Young Divas deconstruct gender roles, expectations, and stereotypes. We help them think critically and assist making decisions on how to look, act, and be based on their individual thoughts and feelings rather than on societal expectations. Young divas learn the historical origins of stereotypes, how to think critically, and the importance of seeing people as individuals will help them challenge stereotypes. They also learn self-love and first response techniques to protect themselves.
Our young Divas define a healthy relationship; set boundaries for themselves in relationships. They learn to use alternatives to language that hurts others and use language they are proud of helps facilitate effective communication and can help them avoid conflict. In addition, they are trained to defend themselves from bullies.
They identify family, community, and school supports to assist with being a Fierce Girl who makes safe decisions when using technology such as apps and online games. Young Divas learn about potential dangers of the internet; plan how they will stay safe when using the internet. We discuss cyber predators and identity theft prevention.
Empowerment and personal value are instilled in this segment which introduces young Divas to application of learned techniques in real-life situations. The young Divas grasp the importance of personal safety, awareness and boundary setting in their day-to-day lives. The best way to avoid danger is to realize it before it happens. The final course in this four-part series expedites response time and teaches situation awareness in society.
A four-hour confidence building, self-defense boot camp. This is camp allows your girl scout(s) to earn all four patches in one powerful and empowering session.