Robotics and Engineering

Xcelerate summer enrichment camps for ages 4 to 14.

Boy using a computer and robotic lego
Robotics for Beginners
Test your technical and problem-solving skills as you learn to create and program robots! You’ll work in pairs to build a robot using LEGO® WeDo kits and special software. Then, make your robots take action with your commands, and try out even more feats of engineering using unique K'NEX® kits. On the last day, you’ll get a small LEGO® gift to take home!
Ages 7 to 10
Dates Time Location Ticket Number (CRN) Cost
June 20 – June 24 9 a.m. - noon Sugar Grove Campus INT704.001 (30785) $179
LEGO® Robot Battles
Work in pairs to design and build a fighting robot using LEGO® MINDSTORMS® kits and special programming software. Then, see the laws of physics in action as you unleash your best creation against your classmates’ best creations in a battle for supremacy. On the last day of the elimination tournament, the members of the winning team will each receive a LEGO® kit worth up to $50. Everyone will receive a small LEGO® gift to take home!
Ages 11 to 14
Dates Time Location Ticket Number (CRN) Cost
June 20 – June 24 1 p.m. - 4 p.m. Sugar Grove Campus INT705.001 (30787) $179
LEGO® Story StartersNEW
Use your imagination and LEGO® bricks and figures while working in pairs to create a story filled with a colorful cast of characters. Then, use StoryVisualizer software to photograph, write, and publish your stories. Used by teachers everywhere, StoryVisualizer is an innovative way of teaching a wide range of essential skills including writing, language, reading comprehension and communication skills. On the last day, you’ll get a small LEGO® gift to take home!
Ages 7 to 10
Dates Time Location Ticket Number (CRN) Cost
June 27 – July 1 9 a.m. - noon Sugar Grove Campus INT711.001 (30788) $179
The Next Robot Battle   FULL
Take your robot building skills to the next level with LEGO® MINDSTORMS EV3®! Work in pairs as you design and build programmable robots and test their solutions based on real-life robotics technology. Find creative solutions to problems and then develop them through a process of selecting, building, testing, and evaluating. Get hands-on experience with an array of sensors, motors and intelligent units. A competition will be held on the last day and the members of the winning team will each receive a LEGO® kit worth up to $50. Everyone will receive a small LEGO® gift to take home!
Ages 11 to 14
Dates Time Location Ticket Number (CRN) Cost
June 27 – July 1  FULL 1 p.m. - 4 p.m. Sugar Grove Campus INT718.001 (30790) $179
Relaxation Station
The Relaxation Station is the place to be if you’ve signed up for both a morning and an afternoon session. Hang out, eat lunch or just relax in between camps in a supervised classroom setting. You’ll be escorted to and from your scheduled camps. Bring a sack lunch!
Ages 7 to 14
Dates Time Location Ticket Number (CRN) Cost
June 6 – June 10 Noon - 1 p.m. Sugar Grove Campus REC715.001 (30827) $11
June 13 – June 17 Noon - 1 p.m. Sugar Grove Campus REC715.002 (30829) $11
June 20 – June 24 Noon - 1 p.m. Sugar Grove Campus REC715.003 (30830) $11
June 27 – July 1 Noon - 1 p.m. Sugar Grove Campus REC715.004 (30831) $11
July 11 – July 15 Noon - 1 p.m. Sugar Grove Campus REC715.005 (30832) $11
July 18 – July 22 Noon - 1 p.m. Sugar Grove Campus REC715.007 (30835) $11
July 25 – July 29 Noon - 1 p.m. Sugar Grove Campus REC715.009 (30837) $11

Popular camps fill-up quickly, so register today! 

Questions? Email or call Community Education at (630) 466-2360.