Forces of the Galaxy Going to Houston

FIRST Championships in Houston We’re proud of our FIRST LEGO League team Forces of the Galaxy for being invited to the FIRST World Championships in Houston, Texas, after winning 2nd place at the BC Provincial Tournament in February! The Forces are blogging about their journey at https://forces33968.weebly.com and will be videoing their adventures next week at the FIRST Championships in Houston, April 17-20, 2019. They’re expecting 352 of the best teams from 16+ countries around the world. Wish them luck! You can help donate to their cause by going to …

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Promo Code for Summer Camps – 10% off until March 31

Dear parents, We’d like to thank you for your loyalty and support of our programs by offering you a special, exclusive 10% discount on our summer camps until March 31st. Use this Promo Code when registering for our Summer Camps: ROBOCAMPS2019 August 12-16, 2019 – Summer Camp August 19-23, 2019 – Summer Camp Instructions: Begin the registration process for either one of our August summer camps, fill in your parent and child information, then click “Proceed to Payment Options”. At the bottom of the payment details, enter the above Promo …

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Registration for Spring Camps & After School Open – Early Bird Rate until Dec 31st

January-March After School Programs Registration for January After School Programs is now open. Please register at the links below for your school:  Cousteau French International – North Van – Winter 2019 Lord Kitchener Elementary – Winter 2019 Norma Rose Point – Winter 2019 Trafalgar Elementary – Winter 2019 University Hill Elementary – Winter 2019 Vancouver Talmud Torah – Winter 2019 March Spring Break Camps We have a special Early Bird Discount on Spring Break camps until December 31st! Register here:  Week 1 – March 18-22 Week 2 – March 25-29 …

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7 Steps to join the FIRST LEGO League Robotics Competition 2018-2019 Season Into Orbit

FYI this is about the 9-14 year olds competition. For the junior competition (6-10) please see this local info and the official FIRST website info and consider joining the Season Launch event – questions please contact bgolland@firstinspires.org A bit about FIRST LEGO League If you haven’t heard of it, FIRST LEGO League (FLL) is an amazing robotics competition using LEGO Mindstorms where every year more than 250,00 students all around the world ages 9-16 engage in hands on STEM learning, teamwork and friendly competition (or coopertition as FIRST likes to say). …

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Our team wins 1st Place Champions Award at Robotics Tournament in Surrey, BC

FLL Robotics Tournament Featured in the News Our FLL teams had an amazing time joining a total of 19 teams at the FIRST LEGO League Lower Mainland Tournament last Sunday, December 3rd at North Surrey Secondary. News media came to film the event, so watch the CBC News feature as well the Global News feature to get a glimpse of the excitement! Also read the CBC article on the event. Our teams all put in a lot of brain power, planning and hard work to prepare for the judging sessions in the categories …

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Our 3 Teams are going at the FLL Lower Mainland Robotics Tournament!

Our teams from University Hill Elementary (Bubble Jets), Norma Rose Pont (Forces of Atlantis) and Lord Kitchener / EJQ (Mr Noodles Improved) are super excited to be participating in the FIRST LEGO League Lower Mainland Tournament tomorrow,  December 3rd at North Surrey Secondary! See the tournament schedule here it you would like to come watch! –FLL Tournament Handout Opening Ceremonies are at 9am, closing ceremonies at 4pm, final Robot game at 2:45pm. We’re hoping to stream the Robot Run’s at 1:15 and 2:45  LIVE on YouTube so stay tuned to …

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Registrations now open for January 2018 Robotics after school programs

Hi everyone, We’ve opened up registrations for all Winter 2018 after school robotics programs starting in January. You can register at the links below: Ecole Jules Quesnel – Winter 2018 Dr. R.E. McKechnie Elementary – Winter 2018 Lord Kitchener Elementary – Winter 2018 Norma Rose Point School – Winter 2018 Trafalgar Elementary – Winter 2018 Tyee Elementary – Winter 2018 University Hill Elementary – Winter 2018 Vancouver Talmud Torah – Winter 2018 We are still confirming Queen Elizabeth Elementary. Let us know if there’s a school you’d like to see …

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Winter Robotics Camp coming Jan 2-5, 2018

Registration open but limited to 24 students Our Winter Robotics Camp is back for the 2nd year in a row, and we’re now open for registrations! Kids build all kinds of Winter themed robotics creations while learning coding, computer science, design engineering, teamwork and more! Here are details for the camp: Dates: January 2nd (Tuesday) to January 5th (Friday) Time: 9:00 am to 3:00 pm Location: University Chapel, UBC Registration Link: Winter Robotics Camp – January 2-5, 2018 Limit: 24 students New to our Robotics Camps? Check out our YouTube …