Girls Count Collective
The Girls Count Collective is a day program designed so that girls can be in charge of their own learning. Rather than “teachers” and “students”, we have “guides” and “learners”. Guides facilitate processes such as goal-setting, healthy communication, crafting interests into learning opportunities, finding resources, problem-solving, and working through difficulties. They teach specific content on a “need to know” basis depending on learner interests and need. Learners create their own curriculum, set the pace for their own learning and reach goals through mindful goal-setting practices.
Our collective is a democracy where the participants have a say in how the program is run. Before you sign up your child, make sure to get their consent and agreement in doing so.
The day program is built upon the ideas of self-directed learning.
Find out more by checking out this video!
What Is School For? by Prince Ea
Do Schools Kill Creativity? TED Talk by Sir Ken Robinson
School Is A Colonising Force; Unschooling & Liberation by Akilah S Richards and Lucy Aitkenread
Most Likely to Succeed Documentary by Ted Dintersmith
What School Could Be: Insights and Inspiration from Teachers Across America by Ted Dintersmith
Free To Learn by Peter Gray
When is it?
Learners meet in-person with guides from 10AM-3PM. Enrollment options include anywhere from 1 day per week to 5 days per week based on the needs of participants and families.
There are 3 terms throughout the school year, each offered for 11 weeks.
Fall Term: September 7th- November 19th
Winter Term: November 29th - December 17th & January 3rd - February 25th
Spring Term: February 28th- March 18th & March 28th - May 20th
*Classes do not meet:
Fall break: November 22nd, 2021- November 26th, 2021
Winter break: December 20th, 2021 - December 31st, 2021
Spring break: March 21st, 2022- March 25th, 2022
What does it cost?
5 days a week:
$200 per week/ $2,000 per term
4 days a week:
$180 per week/ $1,980 per term
3 days a week:
$150 per week/ $1,650 per term
2 days a week:
$110 per week/ $1,210 per term
1 day a week:
$60 per week/ $660 per term
Not ready to commit?
Try a drop-in session!
$65 per session
Scholarships and weekly payment plans available!
Apply here for financial assistance.
10% sibling discount
(must register at the same time for discounts to apply)