Girls Garage offers year-round instruction for girls, including six weeks of summer programs and after-school sessions in fall, winter, and spring.

Registrations begin:

  • February 1: Summer program applications open online
  • March 1: Spring after-school program registration and applications open online
  • August 1: Fall after-school program registration and applications open online
  • December 1: Winter after-school program registration and applications open online

Please note that some programs sell out almost immediately and some require an application and acceptance. The registration schedule for each program is listed in detail below. Waitlists are created and closed during the registration period, and for fairness, we do not accept late applications/registrations.

We recommend that you subscribe to our newsletter so you can receive email notifications of program deadlines and save-the-dates, along with the availability of new workshops. We also post announcements on Instagram.

Young Women's Design and Building Institute

Young Women’s Design and Building Institute is a weeklong summer camp for 9th-12th grade girls. This program is by application only, at no cost to participants if accepted, and limited to two cohorts of 12 girls each.

Program Schedule:

  • February 1
    Applications open online
  • March 1
    Applications due
  • March 15
    Notifications (acceptance and waitlist) sent to all applicants
  • April 1
    Final registration forms and online waivers due
  • Mid-June to Late-June
    The program runs at Girls Garage, one cohort per week

Register at: girlsgarage.org/program/young-womens-design-and-building-institute/

Builder Bootcamp

Builder Bootcamp is a weeklong summer camp for girls ages 9-13. The registration cost ($525, scholarships available) includes a full week of instruction, all materials, camp t-shirt, and a few take-home projects. Enrollment is limited to three groups of 20 girls each.

Program Schedule:

  • February 1
    Lottery applications open online. The application form will include an opportunity to apply for scholarships. Siblings must submit separate applications.
  • February 15
    Lottery applications DUE by 5:00pm, after which Girls Garage staff will conduct a random lottery drawing for each week of camp
  • February 20
    Rosters posted online and notifications sent (will include 8 wait list spots per week)
  • February 28
    Payment and online waivers must be received in order to secure summer camp spot
  • Late-July to Early-August
    The program runs at Girls Garage, one group per week

Register at: girlsgarage.org/program/summer-builder-bootcamp/

Welding and Steel Work

Welding and Steel Work is a weekly after-school program for girls ages 10-14. The registration cost ($350, scholarships available) includes instruction, all materials, and three projects. Enrollment is limited to 8 girls each in spring, fall, and winter.

This program sells out within the hour, so mark your calendars as soon as we announce the registration time.

Program Schedule:

  • March 1
    Spring after-school program registration opens online
  • Mid-April to Late-May
    Spring session (6 weeks) runs at Girls Garage on Tuesdays
  • August 1
    Fall after-school programming registration opens online
  • Mid-September to Mid-November
    Fall session (8 weeks) runs at Girls Garage on Tuesdays
  • December 1
    Winter after-school programming registration opens online
  • Late-January to Mid-March
    Winter session (8 weeks) runs at Girls Garage on Tuesdays

Register at: girlsgarage.org/program/welding/

Carpentry + Woodworking

Carpentry + Woodworking is a weekly after-school program for girls ages 9-13. The registration cost ($350, scholarships available) includes instruction, all materials, and three projects. Enrollment is limited to 12 girls each in spring, fall, and winter.

This program sells out within the hour, so mark your calendars as soon as we announce the registration time.

Program Schedule:

  • March 1
    Spring after-school program registration opens online
  • Mid-April to Late-May
    Spring session (6 weeks) runs at Girls Garage on Thursdays
  • August 1
    Fall after-school programming registration opens online
  • Mid-September to Mid-November
    Fall session (8 weeks) runs at Girls Garage on Thursdays
  • December 1
    Winter after-school programming registration opens online
  • Late-January to Mid-March
    Winter session (8 weeks) runs at Girls Garage on Thursdays

Register at: girlsgarage.org/program/carpentry-woodworking/

Protest + Print

Protest + Print is a weekly after-school program for 9th-12th grade girls. This program is by application only, at no cost to participants if accepted. Enrollment is limited to 16 girls each in spring, fall, and winter.

Program Schedule:

  • March 1
    Spring after-school program registration opens online
    Applicants admitted on a rolling basis
  • March 15
    Spring applications/admittances close
  • Mid-April to Late-May
    Spring session (6 weeks) runs at Girls Garage on Wednesdays
  • August 1
    Fall after-school programming registration opens online
    Applicants admitted on a rolling basis
  • August 15
    Fall applications/admittances close
  • Mid-September to Mid-November
    Fall session (8 weeks) runs at Girls Garage on Wednesdays
  • December 1
    Winter after-school programming registration opens online
    Applicants admitted on a rolling basis
  • December 15
    Winter applications/admittances close
  • Late-January to Mid-March
    Winter session (8 weeks) runs at Girls Garage on Wednesdays

Register at: girlsgarage.org/program/protest-and-print/

Advanced Design/Build

Advanced Design/Build is a year-round after-school and summer program for 9th-12th grade girls. This free program is for experienced builder girls, by invitation only. Enrollment is limited to 14 girls per session.

Program Schedule:

  • August 1
    Invitations sent and applications open
  • Year-round
    Fall, Winter, and Spring sessions run at Girls Garage on Mondays
    Summer session runs at Girls Garage and off-site one week in July

Register at: girlsgarage.org/program/advanced-design-build/

Workshops

For aspiring builders and makers of all ages and experience levels, we host public, private, and school group workshops. Our range of workshops change seasonally.

Register at: girlsgarage.org/programs/weekend-workshops/

Request information about a private workshop or team-build at: girlsgarage.org/programs/corporate-workshops/