Past Events

May 11th
YMG Happy Hour

We're going back to our roots! Join us for a good ol' fashioned happy hour and networking at Hightopps Backstage Grill in Baltimore County, MD. Younger members (35 years and younger) and young at heart are welcome. The event is free to attend, and the first round of drinks is on us if you arrive before 6:30 PM. Bonus - we'll be giving away some ASCE-branded merch!

WHERE: Hightopps Backstage Grill, 2306 York Rd, Timonium, MD 21093

WHEN: Thursday, May 11th, 5:30pm-8:00pm

PRICE: Free to attend; first round of drinks on us if you arrive before 6:30pm!

RSVP: Register at this link to let us know you're coming! This event is open to anyone - ASCE members and non-members are welcome to attend. If you have any questions, please email

Day-of Contact: Alyssa Sooklal, (667) 219-3891

April 15th
Celebrate (an early) Earth Day w/ the ASCE MD Section President

Spring is finally here! Join the ASCE Maryland YMG at Centennial Park in Ellicott City, MD for an outdoor picnic to celebrate (an early) Earth Day and the change of season. There will be barbecued food, snacks, non-alcoholic beverages, lawn games, and bonus - a special visitor, the ASCE Maryland Section President, Charlie Mitchell! Leashed pets & service animals are allowed to attend this event (and don't need to be registered!). This picnic is BYOB.

WHERE: Centennial Park Pavilion G, 10000 Clarksville Pike, Ellicott City, MD 21042

WHEN: Saturday, April 15th, 12pm-6pm (rain or shine)

PRICE: $5 ASCE members, $10 non-ASCE attendees

RSVP: Register at this link to sign up! This event is open to anyone - ASCE members and non-members are welcome to attend. Registration is required, and registration will close midnight 4/13. Don't wait to register - space is limited due to the pavilion's restrictions! If you have any questions, please email

Day-of Contact: Moses Chendi (240) 505-2306

April 10th
FE Exam Prep Panel

Are you ready to take the first big step into professional licensure? ASCE Maryland Younger Member Group is so pleased to announce the first Fundamentals of Engineering (FE) Prep Panel! Much like our semi-annual PE Prep Panel, this FE Exam Prep Panel will have four panelists who have passed the Civil or Environmental FE exam within the last 12 months. These panelists will share tips and tricks on how to prepare and pass the exam. Bonus: all registered attendees will be entered to win funds towards the exam fee or exam materials!

WHERE: Virtual (Zoom)

WHEN: Monday, April 10th, 12pm-1pm


RSVP: Register at this link to sign up and receive the Zoom link! Registration will close before the event. If you have any questions, please email

March 25th
Cancelled! PHG Stream Cleanup

Spring is upon us! Join ASCE Maryland Younger Member Group in a fun springtime service activity! We are joining Patapsco Heritage Greenway to clean up the headwaters of the Herbert Run. This event is free and open to anyone. The YMG will provide lunch for our attendees, after the event. ALL ASCE-AFFILIATED ATTENDEES MUST BE REGISTERED USING THE LINK BELOW, IN ORDER TO RECEIVE LUNCH AFTER THE EVENT. This includes guests!

WHERE: Meet at the Arbutus Walmart parking lot: 3601 Washington Blvd, Arbutus, MD 21227

WHEN: Saturday, March 25th, 9am-12pm


RSVP: Register at this link to sign up! This event is open to anyone. If you have any questions, please email

Day-of Contact: Alyssa Sooklal (667) 219-3891

February 28th
Bowling Night (Waitlist is Open)

Spare an evening to go bowling with ASCE MD Younger Members Group! We will be meeting at Bowlero in Columbia on Tuesday, February 28th from 6 PM to 8 PM. Don't wait to register - spots for bowling are extremely limited!

WHERE: Bowlero Columbia, 7100 Carved Stone Road, Columbia, MD 21045

WHEN: Tuesday, Feb. 28th, 6-8pm 

PRICE: $10 Member, $15 Non-Member/Guest

RSVP: Join our waitlist! If you have any questions, please email

PLEASE NOTE: Registration has closed due to the registration limit being met. Please join our waitlist, and we will contact you if more spots become available.

Day-of Contact: David MacGregor, 443-750-5111

February 20th
Future City National Competition - Judges Needed!

Calling all engineers and STEM-related professionals! Here is an opportunity to give back to a future generation of young engineers. The Future City National competition is in need of presentation judges. The event is in Washington, D.C., in-person. Details are below.

