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Girls STEAM SUCCESS Club 2023


Who: Girls STEAM SUCCESS Club is open to 6th-12th grade students across the south suburbs of Chicago. Priority membership given to students who come from households which receive benefits like Free/Reduced Price Lunch, TANF, SNAP, etc. However, students who do not receive these benefits are welcome to apply as well. 


What: Girls STEAM SUCCESS Club is a FREE club that offers special events– which are exclusive and FREE to our club members. With your 2023 membership, you’ll get special invites to exciting FREE events including our STEAM Celebration, CPR & First Aid Trainings, family field trips, and our family film event. Our Student SUCCESS Team will also be in touch with you throughout the year to keep you up-to-date with club activities.


When: Our 2023 events kick off on Saturday February 4th at 10am with our Online Family Q&A. Then, we will have monthly club events from March–August. Don’t miss out on our signature event– STEAM Celebration on Saturday March 4. See full event schedule for details.


Where: Event locations vary, but our main location is Homewood Science Center, 18022 Dixie Highway.


How: Apply before February 17 to join Homewood Science Center’s Girls STEAM SUCCESS Club. We will notify students of their acceptance by Friday February 24. 

Calendar of Events 2023


Saturday February 4 & 25 | 1:30pm-2pm

Online Family Q&A

Google Hangout Meet

Join us online to get all of your questions answered about the 2023 Girls STEAM SUCCESS Club membership. We’ll share event details, how to apply, and reasons why you should join this special group! You must participate in one session to qualify for club membership.


Saturday March 4 | 9:30am-3:30pm

STEAM Celebration 

Open to 6th-12th grade students 

Prairie State College & Conference Center

202 S. Halsted St. Chicago Heights, IL 60411

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Homewood Science Center invites students in 6th-12th grade and women mentors in STEAM to a day of exploration, food, and fun at Prairie State College & Conference Center. Find out about education and career paths with our STEAM Scavenger hunt, featuring hands-on activities and exhibits from women in STEAM. After that, we’ll dive into the healthy habits it takes to build SUCCESS. We’ll have Panera for breakfast, and Aurelio’s Pizza for lunch, with plenty of prizes and giveaways throughout the day! 


Sorry parents, this is a drop-off event only– but don’t worry, we will have plenty of opportunities for parents to enjoy throughout the year.


Girls STEAM CPR & First Aid Training

Saturday April 15 & 22 | 1:30pm-4pm & 5pm-7:30pm

Homewood Science Center

18022 Dixie Highway Homewood, IL 60430

24 student scholarships will be awarded to receive free CPR & First Aid Training by Tonja Cook, the Learning and STEM Specialist. Students will receive a Heart Saver Adult CPR/AED card upon completion of our exclusive 2.5hour course. 


There is limited capacity for this special training, and 24 students will be awarded scholarships to participate. Apply for our CPR/First Aid Scholarship when you apply for Girls STEAM SUCCESS Club.


May | Time TBD

Girls STEAM Family Field Trip**

**Registration is on a first come, first serve basis and will open one month prior to the event.


June | Date & Time TBD

Girls STEAM Family Field Trip**

**Registration is on a first come, first serve basis and will open one month prior to the event.


July  | Date & Time TBD

Girls STEAM Family Field Trip**

**Registration is on a first come, first serve basis and will open one month prior to the event.


Tuesday August 1 | 6pm-8pm

Girls STEAM Family Film

Homewood Science Center

18022 Dixie Highway Homewood, IL 60430

This is the final event for Girls STEAM SUCCESS Club in 2023. You and a parent are invited for a STEAM inspired family film at Homewood Science Center. We’ll have popcorn and cool treats from DQ to celebrate our SUCCESS in STEAM.

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