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VOLUNTEERS of ALL ages are welcome to join us at any of the events!! Contact lokes@wcs.k12.va.us for more details.

December 2014
WCS Staff Robotics Workshop - Presented at School Board Office on December 22, 2014 with 7 in attendance.

January 2015

GES 4th & 5th Grade Student Workshop - WCS Technology Department demonstrated how the robots work for the Greendale Elementary School students on January 2nd, 2015 from 10a-1pm.

First Tech Challenge in Richlands, VA open to the public on January 10th, 2015 from 10am-6pm.

Register for the multiple STEM camps at various locations such as these.

February 2015

GES Robotics Club meetings held every Monday afterschool 3-4:30p with permission slip.

Robotics Workshops are postponed due to bad weather

March 2015

GES Robotics Club meetings held every Monday afterschool 3-4:30p with Parent permission slip.

WES 4th & 5th Grade Student Workshop - WCS Technology Department demonstrated how the robots work for the Greendale Elementary School students on March 10, 2015 from 6-8pm.

HPES 4th & 5th Grade Student Workshop - WCS Technology Department demonstrated how the robots work for the Greendale Elementary School students on March 12, 2015 from 6-8pm.

WES Robotics Club meetings held afterschool with permission slip on March 26, 3-4:30p.

April 2015

HPES Robotics Club meeting held April 9th, 6-8p.

Kids Tech University held at SWVaHigherEdCenter, 9a-4p on April 11, 2015 http://kidstechuniversity-swvac.vbi.vt.edu/

WES Robotics Club meetings held afterschool with permission slip on April 16th, 3-4:30p.

Lebanon Team going to FTC World Championship, April 22-25 live streamed http://www.usfirst.org/roboticsprograms/ftc/FTCWorldChampionship

May 2015

Deadline for VT Imagination Summer Camp vt_imagination_camp.pdf

TSA Technosphere http://virginiatsa.org/technosphere/

HPES Robotics Club meeting held May 14th, 6-8p. - cancelled due to SOL schedule

4H Robots due to return.

Visit 4th and 5th grade Science classrooms after SOL tests.

Summer 2015

Make some jello LEGOs https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n3_dV-e4d9c

GATE Summer camp at WCCTEC (formerly Neff Center) (June 8-10)

UVA/Wise Summer Camp

4H Camp

Coomes Center Science Camp (Week 3 – June 22-26) Fairly Odd Campers includes a field trip to Wonderworks and Hands On Museum / Laser Tag / NXT Robot Driver School / Obstacle course challenge
Register on-line http://www.coomescenter.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=6&Itemid=9

REAL Camp at the SWVaHighEdCenter sponsored by the Barter Theatre

Sign up coaches for background checks.

Register FLL teams for Fall season

  • FLL team must have a minimum of two (2) and a maximum of ten (10) children.
  • Students must be 9-14 years as of January 1st of the year the Challenge is released.

Fall 2015

Investigate KTU events and registration dates http://kidstechuniversity.vbi.vt.edu/

Coordinate FLL Teams for Mid-November FLL Tournament at the SWVaHigherEdCenter in Abingdon, VA

August 2015

FLL Challenge Announced for 2015 teams http://usfirst.org

SWHigherEdCenter calls for FLL Tournament volunteers

Register for KTU

September 2015

HPES Robotics Club meeting held September 24th, 6-8p for 4th and 5th graders. Volunteers always welcome.

  • Tentative dates: Oct 29, Dec 3, Jan 28, Feb 25, Mar 31, Apr 28

October 2015

AHS Robotics meeting held October 7th, 7-8a. HOUR of CODE (visit code.org)

Register FLL Team on VA-DCFLL.org for FLL Tournament MUST be complete by October 10th, 2015 on first-come, first-serve basis.

October 17th, KTU at SWVaHigherEdCenter

HPES Robotics Club, Thursday Oct 29th, 6-8pm in the gymnasium

November 2015

AHS Robotics, Wednesday Nov 4th, 7-8am in the library

JSBHS Robotics Open House/Training for Volunteers, November 10th, 6-8pm at the JSBHS Library Bring your friends, no fee, no commitment, come when you can join us.

