Tuesday, August 14, 2012

Lego Robotics Day Camp for youth comes to the Keweenaw Aug. 21-23

HANCOCK --  MTEC SmartZone and Finlandia University are teaming up with Michigan Works! the Job Force Board to bring Lego Robotics to the Keweenaw, for area youth ages 7-12. Students will assemble Lego Mindstorm NXT models and learn programming skills using touch, light, and sound. This is a fantastic opportunity for students to build an interest in engineering, computer science and physics.

The three-day camp runs from Tuesday, Aug. 21, to Thursday, Aug. 23, at Finlandia University's Jutila Center for Global Design and Business, in Room 603. Two three-hour sessions are available each day: Session 1 is from 9 a.m. -12 noon, and Session 2 is from 1 p.m. - 4 p.m.

Parents can register their kids at www.jobforce.org. Scroll to the bottom of the page and click on your session of choice. The fee for the three-day camp is $30. Sign up soon as space is limited!

For more information about Lego Robotics Day Camp, contact Jeni Spaulding at (906) 286-3316.

For more information about MTEC SmartZone please call (906) 487-7000.

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