Girls Circle: Friendship Program


Girls* Circle is an evidence-based program that helps youth who identify with female development build self-confidence and gain tools for healthy decision-making. The Friendship curriculum for 9 – 12 year olds helps youth build strong interpersonal skills and addresses relational conflict with a focus on empathy and inclusion. Participants will engage with topics related to friendship through creative projects, journaling, role play, and discussion.

  *LGTBQ+ Youth welcome



Fall Session                               Cost

10/26/20 – 12/14/20                        $175

Mondays, 4-6pm                                     *Scholarships Available

Limited to 10 participants



Email Madeleine Weatherhead


Group Leaders

Madeleine Weatherhead

BA Social Psychology, Wilderness First Responder

Madeleine recently moved back to Maine after spending the last two years in Hawaii creating pro-social, trauma-informed programming for at-risk girls. An avid outdoors person, she has hiked the Appalachian Trail and the Pacific Northwest Trail. She is passionate about connecting people to the therapeutic benefits of the outdoors.

Katie Ferrara

Katie is currently working on a degree at USM in Social and Behavioral Sciences with a concentration in early childhood education and a minor in leadership studies. She has been a camp counselor at Camp Ketcha for the past three years where she loves working with kids to cultivate confidence and exploration.


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