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Robotics 101: Fundamentals of Robotics using Lego Mindstorms EV3 (Zatna/Short Hills)

Short Hills
6/15 - 6/19
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$450 / week

Course Description

This course is designed for campers with no robotics experience, and will use Lego Mindstorms EV3 robots to give an introduction to robotics. Campers will get hands-on experience with structurally-sound building techniques, different types of sensors and motors, and some basic robotics programming using the EV3 software.

Topics Covered

  •       Gear trains
  •       Servo motors
  •       Touch sensors
  •       Ultrasonic sensors
  •       Light sensors
  •       Sound sensors
  •       Design Planning & Reviews
  •       Design Tradeoffs
  •       Prototyping
  •       Programming from the Brick
  •       Intro to Mindstorms EV3 Software

Camper’s Portfolio

  •       Understanding of how different components work
  •       How to build structurally sound robots
  •       Ability to program robots
  •       Documentation
  •       Inspired future work


Weeks Times Location
June 15 – 19 1:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. Short Hills
July 27 – 31 1:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. Basking Ridge


Lunch is included.

Camp Credentials

  • This camp is accredited by the American Camp Association!

Drop-off/Pick-up Location

Middle School Entrance

What to Pack

  • A water bottle

What to Expect

Robots and Coding and Data… OH MY! Zatna’s amazing certified instructors cover Computer Science, Mathematics, Engineering, Technology, and Entrepreneurship.

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