Application Period for BRIGHT Girls Academy Opens March 1

Are you a girl entering 9th, 10th, 11th, or 12th grade next fall? Do you enjoy the outdoors? If you or someone you know fits this description, then Bright Girls is for you!

The BRIGHT Girls Academy is a free two-week, hands-on learning experience where high school- aged girls work in teams to explore harbor seals and their ocean habitat. Expect to explore a glacial fjord by boat, hike out to a glacier, take pictures, use science tools and technology, take measurements in the field and the lab, and explore the outdoors with new friends including women scientists.


When: June 18-29

Where: Lena Point and Auke Bay

Cost: Free! (thanks to the National Science Foundation for the generous support)


Applications are accepted from March 1st -April 1st. Contact Laura Oxtoby ( for more information.


Hope to see you there!