One Circle Foundation Activity Guides provide everything you need to run a strengths-based program for youth and adults and create a safe space to address risky behaviors and build on protective factors. The user-friendly guides contain step-by-step instructions on leading discussions and creative activities. Simply gather your curricula, begin, and your group will thank you! Easily adaptable to your own unique setting.

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Facilitator Manuals
Whether you use one activity guide or many, your journey with Girls Circle or The Council for Boys and Young Men starts here.

Girls Circle
Facilitator Manual



The Council Facilitator Manual





Research Tools
Instructions, forms, and scales to measure the outcomes of your Girls Circle and The Council for Boys and Young Men programs

Girls Circle Evaluation Tool Kit
  



The Council Evaluation Packet
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Friendship
8 WEEKS, AGES 9-14
Groundbreaking guide that addresses exclusion, intolerance, and feuding. Confronts relational aggression and shores girls up with strong interpersonal skills; knocks down barriers to pride, confidence, and empathy. Themes include topics such as "Being Included, Being Left Out," & "Feuds, Followers, & Fairness." Increases caring and relational competence.
Product Code: FRACTVYGD
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   $116 $93

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Being A Girl
8 WEEKS, AGES 11-13
Introduces girls to the positive experience of a support circle addressing topics such as "Growing Up Female," "Growth and Self-Care," and "Female Role Models." Activities include collage, affirmations, and theme-related crafts. Great kit for middle-school girls new to support groups.
Product Code: BAGRL
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Body Image
8 WEEKS, AGES 12+
Examines cultural messages and personal beliefs that influence body image. Themes emphasize raising awareness, recognizing body signals, and exploring underlying causes of poor body image. Topics cover physical awareness, health, and emotional balance through media exploration, imagery, art, personal story telling, and more. Excellent prevention program.
Product Code: BDYIMG 
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Honoring Our Diversity
12 WEEKS, AGES 11-18
Recognizes girls’ varied cultural, ethnic, and racial backgrounds emphasizing positive identity and alliance building. Includes discussions and activities that cover topics such as “Stereotype Busting,“ “Beyond Fear,“ “Cultural Treasures,“ “Culture Clash,“ and includes a community advocacy exercise. Themes focus on appreciating diversity in girls lives by identifying biases, developing navigational tools in a multi-cultural society, and promoting understanding and respect within and between groups. Guide includes a girls' journal for weekly reflection.
Product Code: HONRGDIV 
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    $168 $134

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Mind, Body, Spirit
12 WEEKS, AGES 12-16
This excellent prevention program addresses alcohol, tobacco, and drug decision making as well as healthy sexuality, promoting abstinence and/or reduction to high-risk behaviors by exploring the realities of risk and the power of self-care. Helps girls examine and evaluate choices through affirmations, role-play, media influence, journal writing, videos and more. Addresses sexuality decision-making and definitions of "infatuation, desire, and love" through real teen stories, music messages, and personal standards activity. Outstanding prevention program that promotes critical thinking and is much enjoyed by girls!
Product Code: MBS
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Expressing My Individuality
8 WEEKS, AGES 11-15
Explores topics such as celebrating individuality, diversity, getting along with others, and addresses goals, conflict styles, feeling good about ourselves, and taking time to relax. Activities include values exploration, "How Others See Me," making dream catchers, potting a plant to symbolize personal growth, and finally culminates with a girls' compliment circle. A variety of topics and activities for middle and high school girls!
Product Code: EXPRSINDV 
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Relationships With Peers
10 WEEKS, AGES 13-18
Enhances girls' awareness of their relationships with themselves and others. Themes include "Expressing Myself," "Accepting Different Parts of Myself," "Giving Voice to Feelings,” Romantic Relationships, ” “Girlfights or Girlfriends” and are complimented by activities such as journaling, role-play, sculpting, and more. Highly engaging for teen girls.
Product Code: RLTNSHPS 
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Who I Am
8 WEEKS, AGES 14-18
Works with girls to examine identity, assertiveness skills, and goal setting through role-play, mandala-making, relationship to music, and more. Themes include "Journaling and Self-Disclosure," "Song About Me-Who I Am," "Personal Growth/Assertiveness," and "Life Goals/Personal Goals." Very well received by high school girls.
Product Code: WHOIAM 
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Paths to the Future
12 WEEKS, AGES 12+
A skills-building support circle for use with at-risk or court- involved girls. Examines thoughts, beliefs, and actions about friendships, trust, authority figures, mother/daughter relationships, sexuality, dating violence, HIV, drug abuse, stress and goal-setting. Opens up girls to important exploration regarding their choices and behaviors and examines ways to promote self-care and healthy decision-making through lively, prepared discussions and activities. Creative activities include assertiveness role-plays, collage, progressive relaxation, writing, creating "Lifemaps" and more.
Product Code: PATHS 
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Wise & Well
8 WEEKS, AGES 12-18
Addresses 21st Century challenges such as cyberbullying, social networking, binge drinking, marijuana use, the stigma of mental health and more. In this guide, girls and facilitators walk through the myriad of common 21st Century risks with discussions and activities that inspire eyes wide open, minds sharp and aware, and hearts willing to step up to leadership for their own health and safety.
Product Code: WISE 
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My Family, My Self
8 WEEKS, AGES 12-18
This essential guide gets at the critical importance of girls’ development within the context of their family relationships and offers girls the opportunity to safely and respectfully acknowledge and explore the many gifts and challenges of growing up within the family unit. Girls are invited to share the influence of their families and cultural values on their own social-emotional development, and build skills to strengthen their confidence in relationships with relatives and peers.
Product Code: MYFAMILY 
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Mente, cuerpo, y espíritu guia para Latinas
Mind, Body, Spirit Guide for Latinas - English & Spanish in one guide!

