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Girls on Ice Canada Launch Campaign

$3,570 of $20,000 goal

Raised by 33 people in 4 months
Created January 24, 2018
Launching in August 2018: A free science immersion program for Canadian girls


Girls on Ice Canada provides a tuition-free transformative leadership opportunity to a diverse team of teenage girls from underserved communities (urban, rural, First Nations) across Canada centred around a 12-day glacier mountaineering and science expedition deep in Glacier National Park, British Columbia.

How your donation helps

It costs $6000 for us to provide this experience to each girl tuition free. That includes the cost of hiring professional scientists, and ACMG certified guides, lodging costs during the program, travel support, and providing climbing, camping and science equipment. The program can only run with a full team, we need your donations to get there!

Through the Girls on Ice Society, a non-profit based in Revelstoke, BC, we are pursuing granting options which will cover a significant portion of our budget. Your donation will help us reach our ultimate goal of offering Canadian girls a transformative experience in August of 2018!


Our expedition has the following goals:

1. Increase young women’s self-efficacy and interest in pursuing science as a career;

2. Create lifelong advocates for the scientific process and its role in public policy;

3. Teach critical thinking skills, which will be important for participant’s future pursuits;

4. Expose and develop outdoor field skills in a remote and inspiring environment; and,

5. Enhance leadership self-confidence for participating young women so that they have a higher likelihood of becoming community leaders in the future.


For more information please visit our website:
inspiringgirls.org/canada


Or follow us on Facebook:
facebook.com/girlsonicecanada/


You can donate to us directly or contact us by sending us an email!

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We want to send a HUGE thank you to everyone who has donated so far! We are beyond excited to have accepted the first Canadian Girls on Ice team this week!

We are still fundraising, but we feel confidant that with your donations and help spreading the word about our fundraiser we will make our goal before the expedition this summer.

With gratitude,
The Girls on Ice Canada Team
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A huge thank you to all our donors so far! We will be announcing our first ever Canadian Girls on Ice team on March 15!

This expedition is possible because of your generous support. We are still working to reach our goal before the summer, please help us further by sharing this campaign on social media.

The Girls on Ice Canada Team

#girlsonicecan #girlsgetoutsidetoo
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Thanks to your help, we are on our way to meeting our goal! Your generosity is inspiring us, just as we hope to inspire young Canadian women. Please continue to help us spread the word about our fundraiser so we can make that a reality!

The Girls on Ice Canada Team

#girlsonicecan #girlsgetoutsidetoo
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Thank you to everyone who has donated so far! If you want to help us spread the word about this amazing program, post a photo of yourself on social media enjoying the outdoors with the hashtags #girlsgetoutsidetoo and #girlsonicecan

With your help we are going to reach our goal!
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$3,570 of $20,000 goal

Raised by 33 people in 4 months
Created January 24, 2018
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