Robo Camp


Robo Camp is Back!

July 2020

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

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 @ 2:36 pm on 07/07/20

Workshop Register Date Cost (Inc. GST) Location Title Intro Adv Status
#1 Register 9th  – 10th July (Thurs-Fri) $140 TAFE Campus (Wollongong) Introduction to MINDSTORMS® Y FULL
#2 Register 9th  – 10th July (Thurs-Fri) $170 TAFE Campus (Wollongong) Arcade Adventures ? Y FULL
#3 Register 13th  – 14th July (Mon-Tues) $140 TAFE Campus (Wollongong) Introduction to MINDSTORMS® Y 4 Places Open*
#4 Register 13th  – 14th July (Mon-Tues) $170 TAFE Campus (Wollongong) Arcade Adventures ? Y 8 Places Open*
#5 Register 15-17th July (Wed-Fri) $92.80 Virtual Mine Sweeper Y Y 10 Places Open*

*: Additional places (and discounts) are 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 MINDSTORMS® (Wollongong)

Date: 9th  – 10th July (Mon-Tues)
Time: 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
Cost: $140 (Inc. GST)
Location: Building X, TAFE Campus (Wollongong)

This our standard beginner course. Students are introduced to LEGO® MINDSTORMS® EV3, 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, Arcade Adventures 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: Arcade Adventures (Wollongong)

Date: 9th  – 10th July (Mon-Tues)
Time: 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
Cost: $170 (Inc. GST)
Location: Building X, TAFE Campus (Wollongong)

It’s Retro Robot time! Take a journey back the days of video arcades and “Pac-Man Fever” as students recreate and play the classic video game with robots as the characters. Students will play multiple games as both Pac-Man or the Ghosts, building high scores and experimenting with remote control and robot cooperation.

This is course contains both teacher-led and free-design material. Students are encouraged to design their own devices, 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, Arcade Adventures can serve as an alternate for students who feel the Introduction course is too simple.

Workshop #3: Introduction to MINDSTORMS® (Wollongong)

Date: 13th  – 14th July (Mon-Tues)
Time: 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
Cost: $140 (Inc. GST)
Location: Building X, TAFE Campus (Wollongong)

This our standard beginner course. Students are introduced to LEGO® MINDSTORMS® EV3, 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, Arcade Adventures 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: Arcade Adventures (Wollongong)

Date: 13th  – 14th July (Mon-Tues)
Time: 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
Cost: $170 (Inc. GST)
Location: Building X, TAFE Campus (Wollongong)

It’s Retro Robot time! Take a journey back the days of video arcades and “Pac-Man Fever” as students recreate and play the classic video game with robots as the characters. Students will play multiple games as both Pac-Man or the Ghosts, building high scores and experimenting with remote control and robot cooperation.

This is course contains both teacher-led and free-design material. Students are encouraged to design their own devices, 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, Arcade Adventures can serve as an alternate for students who feel the Introduction course is too simple.

Workshop #5: Mine Sweeper (Virtual)

Date: 15-17th July (Wed-Fri)
Time: 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
Cost: $92.80 (Inc. GST)
Location: Virtual

Don’t explode!

Minesweeper is a challenge where students develop a robot that can safely navigate through a minefield. And if this gets too easy, they have to actually defuse the bombs as well! Challenge students from across Australia (and the world!) in this virtual challenge.

Run as part of the Project Bucephalus Robotics Online program, this class is available to any student (child or adult) that wants to participate in a challenging STEM activity – and have a lot of fun in the process!

Note: This course is stuitable for all skill levels. Contact Us if you would like more information.