Register at http://www.virginiawestern.edu/kidscollege/
Robotics (rising grades 6-9)
M-F 7/21-7/25, 9:00AM-3:00PM, cost:$145 This camp will be an exciting introduction to Science, Engineering and Technology through the design of an autonomous robot. Students attending the Robotics camp will receive hands-on experience with computer programming, industrial robotics and computer animation. Current applications of the technology is presented using state-of-the-art equipment and material. The faculty will involve students in discussion and activities that will expand their knowledge and understanding of engineering and advanced technology while encouraging future interest in these fields. The camp will promote an atmosphere of fun as well as the importance of good study habits and learning discipline that lead to both educational and career pathways.
This camp will prepare teams to participate in VWCC's Autonomous Robotics competition in December 2014 at Virginia Western Community College.
Application by students with parental consent
Recommendation from school mentor
Mentorship from teacher at local school
*Earns Boy Scout merit badge