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Trades & Career exploration for middle school girls*!

Rosie’s Girls ® is a STEM, trades, and career exploration program for middle school girls* entering grades 6-8. At Rosie’s Girls summer camps, participants are introduced to a career field that is non-traditional for their gender through hands-on learning in a supportive and empowering environment. Rosie's Girls is offered in two different themes: Build and Weld.

In addition to trades and technical learning, Rosie's Girls includes a social and emotional curriculum known as "Power Skills." This curriculum is designed to create a space for program participants to grapple with life and societal issues that are relevant to themselves while building capacity around facing and discussing them. Rosie’s Girls also incorporates art, team building, and other fun and games. Rosie’s Girls staff is highly trained in creating a space that is both physically and emotionally safe and empowering for all, and which encourages participants to lift each other up in trying new things and taking risks.

Rosie's Girls summer camp is a week-long day camp offered in communities all across Vermont. Each summer, VWW leads two or three camps, and then partners with schools or community organizations to host Rosie's Girls in an additional two or three communities. 

2023 Camps

Vermont Works for Women (VWW) is excited to offer Rosie’s Girls camp in partnership with Generator this upcoming February Break! With winter school breaks upon us, now is the perfect time to enroll in Rosie’s Girls® at Generator. Join us February 27 - March 3, 2023, for a full week of STEAM empowerment. Co-facilitated by VWW and Generator staff, Rosie’s Girls ® campers will put their design, tinker, and science skills to work inside Generator’s Makerspace facility in Burlington. From laser cutting to jewelry making, the Makerspace has something for everyone to design and build their own creations. We’ll pair fun, hands-on projects with Rosie’s Girls ® signature “Power Skills” curriculum.

  • Daily schedule includes:
    • 8:30 – 9:00 AM - Arrival & Welcome Activities
    • 9:00 - 11:30 AM - Project Time
    • 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM - Lunch Break
    • 12:30 - 3:00 PM - Power Skills Activities
    • 3:00 - 3:30 PM - Clean-up & Departure
  • Lunch and snacks are not provided. Please send campers with lunch, snacks, and a water bottle each day. Assistance is available; please contact us to make arrangements.
  • Generator is located at 40 Sears Lane, Burlington, VT, 05401
  • Tuition for camp is $300 and includes all project and activity supplies. We are committed to making camp accessible for all interested youth; please contact us if tuition is a barrier to participation.

 

Register for Generator Camp

*Rosie's Girls welcomes into our program anyone who identifies as a girl regardless of assignment at birth. Our programs also welcome youth who are non-binary or gender expansive who are comfortable in a girl-centered space. We strive to accommodate youth of all abilities, so please do not hesitate to reach out to us if you are considering participating and might need accommodations of any kind.

Would you like to bring Rosie's Girls summer camps or afterschool programs to your community? Let's partner! Start a conversation with VWW today.

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Summer camps are supported in part by grants and individual supporters like you. If you wish to help send a child to camp please visit: vtworksforwomen.org/donate

A BIG THANK YOU TO OUR SUPPORTERS