Who is NOVA STEM Day for?
NOVA STEM Day is for EVERYONE! From kindergarten to high school and beyond, we have fun and educational workshops and exhibits for the whole family. With more activities than you can count, we're about DOING. Come ready to participate!
Where and when is NOVA STEM Day - Alexandria Campus?
Saturday, December 1, 2018, 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Northern Virginia Community College, Alexandria Campus
Bisdorf & Fine Arts Buildings
5000 Dawes Avenue, Alexandria, VA 22311
Click here for a map of the Alexandria Campus.
The Bisdorf Building is labeled "AA" and the Fine Arts Building is labeled "AFA." You should plan to park in the Dawes Street Parking Garage labeled "AP-1" (enter from King St or Seminary Rd). Parking is FREE in the garages on weekends. DO NOT park in A lots.
How much does it cost?
NOVA STEM Day is a FREE event with FREE parking in the Dawes Avenue Parking Garage (Lot B-3). Follow signs upon arrival.
Who will I learn from?
Our activities will be taught by faculty from NOVA Faculty and area schools and community educators. College and high school students will help out - they have a lot to share, too!
Do I need to pre-register?
Not necessarily, but if you pre-register it helps our exhibitors and presenters plan for their activities and makes registration faster and easier upon arrival. To get tickets, click HERE!
Can I win anything?
YES!!! When you arrive, you'll receive a passport. If you complete an activity in each area, you'll receive a sticker for that area. Bring your completed passport back to the registration area for a chance to win!
I would like to be an exhibitor, what do I have to do?
We love our exhibitors!! Please fill out THIS form and we will get back to you shortly.
What's for lunch?
Lunch is not provided, but for those who work up an appetite, food trucks will be on site with a variety of lunch options.
What should I wear?
For safety purposes, no shorts, tank tops, or open-toed shoes are permissible in the science labs. Safety precautions are strictly enforced.