What is Super Girls?
Throughout New Hanover County, young women are often used by gang leaders in a variety of capacities including storing drugs, renting cars, carrying information to and from jails, and other, sometimes illegal, activities. Super Girls is a gang prevention program targeting at-risk youth by empowering them to make positive choices.
What is Port City Super Girls Academy?
The Port City Super Girls Academy is a four day retreat created for 50 girls 12 to 18 years of age. This on-site program will challenge female teens to explore new and innovative career paths, receive instruction on financial literacy, and violence prevention and intervention. An interactive curriculum will be offered along with extra-curricular activities to include, sports, health and fitness.
Who can apply?
- Girls 12 – 18 years of age
- Residents of New Hanover County, Brunswick & Pender County
- Behavior: No extensive behavior issues or pending charges.
**More than one child from a family can be referred; however, they must also meet the criteria
The application is now closed.