Maine

Type of ProgramOrganization / PlaceProgramGrade LevelStateLocationGrade LevelSHORT DESCRIPTION
Educational Margaret Chase Smith LibrarySkowhegan Girl3rd - 7thMESkowhegan03 - 3rd Grade,04 - 4th Grade,05 - 5th Grade,06 - 6th Grade,07 - 7th Grade The weeklong Skowhegan Girl program introduces young people aged 8 to 12 to the life of Margaret Chase Smith, the first woman elected to both houses of Congress, and activities of the early twentieth century.
Field TripMargaret Chase Smith LibrarySchool Field TripsK - 12thMESkowhegan00 - Kindergarten,01 - 1st Grade,02 - 2nd Grade,03 - 3rd Grade,04 - 4th Grade,05 - 5th Grade,06 - 6th Grade,07 - 7th Grade,08 - 8th Grade,09 - 9th Grade,10 - 10th Grade,11 - 11th Grade,12 - 12th GradeEducational field trips focused on Senator Smith's life and her house, museum, and the archives.
Girls' Leadership: Civic-focusedMargaret Chase Smith Policy Center, University of MaineMaine NEW Leadership™CollegeMEOrono13 - CollegeA week-long, residential undergraduate leadership development program for women, NEW Leadership™ strives to instill the knowledge, skills and abilities necessary for effective political engagement and community organizing.
Girls' Leadership: Civic-focusedAmerican Legion AuxiliaryMaine Dirigo Girls State11th MENew Sharon11 - 11th GradeHigh school girls who have completed their Junior year spend an intensive week of study, working together as self-governing citizens at Auxiliary-sponsored Girls State programs.
Girls' Leadership: Civic-focusedMaine Women's Policy CenterGirls' Day at the State House8th MEAugusta08 - 8th GradeEighth grade girls spend the day learning about state government, the important role women play in shaping Maine's public policy, and how they themselves can have a voice on issues they care about.
Girls' LeadershipHardy Girls Healthy WomenGirls Rock!4th - 8thMEWaterville04 - 4th Grade,05 - 5th Grade,06 - 6th Grade,07 - 7th Grade,08 - 8th GradeGirls in grades 4-8 come together to meet one another, be inspired, learn media literacy skills, and think critically about messages they get about body image and relationships.





Girls' Leadership,Summer CampRippleffectGirls Leadership Week8th - 11thMEPortland08 - 8th Grade,09 - 9th Grade,10 - 10th Grade,11 - 11th GradeGirls will explore the definitions and styles of leadership through experiential activities, self reflection and peer leadership opportunities.
Girls' LeadershipHardy Girls Healthy WomenGirls Advisory Board9th - 12thMEWaterville09 - 9th Grade,10 - 10th Grade,11 - 11th Grade,12 - 12th GradeThe Girls Advisory Board provides opportunities for leadership experience, engaging in social action projects, and keeping the organization current on challenges facing girls today.

Place of Interest,Field TripFrances Perkins CenterFrances Perkins: The Woman Behind the New Deal General (all)MEDamariscotta01 - 1st Grade,02 - 2nd Grade,03 - 3rd Grade,04 - 4th Grade,05 - 5th Grade,06 - 6th Grade,07 - 7th Grade,08 - 8th Grade,09 - 9th Grade,10 - 10th Grade,11 - 11th Grade,12 - 12th Grade,13 - College,14 - General (all)The Center offers an interpretive exhibit on the life and achievements of Frances Perkins — the first woman to serve in a U.S. Cabinet, a key advisor to Franklin Delano Roosevelt, and a lifelong advocate for social justice and economic security.
Field TripMargaret Chase Smith LibraryField Trips11 - 12thMESkowhegan11 - 11th Grade,12 - 12th GradeEducational day-long field trips focused on Senator Smith's life and her house, museum, and the archives.
Girls' LeadershipHardy Girls Healthy WomenAdventure Girls2nd - 6th MEWaterville02 - 2nd Grade,03 - 3rd Grade,04 - 4th Grade,05 - 5th Grade,06 - 6th GradeAn interactive program gives girls in grades 2-6 the opportunity to meet once a month with women who are defying gender stereotypes and challenging notions of what a girl or woman should do or be. A