Costs and Grants

Start Up Costs

TEAM START-UP COSTS ~$550 CAD*

  • Team Registration Fee: $130 CAD ($99 USD) includes
    • 1 Meeting Guide
    • 1 LEGO  Explore Sets
    • 6 Engineering Notebooks
  • Shipping for Season Materials from FIRST Headquarters: $25 CAD ($18 USD)
  • Robotics Kit (can be reused from year to year):
    • LEGO WeDo 2.0 Core Set: $285 CAD/set (includes taxes)
  • Festival Registration Fee: up to $50
  • Miscellaneous (i.e., team shirts, project display board, food, supplies, etc.): $60 CAD

* Varies depending on exchange rate and shipping costs

CLASS PACK START-UP COSTS ~$2700 CAD*

  • Class Pack Registration Fee of $650 CAD ($495 USD) includes:
    • 1 Meeting Guide
    • 1 Festival Guide
    • 7 LEGO Explore Sets
    • 30 Engineering Notebooks
  • Shipping for Season Materials from FIRST Headquarters : $120 CAD ($105 USD)
  • 7 Robotics Kits**: $1930 (when purchased from B&B Education)
    • LEGO WeDo 2.0 Core Set: $275 CAD/set (includes taxes)

* Varies depending on exchange rate and on shipping costs

** Reusable from year to year after the initial investment

SCHOOL PACK START-UP COSTS ~$6900 CAD*

  • School Pack Registration Fee of $1350 CAD ($995 USD) includes
    • 24 Meeting Guides
    • 1 Festival Guide
    • 18 LEGO Explore Sets
    • 144 Engineering Notebooks
  • Shipping for Season Materials from FIRST Headquarters: $150 CAD ($105 USD)
  • 18 Robotics Kits**: $5130
    • LEGO WeDo 2.0 Core Set: $285 CAD/set (includes taxes)
  • Miscellaneous (i.e., Festival expenses, project display boards, etc.): $270 CAD

* Varies depending on exchange rate and shipping costs

** Reusable from year to year after the initial investment

Apply for a Grant

Grant Criteria

Team Grant Criteria

  1. This grant cannot be combined with the LEGO Foundation, Class Pack, or School Pack grants
  2. To be eligible, teams must be a part of a school, recognized company or community group such as a home school group, library etc.
  3. Grants are to be used for the creation of up to FIVE new single FIRST LEGO League Explore teams per school/organization. If your organization runs less than 5 single FLL Explore teams you may apply for more funding until you reach 5 teams after that no additional grants will be approved
  4. Teams must commit to the program from a minimum of one year and participate in an official Ontario Festival

Class and School Pack Grant Criteria

  1. To be eligible, teams must be a part of a school, recognized company or community group such as a home school group, library etc.
  2. Teams must commit to the program from a minimum of one year and participate in an official Ontario Festival
  3. This grant cannot be combined with the LEGO Foundation
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Registration Steps

Apply for a Grant