Category Archives: Events

Boeing Tour

Today we spent our day off (celebrating not having to go to Freshman Orientation) visiting Stewart ANGB to tour Boeing. It was an incredible experience, to say the least. We begun the day with a tour on the C-17 Globemaster … Continue reading

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The Great New York State Fair

The past two days, Aug. 27th and 28th, we demoed at the State Fair. The first day we worked along with 6955 Robovines and the second with 7012 Error404. Our large presentation space allowed us to display the entire field and … Continue reading

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Build A Bot

Today we hosted “Build A Bot” at the Patterson Library for about 30 children ages from 7 to 17. The event included construction of toothbrush bristlebots based off of the Evil Mad Scientist bristlebot tutorial and the Make building brushbot kits tutorial. Because we did not … Continue reading

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Robotics Camp 2014

For the past three weeks (in one week intervals), three members ran a robotics hour at Southeast Culture Camp.  We taught our 8 students how to work the LEGO Mindstorms system through building and programming. Last year we focused purely … Continue reading

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Flashback Scrimmage

On Saturday, we went down to Chatham, NJ, for this year’s Flashback Scrimmage, a post-season event that incorporates past game elements. This year’s game was called Pirate Days, and we met twice to build new mechanisms to better fit the game. It … Continue reading

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BASF field trip

Yesterday, May 9th, the team visited BASF Tarrytown along with another KCHS student. We toured the White biotechnology lab and learned about real-world applications of biochemistry. This was an informative and fun experience as we got to see STEM careers in action. … Continue reading

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Spring Break Outreach

These past several days were our spring break, but that didn’t give us any reason to stop the robot fun! We went out and demoed at two events and made it loud about FIRST. On April 19th, we demoed at … Continue reading

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2014 East Super Regional

April 3rd-5th we went out to York, PA for the inaugural FTC East Super Regional. We had advanced at the Hudson Valley Regional for coming in 3rd place for the Inspire Award. It was a tremendous honor to be able to … Continue reading

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Engineering Expo 2014

Yesterday, we demoed at the Lower Hudson Valley Engineering Expo at White Plains High School for the third year in a row. For our middle school room activity, we ran a popsicle Truss Bridge activity. With diagrams from both Make Vol. … Continue reading

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2014 Battle at the Beach

On Saturday, we competed at the Connecticut State Championship, the Battle at the Beach, for our second year. It was a rough morning of qualifying matches for us; we only won our first match when we were paired with 36 … Continue reading

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