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STEM Prepares Scouts For Today And Their Future

STEM stands for science, technology, engineering, and mathematics. The BSA’s STEM initiative gives Scouts an opportunity to explore STEM-related concepts and learn how STEM knowledge is used in everyday life and in the professional world. The aim is to expose youth to new opportunities and help build interest in the STEM-related careers that are so crucial to our future economy.

To support this exploration of STEM, the BSA debuted the Nova and Supernova Awards program, an initiative that promotes an enthusiasm towards STEM and offers recognition and advancement for Scouts absorbed in STEM learning.

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Cub Scout STEM Days

Vatterott College Berkeley, MO: March 17th

Vatterott College Fairview Heights, IL: April 7th

Tigers, Wolves, Bears and Webelos can earn a STEM-based Adventure with the fun and enthusiastic instructors from Mad Science. All scouts will complete and take home cool hands-on projects.

STEM University

Southern Illinois University Carbondale: Feb. 24th

Full day of program for scouts to earn STEM-based advancements and NOVA awards.

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