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LEGO Robotics

Ages 9-12
Michael Espinoza
Cost: $305 ($255 for 4-day week)

Spend a week building and programming a robot using the LEGO® MindStorms NXT kits and working with partners to create a "scene" or display during the Great Contraptions build weeks. Design your own robot to complete tasks - each week will offer a different challenge. Award-winning coaches will guide you through the process. Bring your imagination, enthusiasm and willingness to be saturated with this high tech opportunity! No previous experience is necessary. Register here. For ages 9-12.

May 30-June 2Great Contraptions: Sumo Tower. Participants will build a robot that holds its ground on a round field becoming the master wrestler! (4 days only; no camp Monday, May 29.)
June 5-9Great Contraptions: Rube Goldbot. Participants will build Rube Goldberg-esque machines for all our delight!
June 12-16Great Contraptions: LEGO Prosthetics. Participants will develop prosthetics made out of LEGO, learning about switches and sensors!
June 19-23Great Contraptions: My Pet Robot. Participants will build a robot and then teach it tricks!
June 26-30Great Contraptions: Pablo Brickcasso. Participants will build a robot that creates art to rival the masters!
July 3-7Great Contraptions: Tractor Pulls. Participants will build a robot that pulls and pulls and pulls to win a tug of war! (4 days only; no camp Tuesday, July 4.)
July 10-14Great Contraptions: Build a Beat. Participants will play with sound and make a musical robot!
July 17-21Great Contraptions: Brick World Cup. Participants will build a robot that they control to score as many goals in a match against other robots! (Participants will need to  bring in a legacy- not in service, bluetooth enabled device to control the robot.)
July 24-28Great Contraptions: Bumper Cars. Participants will build a robot that pushes other robots off a round playground!
July 31-Aug 4Great Contraptions: Maze Runner. Participants will build a robot that passes through a maze as fast as it can!
August 7-11Great Contraptions: Better Than Sliced Bread. Participants will make the next best invention with LEGO!
Register here.