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Virtual Girls in Engineering, Math and Science

Date:
Sat Nov 14, 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM EST
Registration:
Sat Aug 01, 12:00 AM - Sun Nov 01, 11:45 PM EST
Grades:
4th - 12th
Level:
Junior, Cadette, Senior, Ambassador, Adult
 

 16th Annual Girls in Engineering, Math and Science

Saturday, Nov. 14, 2020

GEMS is a one-day event where girls have the opportunity to participate in workshops facilitated by local women in STEAM related fields. We are excited to announce that the annual Girls in Engineering, Math and Science "GEMS" will be held VIRTUALLY on Saturday, Nov. 14, 2020. All girls in grades 4th – 12th are invited to come discover, explore and create with various STEAM activities. You do not have to be a registered Girl Scout to attend. Check out the Virtual GEMS 2020 FAQ to learn more!

Get ready for an amazing adventure at home! This fall we're bringing the fun to you with the first ever VIRTUAL Girls in Engineering, Math and Science event. 

This virtual event allows girls to choose how they want to participate - both “plugged” or “unplugged” options are available. The event will start and end with a live zoom session. Live sessions are a great way to connect with other participants, community leaders and event staff. 

Registered participants will receive access to three age appropriate recorded workshop video presentations enabling them to view, pause, proceed, or replay at their leisure. Recorded workshop presentations are created by local STEAM experts. 

If girls would prefer to “unplug” and do all of the activities on their own, the GEMS workbook will help guide them as they go at their own pace. Girls will find additional STEAM activities, challenges and more throughout their workbook. 

Girls are invited to complete workshops on their own or with other registered participants in their troop/group. Videos will be added to a private link on the GSKWR main website. Girls are encouraged to stay logged into the zoom meeting and interact with other attendees via the chat box.  

We're thrilled to announce that the virtual GEMS 2020 Keynote Speaker is Stephanie Johnston, NASA Engineer!  Learn more about Stephanie here

Girls are natural-born scientists! They look at the world around them with inquisitive eyes, experiment and push boundaries, and learn as they go. Virtual workshops at 2020 GEMS will allow girls to see how they can use STEAM to make the world a better place! Registration closes November 1.

Package Options:

Basic Package: $15.00 per registered Girl Scout, $20.00 per non-registered Girl Scout

In the Basic Package, girls will receive a digital and printed copy of the GEMS workbook, GEMS patch, digital swag, supply list for activities and access to three workshop presentations designed specifically for your grade level. BONUS – workshop presentations for each grade level will be available. No supplies are included in this package.

Deluxe Package: $25.00 per registered Girl Scout, $30.00 per non-registered Girl Scout

In the Deluxe Package, girls will receive a digital and printed copy of the GEMS workbook, GEMS patch, supply list for activities, activity supplies that you may not have at home, swag bag and access to three workshops presentations designed specifically for your grade level. BONUS – workshop presentations for each grade level will be available.

Materials will be available for pick-up prior to the event. Pick-up times must be scheduled in advance. Can’t make it to a pick-up location? No problem – shipping is available (additional fees may apply)

Questions? Please contact Katie Mauldin at kmauldin@gswrc.org or call 1-800-475-2621 ext. 2130. 

THANK YOU TO OUR GEMS 2020 EVENT SPONSORS! Learn more about the GEMS 2020 event sponsors here.