ORTOP has partnerships with several organizations and businesses that offer programs over the summer to help build the skills of students and adult coaches and mentors.
Unfortunately, many summer programs have been cancelled in 2020 because of COVID-19 related precautions. We hope many camps and internship programs will be available again in 2021.
PCC Summer Camps: Annually in July and/or August, Sylvania Campus Maker Space. Registration is filled on a first come, first serve basis and closes May 31st. Applicants must be 14 years of age by the start of camp. Teams can submit up to two team members.
Autodesk Synthesis: Applications for 2020 closed. Learn more here.
Roseburg Forest Products: Our partners at Roseburg have a long history with FIRST students and are eager to put your skills to work in their high tech facilities. Visit their website for more information.
ORTOP: Want to see behind the scenes of FIRST while helping support the program throughout Oregon? Want real work experience in a STEM non-profit? We are looking for college students or High School Students entering their Senior Year to fill roles in marketing and social media, business development, and more. Visit ORTOP’s Open Positions page for more information.
FIRST Fair: Every Fall, FIRST Tech Challenge and FIRST Robotics Competition students help put on FIRST Fair, a conference style event designed to share knowledge and build connections between teams. If your team would like to contribute a session idea or host a future year, check out the FIRST Fair web page for the latest news.