Who:

The San Gabriel Valley Council of Boy Scouts with Azusa Pacific University

What:

The Boy Scouts of America hold the first annual Science, Technology, Engineering, Math and Nova (STEM/Nova) Day. APU's science faculty and students lead sessions in the state-of-the-art Segerstrom science labs. Subjects include: astronomy, computer science, geography, maps and compasses, math, engineering, geology, chemistry, energy, nuclear science, and robotics.

The STEM/Nova Awards program incorporates learning with hand–on activities and exposure to science, technology, engineering, and mathematics for Cub Scouts, Boy Scouts, and Venturers. The program aims to stimulate interest awards in STEM-related fields and demonstrates how science, technology, engineering, and mathematics apply to everyday life.

Where:

Segerstrom Science Center, located on APU's West Campus, at 675 E. Foothill Blvd., in Azusa.

Why:

Ten-year employment projections by the U.S. Department of Labor show that 15 of the 20 fastest-growing occupations projected for 2014 require significant mathematics or science preparation.

When:

Jan. 18, 2014 from 8:30 a.m.–3 p.m.

For more information, please contact David Landers at jdlanders@apu.edu or call 626-815-6000, Ext. 5770.