Out of School Time
The Discovery program is designed for girls ages 6-8 years old to cultivate their leadership skills through literacy and healthy lifestyles activities. The girls are encouraged to investigate the world around them and gain confidence to create change within their community and lives. Discovery girls will ignite their inner power and be inspired to be strong, smart, and bold! This program is offered in partnership with the University of Pennsylvania.
Inspiring the next generation of female scientists, technologists, engineers, and mathematicians
STEM GEMS is a component of our Operation SMART program. Girls ages 9-11 participate in hands-on activities where they explore, ask questions, persist, and solve problems. Girls will learn to view STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) careers as exciting and filled with new opportunities. STEM GEMS will inspire girls to have fun while exploring chemistry, electrical engineering, environmental science, and media arts. This program is offered in partnership with Lockheed Martin.
Bold Futures is our most intensive mentoring program, where girls will participate in at least 100 hours of Girls Inc. programs. College and professional mentors will support girls ages 13 & 14 as they participate in hands-on activities around leadership, STEM, and personal safety. Girls will be introduced to exciting careers at career exploration workshops and attend fun-filled educational field trips throughout the year.
Rising STARS is a leadership program for middle school girls designed to equip girls with the skills to investigate their rights and responsibilities, and create lasting social change within the community. Participants partner with professional and college mentors to complete a community action project. Through Rising STARS, girls will gain the confidence to dream big and achieve their goals. This program is offered in partnership with the Temple Law Alumni Association Women’s Leadership Initiative.
Ambassador Club is a leadership program designed to prepare the next generation of future leaders with the knowledge, skills, and attitudes necessary to succeed. This program is for high school girls. Participants in the program work closely with Girls Inc. staff and mentors to develop valuable skills in public speaking, essay writing, college preparation, etiquette and building their brand. This program is offered in partnership with the Forum of Executive Women.
2019 Summer Camp
Girls Inc. of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey’s summer camps are filled with opportunities to explore careers, dream big, and participate in hands-on projects as girls work closely with college and professional mentors. All girls must bring their lunch, will receive a Girls Inc. shirt, and are required to attend the summer camp orientation.
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