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STEM Campaign

Atlanta CARES  launched a  STEM Campaign in 2010 to provide opportunities for under resourced middle and high school students to engage in hands on STEM activities, explore STEM careers, and interact with STEM professionals. The ultimate goal is to increase the pipeline of underrepresented groups in high wage STEM careers and to create intergenerational wealth.

STEMfest Youth Conference

The annual STEMfest Youth Conference  convenes over 350 middle and high school students students at Georgia Tech  to participate in STEM workshops and STEM networking activities. A variety of STEMulating  workshops are offered to the students during our STEMfest. They have an opportunity to select three of their preferred workshops when they register online.


  • Apps Design                                                   
  • Creative Engineering
  • Filmmaking Fundamentals
  • Music Beats and Coding
  • Cyber Security
  • Data Analytics – Numbers Galore
  • Smart Money Challenges
  • Mix It Up Chemistry
  • Forensics – Investigating Crime Scenes
  • Aviation – Piloting a Plane
  • Aviation – Piloting a Plane
  • Zoology – Real Live Animals
  • Medical Science – Aspiring Doctors
  • Drone Aviation
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Environmental Science – Save The Earth
  • STE(A)M Graphics and Design
  • Girls STEM Power
  • Video Gaming 
  • Computer Coding

STEMfest is a FREE event.

Annual STEM EnRICH Summer Academy

The STEM Campaign also includes our annual STEM EnRICH Summer Academy which is held at Morehouse College. Rising 7th grade through 12th grade males and females  have the opportunity to  participate in a four week ultimate camp experience. This summer learning opportunity  offers fun, creative, inquiry based, and hands on learning experiences to equip the  students with 21st Century skills for success. In addition to a robust STEM curriculum, they participate in a variety of enrichment activities and  weekly field trips to local STEM related museums and corporations.

STEM EnRICH Summer Academy Student Testimonial

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