Radical Robotics Camp

PLATTSBURGH —The Champlain Valley Transportation Museum will bring back the Radical Robotics Camp for children ages 9-14. Three weeklong sessions are to take place though July. Session one will be held July 8 through the 12. session two will be held July 15 through the 19, and the advanced session will be held July 22 - 26 from 9 a.m. until noon. In addition, there will also be a science week taking place July 29 through Aug. 2.
The Radical Robotics camp is a week long workshop for children to work in together in teams to build robots using Lego NXT technology. Based on the FIRST LEGO League, participants are guided by their coaches to apply real world math and science concepts to research and solve challenges faced by scientists today. At the end of the week the teams will compete in a Robot Challenge.
The cost is $75 per participant and includes all supplies needed. Session One and Session Two are for beginners and will introduce the robot and a background. The Advanced Session is for those who have previously attended a camp or has been a participant in a FIRST LEGO League team. The CVTM Summer Science Week is $50 and will offer a variety of activities ranging from water bottle rockets to pasta bridges. Space is limited, registration forms may be found online or by visiting the museum. For information, contact Lisa LaFountain at 566-7575.


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