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Robotics Teams

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FIRST Lego League (FLL) is a competition where girls compete in robot building, project research, and core values. Teams are made of 6-10 girls in 4th-8th grade, plus 2 adult coach/mentors. The FLL season begins in August. Regional competitions are in December and the State Championships are in January. Teams normally meet 2-4 hours per week during this time. Download, print, and share this GSAK Robotics flyer with girls!

Location for meeting is up to teams. Local competitions are in Juneau, Mat-Su, Bethel, Anchorage, and Virtual.

Cost: $65 per girl (must also become a registered Girl Scout, $30 membership for the Girl Scout year)

For more information, contact Kelly FitzGerald.

Girl Scout Robotics-Kits

Who: Troops with Junior and up age girls (Daisy/Brownie Kits may be available at a future date)

What: Kits include NXT robot brains and parts to build a variety of different robots. Instructions and activity guides are also included.

When: Kits may be rented out at any time of the year for 4-week time periods. 

Where: Kits are stored in Anchorage and can be picked-up at our council office. For troops not from the Anchorage/Mat-Su area, we can mail kits to you. Troops are responsible for return shipping costs. 

Cost: $50 ($20 is refundable when returned complete and undamaged.)