growingSTEMS offers private tours through the month of June. growingSTEMS understands that everyone’s schedules are busy, especially during the summer months and it’s hard to attend a single day event. In an effort to help alleviate some schedule concerns, we are happy to offer private tours of The Hive throughout… Read More »The Hive – Private Tours
growingSTEMS is happy to announce our summer programs for 2023! This summer two different Combat Robotics programs be offered for new and returning students. Registrations for both options are now open! Please let us know if you have any questions or concerns and we hope to see you this summer!
growingSTEMS is happy to announce their 2022-2023 Season Open Enrollment Session! Come learn about the growingSTEMS family of programs on June 4th from 9AM to 3PM. Information will be available about all levels of programs as well as our various summer camp offerings! *(Grades 3 through 6 must be accompanied… Read More »2022-2023 Open Enrollment
Over the weekend, The RoboBees competed in the 2022 FIRST Chesapeake District Championship.This event, which brought together 60 FIRST Robotics Competition (FRC) teams from acrossMaryland, DC, and Virginia, was one of the first full in-person FIRST robotics events in theChesapeake region since March 2020. The RoboBees, a community team based… Read More »2022 FIRST Chesapeake District Championship Win!
2022 Registration has officially opened! Check out the Combat Robotics page for more information about this season’s program! Competitors have the opportunity to participate in an Ant Weight Combat Robotics Competition! Those participating in the program will receive an Ant Weight kit and gain access to The Hive once a… Read More »Combat Robotics – Open Registration
growingSTEMS is happy to announce that open enrollment for our 2021-2022 Community Robotics Programs will be on June 19th 2021. While we are hosting an in-person open enrollment event with program demonstrations (see flyer above), attendance is not required to sign up. Our member application will open at 0900 for… Read More »2021-2022 Community Robotics Open Enrollment
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
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
growingSTEMS is proud to announce that one of our very own volunteers / board members, Tim Miedzinski, has been selected as the STEM Education and Outreach Advocate of the Quarter! Tim started his STEM experience when he joined our FIRST Robotics Competition Team, The RoboBees back in 2005. Since then… Read More »DoD STEM Education and Outreach Advocate Award
After much discussion and consultation with the ST. Mary’s County Health Department, growingSTEMS has made some decisions about the 2020-2021 FIRST Season for our FRC, FTC, FLL ,and FLL Jr. programs. Given the constantly changing nature of the Coronavirus Pandemic, we will continue to review these decisions as the situation… Read More »FIRST 2020-21 Season Update – Coronavirus Edition