We are Wild About Family and Friends Learning Engineering and Science (W.A.F.F.L.E.S.).

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W.A.F.F.L.E.S. Community Robotics is located in Kingston, Ontario and includes students ages 6 through high school  from area schools.  We are a community-based, non-profit, volunteer organization of passionate students and mentors engaged in international level robotics competitions. Our aim is to inspire students to pursue  careers in business and technology, and to transform how science and technology are viewed in our culture. Mentors work alongside students to develop real-world skills.

Click here for more information on how to get involved this year!


FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) is an international organization that promotes teamwork and collaboration among engineers. FIRST assists students to learn science and technology though robotics competitions.

FIRST encompasses ages 6-18

               vex-logo VEX Robotics offers students an exciting platform for learning about areas rich with career opportunities spanning science, technology, engineering, and math. Beyond these principles, VEX encourages teamwork, leadership, and problem solving among groups.