Girls Group Mentoring Toolkit

This Girls Group Mentoring Toolkit provides the tools, resources and support to create, implement, deliver and evaluate a quality group mentoring program for girls, ages 9-13, in your community. The Toolkit is intended to be used in a range of communities, and can be adapted to the unique values, needs, strengths and challenges that each community encompasses.

Works Cited: Managing the Group Dynamic

Bottomley, L. (2012). Mentoring – Part 6: Setting boundaries. Ready to Go: Mentor Training Tool Kit. Michigan:Michigan State University Extension. Retrieved online at:

Karcher, M.J. (2012). The Cross-age Mentoring Program (CAMP) for Children with Adolescent Mentors (four book set). San Antonia: Developmental Press.
Some activities available at and described in program materials at

Spencer, R. & Basualdo-Delmonico, A. (2014). Termination and Closure of Mentoring Relation-ships. In D.L Dubois & M.J. Karcher (Eds.), Handbook of Youth Mentoring, Second Edition (pp. 469−479). Thousand Oaks: SAGE Publications, Inc.

Tuckman, Bruce W. (1965). Developmental sequence in small groups. Psychological Bulletin, 63, 384-399. The article was reprinted in Group Facilitation: A Research and Applications Journal Number 3, Spring 2001.

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