Robotics group to offer summer camp
Published 12:28 am, Wednesday, June 11, 2014
Robotics And Beyond in New Milford is accepting registration for its summer camp for children ages 5-8 and 8-18.
Camp for ages 8-18 will be held July 7-11, July 14-18, July 21-25, July 27-Aug. 1 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at New Milford High School on Route 7 South.
Activities will include building and programming Lego NXT and EV3, Tetrix and Vex robots; programming in C++, Basic, NXT, Python, Java and other languages; exploration in electronics and circuit boards; experimenting with electronic equipment; working with remote environmental sensors and data analysis; exploration of graphic design and animation software; and Robo-Wars.
The cost is $320 per week.
A junior camp for ages 5-8 will be held July 14-18, July 21-25 and July 27-Aug. 1 from 9 to 11:30 a.m. or 12:30 to 3 p.m.
The camp will offer a gentle introduction to the concepts of robotics and computer science.
Offerings will include science, technology, engineering and math group activities that teach concepts such as problem solving, center of gravity and fractals; art and design projects, such as origami and SunArt pictures; and free play with Snap Circuits, Legos, Spirograph and more.
Children may attend one week of camp or more.
The cost is $150 per week.
For information and registration for activities, call 860-799-5200 or visit www.roboticsandbeyond.com.