Supported Events


MATHCOUNTS is sponsored by California State University, Bakersfield, Mathematics Department and supported in part by the Kern County Science Foundation. The Kern County event was held on February 17, 2017 and the coordinator may be contacted at General information can be found on the California Mathcounts, Kern Chapter website:

2017 Kern County Regional Science Fair

The 2017 Kern County Science Fair was held at the Rabobank Arena on March 14, 2017. You can see the results by clicking on THIS LINK. Pictures taken at the 2017 Fair are posted on the Kern County Science Foundation Facebook Photo Page. For volunteering information, you can read the JUDGING HANDBOOKJUDGE'S TRAINING GUIDE, and/or contact Merci Del Rosario at

2017 California State Science Fair

The California State Science Fair was held on April 24-25, 2017. All judging results are now available on their website:


2017 Kern County Middle School Math Field Day (For Grades 6, 7 and 8)

The 2017 Math Field Day was held on April 29, 2017 at Liberty High School. We will post 2018 information as soon as it is available.

Tech Trek

Tech Trek is a science and math camp designed to develop interest, excitement, and self-confidence in young women who will enter eighth grade in the fall. It features hands-on activities in math, science, and related fields. All sleeping, eating, instructional, and recreational facilities are located on a university campus where camps are held. Tech Trek is a project of AAUW California (American Association of University Women).

Physics Olympics

Physics Olympics is sponsored by the Kern High School District and supported in part by the Kern County Science Foundation.

GEMS (Great Explorations in Math and Science)

GEMS kits are available for teachers to check out free of charge. Please contact

Buena Vista Museum of Natural History & Science

Weekly Events:

Kern Astronomical Society 

Meetings monthly, in addition to "Star Parties," Astronomy Day in April, and other events that promote community awareness.

Visit the KAS web page: Click Here