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Girls STEAM Day

September 10, 2017 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm

September 10th will be a day filled with engaging and hands-on STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math) activities dedicated to empowering girls and young women towards careers in STEAM, in aerospace and beyond. Wings Over the Rockies Air & Space Museum is partnering with fellow institutions, industry-leaders and experts in STEAM to bring attendees a comprehensive overview of how to get involved in STEAM, what STEAM is and how these fields can be used for personal and career development.

The Girls STEAM Day event will cap attendance at 1,200: 700 pre-registrations and 500 walk-ups.

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Adult – $5.00 (ages 17+)
Children – FREE (ages 16 and under)
Members – FREE (All ages – Please still register since attendance is limited)


Event Overview

Check out a few event highlights:

  • Play with drones and other UAVs
  • Inflatable Planetarium
  • Flight simulators from Shades of Blue
  • Smoke and fire safety demonstrations
  • Hear from experts in various STEAM fields
  • Engage with local companies and societies
  • Interact with institutions of higher education—Learn what it takes to become a STEAM professional
  • Explore Wings Over the Rockies Air & Space Museum
  • The first 300 people through the door will receive lunch from A Spice of Life Catering (Pre-registering does not guarantee a meal ticket. Tickets will be distributed on a first come, first served basis)

Workshops: (geared towards kids ages 10-17)

  • Core drilling with cupcakes by AIAA
  • Human survival at high altitudes using Peeps
  • Jewelry making by Natalia Brown
  • Make your own flashlight
  • Fine art from Alicia & Candace
  • Beginning lessons in riveting

(Each session is capped at 20 people. Sign-ups will be onsite—First come, first served)

“Ask me Anything! Sessions”

During workshop times, a variety of subject matter experts will be taking questions from the audience.

 Schedule of Events:

11-11:30 — Tables open
11:30-12:15 — Featured Speaker: Kathleen Mayer, Program Director of Flight For Life Colorado
12:15-12:45 — Lunch/Tables open
1:00-2:00 — Workshop session #1 / Ask Me Anything!
2:00-2:30 — Tables open
2:30-3:15 — Featured Speaker: Adrian Tansing, Contracts & International Trade Manager at Reaction Engines Inc.
3:30-4:30— Workshop session #2 / Ask Me Anything!
4:30-5:00 — Tables open

Attending Organizations:

  • American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA)
  • Fiske Planetarium at CU-Boulder
  • Society of Women Engineers (SWE)
  • Women in Aviation International
  • Red Rocks Community College
  • Jensen Hughes Engineers
  • United Launch Alliance
  • Boom Supersonic
  • Shades of Blue
  • Candace French and Alisha Jurgens Fine Art
  • Guarascio Contemporary Jewellery
  • Wings Over the Rockies
  • Wings Aerospace Academy
  • And more!


September 10, 2017
11:00 am - 5:00 pm


Wings Over the Rockies
7711 East Academy Boulevard
Denver, CO 80230 United States
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