The following links will give you quick access to different organizations for people like you.
Boys & Girls Clubs
Is there one in your neighborhood? Boys & Girls Clubs programs and services promote and enhance the development of boys and girls by instilling a sense of competence, usefulness, belonging and influence.
Resource Added: December 4, 2005
Camp Fire Boys & Girls
Camp Fire is a not-for-profit, youth development organization that provides fun, coeducational programs for approximately 650,000 youth from birth to age 21.
Camp Invention is a one-week day camp where imaginations run wild. Structured for children entering grades 1-6, this unique and exciting program is hosted by schools throughout the country each summer. Camp Invention is a joint project of the US Patent and Trademark Office and the National Inventors Hall of Fame.
Cool Girls Science and Art Club
Cool Girls Science and Art Club helps elementary school children develop their passion for the exciting world of science, technology, engineering, the arts, and mathematics (STEAM). Girls-only groups meet after school and go on field trips (families welcome!). We also present programs in the classroom for girls and boys.
Resource Added: January 28, 2014
Destination Imagination (DI) is a non-profit, volunteer-led, cause-driven organization. The purpose is to inspire and equip students to become the next generation of innovators and leaders. Annually, they offer seven new standards-based Challenges in STEM, Improv, Visual Arts, Service Learning, and Early Learning. Each Challenge enables student teams to learn and experience the creative process from imagination to innovation.
Resource Added: January 23, 2014
EESC Pre-Engineering Summer Camps Page
Search by state to find a pre-engineering camp in your area using this list from the Engineering Education Service Center.
Resource Added: February 27, 2009
G.R.A.D.E. CAMP is a week-long day program designed specifically for entering 8th to 12th grade girls (as of Sept. 2007) who want to find out what engineering is all about through "hands-on" experience.
Resource Added: July 30, 2007
Girl Scouts is the world's pre-eminent organization dedicated solely to girls. Be sure to check out the Just for Girls section of this website.
iD Tech Camps and iD Tech Academies
Take interests further and gain a competitive edge for school, college, and a future career in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math). Weeklong summer programs for ages 7-17 in robotics engineering, electrical engineering, iPhone and Android app development, C++/Java programming, video game creation, and more. Held at over 80 prestigious universities nationwide including Princeton, Stanford, Yale, Carnegie Mellon, the University of Michigan, and others. Also 2-week, pre-college programs for ages 13-18 held at select universities: iD Programming Academy, iD Game Design & Development Academy, and iD Film Academy.
Resource Added: March 1, 2012
KEYs to Empowering Youth
KEYs to Empowering Youth is a science and technology mentoring program for 11-13 year old girls designed to provide them with the opportunity to meet and work with women studying and working in science and engineering. The KEYs program provides interactive, hands-on activities that stress the importance of engineering, science and technology and their impact on society.” The Program is offered through the University of Maryland.
Resource Added: May 11, 2007
OPTIONS for High School Girls
If you have completed geometry you may want to explore this camp from the University of Evansville. It is an introduction to the many career opportunities in engineering and computer science. One week is spent at the Evansville campus, and one week is spent in England!
Resource Added: January 16, 2008
Science and Engineering Apprenticeship Program (SEAP)
The Science and Engineering Apprenticeship Program (SEAP) provides an opportunity for students to participate in research at a Department of Navy (DoN) laboratory during the summer.The goals of SEAP are to encourage participating students to pursue science and engineering careers, to further their education via mentoring by laboratory personnel and their participation in research, and to make them aware of DoN research and technology efforts, which can lead to employment within the DoN.SEAP provided competitive research internships to over 265 high school students this year. Participating students spend eight weeks during the summer doing research at 25 DoN laboratories.
Resource Added: September 11, 2013
STEPS program for girls
Science Technology and Engineering Preview at UW-Stout for Girls (STEPS) is a one-week introduction to the exciting world of science, technology and engineering.
Looking for something fun to do this summer? Try one of the many camps or day programs offered by Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
Resource Added: March 24, 2009
WISH project by NASA
NASA' s WISH project offers female high school juniors a unique experience to learn about careers in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) fields. WISH starts with a nationwide, online learning community and culminates with a summer educational experience at a NASA center for the top performing online students.
Resource Added: January 23, 2012
World Association of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts
WAGGGS offers projects and programmes at an international level that enable Girl Guides and Girl Scouts to be responsible world citizens through action and activity in the community.