Celebrate & Connect At This Year’s G Day For Girls

The tween years (ages 10-12) can be an awkward stage for young girls. They’re no longer little girls, but they’re not yet teens. They become more self aware, body conscious, and emotional. They start to rely on their friends more than their family, and the importance of strengthening that parent-child bond becomes more important that ever as they enter their next phase of development.

Thankfully, tween girls have access to some great confidence-building programs here in BC, such as Sole Girls – empowerment and confidence building programs through physical activity and mentorship, and Girls With Grit – workshops promoting soul resilience and brain health through yoga and mindful meditation.

G Day

Hear from the founders of these empowering programs, as well as other inspiring presenters at this year’s G Day – an event that focuses on similar messaging, but includes parents in a day of celebration and connection. Through G Day, tween girls can boost self-esteem, and strengthen peer and parent relationships through facilitated intergenerational conversations and activities that are designed to bond parents and their tween girls, and celebrate the changes to come while celebrating with a likeminded community.

G Day

G Day is a fun, unique experiential learning experience that includes parents and other supportive adults in girls’ lives that nurtures the development of positive self-esteem, peer and family relationships in a community context.

Here are some of the highlights that you can expect from this year’s event:

  • A great lineup of motivational presenters
  • A morning of facilitated intergenerational conversations and singing
  • Breakaway programming sessions for girls (includes interactive presentations, creative activities and yoga)
  • Talks from local parenting experts for the adults
  • An inspiring ceremony uniting the girls and their adults
  • A mini dance party
  • Snacks and dessert

G Day

Important notes:

  • Tickets are $60 per ticket (adult or child).
  • Ticket price includes nutritious snacks, tea and coffee, and a sweet treat.
  • All food items provided will have nut-, gluten- and dairy/animal ingredient-free options. Please feel free to bring whatever additional nourishment works best for you and your family.
  • LUNCH IS NOT PROVIDED. Girls and Adults must bring their own NUT-FREE lunches.
  • Sponsored tickets and special needs assistance is available for families who would not otherwise be able to attend. Please follow this link for more information.
  • Monday May 7th is a North Vancouver professional development day.
  • Early Bird tickets are on a limited, first-come, first-served basis!

Enjoy a special day out with your soon-to-be teen, and create memories while solidifying your parent-tween bond!

G Day Vancouver 2018
Monday, May 7, 2018
The Polygon Gallery, North Vancouver BC
9:30am – 4:30pm

Visit G Day to learn more and see a full list of this year’s speakers.

BONUS for the readers of WestCoast Families: Use the code WCFgday10 when purchasing your tickets and enjoy $10 off your ticket order!

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