GeoGirls is a geology and technology field camp for middle school girls (cis and transgender) graduating from 7th and 8th grade in Oregon and Washington. It is a chance to explore volcanoes and how scientists monitor them. It is also a time for girls build science confidence, camp and hike in the outdoors and work with professional women scientists. During the course of the overnight field-based camp, girls will tour Mount St. Helens, visit researchers in action, conduct a focused research project with real scientists, visit the USGS Cascades Volcano Observatory and conduct a volcanic crisis mission that builds on concepts learned throughout the week. This program is FREE for all youth.
20 middle school girls (cis and transgender) graduating from 7th & 8th grade in Washington and Oregon states will be selected as GeoGirls. This program is FREE for all youth.
STEP 1: Complete and submit your application in one of the two following ways:
Complete the online GeoGirls application OR
Complete a printable GeoGirls application. Ask your teacher to scan and send your paper application to email@example.com OR send your paper application by mail to:
Mount St. Helens Institute
42218 NE Yale Bridge Rd.
Amboy, WA 98601
STEP 2: Ask a teacher to complete an online Teacher Recommendation Form.