Young Engineers and 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.

Registration will be open only to the first 150 students, so get registration forms in early! Register online at or at your school, between March 25 and April 5. Workshop registration is first come, first serve. For more information, please write

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

Story First Published: 2013-04-03