Abingdon Regional First LEGO League Tournament @ SW VA Higher Education Center, November 14th - 9am-4pm (come and go as you please)

  • Free and Open to the Public.
  • LEGO Build and Robot runs throughout the day
  • Volunteers always welcome. Contact Nicky at nrahley@swcenter.edu for an official position.

6th Grade Girls STEM Workshop at SWVaHigherEdCenter, Friday Nov 20th

HPES Robotics Club postponed for the holidays.

December 2015

eCYBERMISSION registration begins https://www.ecybermission.com/HelpfulWebsites

AHS Robotics, Wednesday Dec 2nd, 7-8am in the AHS library - postponed until January 2016
HPES Robotics Club, <del>Thursday Dec 3rd, 6-8pm in the gymnasium
TBD</del> - postponed
AHS Robotics PIZZA Night, Tuesday Dec 8nd, 3:15-4:30pm in the AHS library - postponed until January 2016

SWVaHigherEdCtr Rm130 LEGO Build and Robot Playtime, Dec 10th, 6-8pm – Open to the public for all ages We had such a great time, we plan to make these a monthly event.

January 2016

AHS Robotics, Wednesday Jan 6th, 7-8am in the AHS library

Open Play time with LEGOs and Robots at SWVaHigherEdCtr Rm130 - Thurs, Jan 14 (Jan 21 snow date if schools close on 1/14) – Open to the public for all ages. FREE Event bring your kids and parents too.

AES - Robotics Workshop - TBD GES - Robotics Workshop - TBD RVES - Robotics Workshop - TBD WES - Robotics Workshop - TBD HPES - Robotics Workshop - TBD MES - Robotics Workshop - TBD

February 2016

Open Play time with LEGOs and Robots at SWVaHigherEdCtr Rm130 - Thurs, Feb 11 (Feb 18 snow date if schools close on 2/11) – Open to the public for all ages. FREE Event bring your kids and parents too.

Investigate Summer Camp opportunities such as http://www.tnstate.edu/engineering/precollege.aspx

March 2016

Open Play time with LEGOs and Robots at SWVaHigherEdCtr Rm130 - Thurs, Mar 10 (Mar 17 snow date if schools close on 3/17) – Open to the public for all ages. FREE Event bring your kids and parents too.

RVES - Robotics Workshop on March 14, 3-5p (postponed)

HPES - Robotics Workshop on March 17, 6-8p

Technology Madness - WCS Teacher In-Service Robotic Workshops, March 19th 8a-1p, AHS Library

April 2016

RVES - Robotics Workshop on April 4, 3-5p (postponed)

EBSMS - Technology Exploratory hosts the LEGO Mindstorm Robots in their classroom on April 12th 8am-3pm

VIES - Robotics Demonstration - April 12th, 7-8p

Open Play time with LEGOs and Robots at SWVaHigherEdCtr Rm130 - Thurs, Apr 14 – Open to the public for all ages. FREE Event bring your kids and parents too. No registration required, just show up!

KTU at SWVaHigherEdCenter, April 16th

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May 2016

ROBOTS TAKING A BREAK for SOLs and End of Year activities.

Summer 2016

Gather your friends and start a team. Begin learning about robots, do team building exercises and discover your favorite roles to kick off the season. Visit http://firstinspires.org for all the details.

Contact Nicky Rahley nrahley@swcenter.edu for financial sponsors for rookie teams. Beginning on JUNE 9, 6p-8p at Higher Ed Center - Team building workshop with MINDSTORM NXT Robots and Legos, for coaches and students

JUNE 15-17 - WCS GATE Camp
JULY 11-15 - Barter Theatre's REAL Tech Camp, Higher Ed Center

FLL Tournament - November 2016

Full day of robotics, FREE and open to the public

Winter 2017

Visited a few schools for a single Robots Workshop in January Searching for more funding through corporate donations to provide funding for more workshops. Please donate to http://www.swcenter.edu/donate/ and specify Robot Workshop Training support.


CONTACT Lisa Okes with any questions: lokes@wcs.k12.va.us; 276-739-3065
Contact your principals and let us know if you want to host a future event.

roboticsclub/events.txt · Last modified: 2017/01/19 15:34 by lokes