Outreach

The Storm Robotics Team strives to move the mission of FIRST to its students and community through a wide variety of outreach events.  The team has been a regular participant in community since its inception and has left a long lasting impact on the people we interact with.

 

In 2018 – Our 10th Season!:

  • February – Collection of items for Storm for                                      Storm Relief donation drive for                                          Puerto Rico
  • January    – Hosted Kickoff Event at Cherokee                                  High School

In 2017:

  • December – Hosted Coding Night at                                    Cherokee High School
  • November – Hosted FTC Fall Harvest Meet
  • October –    Cherokee Safe Trick or Treat
  • October –    Roadside Cleanup
  • June       –    Roadside Cleanup
  • May       –    South Jersey Radio Club Demo
  • May       –    FIRST Compass Workshops at                            Lenape High School
  • March    –    Lenape Family Science Night
  • March    –    Hour of Code @ Lenape HS
  • March    –    FIRST LGBTQ+ Table @ Westtown
  • March    –    Storm Open House for FLL
  • February –   Attended Iron Devil’s Women in                        STEM Day @ Seneca HS
  • January – Distributed kits of parts as part of                    kickoff

 

In 2016:

  • November – Marlton Barnes and Noble Mini-                       Maker Fair Demonstration
  • October-       Cherokee Safe Trick or Treat
  • October-       Roadside Cleanup
  • September-   Roadside Cleanup
  • June-             Roadside Cleanup
  • June-             Relay For Life
  • May-              South Jersey Radio Club
  • May-              Car wash
  • March-           Lenape Family Science Night

In 2015:

  • May- Crayon Collection
  • July- Marlton’s 4th of July Parade
  • July- Roadside Cleanup
  • October- Roadside Cleanup
  • October- South Jersey Radio Club
  • October- Car wash
  • October- Cherokee Safe Trick or Treat
  • November- Hosted NJ FTC “Fall Harvest Qualifier
  • December- Delran School Board Demonstration

In 2014:

  • May- Crayons
  • July – Marlton 4th of July Parade
  • July – Roadside Cleanup
  • July – Hosted NJ FTC “Fall Harvest Qualifier”
  • October – Roadside Cleanup
  • October- South Jersey Radio Club
  • October – Cherokee Safe Trick or Treat

In ​2013:

  • February- Boy Scouts Demo of robot before the end of build-season
  • February- Reveal the Robot Day to community
  • March- Family Science Night
  • May- Roadside Cleanup
  • May- South Jersey Radio Club Demonstration
  • June – Demonstration at NAVAIR
  • July – Marlton 4th of July Parade
  • July – Roadside Cleanup
  • July – Hosted NJ FTC Outreach Event “Medford Moat”
  • October – Roadside Cleanup
  • October – Cherokee Safe Trick or Treat

In ​2012:

  • January through February– collecting water bottle caps for Go Green
  • February- National Engineers Week Demonstration at Lockheed Martin
  • April– Lenape HS Community Science Night
  • April– Marlton HAM Radio Presentation
  • May- Robot Demonstration at CHS Technology Honors Society for attending children
  • July– Marlton 4th of July Parade
  • 3 Roadside Cleanups throughout the school year.
  • September- Lockheed Martin Family Day demonstration
  • October- Women in Engineering Day
  • November– NJ FTC Qualifying Tournament Host, “Fall Harvest Qualifier”

In 2011​:

  • March– LRHSD Alumni Night
  • April– Marlton HAM Radio Presentation
  • April– Lenape HS Community Science Night
  • June– Roadside Cleanup
  • July– Marlton 4th of July Parade
  • July– NJ FTC Outreach Event Host, “Marlton Maze”
  • November– NJ FTC Qualifying Tournament Host, “Fall Harvest Qualifier”
  • October – NJ School Boards Association Convention Demonstration

​​In 2010:

  • May– Marlton Greenfest at Promenade
  • August– Brave Beckham demo at Larc School

​In 2009:

  • April– Pantry Food Drive for a Marlton Food Pantry
  •  April– Careers in Science demo at BBC
  • September– BBC Robotics demonstration at Science Saturday

 

Fall Harvest Qualifier

  • Storm Robotics has hosted a FTC Qualifier since the 2011 at Cherokee High School.  18-24 teams from around our region come to Cherokee in hopes of advancing through to the NJ FTC State Championship.  While our FTC team participates, members of FRC serve as event volunteers in a wide variety of roles to support the event.

Marlton 4th of July Parade

  • The team has participated in this event since its inception and is one of our favorite.  For this one, we march up main street Marlton with our robot and a decorated car as members interact with the crowd.  The robot is always the main attraction as it usually tosses game pieces and waves a flag for the thousands on hand to celebrate our nation’s birthday.

Roadside Cleanups

 

  • Storm is always looking for ways to support a cleaner planet and one of the easiest ways to do this is to just clean it up!  Since 2010, the team has participated in 3 roadside cleanups a year.

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  • Promoting interests in areas of science is one of the main interests and goals of our team.  Over the last 3 years, the team has participated in demos where we allow kids and adults to drive our robot at a wide variety of events.  The image above was taken at Lenape Family Science Night.  The team also visits the South Jersey HAM Radio Club, Lockheed Martin, and other events where the community can see and play with our work.

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