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Think Like An Engineer – Denver Metro – Virtual

Want to Learn how to design a Puff Mobile? Our event is FREE!

Future Girl Scouts, Kindergarten through 3rd grade, will use the Design Thinking Process to design, build, and test a Puff Mobile – a car powered by air. Girls will Learn how engineers work together, design and build a Puff Mobile with their parent team, and share their design during a reflection at the end of the meeting.

An activity kit will be available for pick up at a designated location near you a few days before the event. Details for that, plus a link to our zoom event, will be provided once you sign your daughter up! This event is meant to introduce your future Girl Scout and you to the challenging, skill-building activities that they will enjoy as a Girl Scout!

Please select from the dates below:

  • Tuesday, December 01 – (Registration end date: Monday, November 30)
  • Friday, December 04 – (Registration end date: Wednesday, December 02)
  • Monday, December 14 – (Registration end date: Saturday, December 12)

Please note: This event is for girls who are not currently registered Girl Scouts. This event may not last the entire hour and a half time slot that it’s scheduled for.

Pre-registration is required to maintain capacity, track attendance and for virtual quality assurance. Please register here: https://gscolorado.formstack.com/forms/think_like_an_engineer_denver_metro_virtual

A Zoom link will be sent to all registered participants within 24 hours of the event.

Before this event, please take the time to review the Girl Scouts of Colorado’s Internet Safety Pledge, and then virtually sign it with your girl. As always, safety is a top priority at Girl Scouts of Colorado, and we want to ensure she is staying safe while online Girl Scouts of Colorado’s Internet Safety Pledge.

If you have any questions about this event: Bambi.Dingman@gscolorado.org or have trouble completing registration, please contact our Customer Care team by emailing inquiry@gscolorado.org or calling 877-404-5708.

Think Like An Engineer – Denver Metro – Virtual

Want to Learn how to design a Puff Mobile? Our event is FREE!

Future Girl Scouts, Kindergarten through 3rd grade, will use the Design Thinking Process to design, build, and test a Puff Mobile – a car powered by air. Girls will Learn how engineers work together, design and build a Puff Mobile with their parent team, and share their design during a reflection at the end of the meeting.

An activity kit will be available for pick up at a designated location near you a few days before the event. Details for that, plus a link to our zoom event, will be provided once you sign your daughter up! This event is meant to introduce your future Girl Scout and you to the challenging, skill-building activities that they will enjoy as a Girl Scout!

Please select from the dates below:

  • Tuesday, December 01 – (Registration end date: Monday, November 30)
  • Friday, December 04 – (Registration end date: Wednesday, December 02)
  • Monday, December 14 – (Registration end date: Saturday, December 12)

Please note: This event is for girls who are not currently registered Girl Scouts. This event may not last the entire hour and a half time slot that it’s scheduled for.

Pre-registration is required to maintain capacity, track attendance and for virtual quality assurance. Please register here: https://gscolorado.formstack.com/forms/think_like_an_engineer_denver_metro_virtual

A Zoom link will be sent to all registered participants within 24 hours of the event.

Before this event, please take the time to review the Girl Scouts of Colorado’s Internet Safety Pledge, and then virtually sign it with your girl. As always, safety is a top priority at Girl Scouts of Colorado, and we want to ensure she is staying safe while online Girl Scouts of Colorado’s Internet Safety Pledge.

If you have any questions about this event: Bambi.Dingman@gscolorado.org or have trouble completing registration, please contact our Customer Care team by emailing inquiry@gscolorado.org or calling 877-404-5708.

Think Like An Engineer – Denver Metro – Virtual

Want to Learn how to design a Puff Mobile? Our event is FREE!

Future Girl Scouts, Kindergarten through 3rd grade, will use the Design Thinking Process to design, build, and test a Puff Mobile – a car powered by air. Girls will Learn how engineers work together, design and build a Puff Mobile with their parent team, and share their design during a reflection at the end of the meeting.

An activity kit will be available for pick up at a designated location near you a few days before the event. Details for that, plus a link to our zoom event, will be provided once you sign your daughter up! This event is meant to introduce your future Girl Scout and you to the challenging, skill-building activities that they will enjoy as a Girl Scout!

Please select from the dates below:

  • Tuesday, December 01 – (Registration end date: Monday, November 30)
  • Friday, December 04 – (Registration end date: Wednesday, December 02)
  • Monday, December 14 – (Registration end date: Saturday, December 12)

Please note: This event is for girls who are not currently registered Girl Scouts. This event may not last the entire hour and a half time slot that it’s scheduled for.

