Team 3637 Newsletter Fall 2019

The Daleks - Hunterdon Central Regional High School

What Have We Been Up to Since Season Nine Ended?

What has Hunterdon Central Robotics Team 3637 been up to since the ending of Season 9? The team was further energized and excited about sharing their love of robotics and STEM. Take a look:


April-

  • Held two informational sessions to recruit adults as coaches for both FIRST® LEGO® League and FIRST® LEGO® League Jr..
  • We now have three teams for Grades 5-8 (30 kids) and three teams for Grades 1-4 (18 kids)! The overwhelming majority of our kids come from the Flemington Raritan School District schools.
  • We also helped a teacher from Delaware Township School organize an FLL Jr. after school program to begin in October, providing on-site, weekly mentor support to 18 kids in grades 3-5.


May-

  • Hosted 16 girls from local girl scout troop and introduced them to robotics and helped them with the robotics badge.
  • Co-hosted Family Science Night with National Science Honor Society showcasing robotics and offering hands-on robot builds.

Jul-

  • Hosted week-long FLL Jr./STEM summer camp for 12 area students in grades 1-4. Each day students built LEGO robotics and a take home activity including a soda can robot, and a tooth brush BOT.

Aug-

  • Showcased our robot and team at the Hunterdon County 4H Fair
  • Prepared new meeting space at Flemington Presbyterian Church to hold expanding FLL and FLL Jr. teams by cleaning out youth room, and organizing storage space and materials
  • Held three day Bootcamp for new FLL kids teaching programming, coding and key building skills
  • Hosted an information table at Hunterdon Central's Freshman Social to recruit new students
Sep/Oct

  • Coaching/mentoring third season of FIRST® LEGO® League Jr. with support from our partner Harvest Family Success Center--Three teams/18 kids!
  • Coaching/mentoring our fifth year of FIRST® LEGO® League--Three teams/30 kids!
  • Mentoring Barley Sheaf School Lego Club
  • Coaching/mentoring FIRST® LEGO® League Jr. Club at Delaware Township School

WHAT'S IN STORE FOR THE DALEKS--SEASON TEN?

Pre Season Competition November 2 & 3--Ramp Riot XX

Saturday, Nov. 2nd, 12-5pm

521 Houston Road

Ambler, PA

Join us during this Off Season competition as we celebrate our host Miss Daisy, Team 341's twentieth anniversary!

Hunterdon Central BOT Bonanza FLL Qualifying Event--November 23, 2019

The Daleks are proud to announce that we will be hosting a FIRST® LEGO® League Qualifying Competition for 12 teams (grades 4-8), in conjunction with our official FIRST® LEGO® League Jr. Expo hosting 10 teams (grade 1-4) . Teams will draw from the Northern/Central areas of New Jersey including our own six teams!


The event will take place at Hunterdon Central Regional High School in the 9-10 Building. It is anticipated that the event will draw 500-600 people from the area.


Sponsors and volunteers are needed to make this competition a success. We have volunteer opportunities for judges (educators, business professionals or anyone who thinks STEM is cool would be great), photographers, emcees, and logistical support.


Sponsors are needed to stock our concession stands--pizza, subs, bagels, muffins, snacks, water and soda. Sponsors are also needed for trophies, awards, signage, t shirts, and supplies. Please use the RSVP below if you would like to volunteer or sponsor our team. Someone will contact you by email. Alternatively you could contact our Robotics Support Association at: team3637rsa@gmail.com


Team 3637 is a 501(c)(3) organization.

Volunteer/Sponsor Support Hunterdon Central BOT Bonanza

Saturday, Nov. 23rd, 8am-5pm

84 New Jersey 31

Flemington, NJ

Please RSVP to volunteer this event.

RSVPs are enabled for this event.

Learn more about FIRST® Robotics 2019-20 Season

Recap Season Nine 2018/2019

First Mid Atlantic District Bridgewater-Raritan Event--March 15-17, 2019
  • Advanced to the quarter finals
  • District Engineering Inspiration Award


First Mid Atlantic District Montgomery Event--March 29-31, 2019

  • Advanced to quarter finals; semi finals and finals.
  • District Event Finalist Silver Medal
  • Safety Award sponsored by Underwriter Laboratories
  • District Chairman's Award Gold Medal


First Mid Atlantic District Championship--Lehigh University--April 3-6 2019

  • Completed event with record of 7-5-0
  • Ranked 35 out of 60

Thank You to Our Sponsors!

Team 3637 would not exist without the generous support of our sponsors. Thank you for all of your contributions!