VEX Robotics Team 9537, Cavitt Jr High Cyber Cowboys is currently recruiting for next season which will feature a brand new competition game to be unveiled at the World Championships on April 22nd! Interested Cavitt Jr High School STEM/PLTW students can learn more by visiting our demonstration field at the Cavitt Jr High Open House on Thursday, May 11th, and at the Ridgeview Open House on May 18th.
The Cavitt Cyber Cowboys is a student-centered team that strives to increase student interest and involvement in STEM. Team members develop their engineering, programming, teamwork, and communication skills using the VEX Robotics competition platform.
Team 9537 is open to 7th & 8th graders at Cavitt Junior High School.
Specifically, we are looking for:
Incoming 7th and 8th graders from Cavitt Jr High School extremely interested in VEX robotics and committed to participating in meetings, competitions, and required open house/show case events
Students in enrolled in Cavitt's PLTW classes, or students who have demonstrated programming and robotics building skills
Parent mentors to help guide the team in new concepts, technical skills and productivity
Currently, the team meets at a member's home during the season and attends 3-5 competitions from December - February. The team also represents Cavitt Jr High School at the Placer County STEM Expo, as well as Cavitt & Ridgeview open houses. Generally, the team meets 2 times per week during the school year, with increased meeting frequency/duration heading into each competition. The team will hold a series of introductory/training meetings over the summer. Participation in meetings and all team events is required.
Space in the program may be limited based on equipment availability, meeting space size/availability, number of technical mentors, and other factors.