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… Read More »PNC BANK – Returning Sponsor

FIRST Lego League Jr.!

growingSTEMS is proud to announce that we will be offering FIRST Lego League Jr. teams this coming season! Students in grades K through 3rd are now able to participate in a STEM robotics challenge. You can find out more information about FLL Jr. here. Please consider stopping by to talk… Read More »FIRST Lego League Jr.!

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… Read More »Open House / Enrollment

growingSTEMS Offers Summer Camps!

growingSTEMS with support from The RoboBees are proud to offer two summer camp opportunities for rising 4th through 8th grade students. During the week of August 5th-9th these two camps will focus on Lego Robotics (using the popular EV3 platform) and Scratch Programming! Discovery EV3 Camp Camp participants will have… Read More »growingSTEMS Offers Summer Camps!

Qualified for District Champs

This week the team received the news that we are qualified to participate in District Championships. We ranked as the 9th overall team out of 129 total teams in the Chesapeake District earning 113 district points. We are very proud of how our robot has performed so far this competition… Read More »Qualified for District Champs

2019 Oxon Hill

Between March 23th and 24th, FRC Team 836 The RoboBees competed in their second competition of the year. The FIRST Chesapeake District Event, held at Oxon Hill High School in Oxon Hill, MD, was the second showing of Team 836’s robot, Athena. Facing off against a total of 39 teams… Read More »2019 Oxon Hill

Upcoming Competition

The RoboBees will be competing at the upcoming Chesapeake District Event in Oxon Hill between March 22 and 24. Keep an eye on our Facebook page for up to date news. Or you can watch the event on Twitch (primary and full field views) and follow the team’s progress. Additional… Read More »Upcoming Competition

2019 Owings Mills

Between March 15th and 17th, FRC Team 836 The RoboBees competed in their first competition of the year. The FIRST Chesapeake District Event, held at McDonogh School in Owings Mills, MD, was the premiere of Team 836’s robot, Athena. Facing off against a total of 38 teams from across the… Read More »2019 Owings Mills

DFRobot Sensor Applications

In an effort to share our experiences with other teams and organizations we wanted to highlight one of the sensors that has been instrumental in our robot operations throughout the years. As a perfect example we used 6+ of these specific sensors on our 2018 FRC (FIRST Robotics Competition) robot,… Read More »DFRobot Sensor Applications