Team 303 is very passionate about reaching outwards into the community. The team organizes many events that they use to help the community. From spreading STEAM to raising money for charity the team strives to do all they can to help their community.
Testing Out Events
Video Game Marathon- February 2017
Little Scientist Night- December 2016
4-H Carnival May 2017
MAR Bridgewater-Raritan District Competition- March 2014-2018
Every year, Team 303 hosts the Bridgewater-Raritan District Competition, an FRC event part of the FIRST Mid Atlantic region, at the Bridgewater-Raritan High School. Team members run interactive tables for event attendees. Some tables include a Social Media Table, a Games Table, and a Safety Glasses Decorating Station. Team members also assemble and take down the field, run a safety glasses sign out table, and offer assistance to competing teams and spectators.
Bridgewater-Raritan High School Clean Up- Spring 2015 - 2017 & Fall 2014 - 2017
STEAM Fair- 2016 - 2017
For the first time, in 2016, Team 303 held a STEAM Fair. Over 200 people attended the event. Members of the team organized over 30 booths related to STEAM, including the Marshmallow Challenge and Create Your Own Slime booths. The team also invited organizations, such as Bihler, the Rutgers Society of Women Engineers, and the school district’s STEAM director, to run booths.
FTC Rookie Day- October 2014 - 2017
Team 303 members host an annual event for new FTC Teams. Members of 303 teach these FTC teams essential skills for success and give them a run-through of an actual competition. Many teams come to this event without a working robot and leave with a moving robot and the knowledge to be successful.
FLL Bridgewater-Raritan Brïk Rampage- November 2014 - 2017
4H- August 2014 - 2017
Trunk Or Treat- October 2014, 2015, 2016
Operation Shoebox- August 2014 & November 2015
Special Olympics- May 2015 & 2016
Hillside Forest Fest- June 2015, 2016, 2017
Middle School Technical Design Challenge- April 2015 - 2018
STEAM Week- 2016 - 2017
In addition to the STEAM fair, Team 303 created a whole week dedicated to STEAM for all of their district’s nine elementary schools. All 2600 students in schools received packets for each day of the week, which contained activities for them to complete that corresponded to aspects of STEAM.