Posts Tagged: youth initiatives

JH Wild Skills 2017 Recap

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  Written by Lauren Hugo: Regional Coordinator for WY and Teton Valley The Ladies of the Tetons made history on September 23 for our first ever Wild Skills camp for girls in Jackson.  Mother Nature sent winter our way early this year and even a week of snow, sleet, slush, and wind couldn’t stop the… Read more »

Wild Skills Bellingham – 2017 Recap

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Mountain bikes, ramps, and  jumps  – OH MY! Over 45 girls and 25 volunteers took over Lake Padden Park in Bellingham, WA on August 26th to embark on a day full of shelter building, navigation, first aid, 10 Essentials, and mountain biking. Volunteers were welcomed with hot coffee and a variety of scones thanks to… Read more »

Wild Skills Adventure at Stone Gardens Bellevue – June/August – Recap

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Wednesday June 28th and August 9th, a sellout group of twelve  girafficorns, ages 5-12 descended upon Stonegardens in Bellevue, Washington for a morning of fun, climbing, and friends. After a quick safety and discussion of “the rules” it was time to climb.  With expert instruction by the Stonegardens staff, the girls all practiced their climbing… Read more »

Urban Ascent Climbing Event Wrap-Up

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Our second annual climbing event at Urban Ascent was a success! This year the 16 ladies took on routes of varying difficulty with courage and confidence. With ten women and six kids we had a great mix of giggles and high fives. The ladies went through an extensive belay instruction which provided valuable knowledge on… Read more »

CHG Healthcare Donates $33,206 to SheJumps!

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SheJumps recently received a very generous donation from CHG Healthcare in Utah, which will be used to reinforce our youth programs and expand our reach to girls in our community who need access to the outdoors. We are incredibly grateful to this amazing company for helping us to get more women and girls outside! Read… Read more »

Girls Can Do!

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Written by: Cristy Watson, Regional Team Director The Southeast SheJumps team was thrilled when we were asked to be a part of the Girls Can Do conference in Washington, D.C. And we were even more thrilled when the doors opened and the Warner Theater was flooded with girls eager to take on the day. Sarah… Read more »

SheJumps at Girls Can Do

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The Southeast SheJumps team will be representing at the Washington, D.C. Girls Can Do event on November 12th, and we hope to see you there! On Saturday, November 12, Girls Can Do with the support of Microsoft Retail Stores will host over 2,000 young women and girls at the historic Warner Theater in downtown Washington,… Read more »

Wild Skills Park City is a Wrap!

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Our final Wild Skills program for the 2016 Summer season wrapped up on October 15th in Park City at the Utah Olympic Park. The event in Park City was the largest Wild Skills camp SheJumps has hosted, with 60 girls between the ages of 6-15. The magic of the Utah Olympic Park as a venue… Read more »

Wild Skills Boise

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On Saturday August 13th, forty young girls from the Treasure Valley spent a fun-filled day at Wild Skills Boise. The Jim Hall Foothill Learning Center provided the perfect backdrop to teach girls ages 6-12 year-old the basic skills in four areas: Navigation, Shelter Building, First Aid, and 10 Essentials/Leave No Trace. Each of these stations… Read more »