The second annual Congressional App Challenge is open for submissions through noon November 2, 2016.The Challenge, a congressional initiative to engage students in coding and computer science, is open to students in high school and below who live or attend school in a participating district. Winners get to meet their Member of Congress and have their app displayed in the US Capitol Building. Learn more at www.congressionalappchallenge.us
Do you have 11-13 year-olds interested in STEM careers, or who just love hands-on science activities? 4-H Science Adventures registration closes Friday, October 14. This is an on-campus STEM learning opportunity. Youth get to do fun activities and see the myriad of STEM career possibilities. The program runs on Saturdays, beginning Oct. 22 and is held at the University of Maryland College Park campus. For details and/or to register, call 301-868-9636.
Help make history at the National Portrait Gallery! If you’re between ages 14 and 17, head to the National Portrait Gallery on Friday, November 14, 2014, between 4:00 and 7:00 pm for a Teen Open House.Read More
Call for Volunteers!
'Staging the Self:' Hispanic Heritage Month Family Day Festival
Saturday, September 13, 11:30 am-4:00 pm
Volunteers needed 10:30am-4:30pm
(full day or by shift 10:30-1:30 or 1-4:30)
Lunch will be provided for full day volunteers only.
National Portrait Gallery and Smithsonian American Art Museum
Eighth and F Streets, NW
Metro: Gallery Place/ Chinatown
Volunteers are needed for the Smithsonian's kickoff celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month this September 13th! Held in conjunction with the exhibition 'Portraiture Now: Staging the Self,' the day includes cultural performances, arts and crafts activities for all ages, bilingual gallery tours, and more. We'll need help facilitating craft activities, taking visitor surveys, and working with a team of teen videographers who are taping visitor interviews. Bilingual English-Spanish speakers are particularly welcome.
For more information and to RSVP to volunteer, please email email@example.com.