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Girls in STEM


Experience innovation and discovery with one of our Girls In STEM Sundays or Camps!

Whitaker Center offers engaging programming to get girls in grades 4-8 excited about the STEM field. Participants will enjoy an afternoon of  discovery during our Girls in STEM Sunday events or dive into a week of STEM activities  in one of our Girls in STEM week-long summer camps. Both programs feature hands-on, interactive experiences with activities that teach as well as entertain. 

Girls in STEM programs are supported by The Donald B. and Dorothy L. Stabler Foundation and   

Check out our Boys in STEM programs, too!

  Girls In STEM Sundays

Whitaker Center offers STEM Sunday workshops for girls in grades 4 - 8 that feature design challenges and foster creative thinking. Participants will enjoy an afternoon of discovery with our Education staff as they lead the group in activities that help girls connect with real-world applications of science, technology, engineering and math.

FALL 2018 Workshop Topic: Arcade Games

Participants will brainstorm, design, build, and improve their own cardboard arcade game that they will be able to take home at the end of the workshop. They will use a wide variety of materials to create and tweak their games, and they can collaborate with others while they build. This design challenge focuses on all the key elements of STEM learning.

Please note: all fall workshops are identical, so please only register for one session.

DATES: Sundays: October 14, 28 and November 11

TIME: 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Check-in begins at 11:45pm in the Third Street Lobby

AGE GROUP: Grades 4 - 8

PRICE: $5 per child
This is a drop-off program. Parents are encouraged to explore downtown Harrisburg and surrounding attractions while thier child(ren) are in the workshop.

Registering more than one participant? Please register each child in a seperate transaction.

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