Robo Camp


July 2019

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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 @ 12:05 am on 26/06/19

Workshop Register Date Cost (Inc. GST) Location Title Intro Adv Status
#1 Register 15-16th July (Mon-Tues) $135 UOW (Shoalhaven) Introduction to MINDSTORMS® Y 12 Places Open*
#2 Register 15-16th July (Mon-Tues) $165 UOW (Shoalhaven) Robo Kart ? Y 14 Places Open*
#3 Register 18-19th July (Thurs-Fri) $135 UOW (Wollongong) Introduction to MINDSTORMS® Y 7 Places Open*
#4 Register 18-19th July (Thurs-Fri) $165 UOW (Wollongong) Robo Kart Y Y 6 Places Open*

*: Additional places are available for students able to provide their own laptops and/or robot kits.

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 MINDSTORMS® (Shoalhaven)

Date: 15-16thJuly (Mon-Tues)
Time: 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Cost: $135 (Inc. GST)
Location: University of Wollongong (Shoalhaven Campus)

This our standard beginner course, suitable for both NXT® and EV3®. Students using Project Bucephalus equipment will work with EV3®. Students are introduced to LEGO® MINDSTORMS®, 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 MINDSTORMS® is our recommended course for novice students. However, Robo Kart 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: Robo Kart (Shoalhaven)

Date: 15-16thJuly (Mon-Tues)
Time: 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Cost: $165 (Inc. GST)
Location: University of Wollongong (Shoalhaven Campus)

Was that a Green Shell? In Robo Kart, students will design, build, and program their own unique remote-control racers to compete in a robotic adaption of a popular racing computer game. Races will take place on a multi-level racetrack featuring a collections of interactive power-ups and obstacles.

This is course contains both teacher-led and free-design material. Students are encouraged to design their own racers, but will be lead through complex programming as a group. This is designed for students already familiar with LEGO® MINDSTORMS® – 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 MINDSTORMS® is our recommended course for novice students. However, Robo Kart can serve as an alternate for students who feel the Introduction course is too simple.

Workshop #3: Introduction to MINDSTORMS® (Wollongong)

Date: 18-19th July (Thurs-Fri)
Time: 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
Cost: $135 (Inc. GST)
Location: University of Wollongong (Wollongong Campus)

This our standard beginner course, suitable for both NXT® and EV3®. Students using Project Bucephalus equipment will work with EV3®. Students are introduced to LEGO® MINDSTORMS®, 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 MINDSTORMS® is our recommended course for novice students. However, Robo Kart 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: Robo Kart (Wollongong)

Date: 18-19th July (Thurs-Fri)
Time: 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
Cost: $165 (Inc. GST)
Location: University of Wollongong (Wollongong Campus)

Was that a Green Shell? In Robo Kart, students will design, build, and program their own unique remote-control racers to compete in a robotic adaption of a popular racing computer game. Races will take place on a multi-level racetrack featuring a collections of interactive power-ups and obstacles.

This is course contains both teacher-led and free-design material. Students are encouraged to design their own racers, but will be lead through complex programming as a group. This is designed for students already familiar with LEGO® MINDSTORMS® – 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 MINDSTORMS® is our recommended course for novice students. However, Robo Kart can serve as an alternate for students who feel the Introduction course is too simple.