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Horizons K-8 EV Club Fundraiser

For the past 2 years, DEVC members Dave Pence and Derek Barger have been working with Horizons K-8 Charter School in Boulder, Colorado to teach a small group of students how to convert small internal combustion engines on mini-bikes, scooters and trikes into electric-powered vehicles. After two successful years Dave and the DEVC are ready to take it to the next level and need your help. Currently we have a GoFundMe.com fundraiser active to raise the funds required to keep this amazing program running!

This is not a traditional shop class. Our goal is to provide a basic foundation for students in grades 5-8 who are interested in engineering and alternative transportation careers. We need multiple sets of tools and tool boxes, mini-bike frames, tires, handlebars, electric motors, controllers, batteries, wiring and additional materials and supplies to outfit five teams of two students. Each team will have an adult member to support each team while they build their EV mini-bike.

We need your help to raise money to continue our program so that in the future we can include all beginning engineering students….girls, boys, at-risk students, and minority students.

Visit the campaign at: https://www.gofundme.com/HorizonsK8EVClubGirlsInEngineering

May Meeting: Horizons EV Club

Horizons K-8 School
4545 Sioux Drive, Boulder (map)
May 6th 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM

Our May DEVC meeting will be at Horizons K-8 School, 4545 Sioux Drive in Boulder. The School EV Club will have their projects on display and invite those with EV’s to join them for an EV show. Please RSVP to Dave Pence at arhsdave@aol.com or call 303-642-3050 if you will be bringing an EV. Also copies of the Electric Car Insider, EV Buyers Guide will be available for a $6 donation. Join us in support of the EV Club.