Acton Boxborough
Parent Involvement Project
Science Technology Engineering Math

Making Science Fun!

We host + sponsor FREE K-12 STEM educational events, encourage parent participation and welcome volunteers in Acton + Boxborough, Massachusetts


What's New?

Fall STEM Programs

Discovery Museum
Summer Friday Nights Free

ACTON - Discovery Museum announced their popular Summer Friday Nights Free program has returned. From June 23 through September 1, visitors can enjoy the Museum with free admission from 4:30pm to 8:00pm every Friday night.

Advanced reservations are required. You can make reservations 10 days in advance for a 4:30pm, 5:30pm, or 6:30pm admission block. All visitors may stay until 8:00pm.

Discovery Museum is a hands-on museum that blends science, nature, and play, inspiring families to explore and learn together. The museum and its Discovery Woods accessible outdoor nature playscape and treehouse blend the best of STEAM learning. 

2023 AB PIP STEM Scholarships

Congratulations to our seven AB PIP STEM scholarship recipients! Awards were presented at the ABRHS Scholarship Awards Ceremony to these students for leadership, mentorship and volunteerism at our events. Join us in a round of applause for the following students:

Co-chair: Dawn Peterson (on left)
Co-chair: Karen Pierce (on right)

See previous Scholarship winners!

Local Nature Guides

Buy a copy of our updated Acton Nature Guide with local plants, birds, invasive plants and a new map of Acton Conservation lands. Acton Nature Guides are great gifts and perfect for self-guided nature walks!

Acton Nature Guides are available for $10 from these local business partners:


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Acton-Boxborough PIP welcomes donations of any amount to help support AB PIP STEM activities and events. Your donations may be eligible for matching gifts; ask your employer.

Find Out More + Get Involved!

Interested in STEM education? AB PIP STEM welcomes adults and students. 

Attend a PIP Event, join our email list, read the AB PIP STEM Brochure, check out our calendar. Follow us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram @ ABPIPSTEM

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2023 Acton Water Wise Nature Walk