Daimler Trucks North America is providing up to $225,000 to fund FIRST programs throughout Oregon and SW Washington. FIRST programs inspire young people to be science and technology leaders, by engaging them in exciting mentor-based programs that build science, engineering and technology skills. Accepting applications through November 30, 2015. More information here.
Girl Scouts of Oregon and Southwest Washington is hiring a facilitator to implement Lego robotics day camps in Central Oregon. Contact Linda Rhine for more information. Positition Description
Looking for a way to support youth in STEM? Central Oregon FIRST Tech Challenge needs volunteers to support its robotics meets. An informational session will be held in Bend, December 3rd at 2pm. Email email@example.com for more information on the session or volunteer needs. Descriptions of volunteer roles can be found at http://www.usfirst.org/roboticsprograms/ftc/first-tech-challenge-volunteer-opportunities. Not sure you’re ready, or what’s involved? Just want to watch the competition? Check out one of the upcoming meets: Wednesday, November 19th, 4:30pm, Redmond Proficiency Academy Wednesday, December 3rd, 4:30pm, Summit High School Sunday, December 14th, 11:00am, Mountain View High School (Central Oregon FIRST Tech Challenge League Championship AND Central Oregon…
NASA is generously offering grants to support 16 new VEX Robotics Competition teams in Oregon, and is very interested in funding Central Oregon teams. Visit http://www.roboticseducation.org/for-participants/team-grants/ for more information, and look for NASA in the grant program list.