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29May

Meet a STEM Crew Counselor

Welcome to the Summer Team, Nicole!

Major: Special Education

College: Texas State University

When did you graduate/or expect to graduate? 2015

What do you want to do when you graduate? I would love to teach Life Skills at the elementary age!

What are you excited about for this summer? I am excited about potentially spending more time with the girls I have met through Girlstart After School programs in Hays, meeting new people, and seeing new places!

What is one of your favorite summer memories from when you were a kid? Each summer I spent a week at Girl Scout camp! I had a great time spending the week with my troop swimming, crafting, signing, and a lot more. I think my favorite part was creating chants to sing as we walked around the campus. I also loved making 'swaps' and trading them between different troops. 

Favorite Sonic drink: Diet Coke with Cherry

Posted in Summer Camp

28May

Meet a STEM Crew Counselor

Welcome to the Summer Team, Tammy!

Major: B.S. in Interdisciplinary Education

College: Texas State University

When did you graduate/or expect to graduate? May 2015

What do you want to do when you graduate? Teach elementary.

What are you excited about for this summer? Working with Girlstart and enjoying my last summer in San Marcos.

What is one of your favorite summer memories from when you were a kid? Going to the pool every day. 

Favorite Sonic drink: Cherry Limeaid

Posted in Summer Camp

27May

Hands-On Wednesday

It Pays to Smile

Want to make George Washington smile or frown on your dollar bill? Use this optical illusion trick to see his facial expression change! Create the folds and tilt the dollar bill up and down to see the changes! 

Posted in STEM Hands On

25May

Meet a STEM Crew Counselor

Welcome to the Summer Team, Carly!

Major: Aerospace Engineering

College: University of Texas at Austin

When did you graduate/or expect to graduate? May 2018

What do you want to do when you graduate? I would love to explore space or create advanced air technology and change the world! 

What are you excited about for this summer? I am super excited to do some awesome things with some awesome girls! I can't wait to be a part of such an inspiring summer camp! 

What is one of your favorite summer memories from when you were a kid? I got to travel all across America with my best friends (my sisters), and learn awesome things about all of the 50 states.

Favorite Sonic drink: Cherry Sprite Nerd Slush is my absolute favorite thing ever created! 

Posted in Summer Camp

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