Engineers Week 2024

Engineers Week 2024

“Welcome to the Future” is the theme for this year’s Engineers Week, held February 18-24. Let’s inspire the next generation of engineers to make a difference. Engineering is exciting, world-changing, collaborative, and creative! It’s open to everyone. Engineering is a great outlet for the imagination—the perfect field for independent thinkers – and is a well-paying profession. The Engineering Design Process: Identify the problem/Ask questions Brainstorm ideas Create/Design the solution Build,

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Establishing a Hub of Public Education in Artificial Intelligence

Establishing a Hub of Public Education in Artificial Intelligence

Robotics And Beyond’s AI Initiative Purpose: To establish Robotics and Beyond as a hub of knowledge for educating young people, parents, and working adults about Artificial Intelligence, its safe and effective usage, potential risks, and career and education paths in the field. Why: Artificial Intelligence (AI) technology is among the most important topics facing our individual lives and society at this time. AI is a key part of the systems

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Vision 2040 Campaign

Vision 2040 Campaign

Help needed! Can you spare $25 and 5 minutes? 20 years ago I co-founded a non-profit to help young people discover and develop their talents in engineering, science, technology and design, and pursue careers and education paths. Robotics And Beyond is based in New Milford CT, just north of Danbury. We provide afterschool, weekend and summer camp programs in over 20 topics. We have impacted over 3000 individuals and their

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Virtual Hour of Code 2023

Virtual Hour of Code 2023

2023 Hour of Code is December 4-10 Hour of Code is a worldwide effort to celebrate computer science, starting with 1-hour coding activities but expanding to all sorts of community efforts. 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 and celebrate Computer Science heroes. 2023 Hour of Code has many activities to introduce

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Help us with our first-ever, major fundraising goal!

Help us with our first-ever, major fundraising goal!

Help us celebrate 20 years of assisting an entire generation of young people to discover talents and pursue inspiring futures, serving over 3,000 individuals and families. Our campaign goals: To receive donations of $25 or more from 200 alumni, parents and other stakeholders to demonstrate how much our impact is valued. Obtain $80,000 in commitments for 2024, from sustaining donors, to launch our plan for the next 20 years. Financial

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Storage Space Needed – Can you help?

Storage Space Needed – Can you help?

Robotics And Beyond Storage Space Needs Timing: prefer to begin immediately or early August, but could start mid September. Dry but air conditioning not needed (on a floor with a building furnace unit is ideal) Area needed: 200 sq. feet minimum, 400-600 preferred. Location: downtown New Milford preferred but could be within a mile or 2 of town center. Access: Ground level preferred but short stairway will work. 24/7/365 access

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Give Local Results Are In!

Give Local Results Are In!

Thanks to YOUR SUPPORT, we can fund 13 full-day camp weeks  OR 26 half-day camps or 5-week after-school programs  OR 200, 2-hour workshops! The Robotics And Beyond tuition assistance fund will receive close to $5,800 from the 2023, 36 hour, Give Local campaign! Your support enables more young people in our region to discover new fields, talents and futures in engineering, science, technology and design. Robotics And Beyond received $4,965, plus $500 in

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Camp 2023 Registration is Open!

Camp 2023 Registration is Open!

Registration is now open for our summer programs July 10-14, 17-21 Held at Faith Preparatory School, 600 Danbury Rd., New Milford. STEM Explorers for grades K-2 (half-day AM) LEGO Makers K-4 (half-day PM) Bundled topics for grades 3-6 in Robotics and Mechanics, Coding, and Design (full-day) July 24-28 Held at The Maxx and the Robotics And Beyond office in downtown New Milford. More focused, in-depth topics in coding, design, engineering and science

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Engineers Week 2023

Engineers Week 2023

“Creating the Future” is the theme for this year’s Engineers Week, held February 19-25. Let’s inspire the next generation of engineers to make a difference. We can’t live in the modern world today without seeing or touching something that was imagined,  designed and built by some type of engineer. Robotics And Beyond has created some fun video reels to explore different types of engineers along with a list below of

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Virtual Hour of Code 2022

Virtual Hour of Code 2022

2022 Hour of Code is December 5-11 Hour of Code is a worldwide effort to celebrate computer science, starting with 1-hour coding activities but expanding to all sorts of community efforts. 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 and advocate for equity. The CSEdWeek theme this year highlights the progress that has

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