FIRST 2020-21 Season Update – Coronavirus Edition

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 in our area changes.

PNC BANK – Returning Sponsor

growingSTEMS would like to offer our sincere thanks to the PNC Foundation for returning as a Gold Level sponsor for the 2019-2020 Competition Season! Without continued support from local organizations like the PNC Foundation, we could not continue to offer the programs and services that our community has come to know! As a community based 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, over 80% …

Open House / Enrollment

On June 3rd from 6-8:30PM growingSTEMS will open their doors to the public for a an evening of STEM exploration. Students and Mentors will be on site to answer any questions you may have about or organization / any of our 4 community robotics programs. In addition, we will be opening enrollment into all 4 levels of community robotics programs …

Panda Express Fundraisers

Our local Panda Express has offered to help support our community robotics programs by donating 20% of their proceeds from qualified purchased made from 11AM to 2PM on BOTH February 1st 2019 and March 1st 2019. We are incredibly grateful for this opportunity! For your in store purchases to qualify for the 20% donation you need to show a physical …

2017 SOMD FLL/FTC Qualifier – Rescheduled

Update – 12/23/2017   The 2017 SOMD Qualifier has been rescheduled for February 3rd, 2018 and will be held at The King’s Christian Academy (20738 Point Lookout Road Callaway, MD 20620). Further information to follow.   Update – 4PM 12/8/2017   Due to deteriorating weather conditions the decision has been made to cancel tomorrow’s Southern Maryland qualifier. Further information to follow …