We offer a variety of programs for girls ages 6-18 at our Friends Center location. If you would like to register a girl for any of these Saturday or summer programs, please fill out the information inquiry here.

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.


For more information, please contact Education and Outreach Coordinator Simone Roberts at sroberts@girlsincpa-nj.org.

Please see below for a description of the 2019 Summer Camps:

Forum of Executive Women Leadership Camp (June 10 – 14): In this week-long leadership camp, mentors from the Forum of Executive Women, a membership organization of 450 women of significant influence across the Greater Philadelphia region, will lead sessions for girls in 9th-12th grades on networking, preparing for college, budgeting, building your brand, and more. Registration for this camp is limited.

Mentoring Young Women In Construction (MyWIC) Camp (June 21 & June 24 – 28): MyWIC is a six-day camp for 7th-12th grade students interested in learning more about what it takes to have a potential career in one of the strongest industries. Participants will receive a hands-on experience developing real skills at a new trade daily. Registration for this camp is free and a separate application is required.

She Meets Seuss: A Literacy Camp (July 8 – July 19): This two-week literacy camp is designed to address the literacy-based needs of girls in grades 1-3 by providing one-on-one and small group instruction in order to foster a lifelong love of reading. Each day of camp will focus on a Dr. Seuss book theme including Cat in the Hat, Green Eggs and Ham, Oh The Places You’ll Go, and more. REGISTRATION FOR THIS CAMP IS CLOSED.

Eureka! Summer Camp (July 8 – August 2): Participants will spend their summer at Drexel University and University of Pennsylvania exploring science & technology, leadership development, career exploration, and sports & adventure. REGISTRATION FOR THIS CAMP IS CLOSED.

Camp SHEroes (July 22 – 26): Calling all SHEroes in grades 4th-6th! Are you ready to embrace your strong, smart, and bold superpowers? Join us for a week of superhero training as we use our imagination to dream big and tackle hands-on missions in science, technology, engineering, art, and math. Have fun designing your own superhero world, discover the science behind superpowers, and combine our powers for the greater good. The cost of camp is $150 and scholarships are available.

GoGirlGo! Camp (July 29 – August 2): A week-long, interactive camp designed for girls in grades 6th-8th. Activities are focused on improving the health and well-being of girls by combining sports, physical activity, leadership, and education. Through interactive activities and mentorship opportunities, girls will learn to become healthy, active, and confident. The cost of camp is $150 and scholarships are available.

She Leads Institute (August 5 – 8): Girls in grades 7th-10th will participate in a career exploration and leadership camp that introduces them to a variety of careers in media, business, health, and STEM. Activities include job shadowing, hands-on projects, and industry tours. The cost of camp is $150 and scholarships are available.


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! To learn more, contact Natasha Hauck at nhauck@girlsincpa-nj.orgThe application for this program can be found here. Filling out this application does not guarantee enrollment in this program. 


DISCOVERY is supported by
Penn Athletics


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.

To learn more, contact Cherice Arrington at carrington@girlsincpa-nj.org. The application for this program can be found here. Completing and submitting this application does not guarantee enrollment in this program. A Girls Inc. staff member will follow up regarding your application status.


STEM GEMS is supported by
Lockheed Martin

Rising stars


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. To learn more, contact Brionna Pendleton at bpendleton@girlsincpa-nj.org. A Girls Inc. staff member will follow up regarding your application status.


rising stars is supported by
Temple Law Alumni Association Women’s Leadership Initiative

ambassador club


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.

For more information, contact Simone Roberts, Program Specialist for Ambassador Club and Literacy Initiative at sroberts@girlsincpa-nj.orgThe application for this program can be found here. Completing and submitting this application does not guarantee enrollment in this program. A Girls Inc. staff member will follow up regarding your application status.


ambassador club is supported by
Forum of Executive Women

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