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    YWCA Metropolitan Chicago: TechGYRLS

    YWCA Metropolitan Chicago: TechGYRLS


    • Listing Type: Summer Programs
    • Program Delivery: Day
    • Provided By: Independent Provider
    • Session Length: Two Weeks
    • Entering Grade: 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th
    • Gender: Girls Only
    • Category: STEM
    • Sub-Categories: Computer Science, Mathematics
    • Selective: No
    • Ages: 12, 13, 14
    • Minimum Cost: Free
    • Career Clusters: Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics
    • Credit Awarded: No
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    The YWCA TechGYRLS program (ages 9 to 14) embodies these values by offering a myriad of programs to help spark, sustain, and deepen girls’ interest in STEAM subjects and STEAM-related careers.

    TechGYRLS is a youth empowerment program designed to raise girls’ interest & confidence in the critical areas of science, technology, engineering, arts & mathematics (STEAM). The TechGYRLS Program will help young girls develop 21st Century skills like creativity, collaboration, communication and critical thinking/ problem-solving skill that they can use in any profession they pursue. The program offers students a safe, supportive, girls-only environment for exploration and learning using hands-on inquiry-based curriculum comprised of various fun science content like making butter in a jar, glitter slime, wearable technology, digital fabrication, design, gaming & animation, coding, programming, and robotics just to name a few while becoming the next STEMnistas.