RoboCamp

RoboCamp @ RIT is our week-long day camp that lets students design, build, and program robots. This camp is enriched with mini-projects and week-long goals that promote team-work and creativity. Along with the mini-projects, instructors teach the students some of the fundamental aspects of robotics and programming.
We are currently offering four age/skill levels for RoboCamp please read below to know which level is best for your student

Quick Details About the Camp

  • 1 Week Duration Day Camps
  • Mondays – Fridays
  • Morning Session :  9:45 am – 12:00 PM
  • Afternoon Session:  1:00 pm – 3:30 pm
  • Beginner, Advanced and Expert Level RoboCamps offered.
  • All needed materials are provided to used during the camp.
  • The Age Requirement below for the camps is not restrictive. Anyone from 4th-10th grade can register (except K-5 camp). It shows the teaching level of the camp and what age groups it was designed for.

Beginner

  • Age Requirement (Rising 4-6 grades) 
  • No prior knowledge required!
  • Build Lego-Based Robot from Instructions
  • Learn to Program Robot
  • Learn how to use motors and sensors
  • Complete mini-tasks to solve common robotics problems

Advanced

  • Age Requirement (Rising 6-8 grades)
  • Beginner level of knowledge required.
  • Build Mbot robot from scratch. 
  • Learn more Advanced Programming
  • Build on existing motor and sensor knowledge
  • Complete more complex mini-tasks

Expert

  • Age Requirement (Rising 8-10 grades)
  • Does not use Lego Mindstorms
  • Light programming skills required.
  • Construct Non-Lego Based Robot
  • Learn to interface and program an Arduino Microcontroller
  • Use real-world senors and motors
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