Pre-registration is required to maintain capacity, track attendance and for virtual quality assurance. Please register here: https://gscolorado.formstack.com/forms/think_like_an_engineer_denver_metro_virtual

A Zoom link will be sent to all registered participants within 24 hours of the event.

Before this event, please take the time to review the Girl Scouts of Colorado’s Internet Safety Pledge, and then virtually sign it with your girl. As always, safety is a top priority at Girl Scouts of Colorado, and we want to ensure she is staying safe while online Girl Scouts of Colorado’s Internet Safety Pledge.

If you have any questions about this event: Bambi.Dingman@gscolorado.org or have trouble completing registration, please contact our Customer Care team by emailing inquiry@gscolorado.org or calling 877-404-5708.

Robot Building Party – Denver Metro and Aurora – Virtual – 11/17/2020

Bring a friend, make new ones, and build a ROBOT with Girl Scouts! This FREE event is for girls K-3 in Denver and Aurora.

Participants will enjoy engaging with other girls in a creative, educational environment under the guidance and encouragement of Girl Scout staff.

Parents/caregivers are encouraged to attend.

Pre-registration is required to maintain capacity, track attendance and for virtual quality assurance. Please register here: https://gscolorado.formstack.com/forms/robot_building_party_denver_metro_and_aurora_virtual_11_17_2020

All registered participants will receive a zoom link before the event.

If the deadline has passed, or if these dates don’t work, please contact me so I can invite you to a future event!

Before this event, please take the time to review the Girl Scouts of Colorado’s Internet Safety Pledge, and then virtually sign it with your girl. As always, safety is a top priority at Girl Scouts of Colorado, and we want to ensure she is staying safe while online Girl Scouts of Colorado’s Internet Safety Pledge.

If you have any questions about this event: Bambi.Dingman@gscolorado.org or have trouble completing registration, please contact inquiry@gscolorado.org or 877-404-5708.

Fairy Tales & STEM with Aurora Public Library – Virtual

Join us as we discover the science behind fairy tales in this 8-week virtual series with Girl Scouts of Colorado and Aurora Public Library.

Build a house that will stand up to the Big Bad Wolf, observe the sky and predict the weather for Henny Penny, or help rebuild Little Bear’s chair! Each week we will read a story and practice creative problem solving as we tackle the challenges in classic fairy tales.

The Fairy Tales & STEM program will be held on Thursdays, from 4:00-4:30 p.m.  Each week will feature a different story and activity.

These free 30-minute workshops are designed for girls in grades K-3 to experience hands-on STEM activities. A Girl Scout membership is not required and girls can attend a single session, or the entire series.

This program will be run on the following dates:

  • September 10 – (Registration end date: Tuesday, September 8)
  • September 17 – (Registration end date: Tuesday, September 15)
  • September 24 – (Registration end date: Tuesday, September 22)
  • October 1 – (Registration end date: Tuesday, September 29)
  • October 8 – (Registration end date: Tuesday, October 6)
  • October 15 – (Registration end date: Tuesday, October 13)
  • October 22 – (Registration end date: Tuesday, October 20)
  • October 29 – (Registration end date: Tuesday, October 27)

We require registration to maintain capacity, track attendance and for virtual quality assurance. Please register here: https://gscolorado.formstack.com/forms/fairy_tales_stem_with_aurora_public_library_virtual

A Zoom link will be sent to all registered participants within 24 hours of the event.

Before this event, please take the time to review the Girl Scouts of Colorado’s Internet Safety Pledge, and then virtually sign it with your girl. As always, safety is a top priority at Girl Scouts of Colorado, and we want to ensure she is staying safe while online Girl Scouts of Colorado’s Internet Safety Pledge.

Parents/caregivers are encouraged to attend.

If you have any questions about this event: Bambi.Dingman@gscolorado.org or have trouble completing registration, please contact our Customer Care team by emailing inquiry@gscolorado.org or calling 877-404-5708.

Fairy Tales & STEM with Aurora Public Library – Virtual

Join us as we discover the science behind fairy tales in this 8-week virtual series with Girl Scouts of Colorado and Aurora Public Library.

Build a house that will stand up to the Big Bad Wolf, observe the sky and predict the weather for Henny Penny, or help rebuild Little Bear’s chair! Each week we will read a story and practice creative problem solving as we tackle the challenges in classic fairy tales.

The Fairy Tales & STEM program will be held on Thursdays, from 4:00-4:30 p.m.  Each week will feature a different story and activity.

