Still to Come in Mid-July: 2019 LEGO® Robotics, JAVA™ Programming I & Basic Game Programming Camps

Happening in Mid-July

Summer 2019 LEGO® Robotics, JAVA™ Programming I & Basic Game Programming Camps

The St. Charles Robotics Team will be offering three different summer camps this year, open to BOTH boys and girls. All classes will be held at the St. Charles Robotics and Mentoring Center, located at  1820 E. Long Street,  just west of the Robert D. Walter West Campus athletic facility.  Space is limited to the first 20 students to enroll.

All course descriptions contain suggested age ranges. The price for each camp is $100 per person and students are encouraged to bring light snacks with them.  Please contact Robotics Team Moderator and St. Charles faculty member, Joe Moyer, by e-mail at [email protected] with any questions.

 All checks should be made out to “St. Charles Robotics” and mailed back with your *Registration Form to:

St. Charles Preparatory School
ATTN: Mr. Joe Moyer
2010 E. Broad Street
Columbus, OH 43209-1665

*Click HERE to view/print out camp information/details and Registration Form

Camps being offered include:

LEGO® Robotics

This camp is designed for students entering the fifth through eighth grades.  Students will use the LEGO MIndstorm™ package to build robots to perform challenging tasks. Students will not only learn how to build, program, and operate a robot, but also how to work in a team environment to accomplish a goal. The camp will be held July 15th – July 19th from 9 AM till 11:30 AM.

JAVA™ Programming I

This camp is designed for students entering 8th through 12th grade who have a basic understanding of computers and computer languages. This course will focus on standard programming flow control and object-oriented case structures. Students will be given programming tasks to be accomplished. Students may provide their own laptop computers or use computers provided by St. Charles. All computer software will be provided. The camp will be held July 15th – July 19th from 9 AM till 11:30 AM.

Basic Game Programming

This camp is designed for students entering 5th through 9th grades who have little or no programming experience.  The camp will be a hands-on lab to introduce the concepts of computer programming.  Students will learn these concepts by creating and modifying two-dimensional video games. The camp will use Visual Basic as its core language. Students may provide their own laptop computers or use computers provided by St. Charles. All computer software will be provided. The camp will be held July 15th – July 19th from 1 PM till 3:30 PM.