Out of School Time
2018 Summer Camp
Girls Inc. of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey’s summer camps are filled with opportunities to explore careers, dream big and most importantly network with peers. Girls will have fun participating in hands-on projects as they work closely with college and professional mentors.
All summer camps will take place at the Friends Center (1501 Cherry Street), except for the STEM University Camp which will be held at Drexel University’s Innovation Center (3401 Market Street). All girls must bring their lunch and will receive a Girls Inc. shirt. Girls are required to attend the summer camp orientation. The cost of camp is $125 and scholarships are available.
Please see below for a description of the 2018 Summer Camps:
STEM University Camp (July 9-July 13): Through a partnership with Drexel University, 6th-8th grade girls will have the opportunity to learn about science, technology, engineering, and math from Drexel University professors, be paired with college mentors, experience college life, and make new friends while doing an array of recreational activities.
GoGirlGo! Summer Camp (July 9-July 13): A week long interactive camp designed for girls in grades 3rd-5th. Activities are focused on improving the social and emotional health and well-being of girls by combining sports, physical activity, leadership, and education.
Girls Inc. STEAM Camp (July 16-July 20): Girls in grades 3rd-5th grades will participate in hands-on activities where they will explore, ask questions, persist and solve problems. Using the SciGirls curriculum, participants will be inspired to get their hands dirty, develop leadership skills, work with mentors, and explore the world around them.
Culture & Immersion Summer Camp (July 23-July 27): Participants in grades 3rd-8th will have fun exploring the art, culture, food and history as they explore the city of Philadelphia. Activities will include visits to local festivals, museums, restaurants, and community tours.
Leadership & Career Exploration Summer Camp (July 30-August 3): Girls in grades 6th-9th grades will participate in a career exploration and leadership camp that will introduce girls to a variety of careers in media, business, health, and STEM.
Are you interested in registering a girl for Summer Camp 2018 or participating as a partner? Contact Education and Outreach Coordinator, Cherice Arrington at 215-735-7775 x404 or email@example.com.
2017 Summer Camp
- MAGIC Camp
- STEAM Camp
- Fun & Fitness Camp
- STEM University Camp
- Media Literacy
- WICT Career Exploration Summer Camp
They explored career paths in construction, STEM, media, fashion, and more. Girls had unique opportunities to go behind the scenes at Free People, hone their culinary skills with chefs from the Vetri Foundation, learn about investment management from Macquarie Investment Management professionals, and work alongside Drexel University professors in their laboratories, to name just a few of these extraordinary experiences.
Thank you to our Summer 2017 Career Exploration Partners:
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!
To learn more, contact Emily M. Rankin at GIPrograms@girlsincpa-nj.org
Inspiring the next generation of female scientists, technologists, engineers, and mathematicians
This semester’s theme: Science & Coding!
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.
To learn more, contact Cherice Arrington, Education & Outreach Coordinator at firstname.lastname@example.org
STEM GEMS is made possible by
Rising STARS is a leadership program for girls ages 11-14 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.
To learn more, contact Brionna Pendleton at email@example.com
rising stars partner
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 girls in ages 15-18. 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.
For more information, contact Simone Roberts, Program Specialist for Ambassador Club and Literacy Initiative at firstname.lastname@example.org