Communication: Basecamp

Depreciated Summer 2019 Replaced with Slack

The most important skill for an engineer is communication. What they are doing, how they are doing it, when they will be done, what else they have left to do, where they can do better.

What is Basecamp?

Basecamp is our Teams Group Messaging, Project Management, Web Fourm, Task Manager, Calendar, and so much more. The bedrock of team work is communication, and thats what Basecamp does for us.

How to get added to our Team in Basecamp

To get added to the Team basecamp send an email from your primary email account to with the subject line Add to Basecamp. please include your name and grade.

You may also find a team officer in person and get them to use their phone app to add you to base camp.

Link to the Pearce Robotics Basecamp

How to Use Basecamp

Basecamp Overview

What tools does Basecamp Have

How to use Discussion Threads

How to Use Automatic Check-ins

How to turn off email notifications

When to make a New Project

How to turn off notifications for a project/team

More Help Guides


Q: Whats the difference between a team and a project?

A: A Team is based on function or group, while a project is based on a goal or outcome.

Programming is a team, Autonomous is a Project, Marketing is a Team, Mustang Round-up Booth is a Project.