SOMD STEM Festival

The RoboBees team 389 attended the St. Mary’s County Public Schools STEM Festival at the St. Mary’s County Fairgrounds to help promote STEM in the community. The FTC team demonstrated their robot by explaining how it operated and giving kids the chance to drive. There was also the option to build rockets out of paper and duct tape. The kids …

U.S. National Oyster Festival

The RoboBees FRC team 836 attended the 52nd annual U.S. Oyster Festival in St. Mary’s County on October 21st and 22nd. The team provided two bouncy houses and a bouncy slide serving as a kids zone for the younger attendees to enjoy. Along with bouncing fun, kids were given the opportunity to craft and launch their own rocket constructed out …

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 …

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 …

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 …