GIRL WITH GRIT PROGRAM

We believe strong girls grow up to be strong women.

MAKERSPACE . SHOP SPACE AND MARKETS . EVENTS. WORKSHOPS.

WE CAN DO IT!

The mission of the Girl with Grit Program is to give girls and young women a safe space to grow their skills and confidence through mentors, and experiences that help develop life skills, career paths, and passions. 

Girl with Grit Program 1935 Chevy Truck Project with Automotive Director, Ashley Robertson.
Watch Girl with Grit Program Board Member, Briana Hunh and welding with the girls.

WHAT WE OFFER

Girls in our program are exposed to a vast amount of experiences from arts and crafts to trades to tech to entrepreneurship. 

AGES
Girl with Grit (10 and up)

Girl with Grit Mini Edition (5-9 years old)

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Makerspace 

MAKERSPACE MEET-UPS

Makerspace meet-ups include elements of guided instruction and open studio times  in our makerspace. We do everything from traditional fine art, trades, tech and digital art, merchandising, and entrepreneurship.

LEARN ABOUT OUR MAKERSPACE!


First Sunday of Every Month, 12-3PM
Third Sunday of Every Month, 12-3PM
(Off Holiday Weekends)

 

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Shop and Markets

SHOP SPACE AND MARKETS 

Girls sell and show their creations in our shop space, other shops, online, and at events as vendors. Girls earn a 70% return on their work sold. Our program also offers investment opportunities to fund some work with a 50% return to the girl. They learn about commissions, responsibility, and accountability, investment, profit margins, and more. 

Schedule Varies.

 

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Events

EVENTS

We offer the girls various events and opportunities to learn, socialize, and have fun. Events are offered monthly at a variety of times. Some examples of events are field trips, cookouts, and parties.

 

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Calendar

CURRENT CALENDAR

We love to give girls the chance for various opportunities and experiences. Some are instructional, some are pure fun. Girls can attend as much or as little as they desire with their $60 memembership fee.

Here is our current calendar of activities they can participate in! 

 

 

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Monthly Fees

MEMBERSHIP FEE:

$60

For ALL we offer above monthly!

Workshops are discounted for Girl with Grit Program members.

 

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Upcoming Workshops

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Mini Edition

GIRL WITH GRIT – MINI EDITION

(5 to 9 Years Old)

In this drop off morning program, younger girls will be playing and creating with everything from dinosaurs to race cars to princesses and butterflies.  Our older girls will be working with age appropriate tools. This class is all about exposing little girls to a bunch of interests in a team building environment to give them grit. Hey, these little girls love dinos and Hot Wheels too.

Summer 2021
Thursdays – 9:30AM – 11:30AM

 

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Our Board

Blythe Zemel, Safety SassesⓇ,
Founding President/Executive Director

Staci Andrews, Entrepreneur,
Vice President/Director of Business

Ashley Robertson, ToyMakerz, Director of Automotive

Briana Hunh, Big Ideas USA, Director of Trade

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Junior Board

Ann Asher
Junior Director of Art Education and Markets

Clara Dorman
Junior Director of Grants and Sponsorship

Natalie Salyers
Junior Director of Community Outreach

How to Help

Our program is a 501c3 nonprofit. We rely on sales of products, donations, monthly dues, and sponsors to keep us going. Please consider donating today.

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Latest News

Latest addition to our Board!

Latest addition to our Board!

We have an exciting announcement from our nonprofit, Girl with Grit! Briana Huhn has joined our board to help further improve and grow our mission. Briana has worked along with Big Ideas USA sharing her love of trades with youth. She is an incredibly talented welder...

Why we need YOU to Donate…

Why we need YOU to Donate…

What are we using donations for? -With overwhelming demand to take in more girls and teach more things (i.e. skilled trades, welding, metal fabrication, woodworking, etc. ), we need an additional LARGER facility in a warehouse space or a suitable SHOP SPACE or LAND in...

Toolbox Camp

Toolbox Camp

How many of you have taught your daughter or son what an impact wrench is? If not, we have a few that ToyMakerz @toymakerztv donated to our program. In our ToolBox Camp, students will get a crash course in tool education, what they are, what they are used for. Sure,...

Address

102 E. Hosack
Boerne, TX 78006
info@girlwithgrit.com

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