Cool Science Festival

Last Saturday we participated in the Cool Science Festival at UCCS. I think it's getting more crowded at this festival. The Gazette reported that there were 7,000 attendees this year. That's a big jump. I brought along a couple of Mindstorms to do Spin Art with the kids and the FTC team build a terrific [...]

By | 2017-01-16T16:04:56+00:00 October 8th, 2013|Events, First Tech Challenge, FTC|0 Comments

Oracle Tour of Robotics Lab

One of the advantages with being involved with FIRST Lego League is sometimes you get access to people and companies that help you understand how technology/robotics is applied in the real world. The team and I got a chance to see how robots are used in helping companies store data. Our tour host warned us [...]

By | 2017-01-16T16:04:56+00:00 June 27th, 2013|Events|0 Comments

What is Gracious Professionalism?

FIRST made up this phrase "Gracious Professionalism". Their definition is: It's a way of doing things that encourages high-quality work, emphasizes the value of others, and respects individuals and the community. With Gracious Professionalism, fierce competition and mutual gain are not separate notions. Gracious professionals learn and compete like crazy, but treat one another with respect [...]

By | 2017-01-16T16:04:58+00:00 November 12th, 2012|Events, First Lego League, FLL, Senior Solutions|0 Comments

Come See Me at Chick-fil-A

 If you are interested in seeing some of the models we build for camp up close and in person, there are 3 opportunities to drop by and see me at the Chick-fil-A Garden of the Gods. If you are wondering whether my summer camps would be too easy OR too hard for your child, come [...]

By | 2017-01-16T16:04:59+00:00 April 2nd, 2012|Events|0 Comments

Look Who’s Coming to Town

We got this postcard in the mail a couple weeks ago. As the kids oohhhhed and ahhheed over it, I had to tell them we couldn't go because we already had plans for that weekend. This Expo goes to select cities every year so maybe we can catch it another time. Looks like fun. I'm [...]

By | 2015-12-28T14:05:02+00:00 March 30th, 2012|Events, LEGO|0 Comments