Registration Opens January 12, 2015
"She really enjoyed ALL of the hands-on science activities. She always thought science was boring (at school) and did not consider it a subject she liked. You should have seen how excited she was when explaining all she learned about the whale's blubber, exoskeletons, birds' wing span, and animal habitats. The camp completely changed her perspective about science! Of course now she says she wants to be a veterinarian." - 2014 Summer Camp Parent
2015 Summer Camps Weeks:
No Camp June 29-July 3
Camps serve entering 4th-5th grade and entering 6th-8th grade girls simultaneously all summer long.
Girlstart Summer Camps are week-long STEM programs for girls entering the 4th-8th grades. These programs achieve consistent positive outcomes by combining formal and informal educational strategies with challenging and relevant STEM curriculum. Girlstart Summer Camps provides individualized experiences that develop a strong conceptual understanding of STEM subjects and increase participants’ interest in STEM activities and careers.
Recently evaluated by Change the Equation as one of only four exemplary STEM education programs in America, Girlstart's Summer Camp programs have consistently received national recognition. Girlstart Summer Camp allows girls to explore STEM in a fun, informal environment, and equips girls with STEM skills they will use for life. Girlstart’s camp provides unique experiences that develop a strong conceptual understanding of STEM subjects and increase participants’ interest in STEM activities and careers.
Girlstart cultivates a culture where risk is rewarded, curiosity is encouraged, and creativity is expected. As a result, Girlstart girls are connected, brave, and resilient. Girlstart makes girls more successful, and inspires them to take on the world’s greatest challenges.
All Girlstart camps include a balance of hands-on STEM activities, relevant technology, collaborative team building and informal camp fun!
95% of campers reported they think developing video games, apps, or programming robots would be a fun career after attending Girlstart Summer Camp.