BUILDING STRONG GIRLS: A trades exploration day camp for middle school girls | A Program of Vermont Works for Women
|National Camping Magazine features Rosie's Girls!
“My 10th grade history student addressed me tentatively in response to a classroom question, ‘Ms. Bluemle, I may be totally wrong, but…’ I could barely focus on the rest of her sentence, as I was fixated on its conciliatory beginning. Leslie had been the feistiest of sixth graders, challenging peers and teachers at every turn. She had not apologized for raising her hand. She had never before trailed off in a discussion. But where her voice had once commanded attention, in four years it had been reduced to a near-whisper.” read more
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Rosie’s Girls, a STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) and Trades exploration program for middle school girls gets a huge shout-out on the TODAY Show. Correspondent Maria Shriver dons coveralls and joins the Santa Monica girls in using a jigsaw (power tool). Interested in learning more about Rosie’s Girls? Contact us at [email protected] or 802.622.0400 x151.
A summer camp that helps girls develop grit, connection and expanded possibilities as they explore hands-on STEM- and trades-related activities. Girls entering 6, 7 and 8th grades practice the skills of carpenters and engineers as they invent, design and build cooperative projects. It’s a safe, supportive, girl-centered environment and emphasizes friendship, teamwork and healthy body image – with tons of fun woven in! A place where girls can get their hands dirty, take positive risks and try something new.
"We will always appreciate the opportunity given to our daughter - to tap into such strength and creativity, so safely." - Rosie's Girls parent