- Listing Type: After School Enrichment
- Entering Grade: 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
- Session Length: Other
- Category: Career Exploration
- Sub-Categories: Business, STEM, Robotics, Leadership, Engineering
- Minimum Cost: Free
- Gender: Girls Only
- Call: (858) 848-9448
Athena Racing is a STEM education program for girls in middle school and high school who are interested in discovering more about career paths in the transportation industries related to cars, airplanes, rockets, boats, rail, trucks, and EV in the specialties of engineering, robotics, design, mechanics, fabrication and business.
From wrenching to driving to entrepreneurship, the career paths for girls are limitless...they just haven't been exposed to the possibilities...yet.
As an extra-curricular activity, inclusion in this program benefits the Athenians pursuing STEM careers in any industry by giving them real-life experience, allowing them to better understand and innovate for the future. And we make learning fun stimulating curiosity and exposing STEM career opportunities….. using a racecar.
Athena Racing is an award-winning STEM education extra-curricular club for girls in grades 6-12 who are interested in discovering career paths in engineering, design, robotics, business in the automotive and transportation industries. This is a girls-only program that provides a safe space for young girls to be surrounded by like-minded, STEM-loving female students.
Our program teaches 15 different education tracks providing the essential life skills and career development needed to succeed. We are creating a safe space for young girls to try new things, expand their knowledge, and be themselves. After all, how do you know if you are on the right career track until you get your hands dirty?
We offer Summer Camps, Summertime Snap Saturdays, Fall Workshops, Monthly Meetings and the WEareSTEM.org conference in November celebrating #STEMday. Check out our website for more details.
Engineering, design, and innovation are at the heart of our program. The online program provides specialized training in workshops and camps that expands the knowledge base taught in school.