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Belmont Summer Camp

Registration now open!


Introductory Python & Robotics 

8 weekly sessions

June 29 – August 21, 2020

8:45a - 3:00p / 4:00p​


Junior Coders: Grades 3 - 6

Coders: Grades 7 - 12


Group size: 4 coders

Group instructors: Enthusiastic college students

majoring in computer science and/or engineering

Coders are immersed in computer programming and learn how to engage with a humanoid robot.  Junior coders enjoy a fun and interactive introduction to programming and use both Scratch and Python to engage with Marty the Robot.  Upper-level coders develop a strong foundation in Python and use Python and JavaScript to engage with Misty the Robot

Typical daily schedule

8:45a     Arrival and setup

9:00a     Coding workshop

10:30a   Snack break

10:45a   Coding workshop

12:00p   Lunch and games @ Underwood Park

1:00p    Coding with robotics

3:00p    Optional in-house games

4:00p    End of day

Logistics

Coders must bring their own laptops (a recent PC or Mac, no Chromebooks)

We use Python IDLE for coding, free to download from python.org

No previous coding experience required

Course progress tracked in Google Classroom


Registration fees

*10% off through February 15, 2020*

Early registration by January 15, 2020:  $695 / $625 with discount

Regular registration:  $750​ / $675 with discount

Refund policy

By April 15, 2020 

Registration fees are refunded minus an administrative fee of $50

After April 15, 2020

25% of registration fees are refunded

After June 1, 2020

​No registration fees are refunded​