G.I.R.L.S. Power Camp is a three day camp program available to Grade 8 girls from Haldimand and Norfolk counties. This unique weekend camp experience is facilitated by young women volunteers aged 16-27. Pre-registration is required!  


The goals of camp are:

  • To build self-esteem and confidence among the participants;
  • To raise the girls’ awareness about young women’s issues such as body image, peer pressure and sexism;
  • To develop critical thinking skills among girls and young women in order that they may make informed choices;
  • To illustrate the links between young women and the community.


Camp focuses on:

  • Healthy choices
  • Body image
  • Self-esteem
  • Healthy eating & active living
  • Healthy relationships
  • Personal safety
  • Transition to grade 9



  • Camp date is Dec. 6, 7 and 8th, 2019
  • Camper application deadline is Nov. 1st, 2019
  • Facilitator application deadline is Nov. 8th, 2019
  • Facilitator Training day is Nov. 30th, 2019 at Women’s Services.


For camp times and location click here.


Offered in partnership by Haldimand & Norfolk Women’s Services, Haldimand-Norfolk REACH and the Norfolk County.


Funding provided by an Ontario Trillium Foundation grant [2007-2010].


Ontario Trillium Foundation