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Why read about science when you can just do it? STEM Scouts re-imagines creative ways to learn about science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM). Interact with professionals in weekly hands-on lab sessions and discover new things in a fast-paced, thought-provoking, and fun way. It's your world now. Join us and explore it.



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What is STEM Scouts?

STEM Scouts is a national pilot program from the Boy Scouts of America, focused on fun ways for girls and boys, grades 3 - 12, to learn more about science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM). Using hands-on activities, STEM Scouts also encourages young minds’ natural curiosity and helps build interest in the STEM-related careers that are so crucial to our future economy.

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DEVELOP SKILLS

The experiments in STEM Labs are a chance to be creative, develop your leadership skills and learn to think like a STEM professional.

BUILD A CAREER

See how real people in real companies use experiments like the ones you do in STEM Scouts to invent the future.

PREPARE FOR THE FUTURE

Pave the way for a future career. STEM jobs are projected to grow 17% by 2018, and salaries average 26% more than for non-STEM jobs.

HANDS-ON EXPERIMENTS

Interaction with professionals and opportunities to publish work in a peer-reviewed journal increase your chances for scholarships.

SHAPE. TINKER. EXPLORE. MAKE.

Use your hands. Shake it up. Perform cool science experiments. Spark a chemical reaction or two. Share new ideas in small teams with your friends.

Get Involved

Whether you're interested in becoming a STEM Scout, volunteer, leader or host, we have a place for you. Learn more about how you can be involved in sparking curiosity and exploring the world around you.

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