Immerse yourself in the natural world at #TeenScienceNight, an in-person teen takeover event at the California Academy of Sciences. Teens (ages 13-18) are invited to explore the world of science at this free, fun-filled event. Subscribe to our newsletter to be alerted when registration opens for #TeenScienceNight 2024

#TeenScienceNight 2023

#TSN Teens

Friday, August 11, 2023 was the 11th annual #TeenScienceNight—the Academy’s signature teen-takeover event, featuring a free evening of exhibit exploration, hands-on science investigations, and peer-to-peer networking with Bay Area organizations serving youth ages 13-18.



By the Numbers

  • 1,400 youth attended from all 9 Bay Area counties and 103 California cities
  • 20 community partner organizations (represented by more than 100 teens and 30 program leaders) led interactive stations on the public floor
  • 5 interns from the Careers in Science Leadership Council helped produce the event, managing logistics, marketing, and partnership coordination
  • 35 interns presented public floor stations the night of the event

Thank you to our community partners

Aquarium of the Bay, Bay Area Youth Climate Summit, Bay Area Youth Science, Boys and Girls Club of San Francisco, CardinalBotics, CuriOdyssey, Headstream, Enterprise for Youth, Exploratorium, Foodwise, KQED, Lindsay Wildlife Experience, Marine Mammal Center, Oakland Zoo, Pepperwood Preserve, Richmond Public Library, San Francisco Department of Elections, SF Opera Guild, Summer Search, TeenTechSF

Sponsored by Kaiser Permanente
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