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Mother Earth Ambassador Program

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Empowering Girls to be Leaders of Tomorrow

The Mother Earth Ambassador Program is an 8-day experiential outdoor leadership education program designed for girls aged 9 to 12. It has been developed to empower girls with the understanding of the inherent power and beauty of the forest, and with the many mental, physical, and spiritual benefits of being in nature. In this program your child will:

  • connect with other girls to learn about the beauty and power of nature

  • cultivate powerful personal connections to their inner self, one another and nature

  • develop confidence and courage to make wise choices at a pivotal time in life

  • be enabled to actualize their feminine leadership capacity

  • learn teachings of indigenous wisdom and environmental science using art, storytelling, games and

    initiatives

  • create a personalized action plan to create positive change for the earth in their home, school and

    community

 

The program will be facilitated by Sarah Wade, a BC certified Elementary and Middle School Teacher with over 20 years of experience guiding multi-day wilderness expeditions and teaching programs in outdoor education centres. She has taught math and environmental science in public and private schools throughout Canada, including living and working with indigenous elders and youth in Nunavut.

 

When: The program will take place outside of classroom time over a total of 8 Saturdays (September 23 & 30, October 14, 21 & 28, November 4, 11 & 18), from 10 am to 4:30 pm.

 

Where: It will be hosted primarily in a forest/outdoor setting on the grounds of the Wise Earth Forest School in Metchosin on southern Vancouver Island.

 

Costs: Early bird rate: $300 per child if you register by June 1, 2023, Regular rate: $350 per child.

Find Out More: Check out our website to find out more and have your child added to our application list. We’ll be sending out more registration information soon!

 

Who We Are

Female Wave of Change (FWOC) Canada is a national, member-based non-profit that believes feminine leadership holds the key to creating a better world; a more conscious, equitable, just, sustainable, and peaceful one. We are part of a global social movement now in about 40 countries.

 

Learn more at: https://fwoccanada.com/

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