Another great event for area girls
By the age of 10, most girls have decided that computers, electronics, engineering, science, and math are not cool, too complicated, or just for boys.
On May 26 from 10 am to 3 pm, we are inviting all girls between the ages of 9 and 14 to join us at The Journey Group where we will help demystifying how electronics and appliances work by letting girls explore them by taking them apart in a safe and educational environment. The entire event is completely free, and I would like the moms also to join them. Read more
Last year I had an idea of hosting a girls un-maker day event — I called it Girls Breaker Day. It’s just as it sounds; we’re inviting girls to bring their broken electronics and take them apart to see what makes them tick. In addition to their items, we are going to have a hundred old computers and miscellaneous items that they can disassemble down to the raw parts and then build something creative with the parts. Read more
I clearly have ordered too many parts but the kids will enjoy them, it is going to be epic.
Hack Sioux Falls will hold a quarterly electronics hacking contest for kids in grades 6th-12th, complete with workshops, working sessions, and components for them to learn the fundamentals of electronics and software engineering. Read more
I want to teach kids to build electronics so I’m launching a 90-day electronics challenge in April. Are your kids up for the challenge?
I had this crazy idea…I know, most of my events, projects, and business start out with me having a crazy idea. But hear me out on this one.
The first ever Girls Breaker Day is in the books, and what a fantastic time everyone had. Kids and parents both commented about how much fun that they had learning about technology. I’m still getting phone calls and messages from people. Read more