GEARS logoGEARS stands for "Garrett Engineering And Robotics Society".  GEARS is a non-profit, volunteer-based organization, whose mission is to get young people excited about careers in Science, Technology and Engineering.  Operating from its own facility in Garrett County, MD, GEARS helps run FIRST and 4-H robotics teams from K-12 as well as a variety of STEM-related workshops and classes.