VEX Robotics Residential Summer Camp

06/21/2020 - 06/26/2020
VEX Robotics Residential Summer Camp

Event Code: RE-WORKSHOP-20-1670

Program: Workshops & Camps

Type of Event: Workshop

Capacity: 50 / Spots Open: -

Standard Registration Opens: Fri, May 1, 2020 7:00 AM EDT

Registration Deadline: Sun, May 31, 2020 11:59 PM EDT

Price: $325.00

This event is closed to registration because:
  • Registration opens at a future date.

Event Sponsors:

Refund Policy

No refunds for this event. 

Emergency/Bad Weather Policy

We do not expect weather to cancel this event. If bad weather happens during the event we will follow campus Emergancy Plans. 

Volunteer

No Volunteers needed

Agenda

Sunday June 21
5:00-6:00 pm: Check in at Oak Hall on Bemidji State University.
7:00 pm:          Dinner
8:00 pm:          Small group activity to get to know your teams.

10:00 pm:        Lights out

 

Monday June 22
7:15 am:          Breakfast at BSU
8:00 am:          Robot build at NTC. Review new competition and rules for this year’s game.
9:00 am           Design time with teams (teams need to come up with a design for approval by Aaron)
10:30 am         Building begins (upon design approval)

12:00 pm:        Lunch
1:00-5:00 pm:  Announce video challenge & continue to build
5:00 pm:          Review of the day and plan for next day

5:30 pm:          Dinner
6:30-9:00 pm:  Evening activities

10:00 pm:        Lights out

 

Tuesday June 23
7:15 am:          Breakfast at BSU
8:00 am:          Build robots and work on video
12:00 pm:        Lunch
1:00-5:00pm:   Robot build time with opportunity to test on new game field
5:30 pm:          Dinner
6:30-9:00 pm:  Evening activities

10:00 pm:        Lights out

Wednesday June 24

7:15 am:          Breakfast at BSU
8:00 am:          Build robots and work on video
12:00 pm:        Lunch
1:00-5:00pm:   Robot build time with opportunity to test on new game field
5:30 pm:          Dinner
6:00-8:00 pm:  Rec Center - climbing wall and activity space

10:00 pm:        Lights out

 

Thursday June 25
7:15 am:          Breakfast at BSU
8:00 am:          Build robots and work on video
12:00 pm:        Lunch
1:00-5:00pm:   Robot build time with opportunity to test on new game field
5:00 pm:          Dinner
6:00-8:00 pm:  Evening Robot Build

10:00 pm:        Lights out

 

Friday, June 26

7:15 am:          Breakfast at BSU
8:00 am:          Final Build time
11:30 am:        Lunch
1:00 pm:          Competition
3:00 pm:          Teardown
4:00 pm:          Checkout

Event Dates

Date: 06/21/2020 - 06/26/2020

Venue/Location:

Northwest Technical College
905 Grant Avenue Southeast
Bemidji, Minnesota 56601
United States

Grade Level: All

Robot Skills Challenge Offered: No

Contact Information

Primary Contact
Aaron Barker
Title: MN State VEX Coordinator
Email: abarker@sctcc.edu
Phone: 320-308-6518
Event Day Phone: 320-493-2985

Secondary Contact
Andrew Dahlen
Title: MN State VEX Coordinator
Email: andrew.dahlen@northlandcollege.edu
Phone: 218-683-8673
Event Day Phone: 218-791-4010

General Info

Due to COVID-19 we have pushed out the registration until May 1st. A desision on camp will be maid before May 1st. Stay healthy!

 

June 21-26, 2020

Grade Level: 9-12

This camp is open for students entering 9th - 12th grade! Sign up now before it gets filled!

Cost for the camp is $325 dollars. This is a bargain for a residential camp, thank you to Dream It Do It of MN who is sponsoring this event. 

This camp will be held in Bemidji. Housing is at Bemidji State University and the camp will be at Northwest Technical College. This week-long camp includes learning how to program, design, and build a robot.

Campers should bring a fan, the dorms do not have air conditioning.

Please email with any special Dietary needs and we will let our food services know.

Snacks are allowed in the dorms in the evenings.

Evening activities may include the pool, wall climbing, REC Center, and other fun activities