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4-H ROBOTIC Camp registration now open

By Staff | May 24, 2014

ROCKWELL CITY – Young engineers interested in building, designing and making a robot may register for the Calhoun County three-day 4-H Robotics Camp.

The two different programs are open to both 4-H and non-4-H youth during July 21 to July 23 and July 28 to July 30.

Campers may choose between two levels of robotics experiences held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. daily, led by Master 4-H Robotics educator Sue Jarvis.

The camps are:

(A). Level 1, July 21 to July 23: Robotics and Technology Camp for youths entering fourth or fifth grades. They will build junk drawer robots, learn how to build and program robots to meet beginning challenges with Junior First Lego League.

They will learn to use laptops, Legos, and Robotics software to create Lego bots.

(B). Level 2, July 28 to July 30: Robots and Beyond Camp, for youth entering sith and eighth grades. They will learn how to build and program NXT Robots, use sensors, and build and program robots to meet a series of tasks.

The camp is located at the Calhoun County Expo Center in Rockwell City.

Camps are limited to 20 youth registered on a first-come, first-served basis. The cost is $60 per camper for each camp level. Paid registration is due two weeks before each camp begins.

For more information or for registration forms, contact the Calhoun County 4-H office at (712) 297-8611.

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