Girl with Grit Program
We can do it!
A safe space for girls and women to develop real life skills, hobbies, and career capabilities.
Apply to be a Girl with Grit
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Watch a Message From Board Member, Briana Huhn
The mission of the Girl with Grit Program is to give girls and women a safe space to grow their skills and confidence through mentors, and experiences that help develop life skills, career paths, and passions. Girls and women get crash course workshops in everything from the arts to entrepreneurship to the trades to real life skills – such as basic automotive care, tools, and more.
$60 per month
Girls come to 6 hours of meetings monthly. During that time, they have demos and open makerspace time. Our meeting times throughout the year, outside of holidays and events are the first and third Sunday of every month from 12 to 3 PM. Please check the calender for all the GWG meetings!
$79 per month
Girls interetested in also being part of our Entrepreneur Program pay only an additional $19 per month!
INTERESTED? APPLY NOW!
Blythe Zemel of Girl with Grit
2022 Tentative Subjects
Every month, we pick a skill for the girls at the Makerspace to learn.
January – Welding
February – Cricut
March – 3-D Printing
April – Automotive Body Work
May – Sublimation Printing
June – Firearm Safety
July – Resin and Epoxies
August – Ceramics
September – Sewing and Serging
October – Glasswork
November – Airbrushing and Pinstriping
December – Jewelry Making
View the Come and Make It! Calendar
WHAT DO GIRLS LEARN?
Our Top Skills
Our mission is for youth to find their complete potential through creativity, skills, and hands-on learning opportunities that help garner confidence, passions, and mentors.
The power of creativity through our staff and board of talented and accredited art instructors and assistants
Smashing stigmas about females in trades and introducing viable career paths with our experienced Trades Director and community partners
Through our entrepreneur program, girls create sellable products for a return, garnering real life business skills from merchandising to profit margins
Girls are introduced to the elements of science, technology, engineering, art, and math through our digital and technology elements
Real Life Skills
Girls learn practical real life skills, everything from auto and home maintenance
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At-Risk Girls and Women
Girl with Grit Program funds classes in group homes and women’s shelters thanks to the fundraising efforts of youth in our community and your generous donations. At-risk girls and women get everything from enrichment to valuable life skills. Additionally, they are part of our Entrepreneurs Program where they learn real life business skills and make money, which can be vital in their circumstances.
Mobile Workshop Program
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All donations are tax-deductible.
Want to Donate items? Our Wish List.
Our Partners & Sponsors
- Methodist Gift Shop
- Boerne Market Days
- Big Ideas
- Gratitude School
- Boerne Peace Program
- Miller Welders
- Stemtastic LLC
- MN Outlaw Customs
- Iron Demon Forge
- Paula VM Photography
- Boerne Handmade Market
- Boerne Chamber
- Stephani Risinger – Mary Kay Consultant
- Under a Fig Tree
- Boerne Nutrition
- Of A Muse
- The Jones Family Christmas Light Display
- The Agricultural Museum and Arts Center
- Kendall County Behavioral Health Initative
- Boerne YMCA
- Girl Scout Troop 992
- and countless private donors!
Donations are tax deductible and go towards programming costs.
Want to donate items? Our Wish List.