Students interested in sharpening their math and science skills while having fun can do just that in a free event next week.

Junior Girls Day Out Community Project is launching its first STEM Expo June 12 at James Island Charter High School. STEM stands for science, technology, engineering and math.

Featured activities will include building computers, science experiments, check writing and budgeting, and a Cooper River Bridge Lego competition. Students who score the highest in a money quiz will receive $250 cash scholarships in free savings accounts.

The STEM Expo will be held June 12 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at James Island Charter High School. The event is free.

Junior Girls Day Out is also partnering with Best Buy to host the "Geek Squad Academy," a two-day camp June 13-14 at the College of Charleston. Students must register for the camp which requires a $25 fee. For information on how to register go to