St. Mary’s County Fair

On September 22, 2017 from 9 to 1, The RoboBees attended the St. Mary’s County Fair and had robot demonstrations in the pavilion. Both the 2016, and 2017 FRC robots, along with an offseason  FTC robot with tank treads were on hand for the kids to see in action. Young kids visiting the fair had the opportunity to drive all …

2017-2018 Open Enrollment

Updated: 5/30 9:47PM If you were unable to make the open enrollment night but would still like to participate in any of our programs, please fill out the enrollment forms and email them to team836@robobees.org. On Tuesday May 30th, growingSTEMS and The RoboBees are holding open enrollment for the 2017-2018 season. New teams are forming at all levels and opportunities are …

The RoboBees Partner with The Friends of the Library and Rotary to Support Books for International Goodwill

On Sunday, March 26, 2017 The RoboBees helped the St. Mary’s County Public Libraries and The Rotary Club of Lexington Park to pack up the more than 48,000 books which are being donated to Books for International Goodwill (B.I.G). Books for International Goodwill is an organization that, for 17 years now, has recycled used books, sending them to schools and …

Northern Maryland District

The RoboBees attended the FIRST Robotics Northern Maryland District event in Owings Mills, Maryland on March 17-19. There were 39 teams in attendance and each were scheduled in 17 qualifying matches for a total of 78 matches. The RoboBees won 12 and lost 5 of their qualification matches leaving them ranked 3rd going into alliance selection. The RoboBees invited Team …

Southwest Virginia District

Team 836, The RoboBees, attended the FIRST Southwest Virginia District event which was held during week one of the competitive season. A total of 38 teams competed at the event held at Blacksburg High School in Blacksburg, Virginia on March 3-5. Originally scheduled for 12 qualifying matches per team, that number had to be reduced at 10 matches for each, …

La Rive Breton Fundraiser a Huge Success!

On Saturday February 12, 2017, The RoboBees had a wonderful fundraising event at our local French restaurant, La Rive Breton in downtown Leonardtown.  The owners were very generous to donate 10% of the proceeds of the evening’s dinner sales to The RoboBees. Members of our team, their families, our supporters and members of the general public filled the restaurant to …