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Central PA’s Nonprofit Center for the Arts

Girls in STEM


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


Girls In STEM Workshops

Join us for workshops designed for young ladies in 4-8 grade, who will participate in activities that connect with real-world applications of STEM through design, programming, coding, engineering, and more. All workshops are held from 12:00 - 2:00 PM in the newly renovated STEM Labs at Whitaker Center for Science and the Arts.  Tickets are just $5 per girl, per workshop!  Any questions or concerns can be directed to education@whitakercenter.org.  

November 1     Coding for Good with Minecraft Education Edition     

Coding the Minecraft biosphere will help girls discover how Artificial Intelligence is being used to collect data about forest fires.

November 8     Audacious Architects     

Girls will learn the science behind cantilevered construction as they tackle design challenges based on iconic landmarks.

November 15     Helping Hands     

In this program, girls must find a way to extend their reach —literally!—as they develop a method to build mechanical grabbers.  




Support the Girls in STEM Initiatives

When you make a $50 or more donation, you will receive our exclusive “I Empowered a Girl” t-shirt! 
Contact development@whitakercenter.org for more information.


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

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