Expanding Your Horizons in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematic

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A day planned for girls in 6th, 7th, and 8th grades in the Hill Country area to explore science, technology, engineering, and math as high school and college study possibilities.

Saturday, October 15, 2022
Schreiner University
Kerrville, Texas

Check-in: Check in at Cailloux Campus Activity Center from 9:00-9:30 am
Conclusion end time: Pick up at Lot H Central Lot at 2:30 pm | Campus Map

Expanding Your Horizons

Expanding Your Horizons is an exciting, fun filled day where 6th, 7th, and 8th grade girls learn about careers in science and mathematics. Participants choose three labs to attend. The students will meet professional women and college students in the STEM fields who will share about their paths to their careers. Lunch and lab materials are provided. T-shirts are available for the first 250 registrants.


$25 (includes 3 labs and materials, lunch, and a t-shirt for the first 250 registrants)


  • Registration opens Sept 24
  • Registration closes at midnight Oct 11th, 2022
  • All registration must be completed online. Paper registration forms are NOT available.
  • Late registration (after deadline and day of event) will not be available.
9:00 am | Check in
9:30 | Welcome
10:15 | Lab 1
11:15 | Lab 2
12:10 | Lunch in the University’s diner “Schreiner Diner”
1:25 | Lab 3
2:30 | Pick up at Lot H Central Lot | Campus Map

2022 EYH Labs

Moody Science

Ocean Waves/Geodes:
Room 105
Make your own waves in a Jar while learning about the big blue sea.

Squishy Circuits:
Room 106
Build an animal and use electrical power to make them come alive.

Bath Bomb:
Room 113
Create a bath bomb from scratch to watch it fizz in your tub.

Ghost Structures:
Room 203
Use your imagination to design the tallest ghost tower!

Galaxy Slime:
Room 208
Make your own Galaxy Slime and learn all about the Milky Way.

Egg Drop:
Room 211
Test your design of preventing an egg from breaking at almost any speed.

Hacker blocker:
Room 212
Learn how to keep bad people (hackers) out of your computer & to use perimeter firewall to keep out virus sent to your computer and home network by hackers.

Trull Science

Frog Dissection:
Room 122
What’s inside and how does it work? Find out how each organ plays a part!

Be Wise About Water:
Room 122
Understand how environmentalists learn about the health of a water system and how to protect our water supply.

DNA Extraction/ Structures:
Room 125
Build your own strand of DNA while learning all about it.

Fire Snake/Flame Test:
Room 222
Create a chemical reaction and watch a snake grow. Test chemicals to see which one has the coolest color.

Gummy Bears/Elephant Toothpaste:
Room 224
Explore all the things that explode & maybe some chemistry.


Who took my candy bar?:
Room: Fellowship Hall
“The Joy” of investigating the crime scene will make you “Snicker” at the thief’s mistakes.

Escape Room Math:
Room: Recital Hall
Use your math knowledge to solve the puzzles & escape.

For Parents

Parking & Drop-off/Pick-up:
Parking, Drop off/Pick up: Lot H Central Lot | Campus Map

Payment options are available through the online registration.

For more information, please email us at ExpandingYourHorizon@schreiner.edu

Co-Sponsored by:

Schreiner Centennial Logo
American Association of University Women

American Association of University Women

The Welch Foundation
Schreiner University STEM Programs


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