What is IMAGINE SCIENCE DALLAS?
In 2015 The Boys & Girls Club of Greater Dallas, Girls Inc. of Metropolitan Dallas, Texas A&M Agrilife Extension 4-H, and YMCA of Metropolitan Dallas joined in partnership to expose and engage youth in STEM and STEM careers.was one of three national pilots in which
Since it’s inceptionhas served the Pleasant Grove community and others like it with over 25 pop up events, 18 outreach programs and 7 STEM Summer day camps to over 2500 youth. With new goals and reinvigorated staff we were able to reach new and more youth in partnership with Dallas ISD, Salvation Army, and other schools and churches throughout the Dallas metroplex.
We are proud to have served over 1000 youth this past summer with 20 hours or more of STEM programming. We have learned that this type of out school exposure can help youth begin to see themselves in STEM roles in the future. And with STEM careers being the wave of the future we are ensuring that our youth can fill those roles in the next 10-20 years.