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Come join us for some great hands-on STEM opportunities!

On the Horizon

Keep an eye out for more information on these great programs!

Super Science Saturday

Super Science Saturday returns on November 11, 2017 from 12 PM to 6 PM

Quarter Auction and Silent Auction

Quarter Auction Date has been set for October 28 in the THS Cafeteria, from 12 PM to 4 PM.

STEAM Center Activities

As the STEAM Center looks forward towards its grand opening, check back here to see what programs FIRST Team 585 will be offering.

Past Events

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LEGO Summer Camp

The dates have been set for LEGO Summer Camp! Students who are going into 4th through 8th grade are welcome to join us for LEGO Mindstorms Summer Camp from June 20-23.  Those who are entering 1st through 3rd grades can participate in our LEGO WeDo 2.0 Summer Camp from June 26-30.  

To sign up, contact the TUSD Extended Day program by calling their main Summer Fun number at (661) 221-1905 or through the TUSD Extended Day program at your elementary school.

Junior Robotics Kickoff

Junior Robotics will kick off with our information night on Monday, September 11, at 6 PM in the THS Cafeteria. Returning families who want to get their paperwork early are welcome to skip information night and register using our webform - we’ll see you on Monday, September 18 instead!  We are looking forward to another great year!

Fall Hour of Code

We are working to establish dates for this year’s Hour of Code visits to all three TUSD elementary schools.

Las Vegas Regional Competition

Our second competition this year will be at the Cashman Center for the Las Vegas Regional, April 6, 7, 8. Watch Twitch Webcasts on these links: Channel 3 or Channel 4

Girls who Code and Cyber Warriors

The youth coding programs resume for Middle and High School girls and boys this March with Pixar in a Box and learning how use code like animators do.  Join us in THS 1101 from 3 to 4 on Mondays for Girls who Code and 3 to 4 on Tuesdays for Cyber Warriors.

Women in STEM Webinars

Select weekdays this spring, join us to hear young women in STEM as they describe their jobs, their career paths, and how they would things differently if they had a second go around. Question and Answer time is always included. Avaiable at THS and JMS.

The Hour of Code at TEAMS

FIRST Team 585 will be teaching the Hour of Code at Tompkins Elementary’s after school program from February 27 through March 17.

Sacramento Regional Competition

Our first competition this year will be at UC Davis for the Sacramento Regional, March 23, 24, 25. Watch Twitch Webcasts on these links: Channel 3 or Channel 4

LA County Air Show

FIRST Team 585 will be at the STEM Tent at the Lockheed Martin Air Show again this year! Join us and check out all the awesome displays at this terrific event, March 25-26.

FLL Jr. to LEGOLAND - Feb. 4th

FLL Jr. teams are once again traveling to LEGOLAND to participate in their FLL Jr. Exposition.

Engineer’s Week - Feb. 20 - 24

Team members will visit each of our three elementary schools and our continuation high school this week to promote STEM with robot demonstrations and a presentation about the use of robots in today’s society.

Chili Cook-off - February 25

Join us to see the new robot, hear a great guest speaker, eat warm, wholesome chili, and participate in our silent auction! 

What Else Does FIRST Team 585 Do?


Team members build industry relevant skills as they strategize, design, build, program, and test their robots.

Signature Practices

What are the key characteristics of a Cyber Penguin?

About our Team

What is FIRST Team 585 all about?

About our Sponsors

A big thank you to all our sponsors, without whom our team would not be able to do all the wonderful things we do. 

Resources for Team Members

Team members should check here often!

Resources for Others

Some of the tools and resources we use to conduct our programs.