STEM Teens Field Trip: Discover the Science of Pet Nutrition at Nestlé Purina

Nestle Purina Checkerboard Square, St. Louis, MO


Exact location and important information on Purina-provided lunch, parking and student drop off sent with registration confirmation.

SPACE is LIMITED. TEENS ONLY! REGISTRATION and LIABILITY WAIVER REQUIRED. Registration deadline is 4:00 p.m., Tuesday, June 7. FREE and OPEN to Junior Academy of Science members, STEM Teens Leadership Council, and all middle and high school students in grades 6-12 from throughout the region. (Students who have completed 5th grade may attend.) PRE-REGISTRATION for Junior Academy members and STEM Teens ONLY thru Saturday, June 4. General registration opens Sunday, June 5. Click the event name, or the orange Event Information button, for more information and to register.

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Academy of Science - St. Louis COVID-19 FIELD TRIP POLICY: N95 or KN95 masks are required for all attending teens regardless of vaccination status, and must be worn at all times while participating in Academy of Science field trip opportunities. Masks must completely cover the nose and mouth. This policy is subject to change as circumstances arise keeping safety in mind for everyone.

If you're a teen in grades 6 - 12, join us at the Purina Institute for this insider look at understanding the scientific power of nutrition and its positive impact on pet health and longevity. Tour the Institute, meet the scientists, stay for lunch (provided by Purina), and check out Purina's Retail Innovation Center.

The global voice of Purina’s science, Purina Institute scientists and STEM professionals advance the science of nutrition, making industry-defining discoveries in pet nutrition and promoting global collaboration with the veterinary community and the world’s scientific thought leaders.