Supported Events


If you'd like to help with any KCSF sponsored event, see the Volunteer information for each event below, or email the event's contact person. The County Science Fair, Math Counts, Math Field Day, and Physics Olympics would love the help!.


MATHCOUNTS is sponsored by California State University, Bakersfield, Mathematics Department and supported in part by the Kern County Science Foundation. The coordinator, Becky Larson, may be contacted at General information can be found on the California Mathcounts website.

2019 Kern County Regional Science Fair

The 2019 Kern County Science Fair will be held at the Rabobank Arena on March 12, 2019. Pictures taken at the 2018 Fair are posted on the Kern County Science Foundation Facebook Photo Page. For volunteering information, you can read the Information at the KCSOS website, and/or contact Michelle Roy at

2019 California State Science Fair

The California State Science Fair will be held on April 29-30, 2019, at the California Science Center in Los Angeles, CA. More information is now available on their website: A "Mentor Night" in Bakersfield will be held March 21st for Kern participants interested in receiving feedback and improvement ideas from local experts.

2019 Kern County Middle School Math Field Day (For Grades 6, 7 and 8)

The 2019 Math Field Day will be held Saturday, April 27th at Liberty High School, 925 Jewetta Ave, Bakersfield. Contact Leeanne Stevens ( for more information. There is also valuable information on the KCSOS website under the tab, Math Field Day.

Tech Trek

Tech Trek is a science and math camp designed to develop interest, excitement, and self-confidence in young women who will enter eighth grade in the fall. It features hands-on activities in math, science, and related fields. All sleeping, eating, instructional, and recreational facilities are located on a university campus where camps are held. Tech Trek is a project of AAUW California (American Association of University Women).

2019 Kern County STEMPOSIUM

2019 Kern County STEMPOSIUM will be held Wednesday, April 10, 2019 from 9am to 2pm, at the Kern County Fairgrounds. The Kern County STEMposium brings students, businesses, and the community together to share information on “all things STEM.”

Think “science fair meets job fair,” where high school students will demonstrate their innovative STEM projects, while businesses display equipment and demonstrate skills needed to be successful in the workplace.

Physics Olympics

Physics Olympics is sponsored by the Kern High School District and supported in part by the Kern County Science Foundation. The 2019 Physics Olympics will be held at Bakersfield College on April 26th. For more information, contact Mark Trunnell at his email:

GEMS (Great Explorations in Math and Science)

GEMS kits are available for teachers to check out free of charge. Please contact Michelle Roy (

Buena Vista Museum of Natural History & Science

Weekly Events:

Kern Astronomical Society

Meetings monthly, in addition to "Star Parties," Astronomy Day in April, and other events that promote community awareness.

Visit the KAS web page: Click Here