Junior FLL Celebration at the museum

Jr.FLL_Poster_2013The museum is excited to host a Junior First Lego League expo event again this year. The Junior FLL is a youth program to foster interest in science and innovation by designing Lego robot models to solve real-life problems.

The museum will be hosting the Lego robotics celebration on Saturday, April 12 from 10-12.00 showcasing robots and project demonstrations from local teams from area that participated in the Disaster Blaster challenge this year.

If your team is interested in signing up, more info can be found in the registration packet below or by contacting Debbie at DFandrei@bgparks.org. Registration and a $30 team fee (covers certificates and medals for each team member) is required for participation. If you’re just interested in seeing neat Lego robotics, this event is free and does not require registration so just stop in and check it out!

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The Fuzzy Pink Bunnies of Doom are coming…

838659The museum is excited to announce a temporary community exhibit featuring The Fuzzy Pink Bunnies of Doom that opens in May. The Bunnies of Doom are a group of six talented girls from the northwest suburbs that make up a Lego robotics team. The group competes in the Junior First Lego League, a youth program to foster interest in science and innovation. At recent events, the Bunnies of Doom took home awards for Technical Design at the Rockford regional Senior Solutions competition and team spirit at the Senior Solutions state tournament. The museum exhibit will show off the team’s projects and introduce visitors to the dazzling world of Lego robotics. But wait, there’s more!

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The museum will also be hosting a Lego robotics celebration on Saturday, May 4 from 9.30-12.00 showcasing robots and project demonstrations from the Bunnies and other local teams that participated in the Super Senior tournaments this year. If your team is interested, more info can be found in the flyer below or by contacting Debbie at DFandrei@bgparks.org. Registration and a $30 team fee (covers certificates and medals for each team member) is required for participation. If you’re just interested in seeing neato Lego robots, this event is free and does not require registration so stop in and check it out!

Junior FLL Registration sheet-1

Registration form

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Lego Celebration event schedule