Middle School
A day at GLI is filled with exciting opportunities for the OWLs (Outstanding Women Leaders) to explore leadership opportunities and to develop self-confidence. GLI is also a time to build relationships and have fun with new friends.

Sample Schedule


8:30-8:55
Breakfast & Daily Dare
9:00-9:30 
Ethics Circle: Qualities of a Leader
9:30-10:30 
Leadership: Four Spirit Types
10:30-11:00 
Snack/Lawn Games
11:00-12:00 
Scavenger Hunt
12:00-12:30 
Lunch
12:30-1:30 
Being a Girl Today Activity
1:30-2:45 
Leadership: Types of Decision-Making Styles
2:45-3:30 
Decorate T-shirts
3:30-3:40 
Journaling
3:40-4:00 
Group Reflection and Snaps
4:00 
Dismissal
 

Going to the Girls’ Leadership Institute was a wonderful experience for me.

I learned a lot about leadership and how I react in different situations. Participating in GLI has helped me greatly and I will never forget the experiences I had there and all the new friends I made. -Recent Participant
42 Norwood Avenue, Summit, NJ 07901   |   (908) 273-0900
The Girls’ Leadership Institute (GLI) is a unique summer program for girls entering grades 4–10 to explore their leadership potential and strengthen their personal confidence and self-esteem.