Robotics Camp - Penn State EOC

Robotics Camp is a four day summer day camp that shows kids in grades 7 - 9 how to build their own robots using Lego Mindstorms. Participants of the camp will learn to program robots to move objects and navigate around obstacle, and they will learn how robots are really used by scientists and engineers.

Program Contact Info
First Name: 
Colleen
Last Name: 
Smith
Title: 
Outreach Coordinator
Location: 
222 Northpointe Blvd
Freeport, PA 16229
Phone: 724-295-7000
Program Details
Affiliation: 
None
Program Focus: 
Science
Program Focus: 
Technology
Program Focus: 
Engineering
Program Focus: 
Math
Program Focus: 
Computer Science
Girls served annually: 
0
Boys served annually: 
0
Do you serve students/youth with disabilities?: 
Yes
Organization Info
Organization Name: 
Penn State Electro-Optics Center
Organization Description: 
Since 1999, The Penn State Electro-Optics Center has served as a national resource to advance electro-optics and related technologies by partnering with government and commercial customers for the primary benefit of the U.S. warfighter. As a leader in technological advancement, Penn State Electro-Optics Center knows that STEM Education matters. That's why the EOC values its role in education and outreach - serving as a hub for facilitating effective collaborations and partnerships to leverage resources and to engage students and faculty at all levels of American education.
Is your organization a non-profit [501(c)(3)]?: 
Yes
Organization Contact Info
First Name: 
Colleen
Last Name: 
Smith
Title: 
Outreach Coordinator
Location: 
222 Northpointe Blvd
Freeport, PA 16229
Phone: 724-295-7000
Collaboration Interests
working with similar organizations
working with K-12 schools
working with informal organizations
working with industry representatives
working with higher education
sharing resources
providing in-kind support
joint event planning
curriculum development
Available Resources/Activities
volunteers
teaching or tutoring
mentoring
Service Delivery Format
online learning
Populations Served
middle/junior
Needed Resources/Activities
girls interested in STEM activities
funding
equipment donations
boys interested in STEM activities