Who is eligible to participate in Empower Academies?

Girls in grades 5-12 are eligible.

Is this an event for athletes only?

No. We focus on inspiring and developing skills to improve confidence and create great leadership qualities in girls. Physical activity is added to the mix. All girls are welcome.

Do both days of the academies cover leadership skills and fitness?

Yes, each session covers both, but different content is presented each day.

Do you provide tuition assistance?

Yes, we have a scholarship program for qualified applicants.

Does my daughter need to attend both days?

Each activity, workshop and fitness session builds upon the core concepts of each Academy. We believe it is important to attend both days to realize the full impact and benefit of the Academy.

What should I wear?

Wear comfortable, casual clothing appropriate for minor, low-impact physical activities.

Is each academy the same? Can I attend more than once?

Each Academy is unique, but the foundation of every Academy helps to develop leadership skills and build self-confidence. We consistently focus on developing public speaking skills, making new connections and basic leadership skills.

Each Academy offers new themes and topics, new fitness activities, and new speakers. We encourage girls to attend multiple academies.

Can I purchase a t-shirt?

Each academy attendee will receive a t-shirt.  You may purchase additional t-shirts by contacting info@empowergirlsacademy.org.

Do we stay overnight?

No, you will leave after Day 1 and return for Day 2 according to the agenda.

Where is the academy held?

We host each academy at different facilities around the Twin Cities. Refer to the Upcoming Events page for location information.

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