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Questions about any event? Email stem@ncacbsa.org or call 240.395.0601

 

 

STEM Classes at Pow Wow
November 16, 2019
Annandale High School, Annandale, VA

Sign up for one of the STEM Classes at Pow Wow! 
Register here.

 

Webelos – Earth Rocks Adventure & Nova Down & Dirty
Saturday November 23, 2019
GMU in Fairfax, VA

This event consists of 3 hour labs for 4th & 5th grade girls and boys and includes tours of the GMU Paleontology and Physical Sciences Labs.
Webelos may earn all of Earth Rocks (except #2) and part of the Down & Dirty Nova. This 3 hour Geology STEM event is sponsored by Dr. Julia Nord and The GMU Department of Atmospheric, Oceanic and Earth Sciences.
Register here.


Geology Merit Badge at GMU
Sunday, November 24, 2019
GMU in Fairfax, VA

This 3 hour Geology STEM event is open to girls and boys from 6th grade to high school. This Geology STEM event  is sponsored by The GMU Department of Atmospheric, Oceanic and Earth Sciences and The Northern Virginia Mineral Club.
Boy Scouts may earn requirements 1-4 and 5a or 5d of the Geology Merit Badge. Register here.

 

The Akela Chess Classic
Cub Scout Tournament (youth from K- 5th grade)
Saturday February 9, 2019
Microsoft Technology Center in Reston, VA

Scouts BSA Tournament (youth from 6th grade – 12th grade)
Saturday February 8, 2019
Microsoft Technology Center in Reston, VA

Powhatan District has hosted a Chess Classic for a decade! This is the second year that the Chess Classic will be Council-wide. This is a tournament with 5 rounds; scouts need to register for their age appropriate bracket. Register for the Scouts BSA Tournament here: https://scoutingevent.com/082-ScoutsBSAChess and register for the Cub Scout Tournament here: https://scoutingevent.com/082-cubsChess 

 

STEM University
TBA: June 2020

from 11:30 AM- 3:00 PM
Microsoft Technology Center in Reston, VA

This will be the 5th annual STEM University at NCAC! Last year, there were classes for youth and adults, as well as an Einstein Science Fair!