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04June

Hands-On Wednesday

Dream Animals

Girlstart's first week of Animal World Summer Camp is only a few days away and the summer team is getting ready! Each week campers enjoy a balance of hands-on STEM activities, relevant technology, collaborative team building and informal camp fun. At Animal World girls will take time to reflect and share their goals on unique, hand-made animal creations. Check out how cute the summer counselors’ turned out!  

Dream Animals

Make your own dream animal at home!

Materials:
Mini Clay Pot
Colorful Foam Sheets
Glue
Scissors
Sharpies
Googlie Eyes
BIG DREAMS!


Don't forget to write your dreams on your clay pot animal.

Posted in STEM Hands On, Summer Camp

30May

Meet a STEM Crew Counselor

Welcome to the Summer Team, Alaina!

Major: International Relations and Global Studies 

College: The University of Texas at Austin

What do you want to do when you graduate? 

I will be attending NYU School of Law in the fall and look to pursue a career in
international business law.

What are you excited about for this summer? 

I am excited to combine my sense of curiosity and imagination with my interests in
science and engineering. I can't wait to work with a great group of girls and spend
the summer in a creative environment and doing science projects!

What is one of your favorite summer memories from when you were a kid? One of my favorite summer memories is going hiking with my parents in Colorado.

Favorite Sonic drink:
Diet Green Tea with Strawberry!

Posted in Summer Camp

29May

Meet a STEM Crew Counselor

Welcome to the Summer Team, Grace!

Major: Government/Education

College: The University of Texas at Austin

What do you want to do when you graduate? Teach either elementary or middle
school

What are you excited about for this summer? Girlstart summer camp! All the movies
coming out, six flags, going swimming, hanging out with family and friends

What is one of your favorite summer memories from when you were a kid? Going to
Mexico to see my family and eating lots of ice cream from the corner store!

Favorite Sonic drink:
Cherry Limeade

Posted in Summer Camp

28May

Hands-On Wednesday

Water Cohesion

Water has some unique properties, like the ability to stick to itself, known as cohesion. Watch as the water moves down and sticks to the string. Water is able to go from one glass to another with no mess!

Posted in STEM Hands On

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