Real Coding. Real Careers. Real Fun.

LocoSummer by LocoRobo is an exciting and rigorous summer camp series created by an award-winning university professor. We empower students for a bright future in modern technology. Learn all about sensors, real-world coding, Robotics, physics, statistics and algorithms.

Drone Science

June 26-30, 2017 • 2125 Chestnut St. Philadelphia, PA 19130

Uncover the secrets of modern-day magic of drones by learning the mechanical construction and electronics behind modern quadcopters. In this summer camp, students will learn the mechanics, construction, physics, sensors, and coding of drones. For ages 9-13.

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Modern Robotics

July 10-14, 2017 • 2125 Chestnut St. Philadelphia, PA 19130
July 31 - August 4th, 2017 • The Haverford School • 450 US-30 Haverford, PA 19041

Our signature summer camp is back again to teach you real-world coding and Robotics! Program the sound, motion and lights of the LocoXtreme robot with Python. Learn 3D design and printing techniques. Engage in action-packed coding exercises and challenges all week long! For ages 9-13.

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What will students need?

A laptop for programming and curious attitude. Breakfast and snacks are included. Students can bring their own lunch or arrange to purchase through LocoSummer. More information about buying lunch will be available once you register.

Should students know robotics or coding?

Little-to-no prior experience in robotics and programming is required. Any student who is driven to learn is welcome! Students with a background knowledge of robotics will also be able to expand their skills. Students will be instructed by university professors and high school teachers who are enthusiastic about helping kids learn.

Can't make it to LocoSummer?

You can get started on your own! LocoRobo’s LocoXtreme, our fully programmable ground robot, is available for purchase online now. LocoXtreme comes with a 1-year subscription to LocoRobo Academy which includes monthly lesson plans and robotics challenges. Learn how both hardware and software work while having a fun, hands-on experience. Head over to http://www.locoxtreme.co/ to get started today!

Programming Skills
Build Programming Skills

Build your knowledge of programming with Python and Arduino. Get one year free access to LocoRobo Academy's coding platform!

Robotic Arm
Use Multiple Robots

Learn with LocoXtreme ground robot and flying drones. Control multiple LocoXtreme ground robots!

LocoEnergy
Explore LocoEnergy

Discover more about renewable energy using virtual reality and Arduino based hardware. Get free subscription to the LocoEnergy platform.

Sensors
Learn All About Sensors

Learn about the vast world of sensors, focusing on accelerometers, gyroscopes, ultrasonic, and temperature sensors.

Expert Educators
Be Taught by Expert Educators

LocoSummer is taught by a university robotics professor, industry experts and passionate engineering students. Learn what it takes to be successful in college from the instructors.

Share passion for robotics and STEM
Make Friends and Continue Learning

Connect with others who share your passion for robotics and STEM. LocoXtreme robotics kits are available for purchase at a deep discount for all participants.

Who we are

LocoRobo's team is made up of dedicated engineers and designers. We’re inventors, creators, and storytellers changing the world, one student at a time. Digital literacy and STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) holds the key to our future and we want to provide digital literacy solutions to students today, so that one day they can be on the forefront of technological discovery. We’re always looking for new challenges to solve, and ways we can share our love of technology.

Pramod Abichandani

Pramod is not only the lead mentor of LocoSummer, but also the founder of LocoRobo itself! He holds a Ph.D. in Electrical and Computer Engineering with a focus on Robotics. He is a passionate engineering educator who teaches at the Colleges of Engineering and Business at Drexel University in Philadelphia. He also co-teaches at the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania. Pramod has won several awards for his educational initiatives and in 2013, he was selected by the National Academy of Engineering (NAE) to present his innovations.

Frequently Asked Questions

What is your cancellation policy?

Refund requests can be made prior to a week before the summer camp sessions starts and registration costs will be refunded at 50%. No refunds will be issued less than one week prior of start date. You may transfer your registration to another person at no cost. Please contact LocoRobo for any cancellation and transfer requests.

Are there family and multi-camp discounts?

Yes. There is a 10% off discount for two camps or more per family. This can be applied to two children attending the same camp or 1 child attending both camps. Please contact LocoRobo for a code to use during the registration process.

Is there any financial aid available?

Need-based scholarships and payment plans are available. Please contact LocoRobo for details.

What if I need to drop my child off early or pick them up late?

Your child can be dropped 1 hr earlier than camp starts and picked up 1 hr after camp ends for no additional charge. If you need additional time on either end, please contact LocoRobo to make arrangements and there will be an additional charge.