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, May 5--Spelling Bee at 11:00 a.m.

Tuesday, May 10--4th grade visit to Strawberry Banke

Wednesday, May 11--Junior High Parent dinner 6:00 p.m.

Sat. Sun, May 14 & 15--JH parking cars at the Sheep and Wool Festival

May 17 to 26--Junior High to London and Iceland

Friday, May 20--Lower Elementary Camping Trip

Monday, May 30th--No school, Memorial Day

Wednesday, June 1--Move-up day, new students visit for the day and Kindergarten, 3rd and 5th,6th grade students move up to new classrooms.

Thursday, June 2--Spelling Bee at 11:00 a.m.

Wednesday, June 8--Junior High Graduation and Potluck dinner, 6:00 p.m.

Friday, June 10th--Kindergarten Graduation

Monday, June 13th--Summer Program Begins

Last Day of School--Friday June 10 Junior High, Monday June 13 Lower El, Tuesday June 14 Upper El (different ending times because of weekend make-up days)

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