Cookie Box Creations Are Here!

In case you haven’t heard, Cookie Box Creations are back at Galleria Dallas for another fun, STEM-filled month of cookie box art! This year 12 teams and generous members of the community from all over, worked together to build structures that “Explore the Outdoors”.

These structures took months of planning, and we finally got to watch it all come to life during the early, Sunday morning hour.

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Now let’s meet the 12 teams!

Team 1 – Archery

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Team 2 – Surfing

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Team 3 – Zip Line

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Team 4 – Scuba Diving

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Team 5 – Horseback Riding

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Team 6 – Whitewater Rafting

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Team 7 – Spelunking (Cave Exploration)

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Team 8 – Backpacking

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Team 9 – Sailing

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Team 10 – Canoeing, Kayaking

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Team 11 – Volcano Biking

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Team 12 – Fishing

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The pictures give you an idea of what this year’s sweet contest looks like, but they certainly don’t do the structures justice. Make it a family affair and visit Galleria Dallas by April 2 to see these AMAZING creations, then vote for your favorite!

And we know none of this would be possible without the enormous help we received from our community.

A special thanks to all of the partnering firms: Adams Engineering, Aqueous Engineering, Barham Architects, LLC, Crosspoint Engineering, Dietz Engineers, LLC, Fitzpatrick Architects, ASCE-Dallas, Brown & Gay Engineers, Hayden Consultants, Nathan D. Maeir Engineers, Ronald A Roberts & Associates, Balfour Beatty Construction, Cisco, Good Fulton & Farrell, Hayden Consultants, Inc., Harrison Walker & Harper 1887, HKS ,Kimley-Horn, Omniplan, Spring Valley Construction Company, and Stocker Hoesterey Montenegro Architects.

Many thanks to this year’s participating judges: Peggy Shadduck, Ph.D.- Director, DCCCD STEM Institute, Charlyn Plunk – Chair of Girl Scouts of Northeast Texas STEM Advisory Council, Dr. Koshi Dhingra – Founder & Director, talkSTEM, Elise Longpree- Director, Community Investment, Corporate Brand & Reputation, Time Warner Cable, Kimberly Reasoner Hilley, Esq. – Manager, Community Affairs Energy Future Holdings | TXU Energy | Luminant, and Matt Grubisich – Director of Operations, Texas Trees

And we’d like to give a BIG shoutout to Galleria Dallas for giving our girls a platform to explore their creativity and share it with the community. You guys rock!

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