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Eco-bundles and other "outdoor" art - happening THIS AUGUST 1-5, at the Mainely Girls Summer Leadership Camp! For more information - check out www.mainelygirls.org! ... See MoreSee Less

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Haleigh Holmes and Vanessa Rafford from Ashland, performed at the Maine Pitch on Friday night in Warren. They talked with some 50 girls from Belfast, who are going into high school next year. It was POWERFUL to watch stories unfold and connections being formed! They covered topics of sexual harassment, grief, and the need for girls to help one another. Everyone agreed that girls are being "sold" some idea that beauty is perfection, and that there are many distractions to being healthy and happy! Much more worth our time and effort! Girls need to stand together ~ lots of ROUGH STUFF happening to girls in the world at large.
*Thanks to the Maine Arts Commission for the grant that provided funds for two Mainely Girls performance groups to meet weekly this year, and to reach out to other girls from other places in Maine.
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SUMMER CAMP FOR HIGH SCHOOL GIRLS - at the Jack Mountain Bush Craft School in Mansards Maine! August 1-5. Canoeing, hiking, cooking, basket, bowl and spoon making, edible plant identification, rest, music, CONNECTION!!!!!!
Limited enrollment - $100 per participant. Some scholarships available. Please call Carol at 768-5903 for more information.
Thanks to the Agnes M. Lindsay Trust for financial support!
* I visited the camp yesterday to make plans with Banjo Ben, head counselor at the camp, and he cooked an amazing meal for us! We are truly excited to offer this camp to GIRLS GOING INTO or already in HIGH SCHOOL! We will announce other staffing in the near future! (less bugs in August!)
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Questions the teen girl in your life will inevitably have: why does my stomach do a flip-flop when I run into my crush? How does the food I put in my body now affect me in the future? What are the best ways to stop freaking out about my next math test? Give her the information she needs with GIRLING UP, a guide to growing from a girl to a woman by The Big Bang Theory star and neuroscientist Mayim Bialik. bit.ly/2pU9q4r

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NEWSFLASH! Barry O'Donnell, who some of you know from "behind the bar" at the Irish Setter Pub, accepting a Mother's Day Basket from two Mainly Girls participants Haleigh Homes and Vanessa Rafford, from the Ashland Community High School. BTW, Barry bought them dessert! What a supportive and kind fellow! ... See MoreSee Less

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Filling Mother's Day baskets with all sorts of goodies, handmade and locally sourced – today with my Board of Directors! So excited about this fundraiser – let us know if you would like a basket! www.mainelygirls.org ... See MoreSee Less

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