FIRST Team 836, The RoboBees, is a FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) Robotics team based out of Leonardtown, Maryland. RoboBees is comprised of students from four high schools, as well as home-schooled students, from within St. Mary’s and the surrounding counties. This variety of students provides the team with a wealth of different interests, passions, and enthusiasm in the arts, business, science, technology, engineering, and mathematics.


The FIRST mission is to inspire young people to be science and technology leaders, by engaging them in exciting mentor-based programs that build science, engineering and technology skills, that inspire innovation, and that foster well-rounded life capabilities including self-confidence, communication, and leadership.


“To transform our culture by creating a world where science and technology are celebrated and where young people dream of becoming science and technology leaders.”