SESSION I: 2/28 – 4/24 (Wednesdays, 5 to 7 PM)
SESSION II: 2/23 – 4/26 (Fridays, 5 to 7 PM)
Join us weekly for a fun and unique hands-on opportunity to learn life skills with various experienced instructors. From tools to tires to financial literacy to safety on the roads, in wilderness, or at home – Girl with Grit is all about teaching surviving life’s basics.
Build from Scratch
This module is geared towards growing handiness with tools, carpentry, and building with creativity and problem solving.
Automotive: Art and Engines
Students will learn more about the way an engine works through hands-on projects. To enhance the creativity, students will get the opportunity to learn about automotive paint with a hands-on project.
STEM/STEAM in the Trades
The goal of this class is to implement knowledge about skilled trades and practical trade skills everyone needs to know in a fun, interactive way. Students will learn about drafting, technical drawing, CAD, and 3-D Printing. Students will design a dreamroom in tinkercad.
We will run real life interactive rescue scenarios as a fun game to reinforce their Session I emergency skills.
Into the Wild: Hike
We will go explore the closest State or Public Park to see firsthand how important and easy it is to access nature.
Exterior Home and Yard DIY
Youth will learn basic household skills to help them outside with an emphasis on yard tools and exterior home know-how from caulking to pressure washing.
The goal of this workshop is to learn about saving money and investment.
Entrepreneur Lab II
We will learn the basics of business through a fun and interactive pop-up business.
Certificate of Mastery
Youth and families can come join us for a celebration of their new grit and skills with a review of skills taught. Students will be awarded their Certificate of Mastery. These students are now able to get service hours through us.
SPRING SESSION TWO – FRIDAYS 5 TO 7 PM
2/23/24 – TOOLS: BUILD FROM SCRATCH
3/1/24 – AUTOMOTIVE: ART AND ENGINES
3/8/24 – TRADES CLUB : STEM/STEAM IN THE TRADES
3/23/24 – INTO THE WILD: TEXAS STATE PARK HIKE – Guadalupe State Park (SATURDAY 3 T0 5 PM)
4/5/24 – Rescue 911
4/12/24 – HOME DIY: EXTERIOR AND YARD
4/19/24 – FINANCIAL FAST FACTS: SAVINGS AND INVESTMENT
4/26/24 – ENTREPRENEUR LAB II
4/26/24 – CERTIFICATE OF MASTERY
6/3 to 6/6 – 9am – 3pm (all workshops above included)
7/29 to 8/1 – 9am – 3pm (all workshops above included)