Hellgate Elementary Robotics Club

Cargo Connect
  • Advanced First Lego League Team

    Experienced robotics students may wish to join a FIRST Lego League traveling team. HERC supports several registered teams and competes in regional robotics competitions. FIRST Lego League is an international organization focused on bringing math, science and engineering experiences to students between the ages of 9 and 14. Students on the FLL traveling teams work for twelve to sixteen weeks on solutions to the FLL annual team challenge. They then participate in the regional FLL competitions with other schools from across the state. 

     All students in fourth through eighth grade are eligible to participate in the FLL traveling team. Our season has already started and the applicaiton process is currently closed. Opportuntiy to apply for next season wil be available in spring of 2022. Please reach out to Mrs. Capp with any questions. 

    Cargo Connect Resources

    Practice Calendar

    Introduction Video

    Mission Model Building Instructions

    Robot Game Mission Video


    Challenge Updates 


  • Introductory Robotics Program (Spring Only)

    Applictions will be available spring 2022 


    Hellgate Elementary Robotics Club (HERC) is an extracurricular robotics program available to third through eighth-grade students. The Introductory Robotics Program (IRP) provides students with an introduction to Lego robotics, including the mechanics and programming of Mindstorm EV3 systems. Students have the opportunity to participate in simple task competitions between IRP build teams. All students in third through eighth grade are eligible to participate in the Introductory Robotics Program.