Day Camps for Beginners

Robofest hosts in-person Day Camps for Beginners during the summer in the Computer Science Robotics Lab (J234) on the Lawrence Tech Campus for students in 4th through 8th Grades.  

Registration fee per team: $40 per team

Each camp runs from 9:00 am to 3:30 pm 


Summer 2022 Sessions: 

  • Beginning RoboParade for EV3 with Scratch: Tuesday, August 9 

  • Beginning BottleSumo for VEX IQ with VEXcode: Thursday, August 11 

For teams of up to 3 students (team of 2 is recommended) 

Camp Name



Morning: Hands-on workshop to learn how to program VEX IQ robots to play BottleSumo games.
After lunch: BottleSumo competition. Winners will win trophies.


Morning: Hands-on workshop to learn how to program Lego EV3 robots for RoboParade.
After lunch: Each team will join the RoboParade. Winners will win trophies.


How to register:

A parent or teacher can register teams online when registration opens - If you are new to Robofest, you will need to create a new coach account

A robot for each team will be provided - Please bring:

  • Signed Robofest Consent and Release form per student (If not completed on line during registration)

  • One laptop per team (we have a limited supply of laptops to loan if requested)

  • Brown bag lunch - Water and a snack provided