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Crookston Times - Crookston, MN
  • UMC Robotics Camp combines fun, learning with new technologies

  • It's for 9 through 14 year olds and runs from Aug. 6-8.
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  • The University of Minnesota Crookston will hold its annual summer robotics camp Tuesday through Thursday, August 6–8, 2013.  The camp will be three days filled with educational fun intended for students between the ages  9 to 14.  
        The cost of camp is $80 per person, however there is a $10 discount per participant from the same household.  Students should arrive at 8:45 a.m. for check-in at Evergreen Hall each day and be picked up at 4:30 p.m. from Evergreen Hall.  Students should bring a bag lunch for the first two days. Lunch will be provided for participants on the third day.
        Robotics camps at the U of M Crookston will teach 4th-8th graders about math, science, and technology associated with robotics.  It will be a fun and challenging experience for boys and girls interested in learning more about robots.  Students will work in teams to design, build, and program robots.  Each student will be issued a complete Lego MINDStorm Nxt 2.0 robotic kit and a laptop to be used during the camp.
        Each camp session is limited to 30 participants and robotics camp only happens once every year. For more information go to http://www1.crk.umn.edu/camps or download the registration form.  For questions, contact Mark Gill at 218-281-8258.

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