Girl Scout Engineering Saturday (GSES) is a program for local Girl Scout troops in Maryland and the Washington metropolitan area. Cadettes and Seniors (grades 6-12) engage in fun, hands-on activities and earn the Building a Better Future Project patch. Join the program October 9, 2010, or again in February.
Middle school girls are invited to experience the creativity and innovation of engineering and technology with fun hands-on activities at the University of San Diego, CA, on August 7, 2010. Come meet women engineers, scientist, and technologist and hear first-hand about their exciting careers. Cost: Free. Registration deadline: August 2, 2010.
The Tufts University Center for Engineering Education will hold a Parent and Child Workshop, March 6, 2010, with teams building and programming their own LEGO inventions. For all ages. Cost: $75.
In Columbus, Ohio, COSI (Center of Science and Industry) is holding a Science career program for boys grades 6-8. The boys will meet professional engineers, discover that engineering can be an exciting and rewarding career, and have a great time learning and meeting new friends. Date: Feb. 13, 2010; Application deadline: Jan 29, 2010. Cost: $25.
Girls are encouraged to join their families and teachers at UT for an afternoon of engineering fun. Girl Day gives 1st through 8th grade students a chance to have fun doing grade-specific, hands-on engineering activities; meet students, professors and engineers from industry; and see what it’s like to be an engineer. Date: Feb. 20, 2010; pre-registration opens Jan. 2010.