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    GADgET (Girls Adventuring in Design, Engineering and Technology)

    GADgET (Girls Adventuring in Design, Engineering and Technology)

    Details

    • Listing Type: Summer Programs
    • Program Delivery: Day
    • Provided By: College
    • Session Start: July
    • Session Length: Two Weeks
    • Entering Grade: 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th
    • Gender: Girls Only
    • Category: STEM
    • Sub-Categories: Engineering
    • Selective: No
    • Ages: 12, 13, 14, 15, 16
    • Minimum Cost: <$500
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    Overview

    This summer program is designed to introduce female youth between the ages of 12 and 16 to the world of manufacturing through hands-on projects, and site visits to female owned/managed manufacturing facilities.

    Eight day long summer program funded in part by a grant from the Nuts, Bolts & Thingamajigs Foundation of FMA (Fabricator Manufactures Association) designed to introduce female youth between the ages of 12 and 16 to the world of manufacturing through hands-on projects, and site visits to female owned/managed manufacturing facilities. CAD, entrepreneurship skills, academic requirements for 21st century manufacturing careers, as well as teamwork skills are covered.

    Overall Learning Goals:

    To create an interactive, problem-solving environment where students can learn and share opportunities in the field of manufacturing. Thru this experience we intend to provide youth with the necessary knowledge needed to develop and achieve their dreams through the world of manufacturing, including what it takes to start and run their own enterprise.

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