The eighth annual South County Girl’s Summit promises to be a day of fun and exciting activities for young women in middle school through high school, Monday, March 24.

The goal of the event is to empower young women in South County with activities that are positive in nature, healthy, and easy to do at home. An additional benefit to the event is providing young women with adult female mentors in their community.

The South County Girl’s Summit will be held Monday, March 24 from 8:45 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., at La Pine High School, 51633 Coach Road in La Pine. Transportation is available for Sunriver attendees, for more information call Jen Reuter at (541) 593-3555.

This is a free event. The day of activities will start with a fun ice breaker.  Event attendees can enjoy gift giveaways, snacks and a free lunch at the event. Registration is required to participate,

Some of the session choices offered at the South County Girl’s Summit by local experts and businesses:

1. Scrap Booking 101

2. Journaling In Its Many Forms

3. It’s a Shame about Shame – How Girls Treat One Another

4. Internet Safety and Human Trafficking

5. Leadership – Do You Have What It Takes?

6. Pictures Say a Thousand Words – Photography And The Beauty Within

7. Stress: The Good, The Bad, And How To Deal With It

…and much more!

The Girl’s Summit is sponsored by Deschutes County, the Think Again Parents (TAPs) Substance Abuse Prevention Team of South County, with support from La Pine Parks and Recreation.

For more information or to register for this event, please contact Coordinator for the Resource Connection Program, Mary Fleischmann at (541) 536-5002.