APPLY TODAY: 2020 EmpowerSTEAM Summer Academy

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APPLY TODAY: 2020 EmpowerSTEAM Summer Academy

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While we may still be limited with in-person interactions, the YWCA National Capital Area is preparing for a creative, educational and impactful summer STEAM virtual experience, starting June 1, 2020Sign up today!

Application for 2020 EmpowerSTEAM Summer AcademyCalled the EmpowerSTEAM Summer Academy, our FREE 9-week interactive thematic program is designed to empower underserved middle/high school girls to Lead, Create and Explore the world of Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math (STEAM) and STEAM-related careers.

The program also features an emphasis on social and emotional learning, stress management, and literacy skills to help mitigate learning loss due to the disruption caused by COVID-19.

Last year, more than 100 young women joined and we want the same this year! Selections are made on a first-come, first-serve basis! Preference is given to early applicants, DC residents, and returning YWCA NCA participants.

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Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the YWCA NCA Summer Academy has made the following adjustments:

  • Monday, June 1 – Thursday, July 2 – Virtual programming
  • Monday, July 6 – Friday, July 31– In-person at Trinity Washington University, contingent upon CDC guidelines and DC Mayor Bowser’s orders

If restrictions are lifted and we are able to meet in person, students will be required to submit a health form. Download it here!

If you have any questions, please contact the Youth Department at (202) 626-0700 or via email at