The Summer 2017 Lego Robotics coach workshop schedule has been finalized. These workshops are for adult coaches and mentors of FIRST Lego League (FLL) Robotics teams. They help you understand the various aspects of running a team, as well as get your hands on a new EV3 robot. We provide the robots and computers so you will… Read More FIRST LEGO League (Lego Robotics) Coach Workshops
Each year the FIRST Robotics Club Team 753 (the High Desert Droids) holds a Garage Sale Fundraiser in November to help raise money for the club for the upcoming season, and as part of that they also hold a donations drive. This year’s Garage Sale takes place at Mountain View High School on Saturday, November 12,… Read More High Desert Droids Garage Sale Fundraiser donations needed
Super surprising news of the day: Connecting Point Computer Center, in downtown Bend, is closed! The computer store and Apple dealer has been a mainstay on Franklin Avenue for years, and I hadn’t heard anything about going out of business—there’s nothing as I write this on Twitter, Facebook, or elsewhere, so this seems rather sudden.… Read More Connecting Point Computer Center is closed
If you’re interesting in technology and programming and wanted to learn more about Arduino development—or even just want to know what Arduino is—check out this press release from the Deschutes Public Library on their free Arduino technology workshops that are coming up: What exactly is Arduino? According to the official website, “Arduino is an open-source… Read More Techies: Arduino Workshops coming up at the Library
Local robotics team High Desert Droids will be holding a garage sale fundraiser on Saturday, November 2nd, 9am-2:30pm, in the Cafeteria at Mountain View High School. The team’s annual garage sale is a major fundraiser that helps offset funds needed to participate in this challenging program. Currently the team plans to participate in tournaments in… Read More High Desert Droids Garage Sale Fundraiser
Are you a high school student in Central Oregon? Want to try your hand at building a robot? FIRST Team 753 – High Desert Droids will be at high school open house events and is holding an informational meeting in September. Come talk with us and find out more. Our team is made up of… Read More OMG… Robots!
Everyone knows that LEGO is cool. What could be better? Robots made of LEGO parts and pieces, operated by local students. There will be a LEGO Robotics tournament at Mountain View High School on Saturday, December 8th. It’s open to the public and free to attend. The opening ceremony will be held at 9:00 am… Read More LEGO Robotics