Stem Careers Program
For students ages 13-17:
Urban Bridge Builders Camp:
Summer STEM Careers Program
July 12 – July 20
Monday – Friday
4 hours each day
Hands on Learning.
Real World Applications.
Urban Bridge Builders Camp allows school-aged girls and boys, ages 13-17, a chance to explore the numerous dynamic, diverse and lucrative careers associated with their science, technology, engineering and math academic pursuits. The program is supported by industry-leading companies in science, technology, engineering, computing, and robotics, who develop standards-based curriculum, provide professional guest speakers, host facility tours, and provide mentorship to students interested in pursuing related careers.
What the Urban Bridge Builders provides:
1. Solid preparation from an early age in science and math content
2. Experience with hands-on content and demonstrations
3. Exposure to role models and mentors who work in STEM fields
4. Access to peers who share STEM interests
All students participating will be eligible for the Urban League’s year-round College/Career counseling program, mentoring and a host of other services.”
Experiential Learning and Career Exploration
Urban Bridge Builders Camp was designed to address two critical challenges facing minority students in Los Angeles Schools. The program works to 1) improve African American and Latino students’ academic performance in science and math and 2) increase African American and Latino students’ low levels of participation in STEM careers.