About Us


STEM & Buds is a student led non-profit organization encouraging individualized STEM-learning and mentorship through after-school sessions, summer camps, and outreach programs. Working to provide cost-free educational opportunities to all elementary and middle school students in the Greater Pittsburgh Area, we hope to build an accessible peer network promoting STEM research and discovery.

News & Media

These High School Students Started A Camp To Help Younger Kids Discover A Love For ScienceRead More!

Tribune Review
North Allegheny STEM camp combines fun, learningRead More!

Times Online
‘Way fun’: STEM & Buds encourages inspiration, creativityRead More!

Sparkt Bridges: Teens Make Science Fun for Younger StudentsRead More!

Meet the Team

Ashna Patel


Victoria Ren


Get Involved


To those interested in sponsoring us-thank you so much. This past year, we have had the privilege of working with incredible companies whose generosity has allowed us to welcome each and every student, regardless of background. You all make our mission possible. The general information regarding sponsorships is linked below.

Sponsor Packet

Sponsors 2019


To those who want to start a chapter-we can tell you that this has been possibly one of the most rewarding and fulfilling experiences in our lives. You have the power to change someone's future by teaching and mentoring. All the general information regarding the start-up process is linked below.

Chapter Packet

Mentors 2019


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