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GEMS Night Out (Girls in Engineering, Math & Science) Bellingham

Women in the fields of engineering, math and science are still severely underrepresented. Help us fix that inequity. It all starts with getting more girls interested in engineering, math and science!

Join us and a whole community of GEMS for an empowering evening on Western’s campus to explore STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math) topics.

Girls in grades 3-8 explore hands-on science activities in Western’s SMATE (Science, Math and Technology Education) building.

Youth program participants and staff must abide by all University regulations and program rules.

At a Glance

Grades 3-8

Fridays: October 25 & November 22, 2019

6 - 9 p.m.

Western Washington University
SMATE Building
See location details

50
session

$10 discount for Western faculty and staff

Courses

Dates for GEMS Night Out (Fall 2019) (register for each session separately)

If you would like to know the theme ahead of time, please email us 2 weeks prior to the session start date.

Session 1: Friday, October 25, 2019

Session 2: Friday, November 22, 2019

Students are asked to bring:

  • A jacket
  • A healthy snack
  • A curious mind
  • A water bottle
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Schedule

6 - 6:15 p.m.

Student check-in at SMATE building

6:15 - 8:45 p.m.

Lessons and Activities

8:45 - 9 p.m.

Snack and clean up

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Location Details

Western Washington University
516 High St, Bellingham - SMATE Building
Directions

WWU Campus Map

Program information letters will be emailed Tuesday before each session to registered families.

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Cancellation Policy

Any request for participant cancellation must be made by email to youth@wwu.edu. A cancellation request received prior to 7 calendar days before the registration close date will be assessed a $25 cancellation fee. The cancellation fee will be deducted from the full refund amount. Any cancellation request received within 7 calendar days before the registration close date will not receive a refund.  

Full refunds with no cancellation fee will be given for any program cancelled by Western Washington University.

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Scholarship

Financial assistance is available for this program!

Before registering, apply for financial assistance on the WWU Youth Program Financial Assistance App

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