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COVID-19 Major Delivery

    Our team has been working long and hard mass producing these face shields for the community. Last night we delivered 110 face shields to Medstar St. Mary’s Hospital which brings our total to over 200 delivered! These shields, 50 laser cut and 60 3D printed, were produced by our awesome… Read More »COVID-19 Major Delivery

    Ramping Up Production

      Our organization is hard at work increasing our production of face shields for our community. Our delivery to Medstar St. Mary’s Hospital has been well received, prompting requests for additional deliveries. We are happy to oblige. We currently have two methods of production, 3D printed and laser cut. So far,… Read More »Ramping Up Production

      Contributions to the COVID-19 Fight

        The COVID-19 pandemic has rapidly increased in severity over the past few days and weeks. Projections indicate that the crisis will continue over the upcoming weeks and months. The healthcare professionals in our community face growing shortages of personal protective equipment (PPE). This PPE is essential for ensuring a safe… Read More »Contributions to the COVID-19 Fight

        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