Robotics Camp


Robotics Camp 2009 for students ages 9 and up

In the brand new Paul Scribner Robotics Lab at GVS

This hands-on summer program will immerse you in the exciting and popular world of robotics. Students will learn about topics such as gear ratios, locomotion and energy as they construct robots with the new Lego Mindstorms NXT and VEX Robotics kits. During the week students will learn how to design, build, program and control robots while putting them through a series of real-world challenges. This camp is ideal for students who love to build things with their hands and want to learn more about mechanical and programming concepts. This camp will challenge you to think critically and work with others to solve problems. Whether you are brand new to programming and robotics or already have experience and are an aspiring engineer, this camp will allow you to increase your knowledge while having an amazing time along with other students with similar interests.

 

Week 1: July 20-24, 2009--Ages 9 and up
Week 2: July 27-31, 2009--Ages 9 and up

Hours 9:00 to 3:00
Cost: $200 per week

 

Topics Covered:

  1. Learn robot construction principles using Lego Technic parts.
  2. Build robots using Lego NXT and VEX Robotics Systems.
  3. Program robots using RobotC
  4. Learn principles of motion and gearing and use of light, touch and ultrasonic sensors.
  5. Compete in a variety of robot challenges that include mazes, obstacle courses, races, and sumo wrestling.

Please Download a Registration Form here. Spaces limited.

Upcoming Events

Thursday, April 23--Community Meeting hosted by the UE class, 11:00 a.m.

Friday, April 24--Arts Night at the Pembroke Congregational Church 6:15

April 27 to May 1--No school

Saturday & Sunday, May 9-10--JH parking cars at the Deerfield Fairgrounds

Friday & Saturday, May 15-16--Lower Elementary Camping Trip

Wednesday, May 20--Move-up Day 8:30 to 2:45

Monday, May 25--No School

Wednesday, May 27 to June 4--Junior High Road Trip

Thursday, June 11--JH graduation and parent dinner 6:00 p.m.

Friday, June 12--Last day of school for Lower El and Junior High

Saturday, June 13--Potluck and field day--last day of school for Upper El

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