Camp Asia's LEGO® Robotics Academy is powered by the vastly experienced and passionate instructors from Stamford American International School's DESIGN team.
The Robotics Academy aims to introduce and further all participant's education and skills in the fields of science, design, and engineering.
The 5-9 year old program will provide an in-depth introduction to programming, coding, robotics and working as a team. They will be trained by Upper-elementary school experts, utilising age-appropriate technology and equipment (LEGO WeDO 2.0) from Stamford's Innovation Center.
The 10-16 year old program will see participants gear up for this year's FIRST® LEGO® League competition, taking place in March 2020, where they will compete as the Camp Asia Robotics Academy, in small-sided teams.
FIRST® LEGO® League (FLL)
The FLL is an annual international competition organized by FIRST® for elementary and middle school students (Aged 5-16). This year's theme is "CITY SHAPER".
Check out the video of our Robotics Academy squads from the FIRST LEGO League last year.
The CITY SHAPER Challenge (March 13th to 16th 2019):
- "What if you could build a better world? Where will you begin? More than ever, we must come together to innovate and solve problems. In FIRST®, you are part of a thriving community brimming with inspiration, creativity, and hope for a stronger, more sustainable future – one that’s built better together. You have the power to help the cities, towns, and places you call home reach new heights. With the support of the FIRST community, this is your opportunity to lead our future forward – and up."
Benefits of FIRST® LEGO® League Involvement:
- The FLL will help develop the Academy participant's 21st Century Learning Skills. Our professional instructors promote hands-on learning, as children formulate their own hypotheses, test, evaluate and reject (or confirm) their hypotheses. Another important element is that participants are experiencing working and competing in a team environment.
Engaging and Applying S.T.E.M brains:
- Children will be shaping, modifying and evaluating their own designs. They will learning about the concepts of input, process, output and the importance of feedback. There are elements of mathematical knowledge that will be required, not least in evaluating and discussing their results.