Girls on Ice is a unique, FREE, wilderness science education program for high school girls. Each year two teams of 9 teenage girls and 3 instructors spend 12 days exploring and learning about mountain glaciers and the alpine landscape through scientific field studies with professional glaciologists, ecologists, artists, and mountaineers. One team explores Mount Baker, an ice-covered volcano in the North Cascades of Washington State. The other team sleeps under the midnight sun exploring an Alaskan glacier.
“Girls on Ice is not a reward for past good grades or academic achievement, it is an inspiration for future success.”
The application period for the 2015 Girls on Ice Teams will begin December 10, 2014 and end on January 31, 2015 at 11:59 p.m. Alaska time.
Alaska program: June 19 – 30, 2015
North Cascades program: July 13 – 24, 2015
To be eligible, girls must be at least 16 years old by June 19, and no older than 18 on July 24.
If you would like to help us spread the word about Girls on Ice, please feel free to download, print and distribute this Girls on Ice poster.