WHERE: Hyatt Regency Washington on Capitol Hill, 400 New Jersey Ave NW, Washington, DC

WHEN: Monday, February 20th from 7:30 am to 3:30 pm

WHAT: Each year middle school students are tasked with looking to the future and building a city that adapts to the coming changes of society, resource availability, and economics. As a judge you’ll serve on a panel with other volunteers to assess the students’ models and presentations.

HOW: The event organizers provide a quick training, detailed rubrics and scoresheets, plus breakfast and lunch!


(When asked for the Region – Select February International Finals, and check off City Presentation Judge.)

February 8th
ASCE Maryland Section Career Fair

Calling all YMG members and students! ASCE Maryland Section is hosting their next career fair on February 8th at the Engineers Club, prior to the monthly Section dinner and PDH event! We would love to meet you at our table at the career fair. Please be sure to register on ASCE Maryland Section's website.

January 26th
Rock Climbing & Brewery

Happy New Year! Is one of your resolutions to try something new? Join ASCE Maryland Younger Members for a fun bouldering (rock climbing) excursion at Movement Hampden. We will be testing our upper body strength starting at 6pm and then cooling off next door at Union Craft Brewing around 8pm (or whenever the rock climbing attendees are finished with the activity). Early registrants could win an ASCE-branded item!


Movement Hampden, 1700 W 41st St #440, Baltimore, MD 

Union Craft Brewing, 1700 W 41st St #420, Baltimore, MD

WHEN: Thursday, Jan. 26th, 6-9pm (Movement 6-8pm; Union 8-9pm)


Rock Climbing $10 Member, $15 Non-Member/Guest (no cost if you already have a Gym membership or guest pass)

Union Craft Brewing - drinks available for purchase

RSVP: REGISTRATION FOR ROCK CLIMBING IS NOW CLOSED. Please join the waitlist HERE if you are interested in the rock climbing event. If you have any questions, please email

PLEASE NOTE: The Union Craft Brewing portion of the event is open to anyone. You do not need to join the rock climbing waitlist in order to attend the Union Craft Brewing portion of the event. 

For registered/paid rock climbing attendees: please complete Movement Hampden's waiver prior to the event.

Day-of Contact: Tony Gollopeni, (315) 679-9677

December 8th
Baltimore Winter Social

It's the holiday season, and we can't wait to celebrate with you! Join us in the Inner Harbor for an evening of festivity and fun. We'll be exploring the German Christmas Village from 5:30 pm to 6:30 pm, and then sharpening our ice skating skills at the Inner Harbor Ice Rink from 6:30 pm to 7:30 pm. 

WHERE: Baltimore Christmas Village, 501 Light Street, followed by Inner Harbor Ice Skating, 201 E Pratt Street

WHEN: Thursday Dec. 8th, 5:30pm-7:30pm

PRICE: Christmas Village free to attend; Ice Skating $5 for ASCE members, $7 for non-members 

RSVP: Register at this link to let us know if you'll be attending one of the events, or both! If you have any questions, please email

PLEASE NOTE: Registration closes on December 7th. Payment for ice skating is due no later than 3:00 PM EST on December 7th. Registration, membership ID, and payment must be confirmed by 3:00 PM EST on December 7th.

Day-of Contact: Susie Gibson (410) 914-7784

November 16th
Virtual PE Prep Panel & Q&A

It's easy to feel lost while preparing for the Principles and Practice of Engineering (PE) Exam, so join us to find some guidance in our virtual PE Prep Panel and Q&A discussion! A group of engineers who have previously taken the exam have volunteered their time to provide the Younger Members Group with studying tips, test taking strategies, and helpful resources for the exam. Don’t miss out on this chance to get ahead of the curve! Plus, one lucky attendee will receive a $25 Amazon gift card!

WHERE: Zoom Video Conference (Link will be distributed upon successful registration/payment)

WHEN: Wednesday Nov. 16th, 6:30pm-8pm

PRICE: FREE for ASCE members, $5 for non-members* 

*Please email us at if you would like to attend but cannot pay the fee.

RSVP: Required HERE! Registration closes midnight Nov. 15th. 

Contact: Any questions you'd like our panel to answer during the event please send to Leslie at Any other questions please direct to us at

October 22nd
Falling Branch Brewery

Fall is upon us! Join ASCE MD YMG for a fall-themed social event at the Falling Branch Brewery. This farm brewery offers the best fall activities such as a pumpkin patch, corn maze, farm animals, and its own #pumpkinfest2022. Beer, food, and pumpkins are available for purchase. There is no cost to attend this event, and all are welcome. We'll be giving away ASCE-branded merchandise! 

