Gills Club

In partnership with the Atlantic White Shark Conservancy, WAVE’s fun STEM-based education initiative dedicated to helping kids, especially girls, ages 8-13 to build knowledge and confidence in STEM skills as well as form strong community connections. The kids connect with community mentors and scientists actively working in STEM-related fields, share knowledge they gain through programming, and facilitate shark and ocean conservation! Each meeting will cover new topics, include hands on activities, and connect Gills with other Club members. Club meetings will be held on the third Saturday of each month. Programs run from 10am to noon. Gills must be accompanied by an adult. This is a year long program and we encourage participation in every session for Gills to fully benefit from the experience.

Registration is now closed for Gills Club 2023-2024 programs.

Gills Club is a free program thanks to generous support from the Dr. George A. and Dolores E. Renaker Charitable Foundation.

 2023- 2024 Schedule

Event DateTheme
16-SepMentor Introductions & Shark Program
21-OctShark Senses
18-NovShark Tooth Adaptations
16-DecShark IDing
20-JanShark Adaptations and Habitats
17-FebShark Research
16-MarShark Conservation Efforts
20-AprShark Dissection
18-MayEnd of Year Party

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