Outreach and Events

Strormgears Preparing for the Westford Apple Blossom Parade 2023

The FRC team, Stromgears 5422 is participating in the Westford for Apple Blossom Parade this year. We have been following this tradition for many years, although we had to take a break during Covid. We will be holding a booth until 3 pm on Saturday, May 13th, 2023. We will be showing off our robot …

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Geek is Glam Event

On October 15, 2022, the Girl Scouts of Central and Western Mass got an opportunity to learn all about FRC Robots, see a robot demonstration, and make a marshmallow and spaghetti structure activities in the Expo Hall with Stormgears FRC 5422! https://www.gscwm.org/en/events/special-events/geek.html

EV3 Donation Drive Outreach Event

In February of 2023, Stormgears started planning and hosting an EV3 donation drive. With the transition from EV3 to SPIKE motors in FLL, we thought that rather than EV3s being stored away, we could collect them, and donate them to underprivileged children across the world. To execute this, Stormgears first got consent from several towns …

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FLL Mentoring

In September of 2022, the Stormgears began to mentor yet another FLL team: The Yellow Stormgears. This team was made up of 7 motivated students. Under the direction of Ajay and Wahid, these kids worked hard to make a winning robot and innovative project! Their journey began by building a robot. With the help of …

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Si, Se Puede

In January of 2023, Stormgears conducted another outreach event to spread STEM to underprivileged children: Si, Se Puede. Si, Se Puede (translated to “Yes, It Is Possible”) is a multi-service after-school neighborhood program based in an apartment complex in Lawrence, MA. The primary purpose of Si, Se Puede is to provide educational, social, and economic …

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