70 members families in year-round at The Forge Downtown in Cary in 2014-15.
Intensity of Participation
Most programs are year-round and part of the Forge Initiative’s Youth Leadership Program.
Overall Level of Volunteerism
13,000 professional volunteer hours in 2014-15:
- Organizational development
- Technical mentoring
- Community hands-on outreach
K-12 Volunteer Hours
Our K-12 members volunteered 4,000 hours in 2014 to bring hands-on STEAM activities to 8,000+ people in the community
Schools and Educational Support
In-school hands-on demos, displays at the NC TIES and Scaling STEM conferences
Partnering with IEEE in engineering outreach in our community
Community STEAM Support
Summer Library Programs Summer camps Train-the-trainer workshops for robotics league coaches