Tackling increasingly more complex challenges, kids learn basic programming concepts and critical thinking. Using curriculum debuted at the Smithsonian, EV3 Mindstorms Lego Robotics kits, and collaboration, kids will gain a sense of confidence and inspiration. This week is geared toward middle and older elementary schoolers.
On the last day, family and friends are invited to cheer robots inside a friendly competition ring.
Rising Grades 5 – 9
July 30 - August 4 (5 days)
9:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Camp Forms: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1CpJkbMXXYU_vOe9ni05qENIau7nAL11-OvgIvqZYhKI/edit?usp=sharing
Fifth consecutive year of this popular summer camp led by FIRST Robotics mentors. Lead mentor, Elena, is captain of Marshall High School FRC team 5549 and in her fourth year of volunteering with Nova Labs Robotics. FRC Team 5549 received national news coverage for their work mentoring Team Iran for the inaugural FIRST Global Challenge this July.
NBC Washington (http://www.nbcwashington.com/news/local/Va-Teens-Step-Up-to-435027393.html)
NBC Now (http://www.nbcrightnow.com/story/35912485/story-of-afghan-girls-is-among-many-at-global-robotics-event)