Activities List

We offer hundreds of enriching girl programs, volunteer trainings and member benefits (discounts for the whole family). Search by month below, by program type in the Activities Calendar, or view a pdf of the Ultimate Guide.

Online registration is recommended as programs fill up quickly. Paper registration forms may take up to four weeks to process. Note, we do not accept phone registrations. Please review our registration and cancellation policies.

Cost should never prevent program participation. Submit this online form to apply for financial assistance for girls. For adults requesting financial assistance for volunteer trainings, please contact customercare@gsema.org or 844-306-4736. Inquiries are confidential.

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JANUARY 2018
 


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Pets Badge at Buttonwood Park Zoo

Date: Sun Jan 21, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Location: Buttonwood Park Zoo

Learn what it means to be a good pet owner and advocate for animals.

FEBRUARY 2018
 


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Robotics - FULL

Date: Sat Feb 03, 9:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Location: Sylvan Learning Center

Work in pairs to build a robot using LEGO® bricks, then use software to animate your creations.

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Girl Scouts Engineer Magic

Date: Sat Feb 03, 9:30 AM - 3:00 PM

Location: Wentworth Institute of Technology

Discover the exciting world of science and engineering through workshops hosted by Wentworth Institute of Technology and the Society of Women Engineers, and led by college students and professors.

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Mystic Aquarium Overnight

Date: Sat Feb 03, 7:00 PM - Sun Feb 04, 8:30 AM

Location: Mystic Aquarium

Dissect a squid, touch live invertebrates, tour Exploration Wild, work on a scavenger hunt and more during this overnight.

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Caring for Stranded Ocean Animals 2/10

Date: Sat Feb 10, 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Location: National Marine Life Center

Receive the Oceanography patch as you learn about marine animal rescue, rehabilitation and release, through hands-on activities and specimen exploration at the National Marine Life Center.

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Computer Expert Badge

Date: Sat Feb 10, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Location: Microsoft Store - Rockingham Mall

Get hands-on experience with the latest technology from Microsoft as you discover the versatility of computers, tips for safe use and so much more.

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Programming Robots

Date: Sun Feb 11, 3:30 PM - 5:30 PM

Location: Empow Studios, Lexington

Earn the Programming Robots badge while using LEGO® EV3 MINDSTORMS, the latest generation of LEGO Robotics!

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iMovie Mania

Date: Sat Feb 17, 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Location: Lowell Telecommunications Center

Lights, camera, action! Direct, script, edit and produce your own video using iMovie.

MARCH 2018
 


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Museum of Science Overnight 3/2

Date: Fri Mar 02, 5:00 PM - Sat Mar 03, 11:00 AM

Location: Museum of Science

Spend a night filled with hands-on science activities, live animals, a planetarium show, an Omni film and plenty of time to explore the museum.

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Caring for Stranded Ocean Animals 3/3

Date: Sat Mar 03, 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Location: National Marine Life Center

Receive the Oceanography patch as you learn about marine animal rescue, rehabilitation and release, through hands-on activities and specimen exploration at the National Marine Life Center.

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Programming Robots

Date: Sun Mar 04, 3:30 PM - 5:30 PM

Location: Empow Studios, Lexington

Earn the Programming Robots badge while using LEGO® EV3 MINDSTORMS, the latest generation of LEGO Robotics!

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Museum of Science Overnight 3/9

Date: Fri Mar 09, 5:00 PM - Sat Mar 10, 11:00 AM

Location: Museum of Science

Spend a night filled with hands-on science activities, live animals, a planetarium show, an Omni film and plenty of time to explore the museum.

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Robotics - FULL

Date: Sat Mar 10, 9:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Location: Sylvan Learning Center

Work in pairs to build a robot using LEGO® bricks, then use software to animate your creations.

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Girl Scout Day at MIT Museum: Lights, Camera, Action - Physics and Photography

Date: Sat Mar 10, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Location: MIT Museum

Make waves, explore magnetism, and try your hand at strobe photography during Girl Scout Day at MIT Museum.

