What is GEMS? Our short video says it all!

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Music credit: Parker Segelhorst

What is GEMS?

FREE Program

Girls in Engineering, Math and Science! GEMS are girls K-8 interested in learning more about technology, math, engineering, and science. GEMS participate in hands-on STEM activites...

FREE Program

Types of classes? 

Marshmallow Pneumatics

GEMS CSI

Solar Energy

Electricity and Magnetism

Building Bridges

Little Shop of Physics

ROCKETRY!!!!!

And much, much more!

FREE Program

GEMS is held at the Boys and Girls Club of Larimer County on Lancer Drive. We meet twice a month from 4:15 p.m. to 5:45 p.m. OR we visit various STEM opportunities in the Fort Collins community.

2018-2019 GEMS Calendar - Lancer Drive BGC

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September 12, 2018

Chemistry of color with STEM Femme Brooke - learning about how dyes work and tie dyeing shirts!

September 26, 2018

Rocketry with Mr. Funk!

October 10, 2018

Botany with STEM Femme Brooke - can you identify that tree?

October 24, 2018

FIELD TRIP - Lost Souls Lair, come and see how a haunted house is made with Mad Scientist Tom!

November 7, 2018

Slime with STEM Femme Nadia - let's do some messy chemistry!

November 28, 2018

Gingerbread house construction with STEM Femme Leslie - part 1

GEMS CSI

December 4, 2018

 Gingerbread house construction  STEM Femme Leslie - part 2

December 12, 2018

FIELD TRIP - CSU, Little Shop of Physics

December 19, 2018

  Gingerbread house construction STEM Femme Leslie - part 3. Done!

January 19, 2019

Penny Batteries with Drs. Barbara & Tim Johnson

January 30, 2019

Marble madness with Mrs. Pivonka

February 13, 2019

Utilities with Integrated Mechanical engineering team - part 1

GEMS Squid Dissection at the Museum of Science and Discovery.

February 27, 2019

Utilities with Integrated Mechanical engineering team - part 2

March 13, 2019

FIELD TRIP - RMHS GeoDome with Mrs. Nigro

March 27, 2019

Waste water treatment with Riley and Rhonda

April 10, 2019

Solar Hour of Power with Mrs. Dollard

April 24, 2019

TBD with STEM Femmes

May 8, 2019

TBD with STEM Femmes

GEMS Squid Dissection at the Museum of Science and Discovery. She found the beak!

May 22, 2019

Engineering Olympics!!!

2018-2019 GEMS Calendar - Harmony Village BGC

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September 19, 2018

 Chemistry of color with STEM Femme Theresa - learning about how dyes work and tie dyeing shirts! 

October 3, 2018

Electricity with Mr. Funk!

November 14, 2018

Slime with STEM Femme Nadia - let's do some messy chemistry! 

December 12, 2018

 FIELD TRIP - CSU, Little Shop of Physics 

January 23, 2019

Penny Batteries with Drs. Barbara & Tim Johnson

February 20, 2019

 Marble madness with Mrs. Pivonka 

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March 6, 2019

Globetrotting with STEM Femme Leslie and Mr. Hultin

April 17, 2019

Catapult Craziness with Mr. Miller

May 15, 2019

TBD with STEM Femme