Young Engineers, Scientists Conference set

The Young Engineers and Scientists of Ridgecrest will hold a Young Men’s Conference on Saturday, April 20, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at McLean Laboratory, Naval Air Warfare Center Weapons Division.

The conference is open to young males in Grades 6, 7, and 8. Participants will take part in three hands-on workshops, which emphasize math, science and technology for traditional and nontraditional careers.

Each participant will receive a T-shirt, a bag for conference materials and lunch. The cost is $10 per participant.

Registration will be open only to the first 150 students, first com e first served, so you’re encouraged to get registration forms in early.

Register online at www.yes or at your school, between March 25 and April 5. More information is available from

Participants will be able to make and launch H20 rockets, make combustible candy, make fluid dance and perform many other hands-on experiments.

Story First Published: 2013-03-20