Girlstart offers a wide range of programs for girls and educators to increase opportunities in math, science, and technology. Girlstart after-school programs are hosted at Central Texas schools providing a hands-on, fun environment specifically designed to encourage girls to enroll and participate in advanced math and science classes.
Girlstart Summer Camp is our award winning summer day camps with themes in web-design, astronomy, forensic science, medicine, digital video production, and more engaging topics for girls to explore. Girls entering the 4th through 8th grades are eligible to attend.
Science Extravaganzas offers free, family science fun! Girlstart’s Science Family Extravaganzas are held at various locations in the greater Austin-area throughout the year. Families enjoy door prizes, experiments, games, and FREE ADMISSION!
Girls In STEM, part of the Expanding Your Horizons Network, is a full day program of unique 50-minute hands-on workshops in math, science technology and engineering topics. Workshops span unique themed tracks and offer girls fun, hands-on learning led by women scientists, mathematicians, and engineers. Girlstart provides this unique program for up to 500 4th-8th grade girls from across Central Texas.
Starry Nights takes place in Girlstart's new STEM Studio and Mini-Planetarium, a unique space for families to explore astronomy! Starry Nights are held the 1st Thursday of every month (except January, June, July and August), with each month featuring a new astronomy experience for the whole family. Admission is FREE!
DeSTEMber is 31 days of fun, free, and innovative STEM activities that takes place during the month of December.