Retreat Information

Saturday, April 18th 2020

8:00AM - 4:30PM

Bloom-Carroll Middle School 

71 South Beaver Street

Carroll, Ohio 43112

Interactive Workshops focusing on:







The inspiHER Girls Leadership Retreat is designed specifically for girls in grades 5-8 residing in Fairfield County Ohio. The registration cost if $25.00 per girl. Registration is limited to the first 200 girls that register.


Breakout Sessions & Presenters 


Developing the Leader in You 

Dr. Jennifer Miller, MD 

Pediatric Associates of Lancaster

Why fit in when you were born to stand out? You are capable of being the kind of leader you would want to follow! Learn to develop your leadership skills and always seek leadership opportunities. (5th & 6th Grade Session)

LEADERSHIP: Let Your True Colors Shine in Leadership

Sarah Collins

Lancaster High School Counselor

Ever wonder why you click with some people and not others? Come learn how to let your true colors shine as you explore how to maximize your leadership skills by recognizing personality traits in yourself and others. (7th & 8th Grade Session) 

Smile from the Inside Out

Dr. Danielle Johnson-Curry, Aubrey Neeley, and Stacy Smith 

Gentle Dental Care

Embrace your individuality and feel confident being YOU. You are a unique, one-of-a-kind and beautiful YOU. (7th & 8th Grade Session)

CONFIDENCE: Self-Defense & Anti-Bullying Empowerment

Chelsea LaGrasse

Learn how to be aware of your surroundings, be confident, set boundaries, and learn skills to deal with common attacks and situations. (General Session)


Junior High 101

Joey Conrad

6th Grade Teacher

Bloom-Carroll Local Schools

Junior High can be a time of sticky social situations and self doubt.  In this session, girls will learn helpful tools about self care, developing confidence, and being 100% comfortable with being yourself. Girls will learn how to feel awesome and build confidence that only comes from being unique. (5th & 6th Grade Session)

Be Fit and Fierce

Jill Allen

Jill Allen Coaching

Let’s be fit, fierce and unstoppable!  Being healthy, strong, and fit provides a foundation that will encourage girls to show up as their best self. The girls will learn helpful tips about nutrition, exercise and mindset and how overall fitness levels will impact their social interactions, academics and athletics. (5th & 6th Grade Session)

SELF-CARE:  Yoga Session

Jacquie Moku

Pearl Yoga

Participants will begin the morning with a powerful yoga session to help them tune out stressors and get them geared up for a great day of learning!  Each participant will receive a yoga mat  ~ compliments of inspiHER and Gentle Dental Care in Lancaster. (General Session)


Relationship Spectrum

Chelsey Getz and Caitlin Tully

The Center for Family Safety & Healing

All relationships exist on a spectrum from healthy to unhealthy to abusive. This interactive session asks participants to decide where real life scenarios belong on the relationship spectrum. Participants will also examine facts and myths about teen dating including the use of technology in relationships. (7th & 8th Grade Session)


Goodbye Fear, Hello Courage!

Shianne Swinehart
Identify Designs and Ohio University Lancaster 

Fear is a LIAR! Let go of what holds you back and welcome opportunity without the fear of failure. (5th & 6th Grade Session)


 Schedule for Saturday, April 18th 



Registration Opens

8:00am - 8:30am

Registration & Meet and Greet with Mentors

8:30am - 8:50am 

Welcoming and Opening Ceremony in Auditorium

8:50am - 9:10am

Opening Keynote Speaker ~ Abby Miller

9:20am - 9:50am

Yoga for ALL participants in the gym

10:00am - 11:00am 

Breakout Session #1 

11:10am - 12:10pm

Breakout Session #2 

12:15pm - 12:45pm


12:50m - 1:50pm

Breakout Session #3 

2:00pm - 2:50pm

Self-Defense Class 

3:00pm - 3:50pm

Community Service/Gratitude Projects

4:00pm - 4:20pm

Closing Session in Gym

4:20pm - 4:30pm 

Prerpare for Participant Pickup 

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