Robotics programs at all three Lee’s Summit R-7 high schools are offering summer camps for children in elementary, middle and high schools. During the hands-on camps, students will have the opportunity to explore and learn about robotics.
Lee’s Summit High School Team Driven’s camps for students entering fourth through eighth grades next year will be offered from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at LSHS. Level 1 will meet June 6-10 and June 13-17. Level 2 meets June 20-24 and June 27-July 1. Level 3 meets July 11-15 and July 18-22. Cost of the camp is $170.
In addition, LSHS will offer three app camps, all from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. App Camp will be offered June 27-July 1 and July 11-15 at LSHS. An iPad Experience Camp will be July 11-15 and July 18 – 22 at the Cerner Innovation Campus. Web Camp will be July 25-29, also at the Cerner Innovation Campus. Cost for each camp is $160. For more information about the LSHS camps, visit camp.teamdriven.us.
Lee’s Summit North High School Broncobots will offer two elementary summer camps. Engineering Camp for 2015-16 first- through third-graders will be offered from either 9 a.m. to noon or from 1 to 4 p.m. June 20-24 at LSNHS. Cost is $75. Robotics Camp will be offered for 2015-16 fourth- through sixth-graders from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. June 6-10 or June 13-17 at LSNHS. Cost is $170. For more information about the LSNHS camps, visit http://teambroncobots.com/camp.
Lee’s Summit West High School Team Titanium will host five camps this summer, all at the school. Scratch Camp (programming) is offered for students who have completed third, fourth, fifth or sixth grades from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. June 6-10 with camp fee of $100. Go for It! Science and Engineering Camp for students finishing fourth, fifth and sixth grades will be from 2 to 5 p.m. June 6-10 with fee of $100. WeDo Camp, featuring LEGO models with motors and sensors, is for students who have finished kindergarten, first and second grades and is offered from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. June 20-23 with a $100 fee.
LSWHS is offering two Mindstorms Camps including LEGO robots. Rookie Mindstorms Robotics Camp for students who have finished third, fourth, fifth, sixth and seventh grades will be offered 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. or 2 to 5 p.m. June 13-17 with camp fee of $100. Veteran Mindstorms Robotics Camp is for students with prior LEGO programming experience and is offered 2 to 5 p.m. June 20-24 with fee of $100. For more information about the LSWHS camps, visit www.teamtitanium.org.
All three Lee’s Summit R-7 high schools are involved in the FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) national robotics program. Its mission is to inspire young people to be science and technology leaders, by engaging them in exciting mentor-based programs that build science, engineering and technology skills, that inspire innovation and that foster well-rounded life capabilities including self-confidence, communication and leadership.