Welcome to Go Girls! Camp

Go Girls! is not just a summer camp. It’s a movement.

During the summer of 2014, almost 300 girls declared, “I am a Go Girl!” in 10 sessions in Oakland, Berkeley, San Francisco, Alameda and Hoopa, CA. Imagine what 300 Go Girls! could do!

Go Girls! Camp 2014 Session 3 collage 1

by Go Girls! Camp Co-Founder/Director, Allison Kenny

We are from 300 Go Girls!
11 plays in 5 cities
hundreds of rounds of applause

Ancient Egypt, a space hotel, Times Square, Berkeley High
The Go Girls! School is where we’re from

wishing trees, arcade games, a giant cell phone prop
homemade leg warmers, time machines, peace flags, jelly bracelets
masks and clouds, flower power purses,
watercolor portraits and a moving Eiffel Tower set piece- that’s where we’re from

” I was always told women should be seen and not heard”
“I protest this protest!”
“I wonder if Hollywood would be interested in a movie about ice powers?”
“My husband says that hippies are annoying…BUT my husband’s annoying too”
“I want my MTV!”
“The smart girls! They are people too!”
“I’m a Go Girl! So check, check me out…so check check her out”

The Go Girls! song, Heavy D, Working 9 to 5, Happiness Runs, Can’t Touch This, Celia’s protest song, We Are the World, Erica’s french dance, Julie’s dramatic death sequence, Sending out an SOS, Lucky Star, Aerobics class
The sloth song is where we’re from

We are from “My Favorite Sugar” cupcakes, the hamster & the squid, hula hoop choreography, journals, purple shirts, The Go Girls! Jar and Cookie Face
Thank you’s
Kiona’s first Kidpower
Lots and lots of love
“We are from Hoopa!”

We Are From Go Girls!
Go Girls! is where we’re from

Registration for Summer 2015 will open the week of December 15, 2014.

WHO is Go Girls! Camp for?
For rising 1st-6th grade girls and Middle school girls as part of our Go Girls! Leadership Team (GGLT).

I can’t stress how much the camps you run are terrific!  You have a camp that does everything right.  They are so thoughtful and creative and one of the few camps that actually follow the child’s lead!”

WHAT do Go Girls! do?
Go Girls! work together to make and perform their own plays that we believe will change the world.  

Over the course of 2 weeks, girls engage in theater and expressive arts learning that reinforce social/emotional skills. The camps are led by a team of highly trained and very talented theater teaching artists, expressive artists, and the coolest teen and pre-teen assistants you will ever meet.

Go Girls! Camp day goes from 9am-4pm is intentionally designed to include the perfect balance of facilitated community building time, arts-based instructional time, and plenty of free play.  Girls engage with drama/acting, visual arts, creative movement/dance and music.  We take time to play outside.  We take time to relax and read.  The “big show” is performed at 4pm on the last day of the 2 week session and just might be one of the most exciting and original theatrical experiences you will ever attend.

LEARN MORE about the Go Girls! Camp Methodology>>>

LEARN MORE about the Go Girls! Camp 2014 Themes>>>

I had so much fun at Go Girls! today. I think it was the best day of my life!” 


WHERE do Go Girls! Camp happen?
Go Girls! Camps happen in 4 different Bay Area locations:

SAN FRANCISCO* @ the Children’s Creativity Museum, 221 4th Street, San Francisco, CA, 94103

OAKLAND** @ College Avenue Presbyterian Church, 5951 College Avenue, Oakland, CA 94618

BERKELEY* @ The JCC of the East Bay, 1414 Walnut Street, Berkeley, CA 94709

ALAMEDA @ Lincoln Middle School, 1250 Fernside Blvd, Alameda, CA94501 in association with the Alameda Education Foundation

With a special Go Girls! Session at the Hoopa Indian Reservation in Hoopa, Humboldt County, CA

LEARN MORE about the LOCATION and SESSION Details>>>

Go Girls! made me feel very hopeful for the future and proud to have such a strong girl…and proud of you guys for having such an amazing program.”

HOW MUCH does Go Girls! Camp cost?
$670.  Sibling and multi-session discounts and limited financial assistance are available. 

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