Girl with Grit: Skill Building Workshops


Camp Girl with Grit teaches basic life skills that are needed for independent living. Each session teaches essentials such as changing a flat tire, road safety, engine maintenance, introduction to tools and hardware, and general home care and repair. Classes have been called potentially lifesaving and life changing by law enforcement and behavioral scientists.

The workshop is seven sessions held over a seven-week period in the spring and fall. Enrollees can sign up for all seven sessions (bundle) or pick individual sessions to attend.

  • Class Time: Fridays from 5 - 7 p.m. and/or Sundays from 1 - 3 p.m.
  • Location: 102 City Park Road in Boerne
  • Class Fee: $200 for 8-Week (Bundle) Session or $35 for an individual session
  • Ages: 8 years and up
  • Contact: (210) 201-3315 | Email Camp Girl With Grit

Spring 2024 Sessions

The spring 2024 sessions meet on either a Friday or a Sunday from February 23 to April 26. There will be no classes on March 15 (Spring Break) or March 29 (Good Friday).

Fall 2024 Sessions

The fall 2024 sessions meet on Fridays from October 18 to December 13. There will be no class on November 29 (Thanksgiving Weekend).

Session Details and Dates

Week One | Trusty Tools

Girls will learn about tools and build their very own birdhouse. They will leave with a basic understanding of hand and power tools.

  • Spring Date: February 23 (Friday)
  • Fall Date: October 18 (Friday)

Week Two | Try-a-Trade

Girls will learn about various elements of construction. The goal of this class is to build a lamp and learn about the skilled trades in a fun, interactive way.

  • Spring Date: March 1 (Friday)
  • Fall Date: October 25 (Friday)

Week Three | Financial Fast Facts

Introduces students to the importance of budgeting their finances. We will discuss priority expenditures and the importance of saving your money. We will also cover the difference between utilizing cash and credit.

  • Spring Date: March 8 (Friday)
  • Fall Date: November 1 (Friday)

Week Four | Drive & Thrive

Girls will learn how to change a tire, jump a battery, roadside safety, and vehicle maintenance.

  • Spring Date: March 24 (Sunday)
  • Fall Date: November 8 (Friday)

Week Five | Entrepreneur Lab

Create your own business and develop a business plan. Learn about budgets, money planning, and more!

  • Spring Date: April 5 (Friday)
  • Fall Date: November 15 (Friday)

Week Six | Household Fix DIY

Girls will learn basic household skills to help them achieve independence from hanging heavy curtains to patching a pair of jeans or a hole in the wall.

  • Spring Date: April 19 (Friday)
  • Fall Date: November 22 (Friday)

Week Seven | Wild One (CPR Training)

Focuses on survival in our most uninhabited areas – the wilderness. We share tips in case of emergencies, what to pack and how to prepare if you are out enjoying outdoor recreation.

  • Spring Date: April 21 (Sunday)
  • Fall Date: December 6 (Friday)

Week Eight | First Response (CPR Training)

We will cover how to handle some very simple and some very scary emergencies. Extinguish a fire, learn CPR, and firearm safety.

  • Spring Date: April 26 (Friday)
  • Fall Date: December 13 (Friday)

Register here for one or more classes.