Thursday, November 9, 2023
8:30am - 1:00pm

@ our Spruce Street Clubhouse

1040 Spruce St Lawrence, NJ 08648

Register today to attend three (3) 45 minute workshops, plus a career panel on STEM related topics.  Learn about careers in STEM fields and meet potential mentors.  Explore post-secondary career pathways and other STEM programs that can be pursued in high school and in college. 

The STEM Conference is specifically for 4th - 9th grade students.

Student Registration is Closed.

Questions? Contact Debra Lawrey, STEM & Career Services Director:


8:30 am                    Check-in / Breakfast (included)
9:00 am                    Welcome 
9:10am                     Workshops / Career Panels       
11:30 am                   Lunch (included)

12:00 pm                  Workshops / Career Panels 

1:00 pm                    Closing

Thank You to our STEM Supporters

About BGC Mercer:

Boys & Girls Clubs of Mercer County provides young people ages 5-18, with educational, social, and recreational activities. Our programs, offered after school  and over the summer, focus on combatting the education gap and teaching youth to develop social and leadership skills. Our mission is to enable all young people, especially those who need us most, to reach their full potential as productive, caring, and responsible citizens.

Available Workshops:

Broken Bones - Explore the field of medicine with a team of doctors while learning about medical preparedness.  
Create a GIF - Introductory workshop to GIF making using Apple technology.
Connected Car – Learn how the connected car will enhance the future of driving.
Cyber Attack! - What is cybersecurity? Learn how to protect yourself from cyber-attacks and phishing.
Healthcare Heros – Explore careers that focus on restoring the health of bodies and minds.  
Introduction to Java – Learn to program in one of the most popular computer languages in the world.
It’s Logical: A 3 Ring Circuit -  Create simple electrical circuits and learn electronic logic theory.
Make Your Own Customized Lotion - Create your own lotion while learning about emulsions.
Oceans, Weather and Climate - Examine the physics of our Earth's oceans and atmosphere.
Phytoplankton:  Jewels of the Delaware River - Explore the Delaware River and learn how to collect, process, and examine the planktonic community.
Polygraph Science -  Explore how the polygraph detects physiological responses to lying.
The Diagnostic Detectives – Learn about urine testing, identifying cancer, blood typing and clinal microbiology. 
Thermochromic Slime - Explore, create and slime around with the most entertaining and useful molecule known to science...polymers.