Group of 4 female GEMS students

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

Registration will close one week before the program date.

Enjoy a fem-powered evening exploring the motivating fields of engineering, math and science at GEMS Night Out!

Students in grades 3-8 will explore hands-on science activities in Western’s Science Resource Center in the following class groups: grades 3-5 and grades 6-8, followed by an hour of swimming at the Wade King Student Recreation Center on Western’s campus.
 
Join other fab GEMS for an inspiring and empowering learning experience.

GEMS events sponsored by the Phillips 66 Ferndale Refinery

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

At a Glance

Grades 3-8

Fridays: November 9, 2018 and January 25, 2019

7 - 10 p.m.

Western Washington University
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30
session

Courses

The GEMS Night Out session will feature a unique science theme for your child to explore:

November 9 - Codebreakers: Puzzles and Problems
Students will develop their problem solving skills as they work to solve various problems, codes, and puzzles.

January 25 - Biology Up Close
GEMS will discover the microscopic organisms living among us.

Students are asked to bring:

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

6:15 - 6:30 p.m.

Student check-in at SMATE building

6:30 - 7:30 p.m.

Lessons and activities

7:30 - 7:40 p.m.

Clean-up and break

7:45 - 9:45 p.m.

Pool time

9:45 - 10:00 p.m.

Student check-out at Rec Center

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Location Details

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

For detailed parking instructions (if applicable), please refer to the confirmation letter.

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Cancellation Policy

Cancellations must be made seven days in advance of the session and must be submitted in writing through youth@wwu.edu. All classes and programs are self-sustaining and subject to minimum enrollments. Refunds will not be provided unless the program is cancelled.

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