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Register Now for Girl Scout Engineering Saturday, Oct 11

gses-patch-2012Girl Scout Engineering Saturday (GSES) is a program for local Girl Scout troops in Maryland and the Washington metropolitan area. Cadettes and Seniors (grades 6-10) engage in fun hands-on activities and earn the Women in Engineering Girl Scout Engineering Saturday patch. This program is offered twice a year in February and October. There is a $10 registration fee for each participant to cover lunch and the cost of patches.

Goals of GSES

  • To expose Girl Scout Troops to engineering related activities
  • To introduce young women to professional career options in engineering or science
  • To provide university students with the chance to develop and implement engineering related activities, and to enhance their communication and leadership skills

Please note that because of high program interest only a limited number of participants are able to be accommodated. You will be notified upon acceptance to the program and provided additional program details regarding payment and permission forms as well as directions to campus and the program schedule.

Registration for GSES is on a first come, first serve basis. Please submit the Online Registration Form as soon as possible to secure your space in this program. A notice will be posted on the website when all spaces are filled.

Contact Information
Dawn Ginnetti, GSES Coordinator
Office: 1131 Glenn L. Martin Hall
Phone: 301-405-0315
Email: dginnett@umd.edu

Get all the details and register online now here: http://wie.umd.edu/k12/gses

What: Girl Scout Engineering Saturday (GSES)
Who: Cadettes and Seniors
When: Saturday, October 11, 2014, 9AM – 1:30PM
Where: University of Maryland, College Park
Cost: $10

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Juniors to Explore Maryland Day, Saturday, 27 April and Friday Meeting Reminder


REMINDER: Troop 3480 will have its regularly scheduled Troop Meeting tomorrow, Friday, 19 April, 6 – 7:30PM, inshaAllah.


Troop 3480 Juniors will explore the University of Maryland’s world of fearless ideas on Maryland Day, 27 April, 11AM – 2PM. Sis. Yasmeen intends to take Juniors on a tour the University’s Co-generation Plant and a District Chilled Water Facility, view the Maryland Educational Solar Array, take a safe look at the big yellow (or red, depending on the filter) ball in our sky through telescopes with observatory staff, and visit the horse stable and greenhouse, inshaAllah and time permitting.

Drop-off (11AM) and Pick-up (2PM) is on the campus of the University of Maryland at the bus stop on the corner of Paint Branch Dr. and Regents Dr.

Parking and admission is free. Park in front of the Comcast center if you can. This is a BIG event for the college. There will be a lot of traffic. Maps will be sent home at this Friday’s Troop Meeting on 19 April, inshaAllah. Contact Junior Troop Leader Sis. Yasmeen at riverdalecrew [at] gmail [dot] com for additional information.

Download the permission form for Maryland Day 2013.

What: Maryland Day
Who: Troop 3480 Juniors
When: Saturday, April 27, 2013, 11AM – 2PM
Where: University of Maryland
College Park, MD 20740
Cost: Free
Note: Wear uniform, white hijab, comfortable shoes & bring a bag lunch.

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