UAA Summer Engineering Camps

Every summer, our sponsor university, UAA, hosts a series of engineering camps, each with a different theme, from electronics and programming to civil engineering and architecture targeted at elementary and middle school kids. During several of these camps, team members volunteered to help teach and mentor, and we loved the …

Reading Rendezvous 2018

Sorry for the wait before uploading this, with the excitement of school getting out, we totally forgot! Anyway, we recently volunteered at the Lousac Library’s Reading Rendezvous. The event’s intent is to get kids exited about reading over the summer; we were there representing both literacy (with our Riley the …

Riley Robot Has Arrived!

Our team is committed to using STEM and Robotics to increase literacy and teach positive values to elementary students. We developed a children’s book, Riley Robot, to help students understand the importance of team work and being open to receiving help. We are excited to be printing our book and …

Reading Rendezvous 2017

During the summer of 2017, our robotics team did an outreach project at the Loussac Library’s Reading Rendezvous. We organized a station where children could build and race rubber band-powered LEGO cars. The young readers went around to each station to find the words that could be put into a …