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STEM Bootcamp for Girls

April 27, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm


The Society of Women Engineer’s (SWE) STEM Bootcamp will continue the trend set in 2016 with a fun and educational Saturday workshop focusing on careers in engineering, hands-on experiments, and peer interaction to promote problem-solving and self-esteem.  This event will feature engineering speakers and an interactive experiment. Resources for career exploration will also be shared and girls will participate in mock interviews to help prepare them for future internship and job interviews.

WHO:  STEM Bootcamp is for girls in 8th grade through high school.

WHERE:  Olin Hall, Bradley University

WHEN:  April 27, 10am-4pm, lunch and snacks are included

Students will learn about:

  • engineering design process
  • local STEM Careers
  • problem-solving
  • important resume components
  • interview tips

The cost of the STEM Bootcamp is $5.00 per youth.  This includes snacks and lunch during the event and all supplies. The camp is provided through a partnership with Society of Women Engineers – Central Illinois Chapter (SWE), University of Illinois Extension, and Bradley University.  Scholarships are available if youth are unable to pay the registration fee.

Parents will be invited to a panel discussion including an engineer, a Bradley faculty member and a college student at the end of the day and also to a closing event with the girls.

To complete your registration, please print the REQUIRED FORMS and mail to the University of Illinois Extension office, 4810 N. Sheridan Road, Peoria, IL 61614.


April 27, 2019
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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UI Extension
Society of Women Engineers


Bradley University
1501 W Bradley Ave
Peoria, IL 61625 United States
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