Imagine a society where girls grow up with endless self-confidence, self-esteem and pride in celebrating their diversity. Uptown is working with Big Brothers and Big Sisters Canada www.bbbsvictoria.com to celebrate the uniqueness of every girl across Canada. This comprehensive program is called BeYou. www.beyougirl.ca Uptown is pleased to provide year round facilities to this organization for their GO Girls program this program helps those struggling with mental health and self-esteem issues in our area benefit for group mentoring and education.
During BeYou week at Uptown, various activities will be held in the Go Girls lounge here at Uptown (Next to Forever 21 on the Douglas Side of Uptown Blvd), and are FREE and open to young females aged 8-14. If you are interested in any of the following activities, please contact Taylor at Taylor.Watson@bigbrothersbigsisters.ca to sign up.
BeYou Launch Week Activities
Monday, September 18th, 2017 from 6-8pm
The Best of Science led by Science Venture University of Victoria Students
Tuesday, September 19th, 2017 from 6-8pm
Flower Crown Making Workshop held by Emma McCormick Creative
Wednesday, September 20th, 2017 from 6-8pm
Ladies Self-defense Class led by Matthew Kaiser Jiu Jitsu and Yoga session
Thursday, September 21st, 2017 from 6-8pm
Nutrition Workshop led by Dr. Elizabeth Stimson, snacks provided by Whole Foods Market
Friday, September 22nd, 2017 from 8-11pm
‘Dream, Girl,’ movie showing in Town Plaza. Bring your blanket and fill up on popcorn and starlight as we premiere Dream,Girl here in Victoria. Enjoy nail polish applications and glitter tattoos by donation. All proceeds go to fund the Big Brothers Big Sisters Go Girls program.
The Uptown Go Girls lounge will be home to three afterschool programs this fall, each running for 10 weeks. For more information on registration and program overview, please contact the Go Girls coordinator, Taylor Watson, at firstname.lastname@example.org.