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OC Science is a student-run, non-profit organization working to inspire and spread interest in science and engineering among youth in Orange County.

  • NEW! STEAMworks Conference 2016

    OC Science will be hosting its inaugural STEAMworks Conference on Sunday, February 21, 2016 at St. Margaret's Episcopal School, from 1:00 PM to 3:30 PM. This event is open to the general public and will feature several famous speakers, including a Mathemagician! Learn more here.

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  • RECAP: OCSEF Youth Leadership Conference

    Thank you to all who attended the OCSEF Youth Leadership Conference on December 13th! Here are our winners. Congratulations to everyone!

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  • Join a school chapter!

    This year we have chosen a few capable leaders to start an OC Science school chapter at their school! Currently, we have six school chapters at Los Alamitos, Beckman, Irvine, Woodbridge, Capistrano Valley, and Troy, but more will be coming very soon! For more information, please visit our "Chapters" tab.

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Welcome to OC Science.

We are a student-run, non-profit organization working to inspire and spread interest in science and engineering among youth in Orange County. We are also an affiliate of the Youth Leadership Program of Orange County Science and Engineering Fair (OCSEF).

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We have some great things planned for you this year!

New are our workshops and chapters! We will also continue to organize information showcases and OC Science and Engineering Week. 

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Questions, comments, or concerns?

You can email us at info@ocscience.org. We are also on Facebook, Instagram, and YouTube. You can also donate to OC Science--we'd really appreciate it!

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Upcoming Events

  • 1:00 - 3:00 PM
  • Sage Hill School - Argyros Family Lecture Hall (MMLH)

OCSEF Youth Leadership Conference




  • 1:00 PM - 4:30 PM
  • Hurlbut Theater, St. Margaret's Episcopal School

STEAMworks Conference 2016




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Orange County Science and Engineering Week


April 2016

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Our volunteers have spent over 1000 hours organizing and helping out at OC Science events in the past year.

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If you support OC Science's mission and events, please consider making a donation to our organization. Donations will go directly towards funding material costs for our events. And if you donate $20 or more, you will receive an OC Science tshirt as a gift! Thank you for your support.

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IRVINE, California—October 13, 2014

OC Science was founded and launched by a group of middle and high school students mid-October. A number of these “founding members” had been previously given the opportunity to take part in science research for events such as school and district science fairs, the Orange County Science and Engineering Fair (OCSEF), and the national Broadcom MASTERS. These students had benefited greatly from their experiences in countless ways—they applied the scientific method to real life problems, and analyzed complicated data samples in order to reach a conclusion, just to name a few. The benefits were not only limited to academics, however. Students explored various speaking and display techniques in order to confidently and effectively present their findings. Furthermore, in participating in Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Mathematics (STEAM) events, students found themselves surrounded by likeminded young individuals who also strived to learn more, know more, and do more, inspiring them to work harder and go deeper into the realms of science and other subjects.

OC Science’s members wish to provide these highly beneficial opportunities to a more widespread audience, especially students in elementary and middle school, in hopes that more and more of our youth will be exposed to the sciences and research opportunities at an early age, and as a result, become motivated to pursue STEAMrelated career paths in the future. OC Science plans to contact school districts across Orange County in order to increase access to these STEAM opportunities. OC Science, along with countless other organizations and leading individuals in today’s society, strongly believes that STEAM is essential to our nation’s future successes, and strives to promote it through events and activities geared towards our youth.

Math for Service, Inc. has provided OC Science with a grant to support them in their mission “to inspire and spread interest in science and engineering among youth in Orange County.”