Tech Trek Featured at Women's History Month Event

Posted At : March 19, 2013 9:35 AM

celebration of Women's History Month was hosted by the Santa Monica Commission on the Status of Women on March 8. The theme of the event revolved around STEM.

AAUW CA Membership Director, Ginny Hatfield, and Beach Cities Tech Trek Chair, Terry Hays-Horner, represented AAUW CA and provided a display highlighting Tech Trek. 


Tech Trek Camp Dates

Posted At : December 10, 2012 9:05 AM

Carol Holzgrafe, Tech Trek State Coordinator, announces the 2013 dates for most camps.

 

Whittier – June 16-22 
Fresno – June 16-22
Sonoma – June 23-29 
San Diego – June 23-29 
Davis – July 7-13 
Irvine – July 14-20
Santa Barbara Hypatia – July 28–Aug. 3 
Santa Barbara Blackwell – August 4-10
Only the two camps at Stanford remain unconfirmed at this time.
 
For more information, contact Carol techtrek@aauw-ca.org

 

Tech Trek Made the TV News!

Posted At : August 1, 2011 8:57 PM

Two Tech Trek camps, Irvine and Stanford Hopper, were featured on the national CBS News recently. While the narrator neglected to mention the AAUW CA connection, plenty of viewers found their way to the Tech Trek website (www.aauw-techtrek.org) for information about our science and math camps and, in one happy case, to download the Donation Form. The video can be watched  from that site too.

Camp directors Amy Harbin, Jan Cook and Marie Wolbach worked with the video team and, in the case of Irvine, allowed them to film the girls in class and on a field trip. CBS looked for science camps for girls after three young women won the top three spots in the recent, first-ever, Google International Science Fair.
 

Tech Trek Reunion Announcement

Posted At : December 29, 2010 3:18 PM

Tech Trek is proud to announce that the keynote speaker for their reunion will be Dr. Maria Klawe, President of Harvey Mudd College.  Dr. Klawe is a mathematician.

The Tech Trek reunion is April 10, 2011 from 2-5 pm at the Irvine Marriott Hotel. Registration for the reunion is available at www.aauw-techtrek.org.

Tech Trek Camps Announce Dates for 2011!

Posted At : September 20, 2010 9:39 PM

Tech Trek camp directors met recently in Camarillo to discuss both the recently completed camps of 2010, successful every one!, and plan summer 2011 camps.

Camp dates for 2011 are:
 
Sonoma State -- June 19-25
Fresno -- June 19-25
UC Davis -- June 26-Jul 2
Stanford/MC--  July 10-16
Stanford/GH -- July 17-23             
UC San Diego -- July 10-16
UC Irvine  -- July 17-23
UC Santa Barbara  -- July 24-30
UC Santa Barbara -- July 31-Aug 6
Whittier -- August 7-13
 
Note: there is a second week planned for Santa Barbara. We need the numbers to support this, so get out there and raise funds.

Tech Trek to add UC Davis camp for 2011

Posted At : September 1, 2010 9:04 PM

Beginning next summer, Tech Trek will have a 9th camp, at U.C. Davis. Planning for this camp has been underway since February with Lisa Beauchamp of the Sacramento branch as camp director. She will be ably assisted by Deedee Hays also of the Sacramento branch. Stay tuned for further information.

Announcing the first-ever Tech Trekker reunion!

Posted At : April 5, 2010 3:30 PM

Please join us for a reunion of all former Tech Trekkers, campers and staff members, on Sunday, May 2, 2010 at the San Ramon Marriott Hotel (near Walnut Creek and Danville) from 1 p.m., when registration begins, and ending at 6 p.m. 
 
This event is totally free but pre-registration is required. Online registration is available at www.aauw-techtrek.org 
 
We have arranged for exciting speakers and will offer breakout sessions for alumnae to mix and mingle, to meet old friends and make new ones, followed by refreshments.
 
If this event is successful, we will plan a similar event next year in Southern California at the AAUW CA convention for those who can't make it to San Ramon this time.

Please share this news with your Tech Trekker friends. The hotel is located at 2600 Bishop Drive, San Ramon, CA 94583.
 
See you there!

Tech Trek Update

Posted At : January 28, 2010 2:49 AM

Tech Trek is growing and improving.

Branch coordinators have their packet and are beginning the process of selecting campers for this summer.
 
Tech Trek has posted the following new items on the web site: Junior Counselor job description, fundraising ideas, mentoring ideas, Spanish language version of the camper application.  (Look in the Tech Trek section of Forms & Documents.)
 
The first ever Tech Trek Reunion will be Sunday, May 2 in San Ramon, near Oakland. Tech Trek’s founder, Marie Wolbach, is handling arrangements for this great event. Look for more details in upcoming announcements. In the meantime, let your former Tech Trekkers know about it.
 
We will have a new camp this summer at UC Irvine. The new directors are busy planning a wonderful experience for 60 girls.
 
With this 8th camp, we have a need for volunteers. Please see the volunteer form here to apply. Volunteers must be AAUW CA members.

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