Vermillion Area Robotics Club Girl Powered Build Day

Girl Powered

Event Code: RE-WORKSHOP-17-3729

Program: Workshops & Camps

Type of Event: Workshop

Capacity: 30 / Spots Open: 30

Price: FREE

Date: 10/12/2017
Jolley Elementary School
224 S. University
Vermillion, South Dakota 57069
United States

Refund Policy

This is a free event, open to the public. Please let us know if you registered to attend, but later had to cancel.

Emergency/Bad Weather Policy

In case of bad weather conditions and school is cancelled, the event will be postponed.


If you are a female in a STEM career field and would like to present to our group of youth, please contact Susan Rolfes 605-677-8049.



3:40pm Event Begins

  • Snacks and drink
  • Introductions
  • Local Female Leaders in STEM and Robotics share their experiences
  • Introduce robotics as an opportunity for girls to explore and learn more about STEM fields.
  • Robot build activity and science activity

5:30 Event Ends


Event Dates

Date: 10/12/2017


Jolley Elementary School
224 S. University
Vermillion, South Dakota 57069
United States

Grade Level: All

Robot Skills Challenge Offered: No

TSA Event: No

Contact Information

Primary Contact
Susan Rolfes
Phone: (605) 677-8049

Secondary Contact
Emily Rolfes
Phone: 605-659-6169

General Info

This will be a fun activity-filled event to engage girls in robotics/science. Participants will be able to build a robot, run it through a maze, and learn how to get involved in robotics. Students from USD will faciliatate a science experiment with the girls.

We will also have a diverse panel of local STEM leaders for female students to learn more about careers in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math. Local girls from the Vermillion Area Robotics Club (VARC) will also work with the girls. Snacks will be provided during this portion of ht epresentation so please let the event organizer know if there is a food allergy.

It will be held in the STREAM lab at Jolley Elementary School, 224 South University, Vermillion, SD 57069