2021 VEX IQ Summer Camp

Overview growingSTEMS, in partnership with NAWCAD, is hosting an exciting summer camp focusing on the VEX IQ kits. In this camp, rising high school and middle school students will work virtually to design and program a robot, culminating in an in-person maze challenge. This camp will take place over a… Read More »2021 VEX IQ Summer Camp

Infinite Recharge at Home Results

We are pleased to announce that The RoboBees were finalists in the Infinite Recharge At-Home Skills Competition! This competition consisted of five different challenges, which were inspired by last year’s competition. Each challenge was a test of either an autonomous program or driver controlled. Depending on the challenge, the robot… Read More »Infinite Recharge at Home Results

COVID-19 Update

growingSTEMs has been working hard over the last month at designing, manufacturing, and distributing our PPE for our community!  As of today, we have delivered nearly 2,000 face shields to health care facilities. More than 1,000 face shields went to health care facilities in Maryland, with over half of this… Read More »COVID-19 Update

COVID-19 Community Sponsors

Over the past few days and weeks, we have seen a tremendous outpouring of support from the community. We have have received multiple donations in support of the COVID-19 personal protective equipment manufacturing effort. This has enabled us deliver, as of today, over 320 face shields to various medical communities… Read More »COVID-19 Community Sponsors

COVID-19 Major Delivery

Our team has been working long and hard mass producing these face shields for the community. Last night we delivered 110 face shields to Medstar St. Mary’s Hospital which brings our total to over 200 delivered! These shields, 50 laser cut and 60 3D printed, were produced by our awesome… Read More »COVID-19 Major Delivery

Ramping Up Production

Our organization is hard at work increasing our production of face shields for our community. Our delivery to Medstar St. Mary’s Hospital has been well received, prompting requests for additional deliveries. We are happy to oblige. We currently have two methods of production, 3D printed and laser cut. So far,… Read More »Ramping Up Production

Contributions to the COVID-19 Fight

The COVID-19 pandemic has rapidly increased in severity over the past few days and weeks. Projections indicate that the crisis will continue over the upcoming weeks and months. The healthcare professionals in our community face growing shortages of personal protective equipment (PPE). This PPE is essential for ensuring a safe… Read More »Contributions to the COVID-19 Fight