Branch Science Nights - Grande Prairie Science Nights (2024)

The Opportunity

The APEGA Peace Region Branch is looking for enthusiastic volunteers interested in sharing their passion for engineering and geoscience in an evening of fun, hands-on activities and demonstrations for students, teachers and families. Hillside Community School located in Grande Prairie, will be hosting their Elementary Science Nights on March 14, 2024

The Impact

APEGA’s outreach events, such as Science Nights and Science Olympics are vital pieces of inspiring the next generation of professional engineers, geoscientist and for introducing students to the exciting possibilities of a career in STEM. This event is a great opportunity to foster a love of engineering and geoscience in students, promote your profession in the community, and log Professional Development Hours with APEGA.  

Time Commitment

Approximately 3-hours per event | 5:00 - 8:30pm plus 1-hour to review materials prior to the event.

Event Timeline

5:00-6:00pm - Setup

6:00 - 8:00pm - Activity Stations

8:00 - 8:30pm - Teardown and cleanup


Schedule & Location

Thursday, March 14th, 2024 | Hillside Community School, Grand Prairie

Volunteer Benefits

Volunteer Duties

  • Earn CPD Credits for time donated
  • Share your passion for Geoscience with parents, students and the general public
  • Expand your professional network
  • Volunteering is your ticket to exclusive APEGA event invites, recognition gifts and long-service awards.


  • Review materials prior to the event
  • Assist with setup and takedown of event
  • Lead students in an activity or demonstration. Training will be provided
  • Help students, parents and staff gain a deeper understanding of scientific principals demonstrated in the activity