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Introducing Girls to “Big Ideas” in STEM Fields.

STEM Girls Camp is a 5-day STEM Summer camp for 3rd-8th grade girls.  Programming includes cool hands-on activities, sessions with STEM professionals and a field trip. Campers explore a wide range of careers related to feeding, fueling, healing and saving the world! On the last day of camp, parents are invited to join their children at camp for a picnic and barbecue to share in and celebrate their week of STEM exploration!

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OUR IMPACT

The STEMGirls camps in Red Bud and Waukegan successfully increased girls’ positive feelings for STEM activities, increased their familiarity with STEM careers, and had broad strong support from families. Further students from both camps increased their interest in pursuing a STEM career after they leave school.

Broadly the parents from both programs had very strong positive ratings for the program. More than 75% of parents strongly agreed that the program made STEM seem fun for their daughter(s), that Family Day was a good way to interact with their daughter, overall the program was good for their daughter, and that the program will have a lasting positive impact on their daughter after the summer is over.

That they actually did something every day that was fun and exciting. My daughter was showing me something new each night that she made herself and was proud of. I like that it increased her confidence in being able to problem solve on her own.

Parent of STEMgirls Participant in Waukegan, IL

I love that you challenge these girls to think for themselves, and in areas schools can’t offer enough exposure to for any kid.

Parent of STEMgirls Participant in Red Bud, IL

2019 CAMP HIGHLIGHTS

ADD STELLARGIRLS OR STEMGIRLS TO YOUR SCHOOL

We work closely with schools and community organizations to successfully implement StellarGirls after school programs and our STEMGirls Summer camps. Contact us to learn how to bring our programs to your district.

 

OUR NEWS

EDUCATE Fun Summer STEM At-Home Activities: Dancing Raisins

It is summertime and the kids are home. Yay! But how do you keep them busy and prevent summer learning loss? EDUCATE has sleuthed out fun, weekly, at-home STEM activities to keep your children’s minds active and encourage them to keep curious throughout the summer...

The iBIO’s EDUCATE Center Hosts Fourth Annual STEMgirls Summer Camp at Cristo Rey St. Martin College Prep

Today, the iBIO’s EDUCATE Center kicked off its fourth annual STEMgirls Summer Camp hosted at Cristo Rey St. Martin College Prep in Waukegan. This week-long learning experience provides 130young girls (grades 3-8) with opportunities to learn more about careers in...

iBIO Institute’s fourth annual STEMgirls Summer Camp

iBIO opened registration for its fourth annual STEMgirls Summer Camp hosted at Cristo Rey St. Martin College Prep in Waukegan June 17-21, 2019. This week-long learning experience will provide 125 young girls (grades 3-8) from the North Chicago and Waukegan area with...

Horizon Supports iBIO Charitable Programs to Diversify the STEM Pipeline

Today, iBIO announced that Horizon Therapeutics, a global biopharmaceutical company, has made a donation to support iBIO’s Charitable Programs working to diversify the STEM talent pipeline. The donation will support two main programs focused on increasing interest in...

StellarGirls NSF Partnership with SIUE

The Exploring Global Challenges partnership with Southern Illinois University is funded by the National Science Foundation and is building computational thinking into the StellarGirls Program. The partnership was featured in the East St. Louis news: STEM+C...

iBIO’s StellarGirls After School Program Expands into North Chicago

We are excited to announce that the StellarGirls program will expand into North Chicago. The Neal Math and Science Academy will provide the program to all of their 98 girls in 6th grade. Stellar Girls introduces girls to “Big Ideas” in STEM fields. Through weekly...

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