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Robo Camp


Grades: 6th - 11th graders

Dates: February 2nd, 9th, 16th, 23rd, 2019

Times: 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Camp Overview:

ROBO CAMP is a program developed by the Department of Computer Science and Software Engineering to introduce students to computer science and computational thinking concepts and hands-on applications using different computer and robotics programming frameworks.

MIT App Inventor, Python, Lego Mindstorms NXT & Lego EV3, and 3D printing will be only a few of the programming frameworks used for hands-on applications.

ROBO Camp is intended for grades 6th – 11th and will be held during four Saturdays in February (2, 9, 16, 23) from 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

The program is developed and directed by the Department of Computer Science and Software Engineering's faculty member Daniela Marghitu and taught by students from the department.


Campers will spend their instructional time in the Samuel Ginn School of Engineering Computer Science and Software Engineering Personal Computers Lab, Shelby Technology Center 2205.


Campers will have a pizza lunch provided each day of camp.

Tuition and fees:

The cost for the classes is $235 and registration is limited. 

  • A limited number of scholarships will be provided for special needs and underserved students.
  • Note - Scholarship recipients will only have to pay $45 for registration fees.

When registering your child, please contact us about any disability needs he/she has that will impact their participation in the camp.

If special accommodations are needed for this event, please contact the Program for Students with Disabilities, at 334.844.2096, no later than two weeks prior to the event.

If you have any questions, please contact Daniela Marghitu at 334.844.6386 or

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