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Girls Engineering the Future

Educational programs, Residential and overnight camps, Science and nature camps
33 Academic Way, Durham, NH 03824
(603) 868-2140
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How can teen activists solve real-world challenges?

This integrative camp addresses a real-world problem and the innovation steps required to take a concept and make it a reality. To inspire the next generation of female leaders, we focus on critical life skills like research, teamwork, consensus building and prototyping to create a microcosm of how businesses are run today. Through a blend of teen activism and service learning, campers will gain tools they need to affect change and harness the power of innovation.

• Help prepare young women for future careers in STEM by tackling real world problems and gaining practical experience in critical work and life skills such as collaboration, creative thinking, and innovation.
• Build lifelong friendships in an atmosphere designed to help young women succeed.
• Help campers to harness their own power to effect change in an unforgettable summer week of overnight camp filled with exciting challenges and quick thinking.
• Get a glimpse of the many career pathways that lie ahead as they try their hand at real-world problem solving, robotics and engineering with a support network of mentors and teammates.

Now in its second year, this residential camp is the result of a collaboration between a research university and three nonprofit organizations. The New Hampshire Innovation and Creativity Connection, FIRST®, Destination Imagination®, and the University of New Hampshire have combined their decades of experience fostering problem solving and innovation to build an adventure that will bolster the self-confidence, lift the spirit, and engage the minds of young women.

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Audience
Female-identifying rising into 8th to 10th grade

2020 Session
July 12-24 at UNH

Capacity
30 campers

Financial Assistance
We offer financial assistance! Contact us at getf@nhicc.org for details

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