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FIRST Lego League

FIRST LEGO League (FLL) challenges kids to think like scientists and engineers. During the competition season, teams will choose and solve a real-world problem in the Project. They will also build, test, and program an autonomous robot using LEGO® MINDSTORMS® technology to solve a set of missions in the Robot Game. Throughout their experience, teams will operate under the FIRST signature set of Core Values, celebrating discovery, teamwork, and Gracious Professionalism®.

Students in 4th through 6th grade are available to register for the FLL program. Enrollment for the FLL program is generally open from June to August of each year.

2020-21 FLL Season Status

After much discussion and consultation with the ST. Mary’s County Health Department, we have made some decisions about the 2020-21 FIRST Season. Given the constantly changing nature of the Coronavirus Pandemic, we will continue to review these decisions as the situation in our area changes.

Since the safety and well being of our students is our number one priority we have decided that at this time we unfortunately will not be offering our FLL program for this year. We feel that we cannot adequately mitigate the risks associated with children of this age group.  

However, we will allow parents or mentors to borrow kits if they wish to run a small team. We will provide all the resources you need to do this as well as register the team. All FLL competitions in Maryland this year are virtual. We have a limited amount of kits available so if you would like to check into the availability of an FLL kit, please reach out via email –

Recent FLL News Posts —

FIRST 2020-21 Season Update – Coronavirus Edition

After much discussion and consultation with the ST. Mary's County Health Department, growingSTEMS has made some decisions about the 2020-2021 FIRST Season for our FRC, FTC, FLL ,and FLL Jr. programs. Given the constantly changing nature of the Coronavirus Pandemic, we will continue to review ...

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 ...

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 opening enrollment ...

growingSTEMS Offers Summer Camps!

Two Summer Camp opportunities - August 4th-9th ...

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