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Call goes out for young women leaders to sign up for FOXY summer retreat

FOXY participants Body Mapping at Blachford Lake Lodge.

NWT - Young women throughout the Northwest Territories are invited to participate in a FOXY (Fostering Open Expression among Youth) retreat in Yellowknife this summer, information from the Tlicho Government said.

The first 2017 FOXY Peer Leader Retreat is scheduled to run from July 5 to 13 and the second is scheduled to take place from Aug. 9 to 17.

The retreats are open to girls aged 13 to 17.

A portion of each retreat will be dedicated to planning community projects, which participants will organize and deliver when they return to their home communities.

Everyone who participates in a retreat will earn two high school credits, and an additional two credits will be awarded to those who complete their community projects.

All costs for the retreat, including return airfare to Yellowknife, will be covered.