The Butte County branches of the American Association of University Women are teaming up with Butte Community College to offer a day of discovery and career exploration for middle-school girls focusing on STEM subjects (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math).
The day includes visits to science labs for exciting demonstrations by Butte College instructors, and hearing from womenh currently working in STEM fields. The girls will also have the opportunity to do hands-on activities with the women whose careers most interest them.
STEM Adventure (formerly Career Trek) is taking place on Saturday, February 23rd from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Parents are invited to attend with their daughters.
The cost is $7 per student and $7 each for parents. Breakfast and lunch are included. Scholarships are available through AAUW for students with financial need. Some branches also offer rides. Students should indicate either need on the registration form.
Forms are available at Butte County middle schools. They are due back at the school by February 14th.
For more information contact your middle school or call Jana Lawton (Chico) 894-1843, Tracy Howell (Gridley) 846-7962 or Pat Koskinen (Oroville) 538-9196.