Whitaker Center
Central PA’s Nonprofit Center for the Arts

Girls in STEAM

Girls in STEAM

Girls in STEAM: Spring at Whitaker Workshops are NOW  on SALE!

Join us for workshops designed for girls in 4th - 8th grade who will participate in activities that connect with real-world applications of STEAM through design, programming, coding, engineering, and more. Participants will be able to explore all aspects of STEAM - Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Math - to see what interests them. All workshops are held in the STEM Design Studios (unless otherwise noted) at Whitaker Center for Science and the Arts. 

Any questions or concerns can be directed to education@whitakercenter.org.

Please Note: UPMC Science Center exploration before your workshop is NOT included in the price of your workshop.  UPMC Science Center hours are 9:30am-3pm and tickets can be purchased at the Box Office the day of your workshop. 

Tickets are $5 per member or $8 per non-member - per girl, per workshop! Visit the Box Office the day of the workshop to add on a ticket to UPMC Science Center.


Girls in STEAM Workshops for Grades 4-8!

Amazing Moon

March 30th 2024 - Amazing Moon - Join us on Saturday, March 30th for a special workshop with guest Dr. Sandy Magnus, a NASA Astronaut and Chief Engineer for the Department of Defense.  She is a member of AstraFemina, an organization that is Inspiring Today's Girls to be Tomorrow's STEM Stars!  Learn about the Solar Eclipse that will be visible from PA on April 8th, 2024!  Be prepared to see the greatest sight nature offers.  Girls will learn about the moon, make edible models of the phases, and prepare for the upcoming eclipse.  All participants will receive a pair of NASA's eclipse glasses to take with them!  Experience… SCIENCE & MATH!

Register for Finding Fossil Fuels

Painting with a Purpose

April 13th 2024 - Painting with a Purpose - Come help us refresh our parabolic, whisper dishes!  Leave your mark on Whitaker Center by designing science-themed artwork for display in our Science Center. Experience… SCIENCE & ART!

Register for Finding Fossil Fuels

Make Your Mark

May 4th 2024 - Make Your Mark - Join us as we continue to refresh our parabolic, whisper dishes!  Learn about art and design science-themed artwork to be displayed in the Science Center at Whitaker Center.  This will be the second of two workshops dedicated to designing and painting the dishes.  Experience… SCIENCE & ART!

Register for Finding Fossil Fuels

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


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