These free 30-minute workshops are designed for girls in grades K-3 to experience hands-on STEM activities. A Girl Scout membership is not required and girls can attend a single session, or the entire series.

This program will be run on the following dates:

  • September 10 – (Registration end date: Tuesday, September 8)
  • September 17 – (Registration end date: Tuesday, September 15)
  • September 24 – (Registration end date: Tuesday, September 22)
  • October 1 – (Registration end date: Tuesday, September 29)
  • October 8 – (Registration end date: Tuesday, October 6)
  • October 15 – (Registration end date: Tuesday, October 13)
  • October 22 – (Registration end date: Tuesday, October 20)
  • October 29 – (Registration end date: Tuesday, October 27)

We require registration to maintain capacity, track attendance and for virtual quality assurance. Please register here: https://gscolorado.formstack.com/forms/fairy_tales_stem_with_aurora_public_library_virtual

A Zoom link will be sent to all registered participants within 24 hours of the event.

Before this event, please take the time to review the Girl Scouts of Colorado’s Internet Safety Pledge, and then virtually sign it with your girl. As always, safety is a top priority at Girl Scouts of Colorado, and we want to ensure she is staying safe while online Girl Scouts of Colorado’s Internet Safety Pledge.

Parents/caregivers are encouraged to attend.

If you have any questions about this event: Bambi.Dingman@gscolorado.org or have trouble completing registration, please contact our Customer Care team by emailing inquiry@gscolorado.org or calling 877-404-5708.

Listen now: Meet an Expert – The Energetic Side of Engineering

Girl Scouts of Colorado thanks Jill Tietjen for co-hosting our “Meet an Expert – The Energetic Side of Engineering” webinar. More than 20 Girl Scouts from across Colorado participated in this webinar on September 16, 2020. Missed it? Listen to the recording here.

Jill is an engineer, advocate, historian, lifetime Girl Scout, and champion of all women. As a professional engineer, Jill spent more than 40 years in the electric utility industry and was the national president of the Society of Women Engineers and the first woman to serve on the board of directors of the Rocky Mountain Electrical League and its first female president. Jill was on the board of Girl Scouts – Mile Hi Council from 1999 – 2007 and was board chair from 2003 – 2007. She is also an inductee of the Colorado Women’s Hall of Fame and the Colorado Author’s Hall of Fame, and a Girl Scouts of Colorado Woman of Distinction. Today, Jill is an advocate for women and girls in STEM fields and the president and CEO of Technically Speaking, Inc.

During this webinar, Jill spoke to girls about her education, career, and what life is like working as a woman in STEM. She also walked girls through a lesson on energy consumption and how the electric utility industry functions. After her presentation, girls had an opportunity to participate in a live Q&A.

Girl Scouts who participated in the live session or listen to the recording can purchase their “Meet an Expert” patch online: https://www.girlscoutsofcolorado.org/en/about-girl-scouts/gsco-shop.html

Questions? aimee.artzer@gscolorado.org.

We want to hear how your girl is using her Girl Scout skills by taking initiative, caring for the community, and Girl Scouting at home. She can send in her story here.

Fairy Tales & STEM with Aurora Public Library – Virtual

Join us as we discover the science behind fairy tales in this 8-week virtual series with Girl Scouts of Colorado and Aurora Public Library.

Build a house that will stand up to the Big Bad Wolf, observe the sky and predict the weather for Henny Penny, or help rebuild Little Bear’s chair! Each week we will read a story and practice creative problem solving as we tackle the challenges in classic fairy tales.

The Fairy Tales & STEM program will be held on Thursdays, from 4:00-4:30 p.m.  Each week will feature a different story and activity.

These free 30-minute workshops are designed for girls in grades K-3 to experience hands-on STEM activities. A Girl Scout membership is not required and girls can attend a single session, or the entire series.

This program will be run on the following dates:

  • September 10 – (Registration end date: Tuesday, September 8)
  • September 17 – (Registration end date: Tuesday, September 15)
  • September 24 – (Registration end date: Tuesday, September 22)
  • October 1 – (Registration end date: Tuesday, September 29)
  • October 8 – (Registration end date: Tuesday, October 6)
  • October 15 – (Registration end date: Tuesday, October 13)
  • October 22 – (Registration end date: Tuesday, October 20)
  • October 29 – (Registration end date: Tuesday, October 27)

We require registration to maintain capacity, track attendance and for virtual quality assurance. Please register here: https://gscolorado.formstack.com/forms/fairy_tales_stem_with_aurora_public_library_virtual

A Zoom link will be sent to all registered participants within 24 hours of the event.

