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 …

Battle of the Bees

On March 13, 2017 The RoboBees FTC team, Team 389, hosted the first FTC off-season event in Southern Maryland at the Stachelczyk STEM Center in Hollywood, MD. This event, called the Battle of the Bees, is an event that the teams intend to repeat in the future. Over 30 people, and 6 local FTC teams came and participated in the …

2016 SOMD FLL/FTC Qualifier

The RoboBees hosted an FLL, or FIRST Lego League, qualifier for Southern Maryland at Hollywood Elementary School on Saturday, December 10, 2016. Ten Southern Maryland teams, from both private schools and combined groups, attended the qualifier, where they participated in matches and completed three types of judging. Teams were judged on Core Values, which included how they worked together as …

FTC – Success leads to State Championships

FTC team 389 attended their second qualifier on February 6th, held at River Hill High school in Clarksville MD.  They competed in this year’s FTC game “RES-Q” (a play on the word Rescue) in which the field has two “mountains” in opposing corners containing three scoring areas: low, middle, and high. During the match, alliances of two compete to clear debris from …

The Hive has moved

Team 836 The RoboBees has found a new home thanks to the generosity of Mr. and Mrs. Stachelczyk, and Mr. Wayne Boothe of Boothe’s Heating and Air. Our building, appropriately named The Stachelczyk S.T.E.M. Center, located at 43883 Airport View Drive Hollywood, Maryland will also serve to hold various STEM activities later in the year after our busy build and …

Grand Opening of The Hive!

On Monday the 8th of December, we held our Grand Opening of our new workshop and classroom area that we have named “The Hive”. The event was open to all of our sponsors as well as anyone from the community. With over 50 people showing up throughout the night, we were able to spread the message of FIRST and provide visitors a …