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Girls Solve IT

Announcing MCWT Girls Solve IT Program, Powered by Ford Motor Company

Great opportunity for Girls in Grades 5-8 to collaborate with a group and compete in a fun and hands-on manner to explore and learn technology. The competition will consist of 3 technology quests to qualify for the state wide competition and first place award.

 

Registration opens January 29, 2018!

RULES OF ENGAGEMENT

  • Grades 5-8 can join a team.
  • Recruit kids from school, your community, or your neighborhood.
  • Adult coach is mandatory (teacher, parent, mentor).
  • Recommended team size is 3-5 kids.
  • 3 Quests will need to be completed over a 5-6 week period.
  • Enrollment is limited to 40 teams. Register early to ensure your spot! 
  • Registration fee for each team is $50.

SOLVE THE QUESTS
  • The teams will have to solve three Michigan inspired technology quests.
  • Two of the quests will involve Wonder robot programming.
  • One of the quests will be an unplugged activity requiring the girls to use their creative thinking to imagine how technology can solve a real world problem.
  • Each team will be mailed a Quest Kit to begin.

PRIZES
  • Teams that complete all 3 quests in given timeframe will be mailed a $50 Amazon Gift Card.
  • Teams that complete all 3 quests qualify to move to the final round.
  • Winner of the final round will receive a $2000 prize and an invitation to the 2018 MCWT Gala.