The Block Kids Building Program is a national building competition that is sponsored on the local level by NAWIC chapters and other organizations. The award-winning program introduces children to the construction industry in an effort to create awareness and promote careers in the industry.
Competition Structure and Winners:
- Local winners advance to Regional Competitions
- One semi-finalist from each region is entered in the National Program competitions
- National prizes are awarded to the top three projects
Block Kids Competition 2020 will be hosted on January 18, 2020 in partnership with the Green Charter School in Irmo, South Carolina.
Pre-Registration is required by January 10, 2020
The Columbia, SC, Chapter currently has 60 members.
NAWIC is an organization that supports women in the construction industry by offering mentoring, educational programs and networking opportunities. The group also awards scholarships for young men and women pursuing degrees in the A/E/C industries as well as other community outreach programs.
- To unite for the mutual benefit of women who are actively engaged in the various phases of the construction industry.
- To promote cooperation, fellowship and a better understanding among members of the Association.
- To promote education and contribute to the improvement of the construction industry.
- To provide members an awareness of the legislative process and legislation as it relates to the construction industry.