Thank you to the Savings Bank of Danbury Foundation! Robotics And Beyond was honored to receive a cash award for the 2017 grant application year, on March 9 at the Ridgewood Country Club in Danbury. The photo shows Robotics And Beyond Development Coordinator, Ashleigh Blake, and Director Paul Chayka receiving the check from Martin G. Morgado, President and CEO Savings Bank of Danbury. The funds, for purchase of additional laptop
Robotics And Beyond will host a private screening of the new movie Ready Player One. The long-awaited film is based on the highly popular 2011 book Ready Player One, by Ernest Cline. The plot involves a world-wide race to win a game set in virtual reality and attain control over the future of the virtual world. The movie is guaranteed to be on the must-watch list of all gamers, virtual reality
We are excited to announce a new camp offering this year – STEM and Design Academy (advanced topic levels)! Please read on for more information on the Academy, as well as our STEM & Design Camp, Junior STEM Camp, and Junior Coding Camp. STEM & DESIGN CAMP This is our full day camp for ages 8-16. We are able to offer 20+ class topics this summer! Classes will be in robotics;
Anyone planning to use H&R Block this year for help with tax preparation, can create a $20 donation to Robotics And Beyond from H&R Block. We are promoting this opportunity because H&R Block (Bank St., New Milford) has served our accounting and tax filing needs for the past three years and has been extremely generous with time, advice and donations of used computer equipment. Last year a total of
Engineers Week is a time to: Celebrate how engineers make a difference in our world Increase public dialogue about the need for engineers Bring engineering to life for kids, educators, and parents We are having an Open House in celebration of Engineers Week! Visitors can try their hand at engineering challenges, 3D modeling software, programming in Scratch, and try our Minecraft server. We will also be holding free 1-hour workshops
Here are some photos from our November 2017 workshop for Maya, a 3D modeling and animation tool. We will be holding a 5 week class on Maya starting January 7, 2018. Register here. Images of student work. The following photos courtesy of Terry Tougas, minehill-photo.com.
Here are some photos from our November 2017 workshop for Revit, an architectural design tool. We will be holding a 5 week class on Revit starting January 7, 2018. Register here. All photos courtesy of Terry Tougas, minehill-photo.com.
Thank you KentPresents! Robotics And Beyond is thrilled to again receive a $1000, unrestricted grant from the Kent Presents Community Grant Program. In this year alone, the program has donated $125,000 to 38 regional organizations having important impact in Kent, CT and nearby communities. The total for 2016 was $100,000 to 29 organizations. Robotics And Beyond will use this funding to support hardware needs and our tuition assistance fund to enable access
Robotics And Beyond is privileged to be one of just 14 recipients in the 2017 Union Savings Bank Foundation awards. The award will allow us to purchase six new identical laptops capable of running any software used in our programs. This completes our goal for a set of eight laptops and will allow us to host more students in our classes and make more of our programs available at other
Announcing exciting changes! As you may have heard, Robotics And Beyond has moved out of its space at 30 Bridge Street. After five years and the success of our programs, we have outgrown that room. Since our lease was up for renewal, we decided to take the next 4-6 months to focus on several important matters: identify our next permanent space, raise funding for renovations needed and move in prepare a long-term plan