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Q: What is GIRL Camp?

A: GIRL (Girls in Robotics Leadership) Camp is a week long summer camp for middle school girls. The campers get excited about STEM through peer mentoring and fun, interactive robotics activities. They learn valuable robotics, computer programming, and leadership skills.

Q: How much does GIRL camp cost?

A: GIRL Camp is FREE for all participants.

Q: How do I apply to GIRL Camp?

A: You can find the applications on the C-STEM Website under GIRL Camp 2018. In addition to submitting an application you will be asked to upload a copy of your most recent report card and have a teacher or community member fill out a brief student recommendation form.

Links for applications/ recommendation forms:

Mt. Diablo Summit

Mt. Diablo Riverview

UC Davis

CORE Charter

Napa Valley

iSPACE – Cincinnati, OH

Solano County– Solano Community College

Solano County– Vallejo

Starr King 

Northwest Local

Q: Is GIRL Camp a residential camp?

A: No, GIRL Camp is not a residential camp and the girls do not stay overnight. 

Q: Do I need to have coding experience?

A: You do not need to have any coding experience! We will teach you everything you need to know.

Q: What grade do I need to be in to apply for camp?

A: GIRL Camp is for middle school students entering the 7th and 8th grade. GIRL+ Camp is for high school students entering the 10th, 11th, and 12th grade.

Q: I applied to GIRL Camp. How will you decide if  my application is accepted?

A: We accept the girls who are most excited about learning coding and robotics! While it does help to have a strong academic record, there are many more factors that we consider. Strong leadership skills, a desire to learn coding and robotics concepts, and an enthusiasm for STEM all factor in to the decision.

Q: Where can I find more information about GIRL Camp?

A: You can find all the information about GIRL Camp, the locations, and the applications on the C-STEM website . If you have any questions or concerns please contact girlcamp@c-stem.ucdavis.edu.