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Bob Jones University

Robotics: EDUcamp Jr. (Middle School)

Robotics: EDUcamp Jr. (Middle School) camp is full, but join the waitlist and get notified if a spot opens up.

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Do you like building, solving problems and learning about new technology? Then join us for this hands-on camp! During this week you’ll discover and learn about the basics of robotics at the appropriate grade level in a problem-based engineering program. You’ll have opportunities to design, build and program at different levels. You’ll have fun and learn while engaging in trends in technology with an eye on future careers. Don’t miss out on this opportunity!

Activities

  • Build, Design, Program
  • Creative Learning Environment
  • Problem-Based Projects
  • Teamwork Oriented
  • Fun and Engaging Activities

General Information

Arrival/Departure

When to Arrive

Camp check-in for all campers is on Monday between 8-8:30 a.m. at the Elementary School Building for 2nd-5th, and the Middle School Building for 6th-8th.

Drop-off each day will be from 8-8:30 a.m. at the Elementary school for 2nd-5th, and the Middle school for 6th-8th.

What to do When You Arrive

When you arrive on campus, follow the signs to the Elementary school for 2nd-5th, and the Middle school for 6th-8th for check-in on Monday morning. Camp staff will meet you and give the camp T-shirt as well as share a schedule for the week.

When to Depart

Pick-up each day will be from 4:30-5:30 p.m. at the Elementary school for 2nd-5th, and the Middle school for 6th-8th)

What to Bring

What to Bring

All supplies needed for camp will be provided unless otherwise noted in each specific camp information.

Please note: BJU cannot be responsible for money, valuables or personal articles.

What to Wear

Long athletic shorts, jeans or pants, and T-shirts are the normal camp attire. Tennis shoes are recommended.

Lunch will be served in our dining common in an all-you-can-eat buffet style. Any food concerns (allergies, diet restrictions, etc.) can be noted in the online registration form.

Cell Phone Policy

Cell phones and personal devices are to be dropped off at the check-in desk for safekeeping and they can be picked up when your child is being checked out.

Director

Tim Jones

Tim Jones

Mr. Jones began the BJA robotics program in 2017 using the VEX Robotics Competition paradigm. The BJA Middle School added the Project Lead the Way (PLTW) curriculum in 2018. In 2019 the junior engineers of The Light Brigade won the state championship and attended the VEX World Championships in Louisville, KY. In 2019, 3 of the final 8 teams in the state championship were from BJA. The Silver Lions qualified for World’s but were thwarted by COVID-19.

Mr. Jones holds teaching PLTW certificates in Automation and Robotics, and Design and Modeling