Parent and Sponsor Open House

Parent and Sponsor Open House was last night, and it was a huge success! Several items were on the agenda. In room 142, we talked about this year’s robot and its features. In room 138, we explained our scouting system and demonstrated the app we’ve created. Then, we brought visitors to rooms 115 and 116 […]

OSMOCES 2013

Saturday, October 5th, about ten members of our team participated in the third annual OSMOCES conference in the IIT Rice Campus in Wheaton. (OSMOCES stands for Open Source Mechatronics Outreach and Creative Exchange Symposium, and is run by the Fox Valley Section of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers). The conference had four sequences of […]

Field Trips to Navistar and Create, Cut, Invent

On December 1st, FIRST Team 3061 visited Navistar’s engine plant in Melrose Park and Steve Coan’s Create, Cut, Invent shop in Naperville. There is a photo gallery of pictures taken by Navistar during the field trip. Navistar published the following article internally: Through its community outreach efforts, Navistar is inspiring children to achieve their full potential in […]