2019 NNOA STEM Event

August 6, 2019
USS America at Naval Base, San Diego, California



This event is for local San Diego students, grades 6 – 12.

Join us for a hands-on, interactive experience


This STEM event provides local San Diego students, grades 6-12 (school-year 2018/2019) with an opportunity to learn more about military STEM careers.  NNOA will award 2 lucky students (2018/19 Graduating Seniors only) with $500 scholarships to apply towards college. 

For questions or comments, please email STEM@nnoa.org or leave voice mail at 703-828-7308.

Event Details

Date: Tuesday, August 6, 2019

Location: USS America at Naval Base, San Diego

Time: 0800-1300 (5 hours)

Participation Target: 700 students

STEM Day Schedule of Events:

  • 0700 Check-in 0700 at Mariner’s Park, NBSD

  • 0800-0830 Transit to NBSD via Gate 6 – (1) volunteer needed on each bus (NNOA Chapter)

  • NNOA Welcome – (CAPT Marco Cromartie)

  • Keynote Address – STEM Innovation in the sea services members (RDML Ponds)

  • Shipboard Tour/ Static Displays /Microsoft interactive display

  • Lunch with USS America crew/Sea Service Recruiters

  • College Scholarship Awards (2-scholarships- $500 each (NNOA Capt Don Flowers USN RET /CDR Lin Walton USN RET))

  • Closing Session-certificates presented to community partners (NNOA) – (Closing speaker pending invitation acceptance)

  • Depart USS America 1300

  • Transit back to Mariner’s Park for student pick-up

Maps and Transportation

Event Location: USS America at Naval Base, San Diego

Pickup Location:  Mariner Park (for group transport to and from base), S 32nd St, San Diego, CA 92113.  The new drop-off and pick-up location is Mariner Park across from the NEX and Commissary 32nd Street

Pickup / Dropoff Time:  The STEM Coordinator will send details with pickup and dropoff times to registrants.

USS America

Registration Details

Registration deadline: June 30, 2019

Target Audience: 6th -12th graders (School year: 2018/2019)