Lego Outreach for Cornerstones Youth

The Cornerstones organization has provided educational services to homeless and underprivileged youth in the Northern Virginia area. Team116 teamed up with LEGO outreach to bring STEM and team-building to these kids in our community. We helped kids build and design monsters, hotels, and introduced them to the concept of team building and working with a […]

Parent’s Night and Kickoff

As the preseason winds down, the team will be organizing our annual Parent’s Night and Kickoff meetings. Parent’s Night will be the first of the final two events before our season It’s an essential part of our ongoing effort to bridge the communication and information gap that exists between members of our team and their […]

Air and Scare 2016

Team 116 was fortunate to attend the 2016 Air and Scare event at the Udvar-Hazy National Air and Space Museum this weekend. The team presented and talked about the culture and meaning of FIRST to kids, parents and the curious people that found themselves in our stand. We showed off and drove one of our competition […]

IROC and Air & Scare

As the pre-season is well underway, our team has begun to participate in outreach and off-season opportunities that will develop the team and prepare them for the challenges ahead. We’ll be attending both IROC and Air & Scare this year. IROC:  (Ilite Robotics Off-Season Challenge) is an off-season recreation of the FIRST Stronghold game, hosted at […]