2015 – Live Updates from Social Media

Huntington County 4-H Robotics Team 1501 added 5 new photos.

Thank you to American Legion Post #7 for supporting your local robotics team! We appreciate you!
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Huntington County 4-H Robotics Team 1501 added 11 new photos.

Students and mentors from Team 1501 kicked off the FLL season today coaching 2 teams this year... Thunderbirds and Blue Angels. Ready for some LEGO fun with area middle schoolers :-)
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Huntington County 4-H Robotics Team 1501 added 12 new photos.

Mr. Curt Henderson's Retirement from Team 1501

Never underestimate your ability to make someone else’s life better – even if you never know it.

Mr. Curt Henderson is one of the founding mentors of the defunct G-Force 535 and current THRUST 1501 FIRST Robotics teams. Curt has given 15+ years of volunteerism to the kids of Huntington County. Over 400+ youth have had a chance to be inspired by a professional engineer and several students have pursued engineering degrees because of the teaching passion Curt has shown our students and youth. Curt has formally announced his retirement from Team THRUST 1501 as the Lead Mechanical Engineering Design Mentor. Of course we will miss him, but his legacy will continue to inspire our team.

Curt, we thank you for everything you taught us on Team 1501. You picked a great year to retire, we made it all the way to Einstein and it was a memorable year for the team all around. Thank you for the countless hours of service you have given the kids.

PS: We are now taking applications for a new Lead Design Mechanical Engineering Mentor on Team THRUST 1501. If you are a design engineer, can teach and inspire 3D CAD, love kids, have a passion to compete like crazy, volunteer countless hours, and get paid a salary of zero dollars per year, please contact us.
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2016 Season Open House Event

NOW accepting new member enrollment! We are getting ready for our 2016 robotics season and starting off with an open house invite below for any new high school aged students that might be interested. Home schoolers welcome! Don’t be intimidated, we show you everything you need to know and help find your “passion”. Whether that be robotics, programming, marketing, social media, business interests, we have something for everyone! Hope to see you there.

2015 Open House

You are invited to an OPEN HOUSE on Monday, February 16, 2015, where we will unveil our 2015 competition robot, OTIS.

Our OPEN HOUSE will be at the Community Building at Hier’s Park. We will have a meet and greet at 6:00 pm with refreshments provided, followed by our presentation starting at 6:30 pm.

This year’s game is called “Recycle Rush” and we will be competing in the following 3 district competitions:

February 28-March 1, Indianapolis
March 13-14, Kokomo
March 20-21, West Lafayette

Hope to see you there!

2015 Robotics Season Kickoff


Please join us next Saturday, Jan 3rd, 2015, at Huntington University Science Hall starting at 8:45am.  Huntington County 4-H Robotics will embark on our 11th season in a new facility this year at the Vocational Technical Center. We’ve been busy moving, organizing, and preparing for next weekend. (Kick off will be held at Huntington University however)

The whole team, our sponsors, any news media, parents, past alumni members are welcome to join us. The presentation start time will be 8:45am which will be an introductory presentation for new and existing members. Members who need to fill out forms can come early starting at 8:00am. Forms should be completed by the start of the presentation.

Comcast will air the kick off starting around 10:15am EST around the world for over 4,000+ other FRC teams.

Folks that are at home can stream the kick off online here:


Our team will begin our brain storming process right after lunch. Hope to see you there!

2015 Season Pre-Registration

We’re doing something a little different this year. We had an open house, now we are planning a pre-registration day this week. Thursday, December 4th at 6:30pm, come up to the Vocational Technical building to pre-register for the 2015 robotics season. If you are an existing member or new member, you can start the process by following this step by step page here:


Hope to see you guys there!

We’re excited to start the new season, here are some robot videos from last year to get you excited too!