Off season and every chance in-between, FRC Team 3494 - The Quadrangles is active volunteering and spreading awareness about the great potential of STEM through demonstrations and presentations around the Bloomington, IN community.
FIRST® Lego League: Many of our team members have volunteered as high school mentors on several FIRST® Lego League teams here in Bloomington, IN. We have lent our work-space and most importantly our support to several local teams over the years: B-town Bots, West-Side Rollers, Hoosier Girlz, and Lakeview Lions. For more information about visit: firstlegoleague.org
Annual Team Crane Science Fair: Open to all students statewide, grades 6-12 held at the WestGate Academy Conferencing and Training Center in Crane, IN. Robot, SeaPerch, and VEX robot demonstration. For more information visit: westgatecrane.com
Local Middle School Demonstrations: FRC Robot demonstration. Team and Robot parts presentation. Jackson Creek Middle School, Batchelor Middle School, and St. Charles Catholic School
Makevention: "A celebration of the Bloomington, IN Maker Community" including inventors, tinkers, artists, engineers, etc. Robot Demonstration. For more information visit: makevention.org
Kiwanis Balloon Festival: Hosted by the Kiwanis Club of South Central Indiana at the Monroe County Fairgrounds in Bloomington, IN. Hot Air Balloon Show and other festivities. Robot, SeaPerch, VEX robot demonstrations since its first event in 2013.