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This morning, the team woke up bright and early to head to Auburn High School’s kickoff event. The excitement rose as we came closer and closer to the release of the FRC 2019 game, Destination: Deep Space. We waited a few extra minutes so that the founder, Dean Kamen, could say (more than) a few […]

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As we finish up day three, our prototyping teams have mostly settled into their designs and are working to create their mechanisms. Team B has been working on creating a hooded shooter after investigating the success that this type of mechanism had in the FRC 2012 game. They are currently in the fabrication and assembly […]

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Today we kicked off our 2018 prototyping challenge, Poseidon’s Mark. According to tradition, we split our team into four subteams competing against each other to design, prototype, and finalize a winning mechanism in a week. This year’s challenge is all about basketballs. The teams were given the task of creating a shooting mechanism to shoot 15 foam basketballs […]

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Last Saturday we hosted a robotics merit badge for girl scouts in second through fifth grade, in collaboration with Troop 41593 and it was a huge success! We had 65 girls from local girl scout troops packed into our shop to learn how to design, assemble, and program simple mechanisms. The goal was for each […]

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