• Channel 23 captures the magic that Science 4 Kern brings into classrooms throughout Kern County during a visit to Shirley Lane Elementary School.

  • Students hold an over-sized check presented to Camp KEEP by Sparkling Image Car Wash of Bakersfield. The car wash has generously donated more than $40,000 in the past five years to help send kids to camp.

  • KCSOS students with orthopedic impairments from Suburu Elementary were buddied-up with the Kern Valley Hot Shots, a crew of seasonal firemen, who came out for a morning filled with sports and camaraderie.

  • Paula Lebovics shares her gut-wrenching story of surviving deplorable conditions in concentration camps when she was a young girl. Her story was part of a Holocaust education training hosted by KCSOS.

kcsos spotlight

Photo of Story

Donors Choose

Camp KEEP’s Cathy Chambers utilizing Donors Choose to help fund science education equipment, projects

Learn More →

Photo of Story

Keeping Bakersfield Beautiful

Employees, family take to the streets to pick up trash as part of KCSOS’s commitment to the Adopt-A-Highway program

Learn More →

Photo of Story

Attendance Awareness Month

September marks inaugural Attendance Awareness Month in Kern County; Community partners rally around the cause  

Learn More →

kcsos on facebook

Wednesday October 22nd

Mark your calendar for CALM's annual Boo-at-the-Zoo event, Oct. 25 & 26 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Guests of all ages are encouraged to wear costumes. Children 12 and under are FREE with a paying adult. There will be spooktacular games, festive decorations, food and beverage booths and wildlife presentations. The Bounce House and rides on the train are only $1. ...

back to top