Girls on Fire

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About the Program


The Blue Springs Police Department's Community and Youth Outreach Unit is offering a free, week-long program for girls in grades 6th thru 12th for residents or students of the Blue Springs School District.

Girls on Fire in 2020 will have two different sessions in 2020: June 22-26 and August 10-14, 2020 at Blue Springs Assembly Church at 2501 NE Duncan Rd. in Blue Springs. Each day camp will begin at 8:30 am and end at 2:30 pm.

The Girls on Fire Camp addresses the unique set of challenges facing young girls by encouraging healthy relationships, discipline, self-esteem, and health and wellness. During the camp, teens will learn new skills in group environment, work together to practice these skills with team challenges and experience the importance of working together during course activities. Through a series of interactive presentations, girls will be introduced to concepts that will enhance confidence, self motivation and preparation to succeed at the next level in school or in life. Guest presenters include: female officers from the Blue Springs Police Department as well as other female leaders from the community.

Participants Learn

  • Self-defense (Martial Arts & RAD)
  • Beginning First Aid/CPR
  • Community Service
  • Suicide Prevention
  • Human Trafficking
  • Body Image
  • Nutrition and Wellness
  • Social Media
  • Healthy Relationships
  • Improved Social Skills
Participants will be required to bring a sack lunch each day of the camp. Snacks and drinks will be provided throughout the week.

To register for Girls on Fire in 2020, please click here

For questions about Girls on Fire for 2020, please email Officer Amber Westerman