Meet the Teams & Clubs

FIRST LEGO League Competitive Robotics Teams
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BotForce #34302 | STEM GEMS #32696 | EagleBots #35895 are competitive robotics teams that participate in FIRST LEGO League Challenge. Both teams practice on Tuesday and Wednesday after school at the LS/MS campus from August through January. Tuesday is mandatory and Wednesday is strongly recommended but optional.

 

Grades 5-8* are welcome to sign-up.  

* Grade 8 participation will be as a team co-captain. 

* Grade 5 participation is subject to availability.

FIRST Tech Challenge Competitive Robotics Team
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Batteries Not Included #10219 is part of the FIRST Tech Challenge Competition and meets at the Upper School campus of Mt. Bethel Christian Academy. The team has won multiple State Championships and made it to the World Championships three times.

The competition team meets multiple times each week to prepare for Regional, State and World Championships. Other teams (e.g. outreach) have different participation requirements. Grades 9-12 welcome to join.    

STEM Classes & Clubs
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The Fix-Its #17241 is an 8th grade elective class that teaches the fundamentals of robotics using FIRST Tech Challenge hardware and software. Projects include the Christmas Parade of Robots, the RoboCup, and the Candy Launcher Challenge.

The Robotics & Coding Club is a non-competitive club at the LS/MS campus that meets during Enrichment Block in the Fall semester and after-school during the Spring semester. It originally started as a 5th grade club, recently expanding into middle school. The club designs, builds, and programs creative projects using a wide variety of systems & platforms.

 

Grades 6-7 are welcome to sign-up.

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The MBCA eSports & Gaming Club is a club of students who are passionate about competitive gaming. This club meets on Fridays at the LS/MS campus from mid August through February. All gaming is group-based in the spirit of fellowship. Weekly participation is not mandatory.

 

Grades 6-8 welcome to sign-up.

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The Flying Eagles started as a STEM and Drone summer camp for girls. 

Since that time, the Flying Eagles has expanded into a club for both girls and boys to share a love for STEM, especially flying drones.