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RoboClub Holiday Programme

Monday, 1 October 2012


Rose Centre Theatre, The


Age Restrictions
All Ages

This is a week long, 5 day, holiday programme.

If you want to book just a day phone Kevin 022 0480512.

Finish at 3pm and get a 20% discount! That's $240 (Promotion code 3)

This is Auckland's Premier Robotics Club for children aged 7 to 12. Currently running sessions at 6 North Shore primary schools and growing every week.

The club use LEGO Mindstorms and K'nex to help develop children's future ability to become our next scientists, technologists, engineers and mathematicians.

LEGO mindstorms have been designed to enable children to build and programme robots to do what they want!

All children will use K'nex, this will develop children’s understanding of structures, forces and simple machines similar to the way that Meccano educated an earlier generation. K'nex will help develop skills useful to build mindstorm robots at a later date.

This holiday programme will have two separate groups divided between ability. Those that have either been on previous holiday programmes or after school clubs will go into an advanced group.

Children new to Roboclub will be in the beginner group. There each child will learn about the basic mindstorm components during these 5 days. They will learn how to make their robot move, sense its environment and talk using the child's own voice.

Roboclub is managed and run by qualified New Zealand teachers. In addition skilled RoboClub coaches and tech experts are their to help. Together they guide and entertain children throughout this week long robotic extravaganza.

What will the children do:
Powered car races
loads of construction sheets
Unique Roboclub challenges
Programming basics and advanced (dependent on ability)
Mindstorm construction
First Lego League Challenge tables

Daily format:
Doors open at 8.30am, drop your kids off and go
Start 9.00am
Morning break 10.30
Lunch 12 to 12.30
Afternoon break 3.00 to 3.30pm
Finish 4.30pm.

Children will need to provide their own food and drink for each day.

*Weather dependant - children will have supervised access to the outside during breaks

Visit the club's website to learn more about how the club operates and read the positive feedback.

Any questions phone Kevin 022 0480512.


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