Family STEM Festival

Cedar Valley Family STEM Festival

Families are invited to attend the Cedar Valley Family STEM Festival on Thursday, November 10 from 4:00 to 7:30 PM at the Five Sullivan Brothers Convention Center in Waterloo. The festival is free and open to the public.

The goals of the festival are to promote, inspire and engage youth in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) activities and to introduce children and parents to STEM careers in their local communities.

Over 70 organizations from the Cedar Valley and throughout Iowa will present exhibits and hands-on activities for kids, pre-K through 12 and their families. Attendees can drive robots, conduct amazing science experiments, and much more! In addition, the festival showcases STEM programs in local schools and offer interactive specialty shows throughout the evening.

The Cedar Valley Family STEM Festival is a community-wide partnership led by the Northeast Region of the Iowa Governor’s STEM Advisory Council at the University of Northern Iowa, Waterloo Community Schools, Cedar Falls Community School District, Cedar Valley Catholic Schools, AEA 267, Black Hawk County Extension and Outreach, Greater Cedar Valley Alliance & Chamber, Hawkeye Community College, University of Northern Iowa, John Deere, Grout Museum District, Volunteer Center of the Cedar Valley and the Five Sullivan Brothers Convention Center.