‘Beecuz’ every girl matters


June 30, 2011 at 8:54 am  | Mobile Reader | Pring this storyPrint 

Girls try to unscramble a word during a team-building exercise.
Michelle Stuckey/Herald Guide
Girls try to unscramble a word during a team-building exercise.
St. Charles residents Debra Rieder and Lisa Gibbs both remember how difficult their own “tween” years were. They also relived the experience with their daughters.

Now they devote their time to helping other young girls transition into happy, healthy and confident young women with their “Beecuz You Matter” week-long summer camp.


This is the second year the two have run the camp, which includes fun group activities and self-esteem building discussions.




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