Calling All Changemakers
There are plenty of people in the world who accept the way things are.
Others, however, believe things can change—and that they can play a part in changing them. At Galileo, we develop innovators who become agents of change.
MAKE A CHANGE
Why are changemakers important?
Now more than ever, at a moment in our nation's history when we are called upon to take responsibility for our democracy and the freedoms we cherish, it is essential to empower our kids to make change. No matter who they are or where they come from, the only way they can make the world a better place is by becoming agents of change in their lives and communities.
How do Galileo camps empower kids to become changemakers?
Galileo's mission is to develop innovators who envision and create a better world. So how do we take kids from doing engineering and art projects at camp to becoming innovators who make change out in the world?
We believe that when kids engage in joyful activities that let them turn their ideas into reality over and over again, they learn the skills—generating ideas, taking failure in stride, persevering until they realize their vision—to become innovators. And the more confidence they build using those skills, the more they start to see themselves a little differently—as bold, visionary changemakers who can make the world a better place.
How can I help my kids become changemakers?
When they're not spending the summer flexing their innovative muscles at Galileo, there are plenty of ways for kids to practice the Galileo Innovator's Mindset, a must for innovators creating change. Check out these tips from our founder and CEO, Glen Tripp, about what you can do right now to help your kids become changemakers who…
IN THE WORLD
What kind of changes do Galileo changemakers make?
Our innovation-focused mission that empowers change is more than just a theory that starts and ends at camp. It's a reality we've seen come to life out in the world, as evidenced by the companies founded, apps invented and books published by some real, changemaking Galileans.