As part of YWCA Banff’s commitment to violence prevention initiatives for girls and young women, Power of Being a Girl™ (PBG) program is a signature violence-prevention conference for girls that responds to local community needs and relies on girls’ leadership in its planning and organization.


YWCA’s Power of Being a Girl is a conference dedicated to motivation & empowerment for girls in grades 4, 5 and 6. Participants have the opportunity to experience workshops that explore leadership and healthy relationships with self and others.

Power of Being a Girl (Grades 4, 5 & 6) will be offered on the following dates: 

Saturday, November 16, 2019 • BANFF

Saturday, November 30, 2019 • CANMORE

Power of Being A Girl Teen is a day dedicated specifically to girls in grades 7, 8 and 9. Teens will have the opportunity to experience a conference-like setting where they can take part in sessions including: what it means to be a young woman, self-exploration through art, communicating consent, and an inspiring human library.

Power of Being a Girl TEEN (grades 7, 8 & 9) will be offered on:

Saturday, October 26, 2019  • BANFF


Power of Being a Girl is free of charge. Registration opens October 7, 2019.