FRC Team 56
Robotics of Bound Brook
Join us at Bridgewater Commons as we host free activities promoting Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math for students ages 5-18. We'll furnish all the supplies! Each activity is designed to be completed in 15-20 minutes. Masks are optional. All events will be held 1-3pm. Be sure to obtain a
"Frequent Tinkerer Card" to earn additional prizes.
May 20th (2:00pm to 6:00pm)
Each child will have a chance to grab the controls to drive and operate a robot. Come learn more about the elementary, middle, and high school FIRSTⓇ Robotics programs in throughout Somerset and Hunterdon Counties. Hosted by teams from the Raritan Valley Science & Technology Showcase.
February 26, 2022- Taking Flight
Challenge yourself to build, decorate, and fly paper airplanes
optimized for distance and accuracy.
March 19, 2022 - Leaning Tower of Bridgewater
Construct the tallest tower you can using only marshmallows and pasta.
April 16, 2022 - Musical Mayhem
Create musical instruments with the supplies provided and ROCK OUT on our stage!
May 14, 2022 - Robot Driving and Open House
Learn about all the roles on our team and grab the controls to try to drive the robot.
July 9, 2022 - Never Get Out of this Maze!!!
Challenge yourself to plan, construct, and test a maze made out of straws, LEGOs, and/or other materials.
August 13, 2022 - Bridgewater Bridge Building
Challenge yourself to design and construct a bridge to cross between two structures and can support a toy car with the addition of different masses.
September 24, 2022 - Boating in Bridgewater
Challenge yourself to design a paper boat that at will go across the water
October 29, 2022 - Halloween - Trick or Treat w/ Team 56
Come and hang out with Team 56 members who had tricks and several activities relating to Halloween!
November 19, 2022 - Never Get Out of this Maze!
Construct a maze out of straws and shoebox lid or LEGOs. Trying to create a complex maze!
December 10th, 2022 - Gingerbreadgineering into the Holidays with Team 3637
Build a gingerbread house, a bridge, and drive a LEGO robot through a gingerbread village.
January 14, 2023 - Soaring Int0 2023 with Team 56
Challenge yourself to design, build, decorate, and fly paper airplanes optimized for distance and accuracy.
February 11, 2023 - Candy Lab
Create colorful designs using some of the more unusual properties of well-known candies. Enter to win a Team 56 Gift Pack.
March 18th, 2023 - Makers’ Day Marble Madness
Children can exchange mazes with participants to solve by tilting the maze and trying to get their MARBLE OUT OF THE MADNESS!
April 1st, 2023 - Silly With Slime
Create your own silly colorful slime and bring it home!