“Source of Confidence: Supporting Girls and Women in Navigating Their Own Paths to Confidence.”

Support Us

Are you interested in bringing the Source of Confidence curriculum into your classroom, school, summer camp, Girl Scout Troop, your every day life? There are many ways of doing this, through our educational website and activities, Presentations, Skype in the classroom sessions, and the SOC Confidence-Building Workbook. We would love to connect with you about how you can be involved and Read More

What Would You Do?

We want your input and ideas! Help us make decisions, regarding where we should camp, what we should have for dinner, if we should take a rest day, and what topics we should talk about in a video clip update. You will find these questions here and will be able to give us your ideas. Support us in our decision Read More

Confidence-Building Curriculum

  As we canoe the 4th longest river system, we will use this platform to deliver our confidence-building curriculum. This will include activities, simple lesson plans and structured reflection prompts, that encourage building confidence, along with social and emotional learning. With our principles of taking positive risks, processing failure and celebrating success, we aim to support girls and women in navigating Read More

Sponsors of Source of Confidence

Official Sponsors: Source of Confidence Expedition  Frost River, Duluth, MN, USA Frost River crafts softgoods that are generation-proof. Bags that are tough, and difficult to wear out. Packs built to the standards of those who came before. Lisa & Alyce, in Duluth, MN. Modeling the portage packs Frost River is generously contributing to our expedition!   K’ul Chocolate, Minneapolis, Read More

Video Clips

Check here for entertaining and informational video clips of Alyce and Lisa. We will post videos of activities in our lesson plans, so that you as an educator can train yourself to deliver the activity or use the video to deliver the lesson. We will also post about the fun and interesting experiences we are having, ranging from cooking over an Read More

Financing the Source Of Confidence Expedition

We need your support to make this historic expedition happen! We will be the first all-female expedition to canoe this 4,000-mile route, however, this expedition is an undertaking with intentions beyond personal achievement. We are doing this to provide girls and women access to strong female role models in a unique way. We aim to Read More

The Route: Source of Confidence Expedition

The ultimate source of the fourth longest river in the world is Brower’s Spring, elevation 9,000 feet, on the southwestern edge of Montana along the Idaho border. The expedition will start just over the border in Idaho. We’ll trek to Brower’s Spring, where Hell Roaring Creek flows down into the Centennial Valley. Then we’ll hike Read More