Curious Minds empowers girls who are passionate, high performers in Science,  Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) to explore their full potential, through a eight-month hands-on extension and mentoring program.

Do you have a curious mind?

If you’re a girl in year 9 or 10 who is passionate about STEM subjects, or if you’re a female professional working in the STEM industry and would like to become a coach, then express your interest using the buttons below.

Applications are now closed for the 2023-24 program. All applications received will be considered for the 2024-25 program.

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Stories from alumni and coaches

  • Claire Yung

    I’d definitely recommend anyone who is passionate about science to seek out opportunities like holiday and camp programs.

    Claire Yung — Alumni
  • Emily Braithwaite

    I chose mechanical engineering because I wanted to make a difference, specifically in terms of sustainability

    Emily Braithwaite — STEM Coach
  • Carla Donnelly

    My exposure to STEM was limited in my younger years through formal channels but I was obsessed with the internet and computing from a very early age.

    Carla Donnelly — STEM Coach

Next camps

Camp dates for the 2023-24 program

Curious Minds Summer Camp – Virtual

Curious Minds Summer Camp – Virtual

4 December – 8 December 2023

(Australia Wide)

Curious Minds Winter Camps

Curious Minds Winter Camps

1 July – 6 July 2024

Curious Minds West Camp


8 July - 13 July 2024

Curious Minds East Camp


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Coach a Curious Mind

If you’re a female professional working in the STEM industry and would like to mentor high-performing girls in years 9 and 10 to explore their potential in STEM studies and careers, we would love to hear from you.