TechGYRLS STEM

TechGYRLS

YWCA has partnered with the Bethlehem Area School Disctrict (BASD) to provide TechGYRLS at select schools since 2003. TechGYRLS is made possible through generous support through the PA Educational Improvement Tax Credit (EITC) program and charitable grant support.

FALL 2020: NEW ! Virtual TechGYRLS

GRADES 4 & 5

 

YWCA Bethlehem will provide TechGYRLS virtually this fall for fourth and fifth grade girls in the Bethlehem Area School District. Activities will include computer coding challenges, science experiments, and learning about inspiring STEM women who changed the world.

TechGYRLS is a program of YWCA Bethlehem. The virtual weekly lessons will be taught by YWCA staff and volunteers using Zoom. BASD staff will have access to all classes, but may not be in attendance. 

Families may choose Monday OR Tuesday classes that will meet 4:30 pm – 5:15 pm.

Monday classes: October 19, 26 and November 2, 9, 16, 23 

Tuesday classes: October 20, 27 and November 10, 17, 24 

Grade 4 & 5 TechGYRLS Registration

Grades 6 & 7

YWCA will provide TechGYRLS virtually for sixth – and seventh-grade girls in the Bethlehem Area School District on Wednesdays. Students will work on game design and other coding projects using Scratch and advance to beginner projects using Python. Classes are taught by YWCA staff and volunteers via Zoom.

Wednesday classes: November 4, 11, 18 and December 2, 9, 16

Grades 6 & 7 TechGYRLS Registration

Contact Karen Wyant at techgyrls@ywcabethlehem.org for more information.