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Caring for Stranded Ocean Animals 3/17

Date: Sat Mar 17, 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Location: National Marine Life Center

Receive the Oceanography patch as you learn about marine animal rescue, rehabilitation and release, through hands-on activities and specimen exploration at the National Marine Life Center.

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Pets Badge at Norfolk Agricultural School

Date: Sat Mar 17, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Location: Norfolk County Agricultural High School

Enjoy a tour of the animal science department at Norfolk Aggie.

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Museum of Science Overnight 3/17

Date: Sat Mar 17, 5:00 PM - Sun Mar 18, 11:00 AM

Location: Museum of Science

Spend a night filled with hands-on science activities, live animals, a planetarium show, an Omni film and plenty of time to explore the museum.

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STEM Conference and Expo

Date: Sun Mar 18, 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Location: Sheraton Framingham

At the sixth annual STEM Conference and Expo, choose three workshops based on your interests and spend the day learning and exploring through hands-on activities.

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Computer Expert Badge

Date: Sat Mar 24, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Location: Microsoft Store - Rockingham Mall

Get hands-on experience with the latest technology from Microsoft as you discover the versatility of computers, tips for safe use and so much more.

APRIL 2018
 


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Detective and Spies Overnight

Date: Fri Apr 06, 6:30 PM - Sat Apr 07, 8:00 AM

Location: EcoTarium

Join us for an overnight adventure at the EcoTarium, where you'll explore fingerprints, DNA, secret codes and more!

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Pets Badge at Norfolk Agricultural School

Date: Sat Apr 07, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Location: Norfolk County Agricultural High School

Enjoy a tour of the animal science department at Norfolk Aggie.

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To Space! A STEM Workshop

Date: Sat Apr 07, 10:00 AM - 3:30 PM

Location: Camp Wind-in-the-Pines

Learn about the challenges of space travel with hands-on activities and demonstrations led by Kate Slivensky, STEM educator and author of The Countdown Conspiracy. 10:30 AM Junior session and 1 PM Cadette session.

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Museum of Science Overnight 4/7

Date: Sat Apr 07, 5:00 PM - Sun Apr 08, 11:00 AM

Location: Museum of Science

Spend a night filled with hands-on science activities, live animals, a planetarium show, an Omni film and plenty of time to explore the museum.

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Engineering: Super Structures

Date: Sat Apr 14, 9:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Location: Sylvan Learning Center

Explore, build and test basic bridge types using K'NEX®.

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iMovie Mania

Date: Sat Apr 14, 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Location: Lowell Telecommunications Center

Lights, camera, action! Direct, script, edit and produce your own video using iMovie.

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Bugs Badge - FULL

Date: Sun Apr 15, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Location: Buttonwood Park Zoo

Embark on a field trip and insect scavenger hunt in the butterfly garden at the Buttonwood Park Zoo.

Rocky Shore Tide Pooling 4/21

Date: Sat Apr 21, 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Location: NEU Marine Science Center

Earn the Oceanography badge while exploring the rocky shore and meeting touch tank animals at a marine science laboratory housed in a WWII military bunker.

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Museum of Science Overnight 4/27

Date: Fri Apr 27, 5:00 PM - Sat Apr 28, 11:00 AM

Location: Museum of Science

Spend a night filled with hands-on science activities, live animals, a planetarium show, an Omni film and plenty of time to explore the museum.

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Mystic Aquarium Overnight

Date: Fri Apr 27, 7:00 PM - Sat Apr 28, 8:30 AM

Location: Mystic Aquarium

Dissect a squid, touch live invertebrates, tour Exploration Wild, work on a scavenger hunt and more during this overnight.

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Caring for Stranded Ocean Animals 4/28

Date: Sat Apr 28, 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Location: National Marine Life Center

Receive the Oceanography patch as you learn about marine animal rescue, rehabilitation and release, through hands-on activities and specimen exploration at the National Marine Life Center.

