Robo Camp


Robo Camp is Back!

July 2021

Please take note of our FAQ for Discount and Payment policies!

COVID UPDATE (02/07/2021): After approval from NSW Health/Service NSW the Wollongong Robo Camps will run! Contact us to find out more. 

All workshop registration takes place through TryBooking. Follow the “Register” link in the table below to begin this process. Contact Us for assistance.

Workshop Status updated @ 6:02 pm on 02/07/2021

Workshop Register Date Cost (Inc. GST) Location Title Intro Adv Status
#1 Register 1st  – 2nd July (Thurs-Fri) $140 UOW (Shoalhaven Campus) Introduction to Robotics Y FULL*
#2 Register 1st  – 2nd July (Thurs-Fri) $170 UOW (Shoalhaven Campus) Grand Sumo Y Y 1 Place Open*
#3 Register 5th  – 6th July (Mon-Tues) $140 TAFE Campus (Wollongong) Introduction to Robotics Y 9 Places Open*
#4 Register 5th  – 6th July (Mon-Tues) $170 TAFE Campus (Wollongong) Grand Sumo Y Y 8 Places Open*
#5 Register 7th  – 8th July (Wed-Thurs) $140 TAFE Campus (Wollongong) Introduction to Robotics Y 9 Places Open*
#6 Register 7th  – 8th July (Wed-Thurs) $170 TAFE Campus (Wollongong) Grand Sumo Y Y 10 Places Open*

*: Additional places (and discounts) may be available for students able to provide their own laptops and/or robot kits.

COVID-Safe: All workshops will be conducted in a COVID-safe manner with participants expected to adhere to NSW Government Guidelines.

Important Note: If your preferred course is full, please book anyway to go on our waiting list. Contact Us to find out about other options.

Places are limited and bookings are essential. Click on “Register” in the table above to reserve a place.

Workshop #1: Introduction to Robotics

Date:1st  – 2nd July (Thurs-Fri)
Time: 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Cost: $140 (Inc. GST)
Location: UOW (Shoalhaven Campus)
Compatible Platforms: MINDSTORMS® EV3, SPIKE Prime®, Robot Inventor® (Expansion kit and Force Sensor required)   
This our standard beginner course. Students are introduced to LEGO® Robotics, learning the basics of robotics and programming as they build robots capable of reacting to their environment and making simple decisions. The second day of the workshop finishes with the ever-popular “Robot Sumo” challenge and a tournament where all families are welcome. No previous experience is required. While the activity is designed to be suitable for ages 7 and up, we will accept younger students if they are accompanied by an adult.

Note: Introduction to Robotics is our recommended course for novice students. However, Grand Sumo can serve as an alternate for students who feel the Introduction course is too simple. Contact Us if you would like more information.

Workshop #2: Grand Sumo

Date:1st  – 2nd July (Thurs-Fri)
Time: 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Cost: $170 (Inc. GST)
Location: UOW (Shoalhaven Campus)
Compatible Platforms: MINDSTORMS® EV3, SPIKE Prime®, Robot Inventor® (Expansion kit and Force Sensor required)

3-2-1 Fight! In Grand Sumo, students will explore the possibilities in one of the favourite Robo Camp activities as they design custom robots to autonomously fight robot sumo matches. Extra building options and advanced code will be offered to anyone interested in taking their fighting skills to the next level!

This course is a mix of free-range and guided material. Students will be led through complex programming, and then encouraged to design and build robots to fight in a sumo ring. This is designed for students already familiar with LEGO® Robotics – or novices able to cope with a steep learning curve! While the activity is designed to be suitable for ages 7 and up, we will accept younger students if they are accompanied by an adult. Contact Us if you would like more information.

Note: Introduction to Robotics is our recommended course for novice students. However, Grand Sumo can serve as an alternate for students who feel the Introduction course is too simple.

