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Girls Day Out to be May 3 in Bremerton

A one-day “Smart” Girls event focusing on self-esteem with fun, interactive workshops and a resource fair with local organizations that support women and girls will be May 3 at the Boys & Girls Club Bremerton Teen Center, 3102 Wheaton Way in Bremerton. It will run from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., with check-in beginning at 9:30 a.m.

Girls in Kitsap County ages 11-14 and their mothers and/or mentors are invited to attend. The event is open to the first 125 girls who register.  Mentors are available for girls who don’t have a mom or mentor who can attend. Lunch will be served at no cost.

“Smart” Girls is a Boys & Girls Club program that provides guidance toward healthy attitudes and lifestyles, eating right, staying fit, getting good health care and developing positive relationships for girls age 11-14.  

Bremerton Mayor Patty Lent is the keynote speaker. Other local female business and community leaders will be on hand to lead workshops, mentor, and help with table discussions. Local nonprofits and businesses will be providing information on resources available for attendees during a lunch-time resource fair. Mom and daughter photos will be taken by photographer Elaine Turso at no cost.

The event is in partnership with the Boys & Girls Club of South Puget Sound, and is being coordinated by Leadership Kitsap (www.LeadershipKitsap.org) For more information on the Girls Day Out event or to register, email GirlsDayOut2014@gmail.com or call the Boys & Girls Club Teen Center 360-830-6947. Registration forms are also available at the front desk of the Teen Center.

 

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