Girls learning about STEM by doing a fun, hands-on experiments

Canadian Association for Girls in Science
Celebrating our 30th Anniversary

Canadian Association for Girls in Science (CAGIS) is Canada’s largest and longest-running not-for-profit STEM club for girls, nonbinary, and gender nonconforming youth aged 7-16. It has been lauded for its excellence in science promotion by the prestigious Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada Michael Smith Award for Science Promotion and the WCT Empowerment Award for leadership in inspiring girls to enter STEM.

UPCOMING EVENTS
Stay Tuned for updates…

FEBRUARY

  • Every Saturday until May
    CAGIS Virtual
     – Fun, Hands-on activities led by STEM experts
  • Friday, February 11 , 2022
    International Day of Women and Girls in Science Day
    CAGIS EVENTS
    – Virtual Panel Discussion with Prominent Canadian Women in STEM
    – #MyJourneyInSTEM Social Media Campaign
    – CAGIS video launch HERE

MARCH

  • March 8, 2022
    International Women’s Day 
    Celebrating women’s achievements and increasing visibility, while calling out inequality. #IWD2022 #BreakTheBias

APRIL

  • Launch of OFF LIMITS Video Series
    We’re taking you behind-the-scenes to exciting off-limits locations with extraordinary expert guides in a new series of videos. Get set to ride a roller coast, board a barge and more in a new video adventure every two months!
  • Launch of OFF LIMITS STEM Challenges
    Solve a specified problem with your STEM skills! Winners from the kids and teens categories will receive prizes!
  • Launch of CAGIS’s New Interactive website
    Great new look and exciting content including STEM challenges, videos, teen blogs, and more!

MAY

  • May 1 – 16 
    CAGIS will be participating in Science Odyssey, a national campaign that celebrates Canadian achievements in science, technology, engineering, arts and mathematics, featuring fun and inspiring experiences from coast to coast.
  • May 7 
    Science Rendezvous is an annual free family festival that takes science out of the lab and onto the street. CAGIS will be part of this year’s virtual festival and cross Canada Science Chase.
  • CAGIS T-shirts are coming! 
  • May 16 – 20, 2022
    CAGIS participating in the Canada-Wide Science Fair (CWSF) STEM Expo for youth.

SEPTEMBER

  • Every Saturday until May
    CAGIS Virtual
    resumes with fun, hands-on activities led by STEM experts every Saturday, September – May.
  • September 19 to 25, 2022
    Science Literacy Week 
    CAGIS’s 30th Birthday Party Celebrations

    Public event, prizes and more. Details TBA
  • CAGIS Local Clubs Re-Open (To be confirmed)
    CAGIS Local Clubs across Canada will resume onsite, monthly adventures for ages 7-16. Explore STEM with fun, hands-on activities led by experts in a variety of STEM fields. 

 

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CAGIS has been featured in municipal, national, and international media numerous times including CBC (radio and TV), CTV, Global, YTV, CityTV, BCTV, TVO, Globe & Mail, Toronto Star, Metro, and Chatelaine. CAGIS has also been thankful to receive funding from a variety of sources throughout its history, including provincial and federal governments, corporations, scientific societies, and foundations.