Modern Robotics + Drone Science

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  • Code the lights, motion and sound of the LocoXtreme robot and LocoDrone with Python. A fun and interactive introduction to Computer Science! Developed by a university professor, this camp will prepare students to enter Computer Science courses with confidence and a solid foundation to excel in the course and progress toward college readiness for a university STEAM degree.

    • Ages


    • Dates

      July 9th - July 13th, 2018

    • Time

      9:30am - 4:30pm

    • Location

      2125 Chestnut St.
      Philadelphia, PA

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  • Computer Science With Drones Codable drones challenge at summer camp Python Programming For Computer Science

What will you learn?

  • We will cover:

    1. Data types

    2. Conditional statements

    3. Iterative execution

    4. Program control

    5. Expression evaluation

    6. Functions

    7. Classes and objects

    8. Libraries

    9. Testing and debugging required to perform computational problem solving for associated robotics problems.

  • Schedule Of Activities

    Day 1: Intro to Python; Coding Lights, Motions and Sounds

    Day 2: Modern Robotics: Sensors and Algorithms

    Day 3 & 4: Drone Science and Coding Drones with Python; Drone Swarms & Radio Wars

    Day 4: Drone Science and Coding Drones; Drone Swarms & Radio Wars

    Day 5: Python Robotics Challenges & Final Demonstrations


Modern Robotics + Drone Science Camp

Ages 13+


Questions about LocoSummer?

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Frequently asked questions

  • 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.

    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?

    Our scholarship application process is closed and scholarships have been awarded. Payment plans are available with final payments being due by the first day of camp. Please contact LocoRobo for details.

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

    Campers attending full day camps 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 for an additional charge.

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