aSTEAM Village 2021 - 2022 Annual Robotics Program
IMPORTANT: Please read this very important information thoroughly before completing the application!
aSTEAM Village is now accepting applications for the 2021 - 2022 FIRST Robotics, Future City, National STEM League Racing Challenge, PowerUp: Cyber Security and Try-Math-a-Lon Season.
Program cost is $350 per child. There is a $50 discount for each additional child.
Registration fee is $50 and due upon receipt of the invoice after you submit this registration form.
Student participants must commit to regular attendance of practice sessions, the 48th Annual NSBE Convention in Anaheim, CA, March 2022 and all other competitions.
Due to the social distancing mandate and ongoing pandemic, the first part of the year will be held in a virtual environment with limited on-site programming.
We are returning to full onsite programming!
This year's season will begin on Friday, September 3rd for 4th - 12th grade students and Saturday, September 4th for 1st - 3rd grade students.
Limited Space is available with priority being given to applicants who have successful participation in any of the previous 8 years of aSTEAM Village annual programming.
All account balances and fundraising commitments must have a zero balance to rejoin the program.
In order to participate on the FTC and Ten80 Radio Controlled Racing teams, your student must be in high school or middle school or they must have successfully completed and competed at least one year of FLL Robotics as well as competed in a sanctioned FIRST Robotics competition.
Applicants will be accepted based on the qualifying criteria and their behavioral performance at school, home and if applicable, their 2020-2021 aSTEAM Village Summer Camp and participation in any or all of the previous 9 years of the Robotics and Racing program.
Acceptance into the aSTEAM Village program is on a first come, first serve basis and there is a mandatory parent/student interview prior to being accepted into any of the aSV sanctioned programs.
If your child is not accepted into the aSV program, we will recommend a program that your child can attend as it is our goal to make sure that every child has the opportunity to participate in a STEM/STEaM education after-school program.
Practice times may vary and consistent attendance is mandatory for participation.
Students grades 2 - 12 will be required to join the aSTEAM Village NSBE PCI Chapter which costs $5 annually.
Students grades 8 - 12 will be required to join the BDPA Kansas City Chapter which costs $25 annually and the aSTEAM Village NSBE Jr. PCI Chapter.
Students will be required to travel for competitions and exhibits.
This year's robotics, Ten80 race car engineering, Try-Math-A-Lon competitions are being held in Anaheim, CA during the National Society of Black Engineers 48th Annual Convention in March 2022.
Travel usually requires overnight stays and release from school day.
If your child is required to miss a school day for competition, we have a form to be given to the school requesting an excused absence for a education event.