GEM, Girls Empowering Movement is Creating a MOVEment across Georgia!
Vena Namukasa, Senior Manager, Girl Experience – Girl Scouts of Greater Atlanta, shares how GEM is creating a unique environment for middle school girls to connect and support one another. As GEM Ambassadors, girls are gaining confidence, exploring different physical activity opportunities, and building valuable friendships. GEM provides a strong community of support and a safe-space where girls can count on each other. Together, girls apply what they’ve learned by designing their “Create A MOVEment” project which addresses the needs of their community and helps get more girls active and healthy.
GEM, Girls Empowering Movement Creates a Sisterhood for Georgia’s Middle School Girls
GEM Ambassador Leader, Milani Black, shares how the GEM program has impacted her physical and mental health. She shares how the “sisterhood” of GEM has helped her to grow as a leader, meet new friends, and become more self-confident.
Girls Empowering Movement (GEM) is Physical Activity Created by Girls, for Girls!
Mercy Williams, GEM Leadership Team member, has been involved as a youth leader with the GEM program since the initial development phase. She describes what makes GEM different than other programs and how it has made a personal impact on her life.
GEM, Girls Empowering Movement Makes Physical Activity Fun!
GEM Ambassador Leader, Natalia Desrosiers explains how GEM empowers girls to create fun and exciting physical activity opportunities for middle school girls. GEM Ambassadors explore, discover, and lead various physical activities and discover the activities they enjoy. Together, they create a physical activity plan designed to reach their individual and group goals.
Girls Empowering Movement (GEM) is making an impact on girls across Georgia!
Ella Sipe, member of the GEM Leadership Team, explains how GEM is making an impact on girls across Georgia by creating more opportunities for girls to get moving together, explore different types of physical activities, gain leadership skills and improve their health and well-being.
Physical Activity Programs By Girls for Girls!
The GEM Summit is a one of a kind event that prepares girls to take the lead to improve the health and well-being of their generation by taking action in their own communities to create innovative physical activity and wellness programs designed by girls, for girls.
GEM Leaders’ Electrifying Journey across Georgia
The unstoppable GEM Leaders and Adult Facilitators embarked on a series of electrifying experiences held at three breathtaking and diverse locations across Georgia. Brace yourself for a whirlwind of action-packed days filled with exhilarating physical challenges, transformative workshops, and unforgettable connections.
GEM Leaders Conquer Outdoor Adventure!
GEM leaders and Adult Facilitators conquered the heights at Nacoochee Adventures’ outdoor center during the 2023 Mini-Summit. Leaders fearlessly navigated the heart-pounding 27-element high obstacle course and zip lined through the North Georgia Mountains.
Unforgettable GEM Adventures at Camp Martha Johnston!
GEM leaders honed their archery skills and ventured into the waters for a memorable canoeing experience at The Girl Scouts of Historic Georgia’s 165-acre scenic property, Camp Martha Johnston, forging memories that will last a lifetime.
Energizing GEM Mini-Summit: Mindfulness, Smoothies, and Silent Disco!
GEM leaders participating in the 2023 Mini-Summit immersed themselves in mindful activities, indulged in a healthy smoothie station, and danced the afternoon away with a mesmerizing silent disco experience.