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The Chocolate Chips Association is a not-for-profit organization in Lake County, IL, and its mission is to provide the opportunity for young girls to gain greater exposure to the areas of Science, Technology, Engineering, Entrepreneurship, Art and Math (STEEAM). Our vision is for young girls to be empowered and celebrated to reach their STEAM goals.
Chocolate Chips Association is starting its 14th Year in Lake County and has mentored over 250 girls in STEM. This year we are expanding our reach into Waukegan Elementary schools and your help is requested. Volunteer Grant writers and fundraiser support is needed.
Chocolate Chips Association founded in 2003, is a non-profit STEM program for minority girls and 80% are in low-income and high-risk communities. Core program are for girls in 2 nd to 5 th grades with program year September to May.
Each core program year girls are exposed to STEM workshops and activities which could include Powder Puff Derby, Forensic Science, Coding Class, Robotics, Stunt Planes and Aerodynamics, Inventor Class and Entertainment Technology Class, Museum Field Trips / workshops, and Chicago Botanic Garden Workshops.
Program also includes annual service projects, life skills sessions, Father and daughter dance / outing, mother and daughter event and fun outings.