Who are we?
FRC Team 816 is a high school robotics team based in Westampton, New Jersey at the Burlington County Institute of Technology - Westampton Campus. We give students the opportunity to pursue an interest in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) through competitive robotics in the FIRST Robotics Competition.
FIRST - For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology is an organization that promotes teamwork and collaboration among engineers. FIRST assists students to learn science and technology through robotics competitions.
Burlington County Institute of Technology's mission is to fully and comprehensively prepare adolescents and adults of Burlington County:
To respond to societal needs through the development of career and technical education programs reflecting the technological advances of the greater community while meeting the needs of both adolescent and adult learners.
To provide programs enabling all students to become productive, self-fulfilled, lifelong learners.
To develop and maintain reciprocal relationships with both civic and business communities.
To support community-wide social, cultural, counseling and career and technical education training programs, while jointly developing apprenticeship and occupational training programs with local businesses, industries, and educational institutions.
To position students for success in mastering the New Jersey Student Learning Standards in Grades 9 through 12 in a safe, secure, and caring environment.