Entries by Linda Baas

FTC 2018: Amazing Students, Robots, and Results

In the Fall of 2018, Code Red’s two FTC teams, Neutrinos: Breaking the Laws of Physics (#5383) and Emergency Situation Evacuate Now (#5384), had a fun and successful season. FTC is a group of 7th & 8th graders who build a robot for a specific game. The 2018 game was called ‘Rover Ruckus’. This game […]

Fall Robotics Workshop Draws Over 200 Students

In October 2018, Code Red along with seven other West Michigan FRC teams partnered together to run a first annual robotics workshop for high school students.  The event was held at Byron Center High School where 11 different workshop topics were offered.  Teams from all over the state of Michigan were invited to come to […]

NRG 2018: A Successful Fourth Season

Once again in September and October of 2018, Code Red ran its own elementary program for 4th through 6th grade students called NRG (Next Robotics Generation).  This being the 4th year of NRG, we have grown and developed the program to offer a exciting hands-on robotics experience for first, second, and even third year NRG […]

Code Red’s Robotics Summer Camp Gets Kids Excited About STEM

As is Code Red’s practice each summer, we offered a week long summer camp for elementary students once again in June 2018.  For the last three years, Code Red’s summer camp has been based on our NRG (Next Robotics Generation) program, a 1:1 student to robot competitive robotics program designed for students working with a […]

FRC 2018 Season: A Season to Remember

Code Red Robotics was able to have a successful FRC season playing FIRST Power-Up. We were fortunate to be able to participate in 5 FRC Events: Plainfield, Indiana, East Kentwood, Forest Hills, the Michigan State Championship, and the Detroit World Championship. Throughout the season we had many triumphs and victories for our team. We performed […]

Code Red’s 2018 Theme: Off the Charts

For the 2018 season, Code Red chose the theme “Off the Charts” to highlight the personal level of service we are passionate about as a team.  The theme was the driving force of our Chairman’s Award submission, but more importantly, expresses well the rewards we receive in the form of smiles, “aha moments”, “thank you’s”, […]