Girl Empowerment Programs and Classes in Westchester
Looking for volunteer or community service projects or girl empowerment classes for your daughter? In Westchester, there are several community and non-profit organizations where your tween/teen can learn new skills, enhance their resume, give back to the community, and meet new friends. Check out the complete list below of ways girls can give back in Westchester County.
Girls Inc, Westchester: A non-profit organization, participants of Girls Inc, Westchester learn how to become independent and educated adults while also developing skills to navigate gender and economic barriers. With a mission to empower girls to be “Strong, Smart & Bold,” girls ages 9 to 18 work with their peers through group and leadership activities. This program is typically offered in schools throughout Westchester but they also have an open membership cycle from June – July where you can learn more. Various dates and times.
Girls Do Series: A part of the STEM Alliance, the Girls Do Series offers STEM learning for girls in grades 4-6. Through the program, girls will learn to solve challenges with their peers, learn more about engineering, and participate in team projects. They also offer a robotics class for rising 1st-3rd grade and rising 4th – 6th graders where they will learn coding, engineering and robotics concepts, solve challenges, learn to work in teams, and more. Various dates and times. Larchmont Avenue Church, 60 Forest Park Avenue, Larchmont, NY 10538.
National Charity League of Northern Westchester: This organization is designed for both mothers and their daughters to work together and participate in community service and volunteer options throughout Westchester County. In the past, this has included volunteering for the Alzheimer’s Association, American Heart Association, Community Center of Northern Westchester, Giving Tuesday, Lewisboro Playground Project, My Brother Vinny, Neighbor’s Link, Operation Gratitude, and much more. In addition to service projects, girls learn develop leadership skills, improve their confidence, and attend cultural experiences. For more information about membership, click here.
G.O.O.D. for Girls, Inc: This organization focuses on one-on-one and group mentoring to help girls become future leaders and confident, young women. Designed for girls ages 9-18 years old, the program teaches girls essential skills. Additionally, it exposes them to STEAM, financial literacy, leadership, college and career programs. Applications are open throughout the year. They also have an information session on August 27th where you can learn more about their programming and opportunities for your daughter.
ShareLove.Fund: Located in Rye, ShareLove.Fund is a non-profit focused on youth empowerment for women. This includes a yoga teacher training program for women ages 14-24 years old. The program is designed to improve participants physical and mental health, provide vocational yoga degrees, and job placement. Their focus and programming is for teenagers and incarcerated women. Incredibly, this provides an outlet for stress and a way to connect to the mind/body as well as a career option. 41 Purdy Avenue, Suite 567, Rye, NY 10580.