“The Ascension” program is a year long in-depth training academy designed to take girls through the Queendom Come program. Girls commit to a series of training courses complete with inspirational and educational sessions as well as community activity. This program provides interaction with mentors from various professional and educational backgrounds who nurture and teach girls specified lessons ultimately leading to a final crowning ceremony. Sessions held six times a year with additional community events and field experiences to total an amount of 30 program hours. Membership is free to girls 9 to 17 whose mothers are absent due to illness, death, incarceration, substance abuse, or other approved circumstances.