Delaware Teen Science Café 2019-04-24T17:53:16-05:00

What is the Delaware Teen Science Café?

The Delaware Teen Science Café is designed for teens by teens in our community. High school teen leaders bring teens together in the unique setting of the Delaware Museum of Natural History to engage in STEAM related topics delivered by local experts in the field. Each café will begin with a pizza meet and greet with other teens followed by an informal presentation, a hands-on activity, wrapping up with a questions and answers. This program is specifically designed for grades 7-12.

Teen Science Café Events

What is the Teen Leadership Team?

Teens take ownership of the program through the Teen Leadership Team, comprised of high school students in grades 9-12. The Teen Leadership Team is responsible for hosting the Delaware Teen Science Cafés. Teen Leadership Team members will select the Café topics and prepare presenters, advertise and draw other teens to the Cafés, build leadership skills, and assist in the planning and implementation of activities related to the Cafés.

Applications to join the 2019-2020 Teen Leadership Team are due May 31. The program runs through the school year, August through May. Hours count towards school community service requirements. 

Teen Leadership Team Application

Teen Leadership Recommendation Form

This year’s Teen Science Cafe Leadership Team: From left to right: Genevieve Oberholzer (Padua Academy), Vidushi Sharma (Charter School of Wilmington), Aayushi Sharma (Charter School of Wilmington), Kamrin Simms (Mount Pleasant High School), and Kristian Tolbert (Unionville High School).  

Teen Science Café out-of-school programs are a free, fun way for teens to explore the big advances in science and technology affecting their lives. Teens and STEM experts engage in lively conversations and activities to explore a topic deeply. Learn more about the Teen Science Café Network.