Idaho STEM Pipeline - Science.Technology.Engineering.Mathematics
FIRST Robotics

Vision: "To transform our culture by creating a world where science and technology are celebrated and where young people dream of becoming science and technology heroes." ~ Dean Kamen, Founder Mission: Our mission is to inspire young people to be science and technology leaders, by engaging them in exciting mentor-based programs that build science, engineering and technology skills, that inspire innovation, and that foster well-rounded life capabilities including self-confidence, communication, and leadership.

Program or Camp - Various locations
Target Audiences:
K-5th Grade, 6-8th Grade, 9-12th Grade, targeted specifically for female participants, Underrepresented Minorities, Targeted specifically for Persons with Disabilities
This is an ongoing event

Please contact program about event date

Length of Event:
FIRST Robotics programs are year round after school/in school activities for K-12 students. Competitions are through the month of December for FIRST Lego League (FLL) with the Championship in January. FIRST Tech Challenge competition is during Jan. The
Award Amount:
Awards are to teams across the programs. $11 million in scholarships for high school age participants of FIRST Robotics Competition

Contact Information
  Anderson, Regional Director FIRST