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Robotics Camp: Virtual Edition

Robotics Camp: Construction, CAD, and Coding has moved online this year! Choose from two different two-week sessions.

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Build a robot that will see, hear, navigate and wrestle other robots!

Session 1: June 15-26
Session 2: July 13-24
(two-week sessions)
9-11 am
Boys and girls ages 9-13

Tuition: $350
Deposit required: $350
Materials cost: See below.
Limited to 10 campers. Minimum of 3 required.

Camp Staff

Tim Clarke will direct the camp this year. He has been teaching physics, mathematics and robotics for over 25 years after double majoring in engineering and computer science in college. He has coached Middle and Upper School robotics teams and taught electives in computer coding, robotics and rocketry. Tim teaches science in Penn Charter's Upper School.

Program Highlights
We will build, program and design robots using the LEGO EV3 robotics system. Campers will need to have their own EV3 system and use of a computer to participate. Each day we will build a new robot design or add features to the robot from the previous day and program the robot to complete various tasks. Campers will learn a variety of building and coding techniques and also do some CAD work using LEGO Digital Designer. We will work together online for part of the camp, but campers will also have access to videos that will walk them through construction and coding of the robot to allow them to move at their own pace. Counselors will be available online to help fix any problems that may come up. At the various times each morning we will come back together online to demonstrate our robots and to introduce the next challenge.

Requirements 
Campers must have their own LEGO® MINDSTORMS® Education EV3 Core Set, ‚Äč$439.90 (not included in cost of camp; order your kit before camp) and access to a computer (not included in cost of camp) to which they can download the LEGO software and participate in Google Meet conferences. We will be building robots assuming everyone has access to the parts contained in the EV3 Core Set. The kit listed above also includes a rechargeable battery that is highly recommended.

For more information or questions, contact Tim Clarke at tclarke@penncharter.com.

2020 Enrollment Information for Virtual, Online Camps
 

Enrollment is limited, so please register early. Full payment is due at time of registration in order to hold a spot for your child and is nonrefundable. We accept credit card, money order or check payable to William Penn Charter School. If registering after June 1, full payment is due in the form of a credit card or money order. 

Welcome letters for our virtual camps are available here or on our registration site:

Digital Music Design
Robotics Camp 
SurvivalCraft Academy
DesignCraft Academy
Drone Camp 
Junior Robotics Camp
Tumble-tastic Camp 
Yoga Camp 
Chess Camp 
Dance Camp 
Ukulele Camp 

Contact Information
If you have questions, contact:

Charles Kaesshaefer, Director
Penn Charter Summer Camps
215-844-3460 ext. 364
summercamps@penncharter.com