8 WEEKS, AGES 12-16
This excellent prevention program considers the rich, cultural context of Latina life and provides culturally adapted discussion and activities that empower Latina girls to express their views, determine goals, and balance their well-being, safety, and inter-personal relationships.
Product Code: MBS-L 
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    $200 $160

Mother-Daughter Circle "Heart of the Matter" Activity Guide
8 WEEKS, AGES 11+

Mothers or Female Caregivers and their daughters join together in combined and age-appropriate groups to strengthen their bonds through shared listening, creative expression, and skill building. "Heart of the Matter" promotes empathy, communication skills, stress reduction, setting limits and honoring boundaries, exploring meanings and messages about female identity, identifying relationship accountability, and experiencing affirmation together and within their broader female community. Co-facilitation recommended.  
Product Code: MODA 
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La Mariposa: A Personal Empowerment Program for Adolescent Latinas
12 WEEKS, AGES 12-18
Girls will learn about the power within and the ways in which they can lead the direction of their lives, in addition to valuable skills that assist girls in exploring the impact of the values, norms and beliefs that shape them, especially those that present barriers. This guide specifically addresses the challenges with assimilating to a dual-cultural life, and reinforces a sense of pride and connection with Latina culture. All workshops are facilitated in a relational, strengths-based, trauma informed and culturally competent manner.
Product Code: MARIPOSA 
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Growing Healthy,
Going Strong

10 WEEKS, AGES 9-14
Boys will have fun identifying social-emotional messages, experiences, attitudes, and smart options for growing up male in our culture. Competition, bullying, recognizing and expressing emotions, male and female role expectations, self confidence, and teamwork are highlighted through games and team challenges. Boys develop vocabulary and skills to expect and enact fairness, healthy competition, and respect for self and others.
Product Code: BC_GHGS
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Standing Together: A Journey into Respect
10 WEEKS, AGES 9-14
This guide provides engaging ways to address common themes which pre-teens and early adolescents encounter, including breaking down social-cultural barriers, motives and actions around put-downs, knowing their personal rights, defining assumptions about male power, respecting others' physical boundaries, understanding and using the energy of strong emotions, and standing up for each other in community.
Product Code: BC_STNDTOG
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Living A Legacy: A Rite of Passage
10 WEEKS, AGES 14-18
Young men gain skills and knowledge to navigate growing up male in today’s society through the introduction of topics and experiential activities that address a myriad of relevant challenges - safely, powerfully, and within a spirit of “council” connection. Boys will explore: relationships, conflict resolution, education, leadership, community service, diversity, mass media messages, personal values, integrity, and future goals.
Product Code: BC_LAL
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Journey of the Great Warrior
Empowering Minority and Disenfranchised Youth
18 SESSIONS, AGES 13-18
Recommended Prerequisite: Living a Legacy Activity Guide.
Journey of the Great Warrior recognizes the assets and barriers of marginalized youth. Using creative challenges, personal narratives, and the restorative environment of nature, it respectfully explores both effective and limiting survival strategies .
Product Code: JGW
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    $221 $177

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Men of Honor: Becoming Respectful, Nonviolent Leaders – Set 1 & 2

10 WEEKS each, AGES 13+
In this groundbreaking, trauma responsive and timely Two Set curriculum, young men ages 13 years and older examine rigid and harmful gender norms and develop definitions of manhood guided by respect and non-violent behaviors. Fun, thought-provoking and uniquely designed activities and conversations engage participants to examine these harmful beliefs that impose limits on them and work together towards becoming respected leaders and connected allies in their communities.  MORE

    $368 $294   Or, buy individually: Men of Honor, Set 1 or  Men of Honor, Set 2. View a sample from Set 1 or Set 2.

 




Identity - Who I Am
10 Week Program
Supports women’s self-discovery and the importance of each one's place in family, community, and culture by examining “What Does it Mean to be Me?” and societal messages about identity. Women share values, influences, dreams and roles within the context of family and culture leading to sharing of self-expressions, acceptance and affirmations in a supportive community.     MORE

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Relationships
10 Week Program
Addresses relationships in women’s lives, including intimacy, sexuality, and personal standards. Explores working and professional relationships, family and friendships, as well as competition and community. Women journal, brainstorm, role-play, and discuss topics with an inclusive approach, fostering deep connections and exploration of the importance of healthy relationships to women’s lives and well-being.    MORE

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Being A Well Woman
10 Week Program
Focuses on holistic health and wellness using a variety of creative processes such as collage, games, surveys, case studies, and analysis along with guided visualization, stress relief and inspirational role models to explore self-care and how to support one another. Themes include physical, emotional, spiritual, occupational and financial wellness, as well as intimacy and sexual wellness in women’s lives.  MORE

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Want more information on the Activity Guides? Check out our detailed week-by-week overview for all Girls Circle Guides, all The Council for Boys and Young Men Guides, and all Women's Circle Guides in PDF format.



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