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  • Modern Robotics | Center City

    Our signature summer camp is back again to teach 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!
    Ages 9-13.

    • Dates

      July 10th - 14th, 2017

    • Time

      9:30am - 4:30pm

    • Location

      2125 Chestnut St. (Center City)
      Philadelphia, PA 19103

    • Price: $400

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What will you learn?

  • At Modern Robotics Camp, we will cover:

    1. Anatomy of Modern Robots In the Digital Age

    2. Real-world Python coding and fundamentals of programming

    3. Sensors

    5. 3D Design

    6. Algorithms, critical-thinking, collaborative problem-solving

    7. Intro to Drone Science: Aerodynamics and drone piloting

  • Schedule Of Activities

    Day 1: Intro to Robotics: Sensors and Algorithms; LocoXtreme Block Coding Shapes Challenge

    Day 2: Intro to Python; LocoXtreme Python Shapes Challenge; Robotics In The Real World (Films and discussion)

    Day 3: Intro to 3D Design; LocoDrone Piloting Lesson

    Day 4: 3D Design Challenge; LocoXtreme Python Robotics Challenges

    Day 5: LocoXtreme Python Robotics Challenges and Final Demonstrations

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Meet the LocoSummer Team

Lisa - STEM Educator
Dr. Pramod Abichandani
LocoRobo Founder and University Professor
Lisa - STEM Educator
Lisa Burgess
LocoSummer Organizer
Kyle - Robotics Educator
Kyle Levin
Robotics Engineer and Teacher
Renee - Coding Educator
Renee DiPietro
Teacher
Penn-Delco School District
Michael Pustie - STEM Educator
Michael Pustie
Teacher
West Deptford Public Schools District

Questions about LocoSummer?

Visit our Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) or fill out our contact form.

FAQ

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.

    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.

    Is there any financial aid available?

    Need-based scholarships are closed for the season. Payment plans are available. Please contact LocoRobo for details.