About this program
GIRLZ Camp is offered by YWCA Carlisle’s Sexual Assault/Rape Crisis Services and Domestic Violence Services of Cumberland & Perry Counties to address experiences of domestic and sexual violence and to prevent future victimization. Many victims feel isolated and disconnected from their peers. GIRLZ Camp provides an opportunity for girls to connect with one another through a week-long, psycho-educational and recreational group experience. Camp is for girls 12-15 years of age and is free of charge.
The goals of GIRLZ Camp include the following:
Addressing distorted body image,
Enhancing self esteem and personal power,
Developing assertive communication skills,
Increasing awareness of issues related to personal safety and healthy relationships and