Maryland Calendar of Events for the 2019-2020 FIRST season. Updates ongoing.

Connecting volunteers to STEM events in Maryland AND AROUND THE WORLD.

There are many opportunities to volunteer for STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) events in Maryland.

Learn more below.

Click on links below to find out more about these programs.

FIRST programs (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology)

  • FIRST Global - The 2019 FIRST Global Challenge will take place October 24 - 27, 2019 in Dubai. Over 190 countries will be represented.

> As of August 30, 2019, volunteer recruitment has closed.

>If you are interested in remotely mentoring an international FIRST Global team, please visit: There are many teams who joined at the last minute and would welcome your help in September & October 2019.

Other STEM events

Greater DC Calendar of Events for the 2018-19 FIRST season. This will be updated in fall 2019.

Have questions? Fill out our General Interest form.

About Jenny Beatty: Jenny is a longtime supporter of a variety of STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) programs in Maryland, as well as internationally. She is a specialist in Community & Volunteer Engagement and is available to do presentations to corporate and community organizations on volunteering opportunities for FIRST programs as well as on where to go for volunteer management training. This is how I work - an interview from 2014. Jenny can be reached at: