Robotics with Coding School Holiday Workshops

April 2019

It’s Crackin’ good fun for Easter School Holidays!

BRICKS 4 KIDZ® Robotics + Coding workshops are a series of programs that provide a fun, hands-on learning experience to promotes children’s creative thinking, teamwork, and problem-solving skills.

JUNIOR ROBOTICS + CODING (Ages 7+)

We offer THREE levels of Junior Robotics + Coding workshops, designed to progressively develop new skills and build confidence.  

Junior Robotics 101

9am – 4pm ♦ $90

How would you like to turn your next LEGO® creation into a robot, programmed to do exactly what you tell it to do? The Junior Robotics 101 workshop offers all the fun of building with LEGO® Bricks PLUS the challenge of software coding!

Using drag-and-drop icon-based LEGO® WeDo® software, the workshop provides an introduction into the world of computer programming and robotics that will equip children to succeed in a technology-based marketplace.

This fun, action-packed one day workshop combines real-life skills with real-kid fun! Ages 7+

Junior Robotics 201

Thursday, 17 January ♦ Collaroy Centre ♦ 9am – 4pm♦ $90  

After the success of our Junior Robotics 101 workshop we now have Junior Robotics 201!

With new and exciting models to build and program, we will be introducing Motions & Tilt sensors to extend and challenge in this exciting workshop. This is sure to please any young budding programmer!

Open to students who have attended BRICKS 4 KIDZ Junior Robotics 101. Ages 7+

MINDSTORMS® EV3 ROBOTICS + CODING (Ages 9+)

We offer THREE levels of MINDSTORMS EV3 Robotics + Coding workshops, designed to take kids from Introductory skills through to Advanced primary levels.

Introductory MINDSTORMS® EV3 Robotics 101

Monday, 21 January – Tuesday, 22 January ♦ Collaroy ♦ 9am – 4pm ♦ $180

Experience the cutting edge of technology with the introduction of LEGO® MINDSTORMS® EV3 Robotics.

Students will be captivated as they incorporate the newest generation of motors, sensors and software by programming their commands directly into the intelligent brick. Test their capabilities by moving an object with a robotic claw, build a tri’bot  and a robot that detects colours! Our endless list of builds is sure to provide the complete fundamental components of robotics!

This workshop is limited to a maximum of 12 with at least two Instructors to provide hand on guidance throughout the day.

Ages 9+

Intermediate MINDSTORMS®EV3 Robotics 201

Take it to the next level and expand your skills and knowledge in our Intermediate MINDSTORMS® EV3 Robotics workshop! Kids will be able to unleash their creative powers by extending upon their knowledge from our Introductory MINDSTORMS® EV3 workshop.

Students will use an array of sensors, motors, and intelligent units to design robots that accomplish various tasks. This workshop is fun and a challenging next step into the world of robotics for the advanced LEGO® enthusiast.

Please note it is a pre-requisite that children have participated in our Introductory MINDSTORMS® EV3 Robotics 101 workshop. Ages 9+

Advanced MINDSTORMS EV3 Robotics 301 is not available at Easter due to time constraints, but we’ll be back with this awesome workshop in July!  Why not book our Intermediate MINDSTORMS EV3 Robotics 101 as a refresher?

Advanced MINDSTORMS®EV3 Robotics 301

Wednesday, 23 January – Thursday, 24 January ♦ Collaroy ♦ 9am – 4pm ♦ $180

After the amazing success of our Introductory and Intermediate MINDSTORMS EV3 Robotics workshops we are very excited to offer our BRAND NEW ADVANCED MINDSTORMS EV3 Robotics workshop.

Kids will be Introduced to mathematics programming blocks, exploring concepts such as random, probability, range and motion. This workshop is a challenge for the keen MINDSTORMS® LEGO robotics enthusiast who is looking to sharpen their skills and explore more complex ideas.

Participants are encourage to work as a team and think critically to apply these learned concepts to problem solve open ended challenges.

Please note it is a pre-requisite that children have participated in our Introductory MINDSTORMS® EV3 Robotics 101 workshop and our Intermediate MINDSTORMS® EV3 Robotics 201 workshop.  Ages 9+

Advanced MINDSTORMS EV3 Robotics 301 is not available at Easter due to time constraints, but we’ll be back with this awesome workshop in July!  Why not book our Intermediate MINDSTORMS EV3 Robotics 101 as a refresher?

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ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

Age

Children are welcome at our Junior Robotics workshops from as young as seven.

Workshop Numbers

Our Robotics workshops are strictly limited to 14 students with 2 Instructors throughout the day to provide hands on assistance to each child.

Food and refreshment

Please note that food is NOT provided. Please provide a nut-free lunch and two snack for your child to enjoy during every day of the workshop.

Please make sure your child wears covered shoes, sunscreen and brings a hat! We will supervise them outside at breaks.

Student Information Form

To ensure we provide a safe and secure environment for your child, a BRICKS 4 KIDZ® Northern Beaches Student Information Form (2016) is required for each child attending our workshops. Please complete and return your form prior to the workshop.

Cancellation Policy

Unless specified otherwise in a specific promotional offer, cancellations made at least TWO weeks from the start date of the school holiday workshop will receive a full refund. We do not offer any refunds for workshops cancelled LESS than TWO weeks prior to the scheduled date of the workshop. Please contact us for further information.

Missed Classes

  • If your child is visibly sick or carrying a high temperature on the day of the class, please keep your child at home! We will make up the class at the next opportunity.
  • Make up classes & transfers for other reasons will be accommodated as long as there is room in the class.
  • We reserve the right to cancel a workshop due to low registration.

Payment

All transactions are processed in Australian dollars (AUD). Your child’s place is confirmed when payment is made. Please contact us if you required a Tax Invoice.

We learn, we build, we play with LEGO® Bricks