STEM Outreach Programs 

There are numerous STEM Outreach programs for chapters to encourage member engagement and involvement in their local communities. Chapters may choose to organize these efforts independently or by joining the Outreach Department on their campus. Below are some examples of outreach programs Sigma Xi chapters can participate in. 


Girl Scouts and Boy Scouts

Alfred University Chapter Teams up with Girl Scouts 2014There are numerous ways to get involved with Girl Scouts or Boy Scouts in your area, and encourage children to pursue their STEM interests.  For more information, please click here for Girl Scouts, and here for Boy Scouts.

Introduce a Girl to Engineering

The first ever Introduce a Girl to Engineering Day came to be in 2001. Engineers use this opportunity to introduce more than one million girls and young women to engineering. Now more than just a day, Introduce a Girl to Engineering is a movement, getting girls involved and showing them how engineers are changing our world.  To learn more please click here


Techbridge inspires girls to discover a passion for technology, science, and engineering. Through hands-on learning, Techbridge empowers the next generation of innovators and leaders. To learn more click here

Science Cheerleader

The Science Cheerleaders are cheerleaders pursuing science careers, challenging stereotypes, and inspiring young women to consider careers in science, technology, engineering, and math. To learn more about Science Cheerleader click here

Science Fair Judging

Being a science fair mentor or judge is a way to "give back", and is a source of personal satisfaction while providing crucial guidance that ultimately helps direct the future of young scientists.