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VirginiaFIRST

Org #17507
Vetted since 2013
2007
year founded
$26,335
raised on GlobalGiving
4
years fundraising
1
projects funded

Mission

FIRST Chesapeake uses robots as the vehicle to bring Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM)-based leadership enrichment programs and competitions to youth in the District of Columbia, Maryland and Virginia. Our mission is to: - Inspire youth to become science & technology leaders by engaging them in robotics programs that build STEM skills - Promote the spirit of creativity, innovation and entrepreneurship - Foster valuable life skills such as leadership, teamwork, and creative thinking - Help young people acquire the knowledge and skills needed to compete in our technology-driven global economy - Encourage students to pursue STEM-based academics and future careers. FIRST C... read more

Projects (2)

DC Metro FIRST
United States / Technology
 
Project Leaders
Leighann Boland
Leighann Boland
Samantha Ellis
Samantha Ellis
Team
Leighann Boland
Organization Information
http://www.firstchesapeake.org
Facebook Page
Twitter Profile
8161 Mechanicsville Tpk, Suite I
Mechanicsville, VA 23111
United States
(804) 572-8454

Bridge Registry   BRIDGE# 1603646084
Organization Information
http://www.firstchesapeake.org
Facebook Page
Twitter Profile
8161 Mechanicsville Tpk, Suite I
Mechanicsville, VA 23111
United States
(804) 572-8454

Bridge Registry   BRIDGE# 1603646084

Project Reports

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Jun 13, 2018
FIRST Chesapeake District Championship
Dear Friend, Thank you for supporting the 5,700 students, grades 7-12, that participated in FIRST Chesapeake teams this past season! Together, we provided a leadership experience that develops...
Mar 16, 2018
Project Update for STEM Leadership Programs Mar 18
FIRST Chesapeake dba VirginiaFIRST continues to engage students with direct hands-on programs using robotics as the "vehicle" to develop the technical and non-technical life skills to be successful in...
Dec 4, 2017
Project Update for STEM Leadership Programs Dec 17
The FIRST Chesapeake dba VirginiaFIRST 2017-18 season is off to a great start. Here are some highlights so far:  We are at or over our goal for team enrollment for both the FIRST Tech...
 
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