STREAM Girls of Southeastern Pennsylvania

August 17 - August 18
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When: 8 a.m. on Saturday, August 17 – 2 p.m. on Sunday, August 18, 2019
Where: Stroud Water Research Center, Avondale, PA (host site and location for arrival, overnight, and pick-up). There will be an off-site fishing field trip to Anson B. Nixon Park in Kennett Square.
Cost: $25 for Girl Scouts, $10 for adults

*Registration for STREAM Girls is by invitation ONLY. Girl Scouts have been recruited at the troop level with a maximum of 20 scouts for the first STREAM Girls program in southeastern Pennsylvania. All applicable troops have already been contacted with an invitation to register online.* If you have been invited, you may register here and then pay the fee here. To ensure that your payment is credited properly, please list the names of the adult(s) and scout(s) you are paying for in the Additional Information/Order Notes area on the checkout page.

Program Details

This two-day overnight program for 4th through 8th grade Juniors and Cadettes in southeastern Pennsylvania will engage Girl Scouts in freshwater science education and coldwater conservation through hands-on activities in science, technology, recreation, engineering, art, and math (STREAM). As STREAM Girls, we will explore stream habitats, discover wriggling aquatic insects, collect real scientific data, learn fly-tying and casting from lifelong anglers, and camp under the stars at a science research center!

Program costs include pizza dinner on Saturday, professionally bound field notebooks, a “swag” bag of water education freebies, and TWO unique patches: the STREAM Girls Fun Patch and the Stroud Center Education Programs Fun Patch. All other meals (lunch Saturday, breakfast and lunch Sunday) are the responsibility of individual troops. 1-2 months before your program, a letter of detailed program information will be sent to the email you provide during registration. Please email Mandy Nix with additional questions or concerns.

Call for Volunteers

Do you know someone passionate about fly-fishing or fly-tying who also cares deeply about engaging young girls in coldwater fisheries? The STREAM Girls planning committee is seeking volunteers and female mentors to help teach girls fly-fishing and/or fly-tying in two STREAM Girls sessions:

  • Fly casting/fishing: Saturday, August 17, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., at Anson B. Nixon Park in Kennett Square, PA, AND
  • Fly-tying: Sunday, August 18, 9 a.m. to noon, at Stroud Water Research Center in Avondale, PA.

Interested volunteers should email Dave Dickens, Valley Forge Chapter of Trout Unlimited or sign up online.

STREAM Girls of southeastern Pennsylvania is made possible by:

Stroud Water Research Center logo Pennsylvania Council of Trout Unlimited logo

  • Start: August 17
  • End: August 18
  • Event Category:
Stroud Water Research Center
  • 970 Spencer Road
    Avondale, PA 19311 United States
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  • Mandy Nix
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