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"We were born to make manifest the glory of God that is within us. It's not just in some of us; it's in all of us. And when we let our own light shine, we unconsciously give other people permission to do the same."                                 ~Maryanne Williamson

Our Mission/About

Camp Butterfly Girls International is a non-profit registered with the state of Georgia. Founded in 2010 by Jamilah Shakir with just 10 girls, we have expanded to serve over 800 girls and their families to date.   

Our mission is to improve the quality of life of girls worldwide. Our objectives are to improve the self-esteem, good decision making skills, and reduce risky behavior. 

We provide therapeutic intervention, coping skills, and life skills for girls ages 8-12 and their families. Ninety-percent of participants attend on scholarship.

Board of Directors:

Jamilah Shakir, Founder/Exec. Director

Dr. Cassandra Newkirk, Board Chair

Qur'an Abdul Khaliq, Community Outreach/Public Relations

Aisha Tatum, Secretary

Dr. Qiana Johnson, Curriculum

Dianne Valentin, Budget/Finance

Ihsan Sharif, Partnerships


"It is easier to build strong children than to repair broken men (women)."

El Hajj Malik Shabazz


Donate - We are on a mission to raise $20,000 through our online  fund raising campaign. Your kind donation supports in providing our coping skills classes, parenting classes, and free community healing sessions. This includes us providing the full program in local homeless shelters that serve children. Make your donation today. 







Register or Sponsor a Girl - Registration fee for upcoming Summer Mother Daughter Retreat (June 4-7, 2020) is $450. By registering a girl, your donations provides an opportunity for girls and their mothers to attend on full or partial scholarships. 

Buy Sanitary Napkins Your purchase of feminine hygiene products for yourself or as a gift supports Camp Butterfly Girls.

Buy Girls Hygiene Kit Includes Jewel Sanitary Napkins, natural deodorant, portable vaginal wash bottle and instructions of how to make the natural wash, journal, and aloe wipes. 


"I found God in myself and I loved her. I loved her fiercely." Ntozake Shange


Upcoming Monthly Session

(Saturday, 11/6/2019, 3-5:30)

Springreens/Jayida Che

566 Fayetteville Rd. SE

Atlanta, Ga 30316

Healthy Mother Daughter Connection through the womb. Includes mother daughter meditation, hygiene, and bonding activities.

Cost: $20 for food per mother/daughter

Mother Daughter Retreat


Blue Ridge Mountains 

Mother Daughter Retreat Sedona/Grand Canyon, Arizona (November 6-9, 2020)