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8th Annual Operation S.M.A.R.T

For the past eight years, Suncor Energy Inc. has offered substantial support to Operation S.M.A.R.T® making it possible for Girls Inc. of Northern Alberta to deliver the STEM based program to young girls across the Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo.

The Operation S.M.A.R.T. program is a partnership with BrainStem Alliance that enables us to inspire the next generation of female engineers by offering Operation S.M.A.R.T.  This is a 10 session program where girls ages 10-14 will work with female engineers to explore the vast array of engineering disciplines.  This is a hands on, interactive, and life transforming program.  The program will consist of weekly 3 hour sessions that will include discussions of basic scientific theory as well as activities that will reinforce engineering principles and disciplines.

Session Schedule included:

  • Sep 14 Introduction Engineering
  • Sep 21 Mechanical Engineering
  • Sep 28 Aeronautical Engineering
  • Oct 5 Electrical Engineering
  • Oct 12 Thanksgiving NO session
  • Oct 19 3D Modelling – Medical Makers – at Keyano College
  • Oct 26 Computer Science / Game Design
  • Nov 2 Civil/Industrial Engineering
  • Nov 9 Remembrance Day NO session
  • Nov 16 Chemical/ Materials Engineering
  • Nov 23 Mining/Geo Technology Engineering – at Oil Sands Discovery Center
  • Nov 30 Environmental Engineering

With generous financial support from Suncor Energy Inc., Finning Canada and Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of Alberta (APEGA) Education Foundation this program is free of charge.  Removing financial barriers ensures that we are able to uphold our vision of “Inspiring ALL girls to be Strong, Smart and Bold.”

SATURDAYS BEGINNING SEPTEMBER 14 – NOVEMBER 30, 2019
TIME: 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM
LOCATION: Walter And Gladys Hill School, A schedule will be provided as there are 2 field trips

Registration is now closed for this program.

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