship, self-esteem, body image, bullying, and cyber drama.  Gr. 5-8 Confidence & Esteem www.fearlesslygirl.com

Fearlessly Girl

Interactive workshop-based  program that helps girls navigate the challenges of friendship, self-esteem, body image, bullying, and cyber drama. 

Gr. 5-8

Confidence & Esteem

www.fearlesslygirl.com

The Changers S.W.A.G (Social Wellness Among Girls) is a 12 week program designed to enhance levels of self-esteem, wellness, compassion, resiliency and support. Ages 10-15 Confidence & Esteem www.thechangersottawa.org

The Changers

S.W.A.G (Social Wellness Among Girls) is a 12 week program designed to enhance levels of self-esteem, wellness, compassion, resiliency and support.

Ages 10-15

Confidence & Esteem

www.thechangersottawa.org

Technovation Challenge Ottawa Teams of girls to work to build both a mobile app that solves a community problem and a business plan to launch the app. Ages 10-18 STEM, Entrepreneurship www.technovationottawa.org

Technovation Challenge Ottawa

Teams of girls to work to build both a mobile app that solves a community problem and a business plan to launch the app.

Ages 10-18

STEM, Entrepreneurship

www.technovationottawa.org

Actua National Girls Program Engages & inspires girls to explore STEM fields by providing opportunities to design, build, experiment, and explore in an all‐girls environment.  Gr. K-11 STEM www.actua.ca

Actua National Girls Program

Engages & inspires girls to explore STEM fields by providing opportunities to design, build, experiment, and explore in an all‐girls environment. 

Gr. K-11

STEM

www.actua.ca

Girls Learning Code Workshops, camps and after-school programs that aim to make girls see technology as a means of changing the world. Ages 8-17 STEM www.ladieslearningcode.com

Girls Learning Code

Workshops, camps and after-school programs that aim to make girls see technology as a means of changing the world.

Ages 8-17

STEM

www.ladieslearningcode.com

United Sisters After-school program providing opportunities for girls to develop confidence, independence and active engagement in their community. Ages 10-15 Confidence & Esteem, Skills & Interests www.pqchc.com  

United Sisters

After-school program providing opportunities for girls to develop confidence, independence and active engagement in their community.

Ages 10-15

Confidence & Esteem, Skills & Interests

www.pqchc.com

 

Glow Girls An 8 week school/organization-based program focused on developing increased awareness of strengths, interests, values and the tools for leadership. Ages 9-14 Confidence & Esteem, Healthy Living, Leadership www.glowprogram.com

Glow Girls

An 8 week school/organization-based program focused on developing increased awareness of strengths, interests, values and the tools for leadership.

Ages 9-14

Confidence & Esteem, Healthy Living, Leadership

www.glowprogram.com

Girls on the Move A girls-only sports and recreation program with a different activity each week. South-East Ottawa Community Health Centre. School age Healthy Living, Skills & Interests www.seochc.on.ca  

Girls on the Move

A girls-only sports and recreation program with a different activity each week. South-East Ottawa Community Health Centre.

School age

Healthy Living, Skills & Interests

www.seochc.on.ca

 

Bootcamp for Brains, a g(irls)20.org initaitve A one-week skills-building camp empowering girls to pursue leadership roles within their community, and to expand their educational and professional pursuits.  Ages 15-17 Leadership, Global & Civic Engagment www.girls20.org

Bootcamp for Brains, a g(irls)20.org initaitve

A one-week skills-building camp empowering girls to pursue leadership roles within their community, and to expand their educational and professional pursuits. 

Ages 15-17

Leadership, Global & Civic Engagment

www.girls20.org

Ottawa Rock Camp for Girls Programs and workshops providing music-based programming to foster a sense of empowerment, acceptance and community. Ages 13-17 Confidence & Esteem, Skills & Interests www.ottawarockcampforgirls.com

Ottawa Rock Camp for Girls

Programs and workshops providing music-based programming to foster a sense of empowerment, acceptance and community.

Ages 13-17

Confidence & Esteem, Skills & Interests

www.ottawarockcampforgirls.com

Girl Force Free evening classes, tools and resources to teach technology-based game development skills to girls and women in Ottawa. Ages 13 and up STEM, Skills & Interests www.girlforce.ca

Girl Force

Free evening classes, tools and resources to teach technology-based game development skills to girls and women in Ottawa.

Ages 13 and up

STEM, Skills & Interests

www.girlforce.ca

Dandelion Dance For girls of all backgrounds and abilities to empower their voice, develop empathy, break stereotypes, and discover and explore their creativity. Ages 5-18 SKills & Interests, Confidence & Esteem www.dandeliondancecompany.ca

Dandelion Dance

For girls of all backgrounds and abilities to empower their voice, develop empathy, break stereotypes, and discover and explore their creativity.

Ages 5-18

SKills & Interests, Confidence & Esteem

www.dandeliondancecompany.ca

Go CODE Girl Equipping girls with the digital skills, confidence and resources needed to pursue education in technology, computing and engineering. Gr. 7-11 STEM www.onwie.ca/programs/go-code-girl


Go CODE Girl

Equipping girls with the digital skills, confidence and resources needed to pursue education in technology, computing and engineering.

Gr. 7-11

STEM

www.onwie.ca/programs/go-code-girl

So Glad 2 Be Me Workshops, after-school programs or camps focused on the development of self-efficacy while helping them to discover what makes them unique. Ages 7-12 Confidence & Esteem, Healthy Living www.soglad2beme.com

So Glad 2 Be Me

Workshops, after-school programs or camps focused on the development of self-efficacy while helping them to discover what makes them unique.

Ages 7-12

Confidence & Esteem, Healthy Living

www.soglad2beme.com

Engineering Outreach @ U of O - Just for Girls Fostering a favorable environment for young girls to discover the wonders and merits of science and engineering.   Gr. 2-11 STEM www.engineering.uottawa.ca

Engineering Outreach @ U of O - Just for Girls

Fostering a favorable environment for young girls to discover the wonders and merits of science and engineering.  

Gr. 2-11

STEM

www.engineering.uottawa.ca

Go ENG Girl Free event for parents and girls to learn what engineering is all about from professionals, academics and student engineers. Gr. 7-10 STEM www.onwie.ca/programs/go-eng-girl  

Go ENG Girl

Free event for parents and girls to learn what engineering is all about from professionals, academics and student engineers.

Gr. 7-10

STEM

www.onwie.ca/programs/go-eng-girl

 

Girl+ Skate 613 A welcoming, non-­judgmental atmosphere that includes coaching and one-on-one attention for girls all ages wanting to learn how to skate.  All ages Skills & Interest, Confidence & Esteem, Healthy Living www. ottawaskateboard.ca/girls-skate-613/

Girl+ Skate 613

A welcoming, non-­judgmental atmosphere that includes coaching and one-on-one attention for girls all ages wanting to learn how to skate. 

All ages

Skills & Interest, Confidence & Esteem, Healthy Living

www. ottawaskateboard.ca/girls-skate-613/