What We Do

GirlUp GVL is a free after school and summer program devoted to serving middle and high school girls in Greenville, SC. We seek to enrich and empower young women with positive formative experiences for life. 


Confidence blossoms when young women have the same opportunities as others to grow, gain self-confidence, and discover their natural gifts and talents.

  • Art classes
  • STEM activities
  • Summer camps geared towards personal areas of interest
  • Field trips
  • Gardening
  • Cooking
  • Outdoor Activities


Through the opportunities GirlUp GVL provides, girls achieve personal fulfillment and enriched lives.

  • After school program
  • Mindfulness activities
  • Mentors 
  • Individual success plans

  • Community collaborations
  • Financial literacy
  • Weekly enrichment classes
  • Resume workshops


Building up young women through encouragement and confidence leads them on their own path to a brighter future.

  • Job shadowing
  • Internships
  • Driver training
  • Student led planning
  • College tours
  • College application support
  • Development of social & emotional intelligence