WHAT IS FIT GIRLS?
Fit Girls is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit and primary prevention program for 4th and 5th grade girls in Franklin Country, Maine. It is offered free of cost for all girls and their families. We provide outdoor access, movement and nourishment education and opportunities, and cultivate positive self-esteem. We are inclusive. Girls of all abilities welcome.
To promote healthy bodies, healthy minds, and healthy hearts through running, reading, and caring.
Girls feel empowered to be themselves, make healthful choices for their bodies in relationship with nature, and connect the message of taking care of themselves, each other, and the earth.
1. Outdoor access for all.
2. Holistic health and wellness education and mentoring.
3. Respect and kindness for ourselves, each other, and the environment.
4. Increasing fruit and vegetable intake while encouraging connection to gardening and the land.
5. Giving back to our outdoor spaces and serving the natural world surrounding our schools.