2020 Be Bold Institute

July 6 – 17, 2020 | BakerRipley Leonel Castillo Community Ctr.


Calling all Strong, Smart, and Bold 13-18 year old high school girls!!!  We invite your girls to come and spend two exciting, creative, empowering weeks with us! The Be BOLD Institute will guide your girls through concepts in STEM as well as help them to explore academic and college readiness.  They will also learn about career opportunities that will help them prepare for future success!  Upon completion of the two-week Institute, each girl will be able to keep the laptop they built!


Weekdays, July 6 – 17, 2020
9:00 AM – 4:00 PM
BakerRipley Leonel Castillo Community Center, 2101 South Street, Houston, TX 77009
13 – 18 years old

Application Fee:
$10 (Goes toward Institute fee)
Full Institute Fee: $100

SCHOLARSHIPS FOR FEES ARE AVAILABLE! – Apply for scholarship within registration application.

Application will be considered incomplete until the $10 fee is received. 

There are no GPA requirements to attend. However, we are looking for young ladies that demonstrate the following attributes:

    • A willingness to learn from others, including their peers;
    • An inclination for leadership and advocacy (at school, at home, in the community);
    • Shows respect toward authority, her peers, and herself;
    • A desire to pursue education beyond high school, including 2- and 4-year colleges and training.

Click below to complete the application, along with the $10 application fee, today.

Full payment is due by midnight, Friday June 26th.

Be BOLD Institute participants are required to attend both weeks of camp to receive a laptop. 

Click here to enroll

A scholarship application does not guarantee an award. Funds are limited and awarded based on household income. If you would like to be considered for a scholarship, please complete the registration application. Early submission of your application is encouraged.