STEM4Girls has run various camps in partnership with other non-profit organizations, such as NCWIT, and local tutoring centers. Each camp presents unique challenges to introduce girls to technology and help them expand their skills. If you’re interested in joining or running a camp please contact us or visit the blog to see the latest updates.
Build-A-Baymax is a program where young girls get to make Baymax, everyone’s favorite robot, come to life. All students are supplied with kits containing Raspberry Pis and accessories necessary for the project. During the program, participants learn how to make a Baymax that can detect faces and has voice recognition capabilities using the Raspberry Pi, a credit card-sized computer. This project teaches students coding skills in PHP, Linux, and Python, as well as how to apply these skills.
The EV3 Basics camp teaches students the essentials of programming and building an EV3 robot. Students complete small challenges each day to apply their knowledge. Students also learn to work in teams and collaborate with others.
Tinkercode is a survey into the variety of things you can do with computing knowledge. Over the course of the camp students learn a variety of coding languages Girls 5th-8th grade learned how to use code to draw, make websites and program robots. Every student was provided with their own robot to continue their learning at home.