Overview

Pre-K

Kindergarten

1st-2nd

3rd-6th

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Want a better way for your child to spend his/her summer?

Our LEGO® Robotics and Coding & Game Design programs are designed to allow your child to engage, flourish and enjoy their day off. Please note: Regardless of which class they take, or how many times they have taken it, our students do not repeat previous projects - they are always challenged and, when they are ready, they work on a new and interesting assignment.

We are kicking off our 21st Anniversary celebration with a LIMITED-TIME 21% OFF DISCOUNT on all summer camp programs. Prices already reflect the lowest price - this discount will not be offered again once it is removed. Space is on a first-come basis.

 

LEGO® ROBOTICS

Students will have a blast building and coding using LEGO and LEGO® WeDo 2.0 technology that allows students to have untethered robots that can be moved around the room via remote control. Our new builds include a rocket ship, a scorpion, and a soccer kicker. Children explore the principles of engineering and simple machines such as friction, gearing and leverage. Students will think like programmers using the block-based coding software as they program their robots to move with sensors and sound effects. Students are challenged with team-based tournaments that help them develop collaboration and systems-thinking skills. By the end of class, they will have developed friendships, leadership skills, and boosted their confidence.

Please note: Regardless of which class they take, or how many times they have taken it, our students do not repeat previous projects - they are always challenged and, when they are ready, they work on a new and interesting assignment.

Required Skills: None. Open to curious children of all skills and abilities.

 
 

CODING & GAME DESIGN

Students will design their own video-games using the newest version of Scratch (v2.0), software developed by MIT media lab along with new games and projects developed by Robofun designers in the winter of 2019. They will learn what it means to be a programmer by using logic, developing, and piecing together code to make their own games.   As they build and move through games such as our “Adventure”, “Maze” and “Platform” games, they will advance their coding skills and increase the complexity of what they’re working on to more and more realistic games. In this class, students often go from being uncertain about what programming is, to being confident about their ability to come up with their own game and design it in a single class. Scratch was developed by Dr. Mitchel Resnick and associates of the MIT Media Lab. Dr. Resnick is one of Robofun’s Board members and trusted advisors

Please note: Regardless of which class they take, or how many times they have taken it, our students do not repeat previous projects - they are always challenged and, when they are ready, they work on a new and interesting assignment.

Required Skills: None. Open to curious children of all skills and abilities.

 
 
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WHAT PARENTS SAY

“What I find unique and impressive about Robofun is their inclusion philosophy; everyone is welcomed and every child’s learning style and behavior are carefully attended to. Robofun is structured and very friendly, and they literally unlocked my child’s creativity. Watching his level of pride when he comes home and can tell me about what he’s constructed and how it works is very fulfilling. There are areas where Henry has trouble "fitting in," but at Robofun he's just like everyone else.”

- Robofun Parent