Register for one of our workshops

The WELL is pleased to be able to offer a variety of workshops. Many are offered in partnership with our awesome community partners. Please fill in all the requested information. If you have any questions, please contact us here.

Hitchhikers Robotics Workshop at the WELL

Saturday, November 4 and 11. Both dates start at 9 a.m. – noon.

Materials to bring: a willingness to learn and a smile

Max # of Participants: 14

Interested in robotics? Come join us and learn more about this fascinating field. In this fun-filled two-part workshop, students will be given a hands-on learning experience in the field of robotics. They will learn the basics of robotics including building, programming, and driving an FRC robot. No prior experience is required!

Hosted by: FIRST Robotics Competition Team 2059. Established in 2010, The Hitchhikers are a local FIRST Robotics Team in Wake County. FIRST Robotics Competition (FRC) is a unique varsity sport of the mind designed to help high-school-aged young people discover how interesting and rewarding the life of engineers and researchers can be.

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18th Annual NC State First-Year Engineering Design Day (FEDD)

Save the Date! Tuesday, November 21
Two Sessions: 9-11:30 a.m. and 1-3:30 p.m.

The College of Engineering at North Carolina State University is inviting school groups to attend the 18th Annual First-Year Design Day (FEDD). 8th through 12th grade teachers are invited to bring their students to FEDD on Tuesday, November 21, 2017. There will be two sessions: one in the morning (9-11:30 a.m.) and one after lunch (1-3:30 p.m.). The event will be held at the McKimmon Center located at 1101 Gorman Street (corner of Gorman Street & Western Blvd). Parking is available and free.

Groups must register online:

NOTE: If you would like to be a part of a WELL group, please email Betsey McFarland, [email protected] by October 31st. November 21 is the last day of school before the Thanksgiving holiday. If Betsey can get a group of 12 students, the group will plan to attend the morning session (8th-12th only). The group will meet at the McKimmon Center at 8:45 a.m. Pick-up will also be at the McKimmon Center. Any school absence will be your responsibility to report.

More dates for November and December to follow.