Eureka! STEM Program | Kids Out and About Denver

Eureka! STEM Program

Eureka! is a 5-year STEM-based program designed to encourage girls' excitement about STEM subjects through engagement in enriching and fun year-round learning opportunities. Girls in Eureka! will participate in STEM summer camps, paid internships, and travel. Applications are open to current 7th grade girls and are due March 22nd.

The Girls Inc. Eureka! program is an intensive, five-year STEM-based program that builds girls' confidence and skills through hands-on opportunities in science, technology, engineering, and math. Utilizing a "whole girl" approach, the program also includes sports and physical fitness, personal development, and college and career readiness.

Serving girls from across the Denver Metro area, Eureka! broadens girls' future academic and career interests, encourages enrollment in advanced math and science courses, promotes positive risk-taking, and assists girls in developing networks of peers and mentors to support their future endeavors.

During Eureka! girls gain first-hand knowledge through a variety of exciting and compelling activities that explore the cutting edge world of STEM, including: designing model buildings, exploring different forms of energy, and using computer programming to create interactive video games.

With complementary activities in healthy living, social justice, and financial literacy. Eureka's approach fosters education, professional, and personal development.

The 5-year Eureka! Program:

Years 1 and 2 : 4-week STEM summer program on a college campus plus monthly activities during the school year.

Years 3 and 4 : Paid summer STEM internships with partners throughout the Denver area plus monthly activities during the school year.

Year 5 : STEM travel experience plus monthly activities during the school year.

Eureka applicants should:
Be a 7th grade girl
Have an interest in STEM
Have a 2.0 minimum GPA
Complete the application process
Be willing and able to commit to a 5-year program

Applications are due by 5:00 p.m. on Friday, March 22.

Location:

1499 Julian Street
Denver, CO, 80204
United States

Phone:

303-893-4363 x161
Contact name: 
Dia St. John
Email address: 
Dates: 
06/03/2019
06/04/2019
06/05/2019
Time: 
9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Price: 
$30 - $300 (based on family income)

Ages

9-12 years Teenagers