STEAM Programming to Look Forward to This Fall

Fall STEAM Programs for Girl Scouts in Los Angeles.

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This year, the autumnal equinox isn’t until September 22, but here at GSGLA, we wanted to start our Fall Programming a bit earlier! We’ve already released our full 2022 Fall Program Guide, but we wanted to dive a little deeper into our STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, & Mathematics) programming this year. 

As you likely know already, in March 2022, Girl Scouts of Greater Los Angeles opened the Inglewood Innovation Center to help bring STEAM education opportunities to local Girl Scouts. The center is accessible to all GSGLA’s members and can even be reserved for your troop’s events and activities for up to 16 girls! Between now and September 30, troops can reserve the Inglewood Innovation Center for the low price of $75 and beginning October 1, the reservation price will be $100. Reservations made by September 30 for any future date will be at the lower price, so be sure to book your spot today

Whether you make a reservation for the IIC or not, Girl Scouts are encouraged to attend one or more of these upcoming Fall STEAM-focused programs! 

Inglewood Innovation Labs 

When: 1st & 3rd Wednesdays, 2nd & 4th Tuesdays, Every Thursday 

Who: All Levels 

Where: Inglewood Innovation Center 

Details: Welcome troops! Using resources and technology, girls at every level explore their favorite STEAM –Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math – activities with their troop at the Inglewood Innovation Center! Take tinkering to another level with tools and materials that inspire creativity and craftiness. Conquer Computer Science by writing code for a new game or learning how to keep yourself and others safe online. Ramp up Robotics skills and go from novice to competitor. You decide! Plan and book a self-guided session for your troop in one of three innovation labs where girls can explore a variety of topics and complete hands-on projects. 

Share Your Story Patch Program 

When: September 26 – September 30, 2022 

Who: Junior, Cadette, Senior, Ambassador 

Where: Virtual 

Details: Learn how to tell your story with photos, videos, and audio in the “Share Your Story” patch program! You’ll join our BAND online and be guided through every step of the process—from coming up with the idea to uploading the final product—so you can tell your story in under 30 seconds. Tell us your unique Girl Scout story and earn a special Warner Bros Discovery patch! 

STEM Career Exploration Badge 

When: October 1, 2022 

Who: Daisy 

Where: Upland Service Center 

Details: New and returning Daisy Girl Scouts – earn your first badge of the year! The NEW STEM Career Exploration badge helps you unlock your future STEM career through hands-on activities and challenges. You’ll explore careers in Computer Science, Health & Wellness, Engineering, and more. Discover the one that is right for you! 

Cybersecurity Heroes 

When: October 22, 2022 

Who: Daisy through Junior 

Where: Inglewood Innovation Center 

Details: Do you love to solve puzzles, figure out mysteries, and break codes? Then you’ll love learning about cybersecurity and how you can use your skills to keep people safe during Cybersecurity Month! Complete activities and games that help explain computer networks and how to keep people safe from malware. Learn to detect, prevent, and fight cybercrime online and earn the Cybersecurity 1: Basics badge! 

Product Designers 

When: November 5, 2022 

Who: Daisy through Junior 

Where: Upland Service Center  

Details: Calling all innovators and future CEOs! Channel your inventor’s mindset to come up with an idea for a product that solves a problem and learn how to bring your idea to life – just like an entrepreneur. Get feedback on your idea, revise it, and use a 3D pen to build a prototype! You’ll also pitch your product to an audience and earn your Entrepreneurship Business badge.

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