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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

              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… Read More »Panda Express Fundraisers

                Rumble in the Roads

                  On November 3, 2018, team 836 The RoboBees traveled once again to Heritage High School in Newport News, Virginia to compete in the 2018 Rumble in the Roads. A total of 31 teams competed this year including several teams from North Carolina. Competing teams took part in 6 qualification matches… Read More »Rumble in the Roads

                  Maryland FRC Retreat

                    The RoboBees, in conjunction with GaCo and the Robolions, embarked on an eventful 72 hour retreat with the goal of enhancing collaboration between Maryland teams. This retreat, which took place in the Appalachian mountains, consisted of team-building exercises, outreach development, and relationship building. On the first day, upon arrival at… Read More »Maryland FRC Retreat

                    growingSTEMS Open House

                      growingSTEMS is pleased to announce their annual Open House Event on May 19th from 9AM to 3PM at the Stachelczyk STEM Center (43883 Airport View Drive, Hollywood MD 20636). Our STEM Center will open its doors to the public for tours, informational sessions, and hands on STEM activities. Feel free… Read More »growingSTEMS Open House