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Roving Vehicles - Week 7-8 - Boys & Girls Clubs - Willie Mays Clubhouse

Vehicles (Fall 2018), B&GCLub - WM (Fall 2018)Brendon BellComment

THE GRAND FINALE!!! Our last two weeks at Willie Mays were a blast! Not only did we work hard, but we played even harder with our finished roving vehicles. Check out our progress!

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Over the past 8 weeks our tinkerers learned a lot about using different power tools, steering mechanisms, and how to collaborate together on big, challenging projects.

Richae, Keyonie and Jadya finished attaching the front axle and wheels. Smiles all around :)

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Meanwhile, another vehicle was nearing completion… it’s as long as a bobsled!

 Chelsea and E’mya climb on board the bobsled!

Chelsea and E’mya climb on board the bobsled!

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George and Ju’Darius finish some final touches before it’s time to attach the steering wheel.

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Douglas puts on the finishing touches and its time to ride!

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Our motorized vehicle team also worked super hard to complete their awesome rover.

 A high powered drill was attached to some gears to provide forward momentum.

A high powered drill was attached to some gears to provide forward momentum.

 A seat back is an important piece to add when you’re driving at warp speed!

A seat back is an important piece to add when you’re driving at warp speed!

 We did it!

We did it!

After eight weeks of hard work and lots of fun, it was time to officially test ride our roving vehicles and show them off to parents, siblings and other guests! Whoohoo!!!

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It’s been an incredible tinkering session! Thank you Willie Mays tinkerers for bringing your enthusiasm, creativity, hard work, and can do spirit! When we collaborate on big projects, just look at all the amazing things we can learn and accomplish along the way!

Zoooom zoom!

To check out more photos of all the fun, don’t forget to visit our Flickr page :-)

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