Scout Council of Tropical Florida, Inc. "Get Real!" Mentoring program helps girls make positive life choices regarding their self-esteem, relationships, abstinence,
and conflict resolution through a curriculum that promotes values including honesty, responsibility, and caring for self and
middle school girls, ages 11 to 14.
Girl Scouts "Get Real!" mentoring program has served over 130 girls in the 2008-2009 school year at: Aspira EMH Charter School (downtown Miami), Key Largo School (Key Largo), Arthur and Polly Mays
Middle School (South Miami - Dade), and Manderin Lakes
K-8 Academy (Homestead). We have recently added both Miami Bridge Shelters as well.
are women over 18 years of age from all social, economic and educational backgrounds. Volunteer mentors meet once every two
weeks for one hour. Mentors are required to pass a Background check and have the ability and commitment to make a difference
in the life of a girl.
Real!" collaborates with area colleges and students to help inspire girls to pursue careers in their field of study. Successful
community minded women are invited to speak with and share their leadership experiences with the girls.
is provided at inception and training is ongoing throughout the mentoring process. It is easy to become a mentor, click here for more information.
program curriculum addresses the following topics: self-esteem, love and caring for others, responsibility, abstinence, substance
abuse prevention, conflict resolution/anger management, honesty, self care, social skills, and academic skills.
Decisions about abstinence (April
to May) - Girls take home an amazingly life like infant simulator that offers learning by doing. baby requires feeding, burping,
rocking, and diapering on a 24- hour schedule. Girls learn the realities of parenting in one long week-end.