The STEM series aims to teach girls the importance of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math, as well as how their everyday lives are impacted by these topics. Introducing these topics in fun and exciting ways will promote engagement in them. The STEM series strives to give girls the confidence to pursue these fields and succeed in their careers. Girl Scouts who participate in STEM programming become better problem-solvers, critical thinkers, and inspirational leaders. They also see STEM as the foundation for a meaningful and successful future.
Girl Scouts of Eastern Iowa and Western Illinois serve girls beyond
the traditional troop model. Through in-school, after-school, and
community group settings, we provide all girls, regardless of the
availability of volunteers, the opportunity to become a Girl Scout. We
establish these school and community programs in areas that face
significant barriers to joining Girl Scouts and have few traditional
troop volunteers. By bringing the Girl Scout program right to them,
girls who may have otherwise not had the opportunity can learn about
STEM, the outdoors, life skills, and entrepreneurship.