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Girls

At-Home Activity Resources

Interested in a few resources to help keep you engaged with friends and family during COVID-19? Check out these fun activities.

One Sentence Story
Use Google Docs to play Pictionary

Other Girls’ Resources:

Western Rivers Girl Scouts Council (541) 485-5911

Join the Girl Scouts! Learn new skills, develop your leadership potential and have fun making friends. Girls ages 5-17 are welcome to join regardless of race, color, background, economic status, religion, or physical ability.

Amy Poehler’s Smart Girls: Actress Amy Poehler and producer Meredith Walker founded this organization to help young people cultivate their authentic selves. They emphasize intelligence and imagination over “fitting in.” Educational, funny, and inspiring.

Healthy Relationships Website: Learn to recognize signs of healthy vs. unhealthy relationships.

That’s Not Cool.Com: Stories, definitions and suggestions for what to say to folks who may be crossing your boundaries with texting, IM’ing and using other media in a way that feels uncool.

New Moon: A Magazine for girls and their dreams. Edited and created by and for girls ages 8-14. Commercial-free! Young writers & artists’ submissions welcome.

Health Tips for Girls

About Face: Media-savvy info and activism resources that promotes self-esteem for girls and women of all ages, sizes, colors and backgrounds.

GirlZone: All kinds of great articles, advice, facts and info about everything from sports to music to women’s history, feminism, careers, money, books, etc.

Girlstart: Math, science, games, stories about cool women, job information, etc.

GoGirlGo: Created by the American Women’s Sports Foundation, encouraging young female athletes.

GirlScout Teen Empowerment: Teen articles and info by the girl scouts.

National Organization for Women: Political activism, news & links.

Young Writers Association: Provides elementary through high school youth with interactive literature-based experiences through workshops, publications, camps, classrooms and in inter-generational settings.

*Tween Empowerment & Information Websites

(*Recommended for pre-teen girls ages 10 and up)

For Older Teens: Facts, resources and online support in a live chat community for various emotional and physical health issues/difficulties: drugs, anorexia, bulimia, abuse, alcoholism, etc.

Smartgirl: Surveys, creative writing opportunities, opinions and more. This is an interactive site.

Zoey’s Room: An interactive, educational website for girls 10-14. Math, science & technology. A $15 member fee ensures safe, private access for each girl, and one-on-one attention. (Ask your parents to sign you up!)

Girls, Inc.: This great interactive site features games, quizzes, survey-of-the-month, book reviews, information and stories on cool girls and women who make things happen.

For Girls and Their Dreams: Pen pals, book clubs, and information about girls around the world.