Stem Careers Programs
Career Exploration Program
The Urban Bridge Builders program designed to expose Black and Latino students to science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) careers. This year, we focus on The Science of Marine + Oceanography Careers!
Who: Students ages 13-17 can apply
When: July 18 – July 22, 2022, (M-F 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.)
Where: In person @ 3787 S. Vermont Ave
Oceanography Sleepaway Camp
LA Urban League is partnering with UC San Diego’s Scripps College to host 35 high school students in a 5-day residential program on the UCSD campus. The program will provide a fun-filled, science-rich, campus life experience that inspires wonder and curiosity about the earth-ocean system and the life it supports – including ours!
Who: Parents of students ages 15-18 should apply
When: August 1 – 5th
Where: UCSD campus in La Jolla, CA
Hands on Learning. Real World Applications.
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.