Bio-Medical Engineering Immersion at the STEM Center of Excellence

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Immerse yourself in the exciting career field of biomedical engineering through a rigorous hands-on program offered at the STEM Center of Excellence; plus experience the exciting culture of Dallas, Texas!

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About the Trip

Have you ever wondered how doctors interpret the output of an electrocardiogram? How about building an electrocardiograph yourself so you can find out! Biomedical engineering is not just about understanding medicine; it’s also about having the engineering skills to create the tools doctors use every day to help diagnose, treat, and assist patients. Explore this diverse STEM field through fun, hands-on activities and interactive breakout sessions with experts from around the world, including a full day in Scottish Rite Hospital’s Movement Science Lab; then, make new friends and explore Texas culture with exciting evening events including a visit to the world renowned Perot Museum, enjoy our state of the art ropes course, archery and aquatics center, a Dallas sporting event and a star gazing party on top of our Observation Tower! This week-long, fun-filled and STEM immersive experience will be held at the Girl Scouts of Northeast Texas STEM Center of Excellence in Dallas, Texas. The STEM Center of Excellence is a sprawling 92-acre living laboratory located in Dallas that provides year-round opportunities in robotics, computer coding, botany, chemistry and more. Girl Scouts of Northeast Texas are changing the workforce pipeline in STEM to meet the urgent need for female voices, engagement and leadership in the fastest growing sector of the U.S. economy. Girls will also be exposed to top executives in Technology careers through a speed mentoring event and career exploration dinner. This program is more than just a crash course; it’s a once-in-a-lifetime experience!

Where You Go

Girl Scouts of NETX STEM Center of Excellence

What to Know

Girls enrolling in this program should have an interest in engineering and coding in addition to medicine. This is a challenging curriculum that spans electrical engineering, mechanical engineering, computer science and biology. A prior background in coding / engineering is not required, but girls should have completed a minimum of Algebra I prior to attending. Registrants will gain access to optional supplemental content in spring of 2020 designed to help enhance their program experience.

The Dates

July 11 - 19, 2020

You must be at least 14 years old at the time of this Destination.

What to Bring

No special equipment or gear needed. We will provide a packing list after acceptance.

The Cost

Program Fee $1,000

Program fee does not include transportation to this Destination. You must organize round-trip transportation to Dallas, TX.

There is a non-refundable deposit of $200 due upon acceptance.

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Contact Information

Shane Woods
stemdestination@gsnetx.org
469-998-5484