VOLUNTEERS of ALL ages are welcome to join us at any of the events!! Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more details.
WCS Staff Robotics Workshop - Presented at School Board Office on December 22, 2014 with 7 in attendance.
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.
GES Robotics Club meetings held every Monday afterschool 3-4:30p with permission slip.
Robotics Workshops are postponed due to bad weather
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.
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
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.
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
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
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
FLL Challenge Announced for 2015 teams http://usfirst.org
SWHigherEdCenter calls for FLL Tournament volunteers
Register for KTU
HPES Robotics Club meeting held September 24th, 6-8p for 4th and 5th graders. Volunteers always welcome.
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
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)
6th Grade Girls STEM Workshop at SWVaHigherEdCenter, Friday Nov 20th
HPES Robotics Club postponed for the holidays.
eCYBERMISSION registration begins https://www.ecybermission.com/HelpfulWebsites
AHS Robotics, Wednesday Dec 2nd, 7-8am in the AHS library - postponed until January 2016
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HPES Robotics Club, <del>Thursday Dec 3rd, 6-8pm in the gymnasium
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.
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
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
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
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
ROBOTS TAKING A BREAK for SOLs and End of Year activities.
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 email@example.com 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
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: firstname.lastname@example.org; 276-739-3065
Contact your principals and let us know if you want to host a future event.