Author: Kevin Boyle

We’re Here Because of You

Team bIrobot is at FIM’s Traverse City District Competition thanks to our many sponsors including those with their logos on our robot and Beaver Island Community School. Come see us live if you can Friday or Saturday. We are at TC Central HS, or watch on...

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Our Magic Lathe

One of our most significant contributions this year came in the way of a lathe from Machine Ethics in Muskegon, Michigan. We used the lathe extensively in building our robot this year. Last year islander Richie Gillespie generously let us use his lathe, but we had to make a trip over to his shop to take advantage of that. This year, we were able to work with our own lathe, which allowed us both great learning and production opportunities. Machine Ethics include a hug number of valuable accessories with the lathe, all of which will be of great use...

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Experience an Amazing Summer Robotics Camp

bIrobot Summer Camp in:

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Upcoming Events

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all-day bIrobot Robotics Summer Camp @ Beaver Island Community School
bIrobot Robotics Summer Camp @ Beaver Island Community School
Aug 6 – Aug 10 all-day
bIrobot Robotics Summer Camp @ Beaver Island Community School
Interested in robots? Programming? Come to the bIrobot Summer Robotics Camp at Beaver Island Community School August 6th through the 10th from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. each day with a final competition time on[...]

Recent Tweets

  • Looking for summer fun on Beaver Island. If you will be in 4th to 6th grade in the fall, join us for our Summer Robtwitter.com/i/web/status/1…vn
  • Happy Easter from FRC Team 6098 bIrobot. https://t.co/Z2iZgjzuoZ
  • At FIM West Michigan and raring to go! #omgrobots https://t.co/FlePRbrDlN
  • bIrobot (and our pal HAL 9000) invite you and your team to visit Beaver Island! (We are better hosts than HAL.) https://t.co/rneTZGm55W
  • Powering through :) https://t.co/hwKvXfaWfB

Our Sponsors

We thank all of our sponsors at all levels for their support Every donation is important. We recognize our major donors below.

PowerUp! Level 5

  • SCOOTER-ATVPARTS.COM
  • Don Langford
  • Judy & Kevin Boyle

PowerUp! Level 4

PowerUp! Level 3

  • Stratego Partners

PowerUp! Level 2

  • Dr. Charles & Carol Creasser
  • Bob & Alana Anderson
  • Bryan & Becca Foli
  • Larry & Mary Ellen Dawson
  • Ed Wojan Realty
  • Audrey Vandyke
  • Kasson Contracting, Inc.
  • Olson Construction LLC
  • Andy & Sally Stebbins
  • Beaver Island Boat Shop
  • Barbara Dart
  • Bruce & Lenore Jacobson
  • Bingham Insurance Services
  • Robert Turner
  • McDonough’s Market
    & Dalwhinnie Deli
  • Dr. Bruce & Edy Allen
  • Cameron Bartlett
  • Carriage House Antiques & Gifts
  • Beaver Island Boat Company
  • Bill Kohn
  • Barbara Dartt
  • Dr. Charles & Terry Carey
  • Mark & Kathleen Chester
  • Fank & Dana D’Andria
  • Chris & Connie Deruiter
  • Lauren Doig
  • Mike Epping State Farm Agent
  • Dale & Terry Keyes
  • Jack & Judy Gallagher
  • BIC Center
  • Shipwreck Shirts
  • Dr. Brad & Pam Grassmick
  • Ken McDonald
  • John & Lonnie Ochs
  • Richards Rental Management
  • Beaver Island Real Estate One
  • Beaver Island Christian Church
  • Donna Stambaugh
  • E.J. Hodgson Enterprises
  • Charlevoix ScreenMasters
  • Marlene Wiser
  • Budget Rent-A-Car Charlevoix, Inc.
  • Lisa Doig
  • Smiley Family Dentistry PC

PowerUp! Level 1

  • Andy’s Grooming Barn
  • Steven King
  • Narendra & Nishta Bahtia
  • BEC International Logistics
  • Charles & Elizabeth Boyle
  • Wil Cwikiel
  • Eager Beaver Clean & Store
  • Jon & Sally Fogg
  • Johans Pastry Shop
  • Gerald & Tammy LaFreniere
  • KM Construction
  • Mike & Susi Meyers
  • Pete & Deb Plastrick
  • Dr. Paul Reed
  • Ken & Betty Skoggins
  • Don & Nancy Tritsch
  • Bob & Maureen Turner
  • Ryann Turner
  • Linda Wearn
  • Northern Islander
  • Richard Roane
  • Sidney & Lily Smit
  • Ron & Patty Wojan
  • Michelle LaFreniere
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