School Year Programs

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GIRLS CLIMB ON

Our mentored after-school rock climbing program for youth in 6th - 10th grade in San Francisco and Oakland and El Cerrito/ Richmond.

Mentor and student applications for Fall semester are closed!

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Youth Advisory Board

A mentored program for GirlVentures participants who want to continue developing their leadership skills throughout the school year, while giving back to their community.

Mentor and student applications for 2018-19 are closed.


Spring Break Course for Girls of Color

A 5-day camping, rock climbing and hiking expedition in Pinnacles National Park for girls and gender expansive of color to safely and collectively experience the healing capacity of the outdoors. Students will cultivate rock climbing skills and explore the caves and cliffs of Pinnacles.


My life’s passions and work are built around the model that GirlVentures had taught me long ago. I pursued a degree at an all women’s college and have spent the last four years fighting for reproductive freedom. I am honored to return to GirlVentures now as a trip leader for Project Courage.
— Chelsea, participant and instructor