PSNH Grant Supports Free Program for Girls
Program designed to spark interest in science, energy
PORTSMOUTH, NH—Thanks to a partnership between Public Service of New Hampshire and Girl Scouts of the Green and White Mountains, more girls may consider careers in environmental science, engineering, mathematics or physics when they grow up.
“Energy Everywhere” is a free program for girls who have completed grades 4-8 which will be held July 24-26 at Camp Seawood. Girls will explore how science, technology, engineering and math are connected to energy everywhere. The three-day program includes swimming and a field trip to PSNH Energy Park in Manchester.
Bus transportation is available from Dover, Durham, Epping, Exeter, Hampstead, Hampton, North Hampton, Kingston, Rochester and Seabrook.
All girls are invited. Those who aren’t yet Girl Scouts can register for $12. Questions? Call Carrie Green at 888-474-9686 x147. Already a Girl Scout? Register online at www.girlscoutsgwm.org. Space is limited so sign up now!
The programs will be run by staff and trained and dedicated volunteers, including volunteers from PSNH and experts in engineering, science and technology, to help girls learn how math and science are used in everyday life and work.
PSNH is New Hampshire’s largest electric utility, generating and distributing clean electricity for more than 500,000 homes and businesses in an environmentally friendly manner.
Girl Scouts of the Green and White Mountains serves 15,600 girls across New Hampshire and Vermont, thanks to 5,300 trained and dedicated volunteers. Girl Scouts is celebrating 100 years of building girls of courage, confidence, and character, who make the world a better place. Call 888-474-9686 to register or volunteer, or see www.girlscoutsgwm.org.