Deep Trekker: new sponsor

Deep Trekker: new sponsor

Our newest summer program sponsor! Deep Trekker is a Canadian company that creates underwater remotely operated vehicles and robots. Their products are used for many interesting purposes like underwater treasures, aquaculture, ocean sciences and much more. Learn more about Deep Trekker. Read about one of their Remotely Operated Vehicles (ROV). Read about one of their Pipe Crawlers. Thank you Deep Trekker for your sponsorship! POST IMAGE COURTESY OF DEEP TREKKER

Once again, our donors amaze us

Once again, our donors amaze us

Summary of Give Local results for 2021 and past years Once again, Robotics And Beyond exceeded it’s prior year Give Local donations during this wonderful, 36 hour campaign organized by Connecticut Community Foundation. Our goal was $5,000, aiming to beat last year’s gifts of $4,140. We topped our goal by $25 and received another $300 in donations after the event closed. We expect another $900 in estimated foundation and employer

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Support us during Give Local April 20-21

Support us during Give Local April 20-21

Throughout 2020 and into 2021, Robotics And Beyond has made the best use possible of its resources to benefit young people and their parents, and to support healthcare workers fighting COVID-19. We have worked hard to emerge from tight restrictions on in-person activities and learning and provide more opportunities than ever before. We need your support to continue our programs, provide much-needed tuition assistance and fund fixed operational costs. Help

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We are Stop & Shop’s April beneficiary

We are Stop & Shop’s April beneficiary

Give Back to Robotics And Beyond in April. In this time of uncertainty due to COVID-19, supporting local non-profits has never been more important. As you make essential trips to the grocery store, you can purchase a $2.50 reusable Community Bag at the New Milford Stop & Shop during the month of April. For each bag purchased, Robotics And Beyond receives a $1 donation. The Community Bags are located on

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Fun, At-home Projects During Engineers Week!

Fun, At-home Projects During Engineers Week!

“Imagining Tomorrow” is the theme for this year’s Engineers Week, held February 21-27. Let’s inspire the next generation of engineers to “engineer for tomorrow”. Below we have selected fun hands-on, virtual activities that we will highlight during Engineers Week. Start gathering your supplies now from around your house. If you don’t have something on the list, improvise with something you do have! Each morning of Engineers Week, beginning on February

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Fox Pest Control is our latest sponsor

Fox Pest Control is our latest sponsor

Donor assistance is so important to us during this time Thank you Fox Pest Control for recognizing our impact and adding to our year-end fundraising campaign! Their motto is “No Bugs. Simply Better”. Just like Fox, we also find and eliminate bugs, but in coding! And we teach students how to find and fix them by themselves. The work by non-profits like Robotics And Beyond benefits every business and their

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Virtual Hour of Code 2020

Virtual Hour of Code 2020

2020 Hour of Code is December 7-13 Hour of Code is held in conjunction with Computer Science Education Week (CSEdWeek), an annual call to action to inspire students to learn computer science. Typically, Robotics And Beyond hosts a walk-in hands-on workshop for Hour of Code but with COVID cases surging again, we are providing you with this awesome list of self-led virtual Hour of Code activities. PARENTS: If you have

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GivingTuesday is December 1, 2020

GivingTuesday is December 1, 2020

Mark your calendars! Spread the word for December 1st, And Beyond. Robotics And Beyond has been around for an entire generation of students:18 years! In spite of the challenges faced in 2020, we are very thankful we have been able to continue our “Vision for a Generation.” We adapted our teaching methods and provided our summer camp online with great success. In the early months of the pandemic crisis we

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Gifts from Robotics And Beyond

Gifts from Robotics And Beyond

Are you looking for a unique gift for someone on your list? Robotics And Beyond has a few special items that you won’t find anywhere else. Your purchase of any of these gifts supports our programs and extends the interest and creativity of a future engineer, programmer, designer, scientist. TAKE A PEEK AT OUR GIFT OPTIONS

Weekend Workshops are here!

Weekend Workshops are here!

We asked and listened! Your feedback from our survey indicated the need for weekend programs.  NEW PROGRAMS Robot Wars (in-person): Grades 4-7, Saturday, October 31, 1:00-3:00 pm. Learn to program a pre-built LEGO NXT robot and send your robot into battle! Coding Workshop (in-person): Grades 3-7, Sunday, November 8, 1:00-3:00 pm. Coding for beginners and coding in Scratch from beginner to advanced. Science Sunday (in-person): Grades 4-7, Sunday, November 15 & 22, 1:00-2:30 pm. Explore and learn with

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