MIRACLES Academy
Get Ready for RoboRAVE!

May 1st, 2010
Albuquerque Convention Center

www.roboRAVE.org

Sponsored by the Todd Wagner Foundation, Microsoft, the Best Buy Children's Foundation, and the Boys & Girls Clubs of America, the MIRACLES Academy is a two year program offering intensive focus and training in technology.  In addition, the program will support academic, social and emotional development in our middle school club members by participation in


YEAR 1
YEAR 2
  • Technology curriculum: 
    • LEGO Mindstorms Robotics 
    • ClubTECH
    • Digital Arts Festivals
    • Photo Illustration
    • Movie Making
    • Music Making
    • Web Design
    • Graphic Design
  • Life Skills including character & leadership development activities
  • Education including homework help
  • Community service projects
  • 33 Members enrolled
  • Over 390 hours of activities
  • 3 FIRST LEGO League teams compete in NM State Qualifier tournament
  • 7 Teams compete in RoboRAVE, International tournament
  • 5 Digital Arts Festivals
    • 29 PhotoTech entries
    • 50+ MusicTech entries
    • 7 MovieTech entries
    • 12 WebTech entries
      • 1 Regional Winner
    • 3 Design Tech Entries
  • 15 members participated in Torch Club or Keystone Club
  • 7 Junior Staffers chosen from MIRACLES Academy
  • National Ocaeanic & Atmoshperic Administration Fieldtrip
  • MAC Store Fieldtrip
  • Hydrogen Fuel Cell Challenge
  • 25 Members Graduate!
  • 46 Members enrolled
  • 4 FIRST LEGO League teams compete in NM State Qualifier tournament
  • FIRST LEGO League teams compete in Regional Tournament in Amarillo, TX
  • 4 Digital Arts Festivals

Our club is very fortunate to be selected as one of the five pilot sites nationwide and will receive $135,000 in equipment, software, and operational funds.  A very special thank you to the Todd Wagner Foundation and BGCA's ClubTECH program sponsors for their generous support.