WHERE: Falling Branch Brewery, 825 Highland Road, Street, MD 21154

WHEN: Saturday Oct. 22nd, 2pm-5pm

RSVP: Click the button to RSVP now! (and sign up for carpooling)

Day-Of Contact: Sheharyar Qureshi,

October 15th - CSAWWA YP Event
Trail Hiking Event

ASCE is invited to join the Chesapeake American Water Works Association Young Professionals (CSAWWA YP) Committee’s Fall hiking event! We’ll meet at Trolley Line #9 Trail. It is approximately 3 miles (1.5 miles each way). Lunch social to take place after. Encourage everyone to participate in our goods donation drive. If weather does not permit, social to take place at Main Event located in Columbia Mall. Details to follow if required.

WHERE: 1233 Oella Ave, Ellicott City, MD 21043.
Parking lot A.

WHEN: Saturday Oct. 15th at 10:00am

RSVP: RSVP here, further details to be provided

Contact: Jason Lee (240) 361-3007,

September 24th
National Aquarium

Welcome to the 2022-2023 year! We are so excited to kick off the year with an in-person social event! Please join the newly elected ASCE MD YMG leadership board at the National Aquarium in Baltimore on September 24th, 4 PM. Bonus! If you register and attend the event, you'll have a chance to receive an ASCE-branded item! Details will be given at the event. If you sign up for the event but are unable to make it, please email as soon as possible.

WHERE: National Aquarium, 501 E Pratt St, Baltimore, MD 21202

WHEN: Saturday Sept. 24th, 4pm

PRICE: FREE, for those who register

RSVP: Space is limited, Click the button to RSVP now! 

Registration is required. The event is targeted towards those in the civil engineering industry who would like to meet the new ASCE MD YMG board and learn more about ASCE. 

Day-of Contact: Alyssa Sooklal

July 23rd - AWWA Event
Burtonsville Local Park Cleanup

Join AWWA this month for a two hour park cleanup and networking opportunity at Burtonsville Local Park. Water, snacks, and trash bags will be provided. Prepare by wearing a hat, close toed shoes, pants, and long sleeves. AWWA also recommends bringing sunscreen, bug spray, and a reusable water bottle. 

WHERE: Burtonsville Local Park, 15700 Oursler Road, Burtonsville, MD 20866

WHEN: July 23 from 9am to 11am

RSVP: Details and registration can be found at THIS LINK

Day-of Contact: Susie Gibson (410) 914-7784

Get Involved!
YMG Leadership Board & Committees 

July 20th
A half-hour leadership interest meeting will be held virtually on July 20th at 12:00 PM EST. Please join the leadership board to learn more about the ASCE MD YMG leadership board, open positions, committees, and more. Come with questions!

Meeting link

Join by phone

(US) +1 484-424-6775 

PIN: 304420264

Not pictured is Gage Pepin, our Treasurer!

June 16th
Leadership Interest Hour, Before Axe Throwing!

Are you interested in joining the ASCE MD YMG leadership board for the 2022-2023 year? We will be hosting an interest hour before the axe throwing event, starting at 6:00 PM, at Urban Axes. Members of the YMG leadership board will provide details and answer questions regarding elections, leadership positions, vacancies, and more. Registration is not required and this interest hour is free for all to attend. PLEASE NOTE: only active dues-paying ASCE members may run for ASCE MD YMG leadership positions.

Registration and payment for the axe throwing event are separate.

WHERE: Urban Axes, 1 N. Haven Street, Baltimore, MD 21224

WHEN: June 16th, 6-7pm


RSVP: None

June 16th
Axe Throwing

Join ASCE MD YMG for axe throwing at Urban Axes in Baltimore.  Register if you're interested, and pay through ASCE PayPal before the start of the event. BYO snacks/food. Registration is required, and payment is due on the day of the event. 

WHERE: Urban Axes, 1 N. Haven Street, Baltimore, MD 21224

WHEN: June 16th, 7-9pm

PRICE: $30 per member/student, $40 per non-member/guest

RSVP: Space is limited, Click the left button to RSVP now! 

June 10th-12th
RECONNECT! Invitation to ASCE's Younger Member Council+

The ASCE Hartford Younger Member Forum is excited to host the 2022 Eastern Younger Member Council annual general meeting for Regions 1, 2, 4 & 5 (ERYMC).  This meeting is being combined this year with programming traditionally offered by the ASCE Committee on Younger Members (CYM) at the Younger Member Leadership Symposium (YMLS). 

WHO: All Younger Members and Students, ASCE Membership is required

WHERE: Hartford, CT

WHEN: June 10-12, 2022. The schedule of events can be found at the website here. 

PRICE: See invitation letter below. You can seek financial assistance from your employer using the Employer Support Letter template found here

RSVP: Dates vary for registration and hotel cutoffs. After you're registered, email the leadership group at and let us know so we can potentially travel together. 

