Select 1st and 2nd choices of workshops for each session on back. Space is limited in workshops. You will be placed in open workshops when selections you have made are full. 2013 Conference Registration Form (Girls Grades 8-12) Session 1 1st choice: Workshop # 2nd choice: Workshop # Session 2 1st choice: Workshop # 2nd choice: Workshop # Session 3 1st choice: Workshop # 2nd choice: Workshop # Session 4 1st choice: Workshop # 2nd choice: Workshop # Check-in: Day of Conference 7:30am-8:20am MSU SUB Ballroom A Registration Information: (one form per student please) Name: Grade: Mailing Address: Phone: School: City: Zip Code: Email: How did you hear about the conference? Payment Information: Conference registration is $20.00 per girl (includes supplies, snack and lunch with keynote speaker). I have included $20.00 for student registration (non-refundable). Make checks payable to Thrive. I have applied for a scholarship Please mail form and payment to: Thrive, PO Box 6637, Bozeman, MT 59771 I would like a vegetarian meal. For more information email [email protected] or call 406.587.3840. Chaperone Contact Information (REQUIRED): REGISTRATION DEADLINE IS FEBRUARY 4th! (individual bringing you to the conference if not your parent) Chaperone Name: Phone Number: Email: Association to you:____________________________________ Parent/Guardian Permission (REQUIRED): Parent Name: Phone (in case of emergency): Email: Signature: *Your signature gives your child permission to participate in the conference and attend the workshops she selected or is assigned. This event will be video taped/photographed and images of participants may be used throughout all media promotion for Girls for a Change. Under special circumstances, GFAC reserves the right to deny enrollment to a student. Pennmont FoundaƟon, Inc. Homer & Mildred ScoƩ FoundaƟon Session 1 Session 2 Session 3 Session 4 Workshop #1 Think Tank– Honoring My Strengths Ever wonder what your strengths are or how to use what you’re good at to determine what careers might be a good fit? Work in small groups with some incredible women who thrive because of what they found out about themselves. Workshop #12 Think Tank– Innovation and Creativity Are you a creator? What do you like to create? How can you take your creations to the next level? While working in small groups, learn from local women artists about how they have succeeded in turning their creations into careers. Workshop #23 Think Tank– My Dreams, My Future Where do I want to be in the future? How would I do things in a new way and make an impact on my world? Join an incredible group of local women entrepreneurs and business professionals to work in small groups to hear what they learned at your age and beyond that shaped their career choices. Discover your dreams and get insight into how to make them a reality. Workshop #34 Pure Barre Barre is an upbeat workout that uses yoga, pilates and ballet moves to improve health and increase strength. No tutus required! Presented by Pure Barre. Workshop #2 Empowerment Based Decisions This empowering workshop will give you the tools to make the best choices. Led by high school Peer Educators, every topic from health options to healthy relationships will be covered using fun, interactive activities! Presented by Nora Olsgaard. Workshop #13 Workshop #24 The (Wilderness) Medicine Woman Alpen Girls Yoga Interested in wilderness medicine? Learn the skills to Practice mindfulness and learn valuable techniques for assist victims of first aid emergencies in backcountry self-care in this workshop based off of yoga practices. areas through partner activities. Sponsored by The North Presented by Lauren Caselli. Face. Presented by Anne Hansen. Workshop #35 Protect Yo’self Empowering and exciting, this workshop teaches participants the basic moves of self-defense through small group work. You will learn the skills needed to protect yourself while still being active and having Workshop #3 Workshop #14 Machine Manufacturer From roving on Mars to performing brain surgery, robots are masters of innovation. Come learn about the fascinating world of robotics by building a basic robot of your own. Presented by Rachel White. Workshop #25 Becoming a Warrior for Innovation Learn the ancient Korean skills of Taekwon-do as self-defense. Basic sparring methods, fighting patterns and even board breaking will all be covered in this workshop. Presented by Natalie Philips. Workshop #36 Bollywood Dancing Ever notice how catchy the soundtrack to “Slumdog Millionaire” is? Join Indian exchange students in learning fun dance moves from India. Presented by Priyanka Jyotsna. Workshop #4 Workshop #15 Workshop #26 Workshop #37 Yoga-Always Tapping Into YOUR Innovation Experience the 5,000 year old practice of yoga in a workshop that will reduce stress, increase strength and improve inner balance. Presented by Debby Greene. Workshop #5 “Hangout” with Women in Technology Are you on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram? Come “Hangout” (via Google) with professional women with careers in the world of technology. This workshop is a great way to learn more about being a techie from the women who do it for a living. Presented by Cali Morrison. Workshop #27 Workshop #16 Women’s Literature Liberation Could That Tweet Cost You Emily Dickinson, Virginia Wolfe and Harper Lee are all Do you use Facebook, Pinterest, and Tumblr? Today there are so many ways to connect with others. But have examples of talented female writers. This workshop will celebrate great female writers of the past and will allow you ever wondered how those connections impact other you time to write an amazing work of your own. areas of your life? Join this workshop to learn more Presented by James Lewis. about what you can do to protect yourself and your future, online. Presented by Cali Morrison. Workshop #38 Walk in Someone Else’s Shoes Hear stories from women in other cultures and learn how to better understand peoples’ experiences. Participate in cultural awareness activities and learn about ideas for cultural outreach projects. Presented by Nancy Nelson. Workshop #6 Workshop #17 The Meaning of Green Do you stress about money? Do you want to know how to manage your money? Empower yourself with the tools you need to be financially successful through fun games. Presented by Lindy Hockenbary. Workshop #28 Understanding Wind Energy Learn how to convert wind into energy by building your own wind turbine. Test your turbine in MSU Wind Application Center to experience renewable energy sources at work. Sponsored by NorthWestern Energy. Presented by Robb Larson. Workshop #39 Kaia! Taiko Drumming Learn the Japanese art form of Taiko drumming in this fun and hands-on workshop. Channel your own rhythm as a way to show your personality and innovation. Presented by Melissa Dulin. Workshop #7 Workshop #18 Workshop #29 Workshop #40 Musical Innovation Curious about how a song is written? In this interactive workshop centered around Improvisation, and learn how to make it into a song and a live performance. Presented by Basement Jazz. Workshop #8 Time to Put Down the Books “I change myself, I change the world.” (Gloria Ansuldua) Are you interested in learning how to protect your environment? Experience a day in the life of a trail builder with hands-on activities and discuss ways to reduce our carbon footprint. Presented by Gia Petito. Workshop #30 Workshop #19 Farm to School Sow What’s Your Foodprint? Find out just how local your ‘local’ food providers really Do you know where your food really comes from? Trace the journey of everything from carrots to Cheetos starting are in this interesting workshop that will shed light on the inner workings of the food system that provides food for at your plate and going back to where it was grown to schools. Presented by Jill McIntyre. understand just how large of an impact the food you eat has. Presented by Kelli Stanley. Workshop #9 Workshop #20 Amigos, Cara, Friends “Friendship isn’t a big thing, it’s a million little things.” Explore the complicated world of friendship in this workshop and learn how to make the most of your Friendships. Presented by Heather Nitz. Workshop #31 What do you know about who? Do you love learning about other cultures? In this workshop girls learn how to become active and engaged in learning about other people. With writing, humor and interview skills, this workshop has it all. Presented by Nancy Nelson. Workshop #10 Reduce, Reuse, Re-FASHION Bored of your clothes but can’t afford a new wardrobe? Sign up for this hands-on workshop to learn innovative ways to change the clothing you already have into something new and unique. Presented by Shaina Chepulis and Brett Schomer. Workshop #21 Reduce, Reuse, Re-FASHION Bored of your clothes but can’t afford a new wardrobe? Sign up for this hands-on workshop to learn innovative ways to change the clothing you already have into something new and unique. Presented by Shaina Chepulis and Brett Schomer. Workshop #32 What About What I Want? Learn how to get what you need in relationships in a positive and effective way. This workshop will cover all the skills needed to be assertive, such as being able to say and hear ‘no’ and accepting what can be changed in your life. Presented by Flora McCormick. From Surfing to Safari From the beaches of Mexico to forests of Madagascar, there’s a big world to explore. If you’re interested in traveling, this workshop will cover all of the information you’ll need to know. Sponsored by Traveling School. Presented by Gennifre Hartman. Roadmap to College Getting ready for college can often feel like driving with a blindfold on. With the help of this workshop, you will learn to avoid financial potholes, while speeding along to the right college for you. Sponsored by Student Assistance Foundation Presented by Emily Flemming. YOUth Philanthrophy You and a partner will learn about giving back by brainstorming and creating a project for your community that will be funded by First Interstate Bank Youth Community Impact grants. Be sure to register with a friend from your community for this session. Flip Your Future The average teenager watches 40,000 commercials every year. What impact does this have on us? Use flip cameras to create your own commercials that will reflect the impact that you would like to make. Presented by Haven. Yes-That’s Me How many times have you been told “Just be yourself!”? In this workshop, we will explore who we truly are through a variety of interactive and fun activities. Presented by Eva Skidmore. Green Your School Learn how to create a ‘Green Team’ that will make an impact at your school. This workshop discusses sustainable events and activities that make recycling possible for all. Presented by Wendy Weaver. Spice Up Your Life From spicing up spaghetti with a pinch of oregano to improving memory with a dash of rosemary, herbs are the most diverse plants on the planet. Learn how to use herbs in your kitchen to make any meal “Top Chef” worthy. Presented by Kathy Stark. Workshop #11 Workshop #22 Surviving in a Stressed Out World Girl Drama Between school, homework, friends, boyfriends and Ever feel like you’re living in the movie ‘Mean Girls’? Girl sports, clubs stress seems unavoidable. Learn how to drama can be avoided and you can learn how by joining manage the stress in your life with relaxation techniques this interactive and interesting workshop. Presented by that can be done anytime. Presented by Joyce Becca Stevens. Hannula. Ready, Set, Spar! Tap into your inner girl power with this fun and exciting workshop that will teach you all of the basics of boxing. Meet a local amateur boxer as she shares her experience and what she has learned in this sport. Presented by Amy Sowers. Women Matter 2014 marks the 100 year anniversary of Women’s Suffrage. Use Flip Cameras to capture an oral history of women throughout Montana that celebrates this date. Sponsored by PBS. Presented by Chris Seifert. Workshop #33 Girl Drama Ever feel like you’re living in the movie ‘Mean Girls’? Girl drama can be avoided and you can learn how by joining this interactive and interesting workshop. Presented by Becca Stevens. .
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