News and Events

July 25th, 2017

Thank you to our Summer Camp Sponsors

Maggie Butchko

Thank you to First Internet Bank for sponsoring our Economic Literacy Carnival! Thank you to Walmart for being our summer camp snack sponsor! Also, thank you to Meridian Street United Methodist Church and Kiwanis International for being a sponsor of our 2017 Strong, Smart, Bold, and Inspired summer camps! To learn more about our 2017 Summer Camps click here.

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July 25th, 2017

Summer Camp: Bold & Inspired Weeks

Maggie Butchko

Bold Week – This week we focused on positive messaging through Media Literacy, Redefining Beauty, and Economic Literacy. Girls talked about their inner beauty, breaking societal stereotypes, and their right to have interesting employment and financial independence. Our 12-14 year olds created their own business plan throughout the week, and put it to the test […]

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July 18th, 2017

Summer Outreach 2017

Maggie Butchko

For Summer Outreach 2017, we collaborated with Keep Indianapolis Beautiful to create activities focused on learning more about pollinators in our community. The girls learned what pollinators are and learned about their importance in helping to pollinate the plants in our ecosystem. Through a hands on activity, the girls were able to role play as […]

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July 18th, 2017

Half Way Point

Maggie Butchko

I’m currently half way through my internship here at Girls Inc. of Greater Indianapolis, and I couldn’t imagine loving it more. As my main role is to update the media for Girls Inc., I was able to go to the Girls Inc. Summer Camp for a day to take pictures of all of the girls. […]

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July 11th, 2017

Thank you to our Summer Camp Sponsors

Maggie Butchko

Thank you to Lilly Endowment, Inc., OrthoIndy and the Central Indiana Community Foundation for being a sponsor of our 2017 Strong, Smart, Bold, and Inspired summer camps! Also, thank you to IU Health for being a sponsor for the Strong week of summer camp! To learn more about our 2017 Summer Camps click here.

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July 10th, 2017

Touchstone 2017 Recap

Maggie Butchko

To begin the 2017 Touchstone event, attendees got the chance to visit Girls Inc. summer camp participants who were presenting different exhibits. Each exhibit featured a new and exciting thing that the girls had been learning about at camp. The topics ranged from science projects to body image issues, and each exhibit was unique and […]

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July 10th, 2017

Summer Camp: Strong & Smart Weeks

Maggie Butchko

Summer camp was off to a great start! During Strong week, the highlight for most girls was participating in Project BOLD, where they were able to learn about self-defense with Miss Hazel. It was great to see how empowered the girls felt to use their voices to protect themselves, and stand up for others. The […]

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