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Detective and Spies Overnight

Date: Sat Apr 28, 6:30 PM - Sun Apr 29, 8:00 AM

Location: EcoTarium

Join us for an overnight adventure at the EcoTarium, where you'll explore fingerprints, DNA, secret codes and more!

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Pets Badge at Buttonwood Park Zoo

Date: Sun Apr 29, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Location: Buttonwood Park Zoo

Learn what it means to be a good pet owner and advocate for animals.

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Zoologist

Date: Sun Apr 29, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Location: Buttonwood Park Zoo

Earn your Animal Helpers or Voice for Animals badge as you learn about the animals' daily activities and the history of animals on a working farm.

MAY 2018
 


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Caring for Stranded Ocean Animals 5/5

Date: Sat May 05, 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Location: National Marine Life Center

Receive the Oceanography patch as you learn about marine animal rescue, rehabilitation and release, through hands-on activities and specimen exploration at the National Marine Life Center.

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Museum of Science Overnight 5/5

Date: Sat May 05, 5:00 PM - Sun May 06, 11:00 AM

Location: Museum of Science

Spend a night filled with hands-on science activities, live animals, a planetarium show, an Omni film and plenty of time to explore the museum.

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Explore the Night Overnight

Date: Sat May 05, 6:30 PM - Sun May 06, 8:00 AM

Location: EcoTarium

The sun goes down, the stars come out... so you can explore the nighttime world!

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Rocky Shore Tide Pooling 5/6

Date: Sun May 06, 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Location: NEU Marine Science Center

Earn the Oceanography badge while exploring the rocky shore and meeting touch tank animals at a marine science laboratory housed in a WWII military bunker.

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Explore the Night Overnight

Date: Fri May 18, 6:30 PM - Sat May 19, 8:00 AM

Location: EcoTarium

The sun goes down, the stars come out... so you can explore the nighttime world!

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Ultimate Beach Comber

Date: Sat May 19, 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Location: Rexham Beach

The ultimate beach treasure is not a trove of gold - it's the living creatures that inhabit the ecosystem!

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Museum of Science Overnight 5/19

Date: Sat May 19, 5:00 PM - Sun May 20, 11:00 AM

Location: Museum of Science

Spend a night filled with hands-on science activities, live animals, a planetarium show, an Omni film and plenty of time to explore the museum.

Rocky Shore Tide Pooling 5/20

Date: Sun May 20, 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Location: NEU Marine Science Center

Earn the Oceanography badge while exploring the rocky shore and meeting touch tank animals at a marine science laboratory housed in a WWII military bunker.

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Bugs Badge

Date: Sun May 20, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Location: Buttonwood Park Zoo

Embark on a field trip and insect scavenger hunt in the butterfly garden at the Buttonwood Park Zoo.

JUNE 2018
 


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Museum of Science Overnight 6/2

Date: Sat Jun 02, 5:00 PM - Sun Jun 03, 11:00 AM

Location: Museum of Science

Spend a night filled with hands-on science activities, live animals, a planetarium show, an Omni film and plenty of time to explore the museum.

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Salt Marsh Science

Date: Sun Jun 03, 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Location: Forest River Conservation Area

What is a salt marsh, and what types of living things can you find there?

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Museum of Science Overnight 6/8

Date: Fri Jun 08, 5:00 PM - Sat Jun 09, 11:00 AM

Location: Museum of Science

Spend a night filled with hands-on science activities, live animals, a planetarium show, an Omni film and plenty of time to explore the museum.

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Salt Marsh Science

Date: Sat Jun 16, 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Location: Forest River Conservation Area

What is a salt marsh, and what types of living things can you find there?

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Astronomy Overnight

Date: Sat Jun 16, 6:30 PM - Sun Jun 17, 8:00 AM

Location: EcoTarium

Explore the solar system, land a 'probe' on Mars, and observe the night sky with the EcoTarium's telescopes (weather permitting) during this exciting night at the museum!