By: Thalia S. Girl Reporter My first visit to a university campus was extremely fun. The UCR staff was really kind and they were able to teach me and the other girls a lot of new things in the amount of time we were there. Throughout the day we learned about all the different types of engineering UCR has to offer, the current students … Continue reading GIRL REPORT | UCR Engineering Experience
Listen & Learn – Hear firsthand from Jaiden and Ashlyn. It turns out, adults are heavily influenced by what their children learn and share with them. This is according to a joint research project between Stanford University and Oregon State University. The researchers taught 30 Girl Scout troops about energy conservation. After the Girl Scouts learned about ways to save energy, the girls continued to adopt positive … Continue reading When in drought, teach conservation. Parents’ positive habits heavily influenced by their kids.
GSSGC recognizes Alina Aragon! Alina is a hardworking, soon-to-be college student who wants to study in the science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) career field. In 2014, she volunteered to be a STEM mentor to middle school girls from Painted Hills in the Low Desert. This act of kindness gave her an awesome opportunity for the next year. Through Girl Scouts, she was able to attend … Continue reading San Gorgonio celebrates its first GenCyber success story! Find out who she is.
By Isabel P. Senior Girl Reporter How do you keep girls coming back to GenCyber each year? You don’t just review old techniques; rather, you build upon the existing foundation and introduce new ones! That’s where the GenCyber Advanced Track comes in. This summer I once again had the opportunity to participate in GenCyber 2016. According to the official site, the GenCyber program provides, “summer cybersecurity camp experiences … Continue reading GIRL REPORT | GenCyber Advanced Track
By Isabel P. Senior Girl Reporter I had the opportunity to attend the S.T.E.M. for Starters in at the GSSGC High Desert Service Center on June 18, 2016. This event was created by Girl Scout Troop 1101’s own Caitlin S. This program was made to introduce girls to the basics of STEM through fun activities. There were 8 stations, divided up into two sections for … Continue reading GIRL REPORT | STEM for Starters offers girls an introduction to scientific principals
In celebration of GenCyber 2016 at CalState University San Bernardino, we’re republishing last year’s articles from GenCyber. Enjoy! #HearMeRoar By Berania B Though the GenCyber camp focused on Cyber security, it also had team building and personal development games with Cyber security objectives. These activities ranged from simple games to an actual ropes course located within CSUSB’s campus, but before we had the opportunity … Continue reading GIRL REPORT | GenCyber
Princess Young, of the National Awareness Programs, Cybersecurity & Communications at the U.S. Department of Homeland Security in Washington D.C. taught us to stay safe and be aware of what we say and do online. As participants, we played an advanced game of telephone, where girls were grouped into three sets. The point of the exercise was to show us how when a person types a caption or a comment onto social media, or sends an email to a friend, it could come out completely different. Continue reading GIRL REPORT | GenCyber
Scouts from all over the council gathered at California State University San Bernardino for the exciting day camp, GenCyber. Girls attended GenCyber for 5 days to learn about cybersecurity and the joys of computer science. One of the most interesting events during the week long camp was the Raspberry Pi microcomputer training. The Raspberry Pi is a microcomputer that can be used to introduce people to programming, microcomputer design, game making and hacking. Continue reading GIRL REPORT | GenCyber
Your cyber adventure awaits! Spaces are limited for this amazing event at Cal State San Bernardino! Following last year’s breakthrough program, GenCyber will again be offering the free, week-long cyber security camp to middle school girls. GenCyber 2016: June 20-24 at Cal State San Bernardino. Industry experts from FaceBook, Google, SIGMAnet, GE, Cisco, and Bank of America are already confirmed. GenCyber 2016 was generously funded … Continue reading Register for GenCyber now!
It’s 9:30am on the morning of April 15, 2016 and Carrie Raleigh, STEM Program Manager, is welcoming a group of students from Riverside and San Bernadino counties. She’s speaking to them at the STEM Student Success Center at Moreno Valley College (MVC). Ms. Raleigh introduces the girls to a group of MVC science, technology and engineering students who take them on a tour of the … Continue reading Time Warner and Girl Scouts of San Gorgonio present STEM-To-Go