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FIRST® Class Pack

Meeting students where they are with flexible curricular options designed to develop holistic skills, innovative thinking, and create pathways for the future. 

FIRST®  is unique among the robotics and technology education landscape, leading the development of highly sought-after skills and preparing students to change the world today, and tomorrow.

For more than 30 years, we’ve changed the lives of millions of participants around the world through thrilling project-based, team-driven robotics challenges. Designed using peer-reviewed education practices for 21st century learning, our Class Pack implementation options provide educators and communities with flexible, high-quality STEM learning experiences for their PreK-12 students in the classroom or structured after-school programs.

Class Pack events are designed to be run by the school or organization. If you are interested in events run by our local program delivery partners and have the potential for progression to regional or national championships, check out our FIRST individual team pathway.   

Modification Guidance for COVID-19 Interruptions:  Regardless of your learning environment this school year, FIRST has created guidance and options to help you engage your students in the FIRST experience. These suggestions and options are not prescriptive, and the corresponding guidance can be found on each Class Pack page. 

Kids immersed in FIRST Class Pack

FIRST LEGO League Discover

Harness young minds’ natural curiosity and build habits of learning, confidence, and teamwork skills. This guided experience provides facilitators with the tools and resources to lead their learners as they explore STEM through play using the LEGO® Education STEAM Park.


FIRST LEGO League Discover set
FIRST LEGO League Explore Logo

In Explore, teams of students ages 6-10 focus on the fundamentals of engineering as they explore real-world problems, learn to design, and code and create unique solutions made with LEGO® bricks and powered by LEGO® Education WeDo 2.0.


FIRST LEGO League Explore set
FIRST LEGO League Challenge Logo

Engage your students in a range of relevant learning opportunities that will immerse them in research, problem-solving, coding, and engineering. Students will develop an innovative solution to a real-world problem, and design, build, and code a LEGO® robot to solve themed challenge missions.


FIRST LEGO League Challenge mat and materials
FIRST Tech Challenge Logo

Offer students connections to career pathways and collaborative STEM and holistic skill development with this year-long course. Students will focus on four core areas throughout the year including, community impact, performing essential engineering calculations, and applying teamwork, inclusion, and discovery while building a robot.


FIRST Tech Challenge materials
Our Vision
“...to transform our culture by creating a world where science and technology are celebrated and where young people dream of becoming science and technology leaders.” — Dean Kamen, Founder