Girl Guides

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Guiding provides a safe, all-girl environment that invites girls to challenge themselves, to find their voice, meet new friends, have fun and make a difference in the world.  Guides has many opportunities such as the National Trips, National Youth Council, and many volunteering and award opportunities. You can find out where to join your local unit here.

Girls Belong Here

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Since 2016, Plan International Canada has been championing girls' leadership for International Day of the Girl with Girls Belong Here, an initiative that creates opportunities for young women to step into high-profile professional roles for a day. Girls Belong Here demonstrates that girls belong at all levels of leadership and that they have a right to equal opportunity in all sectors. We are looking for driven and ambitious young women to fill these roles. This opportunity is open to all female-identifying youth in Canada between the ages of 14-24. To apply click here.

Encounters with Canada

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Encounters with Canada is a unique opportunity for teens across Canada to meet other youth from across the country. While spending an adventure-filled week in the nation’s capital, participants are able to choose their theme of interest, checking out future career options. Participants must: Be aged 14-17 years old when attending, Be a Canadian citizen or permanent resident of Canada, Be enrolled in an educational institution that is recognized by the Ministry of Education in their respective province / territory, Have written consent from a parent or guardian and having obtained a recommendation from their school. To apply go here: https://www.ewc-rdc.ca/pub/