AAF Operation: This IS You! Incredible, FREE! hands-on experience events for women & girls APPLY NOW! - Vancouver Island & Lower Mainland events available

posted Sep 6, 2019, 1:35 PM by Leah Ashford   [ updated Sep 6, 2019, 1:54 PM ]

A potential regional resource focusing on engaging young women in the STEM fields.   

ATTENTION: Women & Girls!!!!

The Achieve Anything Foundation inspires female future leaders from shop floor to top floor

in high-tech STEM fields with incredible FREE hands on experience events!


APPLY NOW to join Achieve Anything Foundation's Operation: This IS You!

A series of FREE hands-on experience events held in the native environments of our agency and industry partners.


Vancouver Island event: Day Sail on a Warship with the Royal Canadian Navy - CFB Esquimalt departure: Saturday, Sept. 14, 2019

Eligible women & girls who apply here: www.achieveanything.ca/thisisyou.html  and are accepted, will JOIN US for an incredible, hands-on day at sea with the Royal Canadian Navy! Activities include tours of ship duty stations, crew quarters and operational equipment; RCAF helicopter joint search and rescue demonstration, ship firefighting simulation and demonstration of the warship’s impressive manoeuvring capabilities! Lunch will be provided on board.


Lower Mainland event: SAR and Environmental Response with the Canadian Coast Guard – Kitsilano Base Saturday, Oct. 26, 2019

Eligible women & girls who apply here: www.achieveanything.ca/thisisyou.html  and are accepted, will JOIN US for an incredible, hands-on day on shore and at sea with the Canadian Coast Guard! Activities include tours of base duty stations; donning of rescue gear & equipment; interactive search & rescue exercises including ride to sea on the CCG hovercraft; simulated incident command scenario; environmental containment, cleanup and de-watering of a simulated derelict vessel; opportunities to test drive CCG fast rescue craft. Bring your own lunch.


What’s it like?  INCREDIBLE! Subscribe to our YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/c/AchieveAnythingFoundation


Other FREE Operation: This IS You! hands-on experience events coming soon to Vancouver Island and Vancouver Mainland locations include:


  • Search & Rescue with Royal Canadian Marine Search & Rescue
  • Tactical event with Vancouver Police Department
  • Behind the scenes airport operations
  • Firefighting event
  • and more!


Please note that while there is generally no maximum age for Operation: This IS You! events, varying minimum ages may apply for liability reasons. Before applying for any Operation: This IS You! event please be sure to review carefully all eligibility and other information found here: www.achieveanything.ca/thisisyou.html


DON'T MISS OUT - APPLY NOW! Applications are continuously processed right up to the day before the event in case of last minute cancellations so if an event is still up on our website, we’re still accepting applications!


Applications to Operation: This IS You! events must be made in advance, and each eligible person desiring to attend must fill out her own application in her own words, using a unique email address she regularly has access to. Those selected/invited must complete the RSVP process by the appropriate deadline outlined in the invitation email in order to secure the invitation and gain access to the event. Invitations are for the named individual only without exception, and are not transferrable. Participants may apply for only one Operation: This IS You! event at a time, and may not repeat the same event. If you have questions please email us at thisisyou@achieveanything.ca.


If you’d like to experience an incredible FREE hands-on event open to everyone regardless of age, gender or citizenship, check out www.girlsfly2.ca for information on The Sky’s No Limit – Girls Fly too! world’s largest gender diversity outreach event in Aviation, Aerospace, Marine & Defence!  Bring the whole family and all your friends too - no registration is required and even the parking is FREE!


JOIN US: October 5-6, 2019 at the Abbotsford International Airport for the best day of your life! We’re giving away hundreds of FREE helicopter rides for female first-time fliers of any age, in honour of the week of International Day of the Girl. MEET NASA ASTRONAUT Heide Stefanyshyn-Piper! She'll be on hand both days to inspire and amaze you with her incredible space adventures and answer all your questions about space! Photos ops, selfies & autographs too! DYK Heide is a MOM? How cool is that???!!!!


Please share far & wide!

Best Regards,
AAF Team
 www.achieveanything.ca // www.girlsfly2.ca
  @AchieveAnythingFoundation // @SkysNoLimitGirlsFlyToo
 @AchieveGirl // @Kirsten_GF2
 @Achieve.Girl // @Kirsten.GF2
 Achieve Anything Foundation