ERYMC 2022 Invitation Letter_FINAL.docx

Guinness Brewery Social

Let's get together for some beer garden fun at the only Guinness Brewery in the US! ASCE will provide for appetizers only at 6pm. Bring some friends, there's an opportunity to win an ASCE Padfolio!

WHERE: Guinness Open Gate Brewery, 5001 Washington Blvd, Halethorpe, MD 21227

WHEN: Thursday May 19th, 5:30-7:00pm

PRICE: Free to attend for ASCE members, guests/non-members, and students. ASCE will provide for appetizers only. 

Tree Planting Volunteer Event

Earth Day is April 22nd. We are celebrating by doing a Tree Planting with the Gunpowder Valley Conservancy!

WHERE: 16340 Matthews Road, Monkton, MD 21111

WHEN: Saturday, April 23rd, 2022; 10:45am-2pm

PRICE: FREE for ASCE members, guests, and students. 

RSVP: Required via Google Forms (& Optional through Google Calendar)

We have a MAX of 20 total volunteers, first come first serve. We welcome friends, family, students! If we get more than 20 sign ups we will continue to keep a waitlist. Children ages 8-17 are allowed, again see flyer for more details.  

Contact: If you get lost day of, contact Peggy Perry, Program Director for Gunpowder Valley Conservancy at 443-415-7969

4-23-22 Tree Planting.pdf

April 9th-10th
Volunteer at the Mid-Atlantic East ASCE Student Symposium

The Symposium, formerly known as Conference, is seeking volunteers for a few events. Join some of the YMG Board members on a professional Q&A panel, and more!

WHERE: Johns Hopkins University and Morgan State University in Baltimore, MD and the US Naval Academy in Annapolis, MD

WHEN: April 9th-10th

PRICE: Free to volunteer

RSVP: If interested, email the leadership group at  

Ice Skating & Happy Hour

In-person events are back!! We are excited to finally be able to see members up close again. Join us for Ice Skating at Patterson Park followed by Happy Hour at Sharky's Bar & Grill! Surprise gift to the person wearing the most green! Bring that Irish spirit and let's have some fun! 

WHERE: Patterson Park Rink (200 S. Linwood Ave, Baltimore, MD 21224) and Sharky's Bar & Grill (2819 Eastern Ave, Baltimore, MD 21224)

WHEN: Thursday March 17, 2022 5pm - 6pm and 6pm - 7:30pm

PRICE: FREE for ASCE members and guests. ASCE MD YMG is covering the cost for skating and skate rentals!

RSVP: Optional through Google Calendar

PE Panel Discussion

Questions about how to prep for the PE? Curious about what others think about the change computer format? These are just a couple of items we will be going over in our open discussion with members who have taken the exam, either pencil and paper or computer, and will answer questions, provide tips, and give as much help as possible in preparation for the PE. Any questions, send an email to!

WHERE: Zoom - 

WHEN: Thursday February 24, 2022 6:30PM-8PM

PRICE: FREE for ASCE members and guests

RSVP: Optional through Google Calendar

Winter Social - Featuring an Ugly Sweater Contest and Games 

Join us for our Winter Social on Thursday, December 16 at 6:30pm. Wear an ugly sweater and join us for games and conversation on Gather.Town. We will send a link to Gather.Town the week of the event with some customized rooms for our group. Contact to be added to the mailing list or to get the link for just this event.

WHERE: Virtual - Gather.Town 

WHEN: Thursday December 16, 2021 6:30PM-8PM

PRICE: FREE for ASCE members and guests

RSVP: Optional through Google Calendar

Speed Networking

We've had a long year and a half of working from home, virtual ASCE events, and spending time with people we know, not making many new connections. We are excited to invite you to a virtual networking event next Thursday at 6:30pm - Speed Networking!

This is an opportunity to meet and talk to new people in your field. We'll have prompted discussion in short breakout rooms, rotating through different people.

WHERE: Virtual - Zoom

WHEN: Thursday November 18, 2021 6:30PM-8PM

PRICE: FREE for ASCE members and guests

RSVP: Optional through Google Calendar

October Graduate Education Panel Discussion

Many engineers consider pursuing graduate education at some point in their careers. The decision is complex and one has to consider the benefit vs. investment, if a business or engineering degree would be more marketable, the value of a masters vs a PhD and many others.

Please join us on Thursday, October 14th from 6:30PM to 8PM virtually for to hear how five ASCE younger members answered these questions. Bring questions for the Q&A portion of the meeting!

WHERE: Virtual - Zoom 

WHEN: Thursday October 14, 2021 6:30PM-8PM

PRICE: FREE for ASCE members and guests

RSVP: Optional through Google Calendar