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

  Spice Leadership   A six-week evening program incorporating creative play, improvisation, and role models to encourage confidence and authenticity.  Gr. 6-8  Confidence & Leadership Skills Development     www.spiceleadership.ca

Spice Leadership

A six-week evening program incorporating creative play, improvisation, and role models to encourage confidence and authenticity.

Gr. 6-8

Confidence & Leadership Skills Development 

www.spiceleadership.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/