The mission of Fernbank LINKS is to inspire a passion for Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) in our community, with a focus on introducing children and young adults to the possibilities and rewards of the STEM fields. We strive to ensure that our members develop, through education and hands-on experience, the leadership skills and technical knowledge necessary to succeed in a global community.
Dekalb FLL Regional and Super Regional Tournaments
Train and Mentor
We had a great time hosting our annual FIRST LEGO League summer robotics camp. The students had loads of fun and learned so fast! They reached a high of 398 points in the Trash Trek game!
Students in rising 4th-8th grades are invited to participate in the Fernbank LINKS LEGO Robotics Camp. Activities are centered around the current FIRST LEGO League Robotics game and will include training in building a robot, strategizing the best way to complete missions, use of sensors, programming, and friendly competition among campers. This camp is excellent for students[…]
Competing in the final FRC World Championship in St. Louis was an incredible experience. This was our second consecutive year attending worlds, as well as our second nomination for the Engineering Inspiration Award. Our robot made it to the playoffs at the Tesla subdivision. We were picked by the 8th seed alliance and lost in[…]
This past weekend, April 14th to the 16th, Fernbank LINKS attended the Peachtree State FIRST Robotics competition. LINKS’s robot was very successful, placing first in the qualifier rounds and being the leader of the first alliance, which included Otto (1746) and Drewbotics (5812), and they made it to the semifinals. Fortunately, LINKS was one of[…]
LINKS had an amazing run at the Kennesaw District Qualifier, being undefeated and placing first in the qualifying matches. Their first loss in the semifinals was due to damage to two of their Alliance robots. They lost by only one point in the tie breaker! It was such an exciting day. Their performance has LINKS[…]
We are please to say we won the game at the Peachtree District Columbus Event! We congratulate our alliance partners, team 4188 Columbus Space Program and 5074 RoboMustangs, as well and wish them luck at Peachtree! Here are some photos from the event, as well as a recap video.