FIRST North Carolina - For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology

We inspire the next generation of engineers, computer scientists and STEM leaders through evidence-based K-12 robotics programs.  Students engage in hands-on, project-based, mentor-led programs that encourage creativity, innovation and resilience. 

Program Contact Info
First Name: 
Marie
Last Name: 
Hopper
Title: 
President
Location: 
2901 E Gate City Blvd
Greensboro, NC 27401
United States
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Program Details
Year Established: 
2012
Affiliation: 
4-H
Affiliation: 
FIRST Robotics
Affiliation: 
Girls Scouts
Affiliation: 
SWE
Program Focus: 
Coding/Programming
Program Focus: 
Computer Science
Program Focus: 
Engineering
Program Focus: 
Entrepreneurship
Program Focus: 
Invention Education
Program Focus: 
Making/DIY
Program Focus: 
Robotics
Program Focus: 
Technology
Program Focus: 
Math
Girls served annually: 
33
Organization Info
Organization Name: 
FIRST North Carolina
Organization Contact Info
First Name: 
Marie
Last Name: 
Hopper
Location: 
2901 E Gate City Blvd
Greensboro, NC
United States
Phone: 3363753861
Slug: 
first-north-carolina--for-inspiration-and-recognition-of-science-and-technology
Needed Resources/Activities
boys interested in STEM
computer access
computer technology support
equipment donations
evaluation/assessment services
funding/sponsorship
girls interested in STEM
internships
job shadowing
mentoring
speakers
volunteers
access to tools/equipment
Available Resources/Activities
boys interested in STEM
girls interested in STEM
professional development
workshops/classes/training
STEM curriculum/activities
Populations Served
at-risk
diversity focus
elementary
high school
low income
middle/junior
rural
teachers
urban
general public
high achieving/gifted
Collaboration Interests
sharing resources
sponsorship
working with higher education
working with informal organizations
working with K-12 schools
working with similar organizations
outreach/community events
advocacy
Service Delivery Format
after school programs
classroom support
clubs
museums
special events
summer offerings
workshops/conferences
afterschool programs