Girls Day at the Museum | LSU College of Science

Girls Day at the Museum

Wanted: GIRLS who are problem solvers, explorers and hidden gem seekers—for a day of science fun at the LSU Museum of Natural Science.

When: Saturday, February 29, 2020, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Where: LSU Museum of Natural Science, 119 Foster Hall


The LSU Museum of Natural Science and College of Science invite girls in grades 4 through 6 to apply to LSU’s Girls Day at the Museum, Saturday, February 29, 2020.

Spend a day exploring the reptiles, birds, fish and other exciting collections in the LSU Museum of Natural Science. Snack and chat with some of LSU’s top women scientists and participate in fun hands-on activities hosted by a variety of LSU science, technology, engineering, and math programs.

Who’s eligible to participate?

Girls in 4th through 6th grade with an interest in science.


How do I apply?  

Download and complete the 2020 Girls Night at the Museum application form below in the hopes of being one of 32 girls selected to spend a Saturday in LSU's Museum of Natural Science. The application requires a one-page essay about what important question you would like to answer as a scientist or mathematician, why this question is important, and how you would use science and math to answer your question. The application also includes a participant authorization form and a photography and social media release form that must be completed and signed by a parent or legal guardian. 

To ensure we get your application on time, we encourage applicants to fill out the application packet and submit it online. 

Application Deadline: The application packet should be emailed to Valerie Derouen at by Friday, January 24, 2020.

2020 Girls Day at the Museum Online Application

 2020 Girls Day at the Museum PDF Application

Read what some of the girls who attended our first Girls Night at the Museum thought about the experience in our Girls Night at the Museum Inspires Girls to Chase Science blog post.

This event is part of the Geaux Science Explorations series of outreach activities sponsored by Halliburton and the LSU College of Science.