Robotics

Robotics

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Do you have a budding scientist or engineer at home with an insatiable hunger to learn new concepts, build objects and program them? YWCA Princeton’s host of Robotics Programs – that include summer robotics clubs and outreach programs, as well as competitive robotics teams – is the perfect opportunity to spark your child’s passion for STEM!

Interested in Coaching / Mentoring our Robotics Programs?

Coaches and mentors have a lasting impact on team members (see the letter to the left). If you would like to volunteer your time and expertise, please contact us at robotics@ywcaprinceton.org for more information. Adults can volunteer as coaches, mentors or subject matter experts.

May June July Aug Sept Oct Nov Dec Jan Feb Mar Apr
Registration Opens  *                      
Pre-Season  *  *  *                
Kick-Off          **              
Build, Research, and Practice          **  **  **          
Qualifying              **  **        
State/Regional Championship*                **  ***      
Build, Research, and Practice                    ***  ***  
World Festival*                       ***

*One meeting per week.
**Two meetings per week.
***Two-three meetings per week.

Official competition season meetings are held after school and may include weekends. Exact dates and times of team meetings will be communicated directly by the coaches.

Post-season meetings may exceed two meeting per week for teams that advance to World and Super Regional Championships and will include a weekend meeting.

May June July Aug Sept Oct Nov Dec Jan Feb Mar Apr
Registration Opens  *                      
Pre-Season  *  *  *  *                
Kick-Off          **              
Build and Practice          **  ** **  ***  ***      
Qualifying              ***    
State/Regional Championship                ***  
Super-Regional Championships*                    ***  
World Championship*  ***

*One meeting per week.
**Two meetings per week.
***Two-three meetings per week.

Official competition season meetings are held after school and may include weekends. Exact dates and times of team meetings will be communicated directly by the coaches.

Post-season meetings may exceed two meeting per week for teams that advance to World and Super Regional Championships and will include a weekend meeting.

May June July
Registration Opens  
Club Season      *

*PCV Team meets Monday, July 9 through Friday, July 13 from 9 am to 12 pm.

May June July Aug
Registration Opens    
Club Season      *  *

*Summer Club meets from 1- 4 pm on Tuesdays, Wednesdays & Thursday from July 17 through August  9th.

Registration

Registration for the new season begins in May each year. Click the REGISTER button at the top of this page. Once clicked, it will bring you to a registration tool. Select “Princeton” for the site location and navigate your way to Robotics.

Rates

Club or Team Grades Session Registration Fee Tuition
All-Girls FLL Team 4th-8th Year $50/year $300/year
All- Girls FTC Team 7th-12th Year $50/year $450/year
Outreach Program 4th-10th Summer Sponsored Sponsored
Summer Club K-10th Summer $25/summer $50/week

 

Withdrawal

Class withdrawals seven business days or more before the start of the class will be refunded at 100% less the registration fee in the manner in which the fee was paid. Withdrawals fewer than seven business days before the start of the class will receive NO refund.

Participation in FIRST has a positive impact that is sustained beyond the competition season. Thanks to our partners, the YWCA will offer two scholarships this year to girls who are eligible for FTC robotics and have participated in FLL robotics in a previous season. Contact robotics@ywcaprinceton.org for information.