Workshop #3: Introduction to Robotics (Wollongong)

Date:5th  – 6th July (Mon-Tues)
Time: 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
Cost: $140 (Inc. GST)
Location: Building X, TAFE Campus (Wollongong)
Compatible Platforms: MINDSTORMS® EV3, SPIKE Prime®, Robot Inventor® (Expansion kit and Force Sensor required)

This our standard beginner course. Students are introduced to LEGO® Robotics, learning the basics of robotics and programming as they build robots capable of reacting to their environment and making simple decisions. The second day of the workshop finishes with the ever-popular “Robot Sumo” challenge and a tournament where all families are welcome. No previous experience is required. While the activity is designed to be suitable for ages 7 and up, we will accept younger students if they are accompanied by an adult.Note: Introduction to Robotics is our recommended course for novice students. However, Grand Sumo can serve as an alternate for students who feel the Introduction course is too simple. Contact Us if you would like more information.

Workshop #4: Grand Sumo

Date: 5th  – 6th July (Mon-Tues)
Time: 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
Cost: $170 (Inc. GST)
Location: Building X, TAFE Campus (Wollongong)
Compatible Platforms: MINDSTORMS® EV3, SPIKE Prime®, Robot Inventor® (Expansion kit and Force Sensor required)

3-2-1 Fight! In Grand Sumo, students will explore the possibilities in one of the favourite Robo Camp activities as they design custom robots to autonomously fight robot sumo matches. Extra building options and advanced code will be offered to anyone interested in taking their fighting skills to the next level!

This course is a mix of free-range and guided material. Students will be led through complex programming, and then encouraged to design and build robots to fight in a sumo ring. This is designed for students already familiar with LEGO® Robotics – or novices able to cope with a steep learning curve! While the activity is designed to be suitable for ages 7 and up, we will accept younger students if they are accompanied by an adult. Contact Us if you would like more information.

Note: Introduction to Robotics is our recommended course for novice students. However, Grand Sumo can serve as an alternate for students who feel the Introduction course is too simple.

Workshop #5: Introduction to Robotics

Date: 7th – 8th July (Wed-Thur)
Time: 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
Cost: $140 (Inc. GST)
Location: Building X, TAFE Campus (Wollongong)
Compatible Platforms: MINDSTORMS® EV3, SPIKE Prime®, Robot Inventor® (Expansion kit and Force Sensor required)
This our standard beginner course. Students are introduced to LEGO® Robotics, learning the basics of robotics and programming as they build robots capable of reacting to their environment and making simple decisions. The second day of the workshop finishes with the ever-popular “Robot Sumo” challenge and a tournament where all families are welcome. No previous experience is required. While the activity is designed to be suitable for ages 7 and up, we will accept younger students if they are accompanied by an adult.
Note: Introduction to Robotics is our recommended course for novice students. However, Grand Sumo can serve as an alternate for students who feel the Introduction course is too simple. Contact Us if you would like more information.

Workshop #6: Grand Sumo

Date: 7th – 8th July (Wed-Thur)
Time: 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
Cost: $170 (Inc. GST)
Location: Building X, TAFE Campus (Wollongong)
Compatible Platforms: MINDSTORMS® EV3, SPIKE Prime®, Robot Inventor®

3-2-1 Fight! In Grand Sumo, students will explore the possibilities in one of the favourite Robo Camp activities as they design custom robots to autonomously fight robot sumo matches. Extra building options and advanced code will be offered to anyone interested in taking their fighting skills to the next level!

This course is a mix of free-range and guided material. Students will be led through complex programming, and then encouraged to design and build robots to fight in a sumo ring. This is designed for students already familiar with LEGO® Robotics – or novices able to cope with a steep learning curve! While the activity is designed to be suitable for ages 7 and up, we will accept younger students if they are accompanied by an adult. Contact Us if you would like more information.

Note: Introduction to Robotics is our recommended course for novice students. However, Grand Sumo can serve as an alternate for students who feel the Introduction course is too simple.