Adventure Girls

Helping girls follow their dreams

Adventure Girls

Full Description

Check back soon for the 2016-2017 schedule!

An interactive program for girls in grades 2-6, Adventure Girls gives girls the opportunity to meet once a month with women who are defying gender stereotypes and challenging notions of what a girl or woman “should” do or be. Adventure Girls brings girls together with college mentors and women facilitators to learn how mountaineers, race car drivers, boat captains, and other daring women chose to do what they do and how they’ve found the courage to follow their dreams.

In 2016, Hardy Girls partnered with the Alfond Youth Center.  Adventures will be open to members of the after school program at the AYC and they will continue to be open to girls who sign up via the Hardy Girls website. Check out our schedule below and click by each adventure to register.  Please be patient as we finish confirming with the Adventure women. Check back often to see what stars we add to the list!

All adventures are on Tuesdays from 4-5:30pm

The following was the list of programs for the 2015-16 school year.  (2016-2017 Schedule coming in the Fall)

Dentistry with Anna O’Keefe- September 22nd

Entrepreneurship with Adrienne Carmack- October 27th

Reptile Breeding with Lauren Barker- November 24th

Engineering with Erika Allison- January 26th

Law with Pamela Bovin- February 23rd

Architecture with Kelly Doran- March 22nd

Lumber Jills with Colby Woodsmen’s Team- April 26th

Botany with Lindsay Wyatt- May 24th 4:00-5:30

Each adventure is $20 per session.  Full and partial scholarships are available.

For more information about Adventure Girls or scholarships, contact Jessica Leighton, Program Coordinator,

Organization Information

Organization Name

Hardy Girls, Healthy Women

Contact Information

Contact Name

Jessica Leighton

Contact Email

Phone Number

(207) 861-8131

Eligibility Requirements

Adventure girls is for girls in grades 2-6. Girls need to be dropped off by a parent/guardian at the specified activity location.

Program Dates

Monthly during the school year

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