Getting Started


With the 7th Annual Whatcom County Science & Engineering Fair: Elements of Discovery presented by Alcoa is set for March 9th, 2018.  We want to make signing up as easy as possible.  Click here for all the information you will need to register!

Rules and Guidelines

Once you have signed up, check out the rules and guidelines.  Each project needs to include a project presentation, be safe, have a written report, and more.  You can find all of those and more here.


Don’t have any ideas yet?  Don’t worry because we have you covered.  The ideas section is the right place to go to find the perfect project, no matter what your child’s grade is.

Important Dates

2019 Fair Important Dates

Friday, February 22nd  – 4 p.m. Early Registration Deadline ($15)

Friday, March 1st  – 4 p.m. Final Registration Deadline ($20)

Monday, March 4th  – 4 p.m. LATE Registration Deadline ($30)

Friday, March 8th – Students drop off & set up projects in Markell Hall at St. Paul’s Academy from 3- 5 p.m.

Saturday, March 9th – Whatcom County Science & Engineering Fair from 9 a.m – 3:30 p.m. (Markell Hall)

Saturday, March 9th –  Open to the Public for Viewing 1:45 – 2:45 p.m. (Markell Hall)

Saturday, March 9th – Award Ceremony 2:45 – 3:30 p.m


All Whatcom County Students / Grades K-12


Sat. March 9th, 2019 / 9 am – 3:30 pm


Early Registration – $15  (Friday, February 23rd  – 4 pm)

Registration – $20  (Friday, March 9th  – 4 pm)

Late Registration – $30  (March 5th, 4 pm)


St. Paul’s Academy Markell Hall

1509 E. Victor Street, Bellingham, WA 98229

Last Years Photos

The science fair is just around the corner, so what are you waiting for. Sign up today!