Monthly Archives: April 2014

Girls Unlimited 2014

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Date: Saturday, April 19, 2014 – 9:30am to 3:00pm
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Swerve Robotics Club will be participating in Girl’s Unlimited, a fun, hands-on event for middle and high school age women that offers a chance for participants to learn about career opportunities that are available to them in the science and tech world. The theme is “Dream, Think, Do,” with a focus on hands-on activities that will revolve around science and technology. Explore robotics, criminology, astronomy and gaming at this fast-paced event.Professionals in the industry will share stories about their career paths and they will also offer ideas about how young women can achieve their dreams. Presenters will also provide information about their organization and services, as well as other resources that might benefit the participants.There will be different activity sessions going on simultaneously during this fast-paced event. Participants will be able to attend three 40-minute sessions during the day. The event includes a brief opening, the sessions, a lunch break in the middle of the day and a short closing. Staff members will help transition the girls from each session. Expect a fun and inspiring day of learning.

Youth Robotics Open House, Redmond Library

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Date: Sunday, April 6, 2014 – 1:00pm to 4:00pm
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Come to a Robotics Open House hosted by Swerve Robotics Club and help us celebrate National Robitcs Week! Meet robot makers, enthusiasts, and professionals at the Redmond Library on Sunday, April 6 from 1-4 pm. See robots on display and in action. Learn about the various robotics programs available to youth K-12 – FIRST (www.usfirst.org), VEX, MATE, and more. Also learn about upcoming robotics competitions – the MATE Underwater ROV Competition, the ISEC Space Elevator Robotics Competition, and others. See a custom-built quadrocopter, a working 3D printer, and more.