The Robodyssey Summer Camp Program provides a stimulating combination of class challenges, robot mechanics, and entertaining guided tutorials to introduce children and young adults to the endless possibilities of computer science and robotics. The Robodyssey Summer Camp Program is a one-week program that runs weekdays from 9:00 AM until 3:00 PM Monday through Friday, from June 27 through August 26. Open to students fifth grade and up.
Robots and Hardware are provided - Nothing additional to buy.
Computers, software and classroom materials are provided.
Program Staffed by Experienced Instructors.
Students use "Real” university grade, Autonomous, Programmable Robots.
Students learn at their own pace with our “Self-Guided Software Tutorial”.
Students learn real world programming skills in Microsoft Visual Basic
Robot Assembly An introduction to robot mechanics and motion
Software Operation Learn the basics of a compiler and its operation
Motion Control Use Loops to control motion
Complex Motion Learn all about subroutines
Analog to Digital Learn how to convert analog data to digital.
Obstacle Avoidance Use real world data to make computer decisions
Fear of Heights Teach your robot how to protect itself
Turret Construction Give your robot eyes that move
Blind Bot’s Bluff A maze challenge: program robot to navigate a minefield of robot swallowing holes.
Desktop Challenge I Explore and navigate obstacles on a desktop.
Desktop Challenge II Same as Challenge I but with eyes that can look around.
Last Bot Standing Be the last Robot remaining on platform
Daily Demonstrations Walking, Talking, Emotional, robots
Program Walking Robots Program a six-legged walking robot!
Introduction to Electronics Breadboard electronic circuits and integrate with robotic controller
Some of the Programming Terms Learned:
Debug.Print GetADC Delay Call If – Then
PulseOut Dim Do - While Cstr Do – Loop
David Peins, M.Ed., Director - Founder and President of Robodyssey Systems, LLC robotics manufacturer and provider of educational robotics programs for high schools and universities nation-wide; Founder and President of Central Jersey Robotics Club; Over 25 years teaching experience; Developed educational curriculum for teaching electronics around robotics; Electronics Teacher at a Science and Engineering High School program
Brian Patton: Vice President, Robodyssey Systems; Inventor; Author; Developer of educational robotics systems; Holder of multiple patents; Former Research Scientist with local pharmaceutical specializing in Laboratory Robotics; currently involved in community Science Education Programs.
For more information about the Robodyssey Summer Camp Program, visit robodyssey on-line and click on "Summer Camp."
To speak with someone about scheduling a session please call Robodyssey at 609-585-8535
Activities and Features
Religious Emphasis None
Academic General Academics Math Science
Competitive Events Competitive Events Intra Camp Competition
Other Activities Robotics Electronics Hardware/Software Integration
Location & Contact Information
Camp Address 51 Federal City Road
Ewing NJ, 08638 USA