Community STEM Cafes are fun events for the whole family designed to excite and inspire youth in STEM, to help parents support their child’s development, and to build relationships recognizing and celebrating STEM in our communities.
Registration is limited at these events to promote quality interactions and experiences. There are 4 sections of activities designed to support 3 stages of youth development and parents:
Elementary Discovery section – provides loosely structured activities that can last about 15-20 minutes each with about 6-8 rotations through different activities.
Middle School Career Exploration section – provides more structured hands-on activities lasting about 20-30 minutes with about 4-6 rotations through different activities.
High School College and Career Conversations section – provides interactions with STEM professionals in small groups of 3-4 students per professional lasting about 15-20 minutes each with about 6-8 rotations to meet professionals in different careers.
Parent tips section – highlights why and how to assist children and youth with their interests and development followed by a Q&A session to address specifics. This section lasts as long as parents have questions.
Click on the locations below to register. Registration will be open 1 month prior to each event.
BOGALUSA PHOTO ALBUM!
September 22, 2018
PONCHATOULA PHOTO ALBUM!
October 27, 2018
ST. HELENA – Cancelled
November 10, 2018
INDEPENDENCE PHOTO ALBUM!
December 8, 2018
LIVINGSTON PHOTO ALBUM!
January 26, 2019
ROSELAND PHOTO ALBUM!
February 23, 2019
PINE PHOTO ALBUM!
March 16, 2019
HAMMOND PHOTO ALBUM!
April 27, 2019
KENTWOOD PHOTO ALBUM!
May 18, 2019
Community STEM Cafes are low-cost collaborative events created by local STEM professionals
to bring free, accessible STEM activities to families.