VPE First LEGO League

The FLL teams for 2023-2024 are now full and registration is closed.

If you would like to join the wait list, please contact Heather at enrichment@vpepto.org.


Registration will be open through Monday, September 18, 2023. Registration will close once the teams are full.


PTO is excited bring back another year of the First LEGO League (FLL) teams to VPE! This after-school program will be open to students in Kindergarten through 4th grade, ages 5 thru 10*. Students who join FLL must be able to attend ALL team meetings.


* per FLL regulations, students who turn age 11 during this school year (Aug 2023- May 2024) are NOT eligible to join the Explore team.


If you are interested in learning more about FLL and would consider volunteering to coach a team, please come to the LEGO Parent Information meeting on Wednesday, September 6, 2023 from 4:20 to 5:00 PM, in the VPE Library. 

FIRST LEGO League Explore is designed to inspire, excite and introduce kids to the wonders of science, technology and engineering. Students will work in a team of up to 6 kids. 


The Explore program:

  • teaches the benefits of teamwork;

  • sparks initial interest in science and technology;

  • introduces basic design skills through a hands-on approach with the familiarity and fun of LEGO building; and

  • provides a culture of sharing and learning from others.


Students who wish to join the team must commit to attend all meetings, as well as the showcase event in the spring (March/April). Meetings will be held 1-2 times per month on Wednesdays, immediately after school from 3:45 to 4:15 PM. 

2023-2024 Meeting Dates**

  • September 13 & 27

  • October 11 & 25

  • November 15 & 29

  • December 13

  • January 17 & 31

  • February 14 & 28

  • March 20

  • April 3 & 17

  • May 1

** Meeting dates may be adjusted or cancelled due to school closures or lack of volunteers.

Showcase Event Dates

The Showcase Events are scheduled for March 18, April 1, and May 6, 2024. Each team will select ONE of these dates to attend the showcase event at a school/community center nearby.


Actual event date will be selected later in the year.


  • Each FLL team must have 2 dedicated parent coaches who will lead and mentor the team during the course of the program.

  • Teams will only be formed based on the number of parent coaches who have committed to volunteering for the program. 

  • Students will be accepted on a first-come, first-served basis. 


If you are interested in being a Team Coach, please complete the Parent Volunteer section on your students registration form. Coaches must pass a FIRST Kansas City background check in order to participate.



Questions? Contact Heather at enrichment@vpepto.org