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Girl-Powered VEX GO Robotics Workshop

15-Oct-2022 Add to Calendar
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19-Sep-2022 08:00 EDT
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12-Oct-2022 05:00 EDT
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General Info

What: Girl-Powered Elementary Robotics Workshop

When: Saturday, October 15, 2022

            10:00 am - Noon Central Time

Why:    Girls are under-represented in all STEM Fields, and we, the PHS Engineering Club, feel that this workshop will spark the interest of our youngest students in pursuing careers in STEM Fields!  Plus, robots are cool!

Who:    Escambia County Public Schools female students in grades 3-5

Where:  Pensacola High School Innovation Center

              500 W. Maxwell Street

              Pensacola, Florida 32501

The entry gate will be on Spring Street. Registered participants will be emailed/mailed a specific map, and students will be on hand to direct participants to the right place once they arrive at Pensacola High School.


Age / Grade Level:
Elementary School Students
Grades 3-5

Event Dates & Locations

Date: 15-Oct-2022

Pensacola High School
500 West Maxwell Street
Pensacola, Florida 32501
United States

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9:15 am                     Spring Street Gate opened for arrival

9:15 - 10:00 am         Participant Check-in

10:00 - 10:15 am       Opening remarks and robotics demonstration

10:15 - 11:00 am        Introduction to robotics kits and begin assembly with high school student coaches

11:00 - 11:15 am        Snack time

11:15 - 12 noon         Finish building robots, program robots, and drive robots

12 noon                     Dismissal to parent/pickup person

12:45                         Spring Street Gate closes


All student volunteers and adult volunteers will be vetted by organizers. 

Contact Karen Bruening at 850-293-8284 or [email protected] if you would like to volunteer to help!

Emergency/Bad Weather Policy

In case of bad weather or other emergency, the alternative date for this event will be November 12, 2022. All other event information will remain the same for that date. If you have a personal emergency, and your student will not be able to attend, please email [email protected] to inform us of non-attendance for planning purposes.

Refund and Payment Policies

This is a free event, so there is no refund policy!

Health and Safety Policies

Please inform organizers if participant has allergies to food or other environmental situations. We want to provide a safe environment for all participants.

Facemasks are recommended for all volunteers and participants, as working in teams of 2 or 3 students plus a volunteer can be in close quarters.

For snacks, hand sanitizer will be provided, and safe practices will be used to distribute snacks to students.