Acton-Boxborough (AB) Parent Involvement Project (PIP) STEM (Science, Engineering, Technology, Math)

We host and sponsor STEM events, encourage parent involvement and promote volunteerism K-12.

Market Math Star Party Nature Walk Discover STEM Book Club Family Math Games Night of Code
Market Math Star Party Nature Walks Discover STEM Book Club Math Games Night of Code

For the Summer...

  • Need a refresher class? AB PIP STEM offers Summer Bridge workbooks to keep students' Math and Reading skills sharp. All books are shipped directly to your home. More....
  • Our friends at NewtonSTEM compiled a list of activities for students including summer camps, science discovery, workshops and fellowships. 
  • Don't forget to get outdoors. Take advantage of Acton's Trails including the Arboretum and the Trail Through Time. Great for all ages.

For the Fall...

Stay tuned for info on DiscoverSTEM + Nature Walks. Meanwhile, check out our virtual events, online activities and take-home games.


AB PIP STEM provides and promotes:
  • Family-oriented STEM activities and events
  • Collaboration among parents, students, schools, community leaders, and business partners
  • Resources that enrich STEM education in our community.


Acton-Boxborough PIP received a multi-year grant from the Massachusetts Department of Education (DOE) in 2001 and 2002 as part of the Statewide Parent Involvement Program. After funding ended, the  PIP coalition continued its mission.

Making Science Fun!

AB PIP STEM hosts and sponsors FREE local STEM educational activities for students K-12 in Acton and Boxborough, Massachusetts.  

Our events include Market Math, Star Party, Nature Walks, Discover STEM fair, STEM Book Club, Family Math Game Night and Night of Code.  We offer STEM games and online activities on our website. 

Get Involved

Interested in STEM education? AB PIP STEM welcomes adults and students. Join our email list to find out about events and volunteer opportunitiesYou can unsubscribe anytime. All welcome. Please join! 

Adults: Sign Up Here

Student volunteers may qualify for community service credit and win an AB PIP STEM Scholarship.  


Karen Pierce Co-Chair 
Dewi Win Co-Chair

Karen Herther Coach & Co-Chair Emerita

Find Out About Our Events

Attend a PIP Event, join our email list, read the AB PIP STEM Brochure, check out our calendar or follow us at abpipstem on social media. 

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