She has learned a lot about robotics in just a few days of Lancer summer camp, says Marta Obersat-Johnson.
“I belonged to the Lego Robotics club at school this year, but our time was so limited we never finished assembling the robot,” the nine-year-old said Thursday. “Here, we’ve already started programming after just one day.”
Third-year computer science student Omar Shahid has the grade schoolers in Lancer Robotics Camp using the Lego MindStorms system to design, build and program a robot. The week-long camp is one of a number which opened July 3, offering instruction in everything from Web design to dance to volleyball skills. In addition to the specific focus, every camp includes outdoor activities and swimming.
“I’m having so much fun!” Obersat-Johnson says. “A lot of the kids here like the same stuff I do.”
Lancer day camps continue through August 17, for children ages 7 to 17:
Different programs run each week, and UWindsor staff and faculty are eligible for a special discount—register your child in one camp and receive a second for half-price. Find more information—including camp descriptions, fees, and registration forms—on the Lancer summer camps Web site.