Day Camps for Beginners

Throughout the year, Robofest coordinates Day Camps for Beginners.  Each camp runs from 9:00 am to 3:30 pm in the Computer Science Robotics Lab (J234) on the Lawrence Tech Campus. Registration is open for students in 4th through 8th Grades (as of September 2021).  

$50 registration fee per team.  

Pizza slices and water bottles available to purchase or you can bring a brown bag lunch.

Summer 2021 Sessions: (Due to COVID Restictions, we will announce Summer Camp sessions as soon as we are able to schedule them.) 

  • Beginning BottleSumo for EV3: TO BE ANNOUNCED

  • Beginning BottleSumo for Vex IQ: TO BE ANNOUNCED

  • Beginning RoboParade for EV3: TO BE ANNOUNCED

For teams of up to 3 students (team of 2 is recommended) going in to Grades 4 through 8

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Morning: Hands-on workshop to learn how to program robots to play BottleSumo games.
After lunch: BottleSumo competition. Winners will win trophies.


Morning: Hands-on workshop to learn how to program Lego EV3 robots for RoboParade.
After lunch: Each team will join the RoboParade. Winners will win trophies.


How to register:

A parent or teacher can register teams online when registration opens - If you are new to Robofest, you will need to create a new coach account

A robot for each team will be provided - Please bring:

  • Signed Robofest Consent and Release form per student (If not completed on line during registration)

  • One laptop per team (we have a limited supply of laptops to loan if requested)

  • Money for lunch or a brown bag lunch and snacks