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Jr. Adventures in LEGO Robotics

Kids One-Week Camp | Ages 7-9

Jr. Adventures in LEGO Robotics

Kids One-Week Camp | Ages 7-9

Engineer Your Very Own Motorized Robot

Students taking this class will start the week learning about the differences between robots and machine, and the different parts that make up most machines (and robots). Later, they’ll discover the many applications we have for robots, the ways in which robots interact with and impact their environment, and how, despite their sophistication, even the most advanced androids are simply a bunch of gears and sensors following our programmed instructions.

Besides demystifying the robot, this course introduces kids to a wide variety of secondary topics including earthquakes, Mars exploration, bridge building, and locomotion.

Staff Ratio: 6:1
Hardware + Software: LEGO WeDo App, LEGO WeDo 2.0 kit

Ages: Students 7-9
Hours: 9:00AM – 5:00PM
Program: Level 1 (One-Week)

Staff Ratio: 6:1
Hardware + Software: LEGO WeDo App, LEGO WeDo 2.0 kit

Ages: Students 7-9
Hours: 9:00AM – 5:00PM
Program: Level 1 (One-Week)

Skill: Beginning – Advanced: Good for students at all experience levels

Course Information

Get ready for a fun and meaningful camp experience through project-based learning

What Students Learn

  • Basic engineering concepts including wheels, axles, gears, pulleys, and cranks
  • The many applications and designs of robots in our world
  • Fundamental programming concepts such as flow, sensor inputs, and motor outputs

What Students Create

  • Nine different robots, each one demonstrating a fundamental concept related to either simple machines or block-based programming

More About This Course

Our robotics courses teach students how to solve real-world problems using real engineering concepts. In Jr. Adventures in LEGO Robotics, students will learn about simple machines by building Milo and putting it to work! Students will be working in a positive teamwork setting and building relationships, while learning about engineering.

The Adventures Experience: Our Jr. Adventures program introduces our youngest campers, ages 7-9, to STEM fundamentals with the same project-based learning approach as our advanced learners.

Download the Course Syllabus

Get to know Jr. Adventures in LEGO Robotics even better by taking an in-depth look at the syllabus for this course.

Our project-based approach to learning sparks curiosity, builds confidence, and fosters teamwork as students seek solutions to real-world problems. Have additional questions about selecting the perfect course? Contact us

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Frequently Asked Questions

Is LEGO building experience needed to attend the camp?

No. This camp is designed for beginner to advanced students and our Instructional Team always works to accommodate different abilities and experience levels.

Camp Overview + Schedule

Take a look at your camp schedule, learn more about tuition and explore add-ons.

Check-in and drop off
Hands-on STEM Instruction
Morning Break
Continued Instruction + Creation
Lunch Break
Back to the Classroom
Afternoon Break
Continued Classroom Time
Pick-up Begins

Tuition Includes

  Digital Media Academy camp t-shirt

  Personalized feedback + Project Achievement Report

  Certificate of Completion

  Google Apps email account + unlimited cloud storage

  Low staff to student ratios

  Alumni Club Membership

Friday Showcase

At the end of each week, attendees can invite their family and friends to join us for a showcase celebration to share their final projects. Learn more about the fun and exciting activities your child experienced during the week and have an opportunity to meet your child’s instructor. Presentations vary by course topic and instructors will highlight some of the important concepts covered during the week and possible next steps to continue your child’s learning. Arrive early as showcase begins at 3:00 and is typically finished by 4:00.

Camp Upgrades

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Lunch Plan

Get lunch on campus so you don’t have to pack your own. Lunch Plans start at $75/week at select locations.

“I love that I got to build with my favorite thing in the world, LEGOs! I love you LEGOs.”

Kate S.

Jr. Adventures in LEGO Robotics

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Top-Notch Staff

Educators, artists, and talented industry professionals with a passion for STEM education.

Well-Balanced Experience

Our students enjoy a balanced camp day with both in-class lessons and outdoor activities.

Project-Based Learning

Our curriculum sparks curiosity, builds confidence, and fosters teamwork and collaboration.

Safety Matters

Our staff is First-Aid + CPR certified and have completed national background checks.

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