Before this event, please take the time to review the Girl Scouts of Colorado’s Internet Safety Pledge, and then virtually sign it with your girl. As always, safety is a top priority at Girl Scouts of Colorado, and we want to ensure she is staying safe while online Girl Scouts of Colorado’s Internet Safety Pledge.

Parents/caregivers are encouraged to attend.

If you have any questions about this event: Bambi.Dingman@gscolorado.org or have trouble completing registration, please contact our Customer Care team by emailing inquiry@gscolorado.org or calling 877-404-5708.

 

Fairy Tales & STEM with Aurora Public Library – Virtual

Join us as we discover the science behind fairy tales in this 8-week virtual series with Girl Scouts of Colorado and Aurora Public Library.

Build a house that will stand up to the Big Bad Wolf, observe the sky and predict the weather for Henny Penny, or help rebuild Little Bear’s chair! Each week we will read a story and practice creative problem solving as we tackle the challenges in classic fairy tales.

The Fairy Tales & STEM program will be held on Thursdays, from 4:00-4:30 p.m.  Each week will feature a different story and activity.

These free 30-minute workshops are designed for girls in grades K-3 to experience hands-on STEM activities. A Girl Scout membership is not required and girls can attend a single session, or the entire series.

This program will be run on the following dates:

  • September 10 – (Registration end date: Tuesday, September 8)
  • September 17 – (Registration end date: Tuesday, September 15)
  • September 24 – (Registration end date: Tuesday, September 22)
  • October 1 – (Registration end date: Tuesday, September 29)
  • October 8 – (Registration end date: Tuesday, October 6)
  • October 15 – (Registration end date: Tuesday, October 13)
  • October 22 – (Registration end date: Tuesday, October 20)
  • October 29 – (Registration end date: Tuesday, October 27)

We require registration to maintain capacity, track attendance and for virtual quality assurance. Please register here: https://gscolorado.formstack.com/forms/fairy_tales_stem_with_aurora_public_library_virtual

A Zoom link will be sent to all registered participants within 24 hours of the event.

Before this event, please take the time to review the Girl Scouts of Colorado’s Internet Safety Pledge, and then virtually sign it with your girl. As always, safety is a top priority at Girl Scouts of Colorado, and we want to ensure she is staying safe while online Girl Scouts of Colorado’s Internet Safety Pledge.

Parents/caregivers are encouraged to attend.

If you have any questions about this event: Bambi.Dingman@gscolorado.org or have trouble completing registration, please contact our Customer Care team by emailing inquiry@gscolorado.org or calling 877-404-5708.

Fairy Tales & STEM with Aurora Public Library

Join us as we discover the science behind fairy tales in this 8-week virtual series with Girl Scouts of Colorado and Aurora Public Library.

Build a house that will stand up to the Big Bad Wolf, observe the sky and predict the weather for Henny Penny, or help rebuild Little Bear’s chair! Each week we will read a story and practice creative problem solving as we tackle the challenges in classic fairy tales.

The Fairy Tales & STEM program will be held on Thursdays, from 4:00-4:30 p.m.  Each week will feature a different story and activity.

These free 30-minute workshops are designed for girls in grades K-3 to experience hands-on STEM activities. A Girl Scout membership is not required and girls can attend a single session, or the entire series.

This program will be run on the following dates:

  • September 10 – (Registration end date: Tuesday, September 8)
  • September 17 – (Registration end date: Tuesday, September 15)
  • September 24 – (Registration end date: Tuesday, September 22)
  • October 1 – (Registration end date: Tuesday, September 29)
  • October 8 – (Registration end date: Tuesday, October 6)
  • October 15 – (Registration end date: Tuesday, October 13)
  • October 22 – (Registration end date: Tuesday, October 20)
  • October 29 – (Registration end date: Tuesday, October 27)

We require registration to maintain capacity, track attendance and for virtual quality assurance. Please register here: https://gscolorado.formstack.com/forms/fairy_tales_stem_with_aurora_public_library_virtual

A Zoom link will be sent to all registered participants within 24 hours of the event.

Before this event, please take the time to review the Girl Scouts of Colorado’s Internet Safety Pledge, and then virtually sign it with your girl. As always, safety is a top priority at Girl Scouts of Colorado, and we want to ensure she is staying safe while online Girl Scouts of Colorado’s Internet Safety Pledge.

Parents/caregivers are encouraged to attend.

If you have any questions about this event: Bambi.Dingman@gscolorado.org or have trouble completing registration, please contact our Customer Care team by emailing inquiry@gscolorado.org or calling 877-404-5708.