Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM)
AAUW NJ Tech Trek is a one-week, residential, hands-on STEM camp for rising eighth-grade girls held at Stockton University.
Branch members volunteer their time each year to serve on the Student Interview and Selection Committee for girls in Burlington County schools. For the summer of 2020 four girls from Burlington County were selected to participate in the program. The 2020 summer program was cancelled due to COVID-19.
The program was conducted virtually the summer of 2021.
Due to Covid-19 restrictions, Atlantic County and Cape May County Branch members organized and made possible a 2022 summer version of the Tech Trek program under a new name: STEMinist Camp. The Camp was held July 24 – 30, divided into two parts with a total of thirty-five girls in attendance. July 24 – 26 The Camp hosted “Tech-Trek Alumni” from 2018 – 2019. twenty girls attended. July 27 – 30 The alumni campers welcomed fifteen girls who were originally chosen for the summer of 2020. It was the first time these girls were on campus, They are now rising high school sophomores, who participated virtually last summer.