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PAST Foundation Summer Camps at The Point

PAST Foundation Summer Bridge Programs at The Point

The PAST Foundation Bridge Program is offering camps at Otterbein University this summer. These programs and challenges engage students and link learning to life in a fun and unique manner in collaboration with professionals and community partners with real world issues. Throughout our programs participants are introduced to and encouraged to apply skills that help make the transition from classroom to career seamless.

All programs will be held at The Point at Otterbein University, 60 Collegeview Road, Westerville. Contact info@pastfoundation.org for more information.

 

Reverse Engineering with 3D Scanning and CAD

Put the design process to work in reverse using cutting edge mobile 3D scanning technology. Imagine and create custom clay characters that are 3D scanned and imported into a digital environment using industry standard CAD software. Learn how to manipulate and modify imported designs using basic CAD tools. The week will end with a demonstration of digital models and the overall reverse engineering process.

Dates: June 26-30, 2017
Time: 9 a.m.-12 p.m.
Participants: Students in Grades 5-8, ages 10-14
Limit: 20 students
Cost: $275

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FIRST® LEGO League Smash Hits

FIRST® LEGO League is competition for 4th-8th grade students. During this week-long, full-day camp, students will learn the basics of programming and mechanical design.  Alongside student mentors, teams will build and program an autonomous LEGO EV3 robot to complete a series of tasks ranging from simple movement to more complex tasks involving logic and sensors. No previous robotics programming experience is necessary. The week will conclude with a poster session and robot showcase.

Dates: July 10-14, 2017
Time: 9 a.m.-4 p.m.
Participants: Students in Grades 4-8, ages 9-14
Limit: 20 students
Cost: $300

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Beginner Maker Robotics at The Point

Learn the design process, soldering, electronics, and programming while building a robot.  Then use the knowledge to build and program a robot to solve a real problem.  The weeklong program culminates in a demonstration of the working robots, open to the public.  What will you teach it to do?  Will your robot know to follow the light?  React to touch?  The possibilities end only with your imagination.

Dates: July 17-21, 2017
Time: 9 a.m.-12 p.m.
Participants: Students in Grades 5-8, ages 10-14
Limit: 20 students
Cost: $275

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Intermediate Maker Robotics at The Point

Apply the design process and the basics of programming and mechanical design while building a mechanism to solve a specific challenge. Students will use the Arduino microprocessor and sensors to control motors to complete a series of tasks ranging from simple movement to more complex tasks. The week-long program culminates in a demonstration of the working robots, open to the public. What will you teach it to do? The possibilities end only with your imagination. To participate in this program, students must have completed the Beginner Maker Robotics Summer Program.

Dates: July 24-28, 2017
Time: 9 a.m.-4 p.m.
Participants: Students in Grades 5-8, ages 10-14
Cost: $300

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Advanced Maker Robotics at The Point

Everywhere we look today new technologies, such as robots, are appearing. Have you ever wondered what it would be like to create and program a robot of your very own? Advanced Maker Robotics can help students bring their robot ideas to life. Using the design process along with electrical, programming skills and mechanical design, students will create their robot to solve a specific challenge. The week will end with a demonstration of all the working robots, open to the public. To participate in this program, students must have completed the Beginner and Intermediate Maker Robotics Summer Programs.

Dates: July 31-Aug. 4, 2017
Time: 9 a.m.-4 p.m.
Participants: Students in Grades 5-8, ages 10-14
Cost: $350


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Beginner Maker Robotics at The Point

 

Learn about other summer camp offerings at The Point


Otterbein Super Sleuths Summer Camp
Otterbein Engineering Solutions Summer Camp

/STEAM-Powered Summer Camps

For questions contact:
Erin Bender
p/ 614.823.1420 
e/ ebender@otterbein.edu

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