Big Brothers Big Sisters of Victoria Capital Region- British Columbia, Victoria
Go Girls is a program that reaches 96 girls ages 10-13 in Victoria BC. The program is ten weeks long with once a week sessions that will be hosted at four different school. Go Girls provides support and preventative education to girls identified as at risk. The girls are referred to the program because they need additional support in their lives to reduce the impact of negative influences and help them build confidence and self-esteem. This mentor-lead, program incorporates fun, educational games and activities designed to stimulate self-reflection and group discussion. Topics addressed include active living, balanced eating and feeling good, body image, self-esteem and relationships.