Our intensive week-long summer programs teach girls and women how to use tools, build real-world projects, and connect with their community.

All of our summer programming opens for registration or application on February 1st.

Current sessions:

Summer 2020

2 sessions

Young Women's Design and Building Institute

This week-long institute introduces girls ages 13-17 to multiple design and building techniques, skills, media, and a community of fearless builder women. From graphic design and screen printing to carpentry, welding, and architectural drafting, girls will explore the possibilities of building in their own lives, learning, and futures. This program is by application only, at no cost to participants if accepted, and limited to a cohort of 12 girls.

Week-long Summer Camp 2020

3 sessions

Builder Bootcamp (9-13 year olds)

Over a week-long "bootcamp for builders" experience, girls will design and build projects to take home as well as projects responding to real-world challenges. Along the way, girls will learn skills in carpentry, graphic design, metalwork, collaboration, and teamwork. Our summer camps are taught by talented female educators and builders with decades of experience.