What We Do
At the heart of what we do Girls Inc. offers eight signature programs
designed just for girls. Girls Inc. is focused on: body image &
self-esteem; violence & bullying prevention; leadership & community
action; math, science & technology; healthy sexuality & relationships;
peer pressure; substance use prevention; media literacy; financial literacy;
physical activity & sports participation; and literacy & reading
Our programs are all based on proven curriculum and target girls of specific age brackets according to four different developmental stages. Our program facilitators are professionally trained and lead girls through a safe, nurturing experience.
Girls Inc. programs are offered across Durham Region including Pickering, Ajax, Whitby, and Oshawa. We offer comprehensive in-school classes and seminars, after-school programs, weekend workshops, PA Day, March break and summer day camps.
Girls Inc. of Durham has provided comprehensive in-school programming for girls in partnership with the Durham District School Board for over 6 years, and has provided programs in a total of 21 different elementary schools. This year we expanded to include 5 new schools.