Get Involved

We are thrilled you are interested in getting involved with Team Neutrino! Please let us know how you would like to participate, and we will follow up with you. We look forward to hearing from you! Are you interested in ParticipatingMentoring… or Sponsoring?

High School Students

Interested in joining the team? We have a few different opportunities for you to consider. Please keep our new member onboarding timeline in mind!

Member Interest Form
Interested in becoming involved in FIRST as a high school student? Please fill out this form and we will add you to our mailing list!

Onboarding Timeline

  • May: Recruitment
  • June-July: Training camps
  • August: Application process
  • September: Rosters released

Options for local High School FIRST Involvement

  • FRC Team Neutrino Full Team Member (must be a 9-12 grader in Story County)
  • FRC Team Neutrino Associate (must be a 9-12 grader in Story County)
  • FTC Team Photon Full Team Member (must be a 9-12 grader at Ames High School)
  • FTC Robot Corps Full Team Member (must be a 7-12 grader in Story County)

For more details, click here.

Adult Mentors

Interested in volunteering to mentor the team as a college student or local professional? Please contact our lead mentors, Brian and Stacia Steward, and they will arrange a time with you to meet you! Team Neutrino has mentors of all skill areas, including engineering, computer science, technical communication, travel and logistics, graphic design, and informal education.

Additionally, FTC Team Photon, the FIRST Tech Challenge team at Ames High School also has mentors of all skill areas. There are FIRST LEGO League and FIRST LEGO League Jr. teams at Ames Middle School and some of the elementary schools in Ames. If you are interested in mentoring and/or coaching for FTC, FLL, or FLL Jr. in Ames, please reach out to the FTC Team Photon and AMS FLL lead mentor, Dagney Paskach.

Interested in sponsoring the team? Team Neutrino is in need of financial and in-kind donations to support our team. We would be thrilled to partner with your organization! Please reach out to our lead mentors, Brian and Stacia Steward, and they will connect you with our sponsorship sub-team. View a list of our current sponsors.