2015 Summer Science Academy

Do you want to be a part of the future of space exploration? Rockets will be your vehicle for learning at the Monday–Friday June 8–June 12, 2015 8 a.m.–12 p.m. Palmdale Aerospace Academy 38060 20th Street East, Palmdale, CA 93550 The Summer Science Academy provides hands-on interactive activities for students entering the 7th and 8th grades this fall. Students explore engineering careers through activities that are designed to challenge them while making the learning of science fun. Explore the potential of Science, Technology, Engineering and Math. Space is limited. For more information contact the Palmdale STEM Office at (661) 722-6400, ext. 6991/6527.

2015 STEM Conference for Girls

Are you interested in learning about exciting careers in science, technology, engineering, or math? Doyou want to explore careers and learn how to get there?

The next STEM Conference for Girls is scheduled for March 14, 2015 at the AVUHSD Palmdale Conference Center.

This conference introduces students to STEM professionals who use math and science daily to solve some of the world’s challenges. During the conference these professionals will share their career paths with you, answer your questions, and encourage you to aim for your career goal. During the event you will explore STEM careers through hands activities. You will learn about many STEM career opportunities and the education path you need to qualify for them.

How did girls describe the 2014 STEM Conference for Girls?

  • “Spectacular”
  • “Fun”
  • “Informative”
  • “Mind blowing”
  • “Eye Opener”
  • “Adventurous”
  • “Enlightening”

2014 Gallery

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2015 STEM Summer Bridge Program

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Monday, June 15 - Thursday, July 9, 2015

Will you be majoring in a science, technology, engineering or math (STEM) related program at AVC? Are you facing challenges with succeeding in math? Get a head start through the STEM Summer Bridge Program. This program is designed for incoming and current AVC students with placement in Math 65, 70 and 102.  

The STEM Summer Bridge Program Overview:

  • The program and materials are free and funded by a Hispanic-Serving Institution Title V STEM Grant.
  • The math session runs June 15-July 9, Monday through Thursday. Times are to be announced.
  • Both sessions take place at the AVC Palmdale Center, 1529 E. Palmdale Blvd.
  • A maximum of 48 students will be accepted into the program.

The STEM Summer Bridge Program Includes:

  • Improvement of math skills
  • Advising on AVC STEM programs & assistance with an educational plan
  • An opportunity to build connections with AVC faculty and staff
  • An opportunity to meet other AVC students with similar interests.
  • Guest speakers

Who Should Apply for the STEM Summer Bridge Program?

Students who:

  1. Want an opportunity to improve their AVC math assessment score
  2. Want to refresh their math skills
  3. Are interested in science, technology, engineering or math
  4. Are an incoming student or current AVC student

Submit an Application Now:

For More Information:

Contact the Palmdale STEM office at 661-722-6300, extension 6991 or

Past Events

STEM: for ever-growing minds