What is Siskiyou Science Festival?

Created by Siskiyou County’s scientific, cultural, and educational institutions, the 2nd annual Siskiyou Science Festival will take place during the week of May 13 to 19, 2019.

The festival will provide a wide range of free science activities – presentations, school activities, tours, and an all-day event on Saturday, May 18, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. in downtown Mt. Shasta.

Our Mission:

Experience the marvels of science in our daily lives

Vision:

  • Cultivate the next generation of science professionals
  • Nurture an appreciation of science in our daily lives by connecting a community of citizens of all ages, scientists, science organizations, and businesses
  • Foster curiosity and wonder about the world around us
  • Provide opportunities to link art, daily life, creativity, and science in Festival activities
  • Provide practical application of simple science principles
  • Have the Science Festival become an annual celebration of science countywide, by supporting community collaborations for science education

In Summary:

  • Young people will understand that science is fun, exciting and important, encouraging them to pursue careers in science.
  • Parents will feel more confident about supporting their kids’ interests in science.
  • Teachers will have new resources to get students thinking about science outside of the classroom.
  • Businesses and organizations will have an opportunity to communicate the importance of science in their work.