Robowars

Build and program a fighting robot!
Electronics
Coding
Design
Construction
 
 
 
 
 
£535-£995
✓ 9-17 years
5 days
 

Take Home:

Invent! micro:bit Modular Robotics Kit
Invent! Mechanical Construction Kit
Second micro:bit Remote Control
USB Drive with your Programs

You Will Learn:

Programming in Python or Drag and Drop
Application of Programing to Robotics Problems
Mechnical Design and Assembly Skills

Need to Know:

1:8 Staff-Student Ratio
All Equipment Provided
4 x 1.5 Hour Sessions/Day
 

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Test your programming and design skills against other campers to compete in Robowars! Construct and program autonomous and remote-control robots to tackle all sorts of challenges, including arena battles, robot football, capture the flag, obstacle courses and more.

Try your hand at designing some complex mechanisms such as a flipper and grabbers using our brand new Invent! modular construction kit and servo motors.

Using the Invent! micro:bit controller, create WiFi and Bluetooth enabled robots using drag and drop programming for the younger campers and Python for ages 13+ (no experience required).

 
  • Learn core programming concepts using the micro:bit ecosystem
  • Complete challenges from simple sequences to complex autonomous driving
  • Ages 9-13 learn programming in a drag and drop environment
  • Ages 13-17 use Python, an industry standard textual language
  • Create complex mechanical assemblies with our custom modular kit
  • Battle against your friends by creating your own mechanical weapons
  • Take the full kit home to continue experimenting!
 
 

Course Dates 2018

Sparsholt College, Winchester 8/9 - 12 Apr Residential / Day 9-17 £805 / £535
St Helen & St Katherine, Abingdon 23 - 27 Jul Day 9-17 £615
Chelsea Academy, London 23 - 27 Jul Day 9-17 £590
St Helen & St Katherine, Abingdon 30 Jul - 3 Aug Day 9-17 £615
Chelsea Academy, London 30 Jul - 3 Aug Day 9-17 £590
Sparsholt College, Winchester 29/30 Jul - 3 Aug Residential / Day 9-17 £995 / £645
Sparsholt College, Winchester 5/6 - 10 Aug Residential / Day 9-17 £995 / £645
Sparsholt College, Winchester 12/13 - 17 Aug Residential / Day 9-17 £995 / £645
Sparsholt College, Winchester 19/20 - 24 Aug Residential / Day 9-17 £995 / £645