Elementary and Middle School
Robotics Summer Sessions
Sponsored by PIE3, the Robo-lions, affiliated FTC teams, and FARC creative crafts and team-building activities as well. GIRLS ONLY!!
Girls interested in these activities and not able to make this session are encouraged to enroll in any Lego Fun or the afternoon Advanced Lego Programming.
June 19-23, 1-4PM
LEGO Fun Session
Lego Fun includes an introduction to Lego EV3 programming for mind-storms and SuGo games, a friendly and fun competition and all sorts of activities like paper airplanes, making buttons, and engineering challenges. On the final day, teams showcase their ro-bots and skills. Depending on the level of experience and interest, some modifications to the sessions may be made.
June 19-23, 9AM – 12PM
June 26-30, 9AM–12PM
July 10-14, 9AM-12PM
For all sessions - Robots, software, laptops and building materials provided. Snack included daily. The Robo-Lions and RoboCavs will bring robots to all sessions, and share their FIRST Robotics Com-petition Tech Challenge experience. FIRST teams ico-host the sessions and also bring robot demonstrations.
Additional sessions may be added based on enrollment. Dates and times are subject to change.
Location: Freedom Optimist Hall
Cost: $170 per session. Includes t-shirt & daily snack.
Girls in Engineering
This session will include engineering challenges like egg drop and bridge building, guest speakers, a field trip and, of course, Lego robots and SuGo. There will be many more
Advanced Lego Programming and Accomplishing Missions
This week-long exploration of advanced concepts in programming Mind-storm robots will be based on the EV3 programming language. Instructors include the incomparable Mr. Lee (from SCHS) and outstanding FIRST Lego League and FIRST Tech Challenge team members. This session will stress the value of teamwork by grouping into teams of three or four members and teaching them to work as an FLL team does. Teams will work to build robots to accomplish multiple missions from past FLL challenges. The last hour will host a competition for friends and par-ents to watch. Some knowledge of NXT or EV3 programming language is required, or permission of the instructor.
June 26-30, 1-4PM
July 10-14, 1-4PM