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Girls on the Run support others – and each other

students creating colorful paper placemats

Fort Plain’s Girls on the Run team’s theme on Friday, May 19, was supporting others in the community. In view of this theme, they created cheerful and colorful placemats for an area nursing home.

students creating colorful paper placemats

Girls on the Run members also participated in a team-building activity (pictured below) that showed how they support one another.

students setting up a group activity involving chairs and supporting each other

How did it go? Watch this video:

Participants and volunteers agree: Girls on the Run is so much fun!

Girls on the Run is a twice-weekly, afterschool program for 5th and 6th grade students where trained volunteers lead girls through interactive lessons and movement activities, culminating in a celebratory 5K in June.