Lego Robotics

Build a real robot, solve real problems!

Lego NXT - Gen II

Lego EV3 - Gen III

Follow along with step-by-step guides or build your own remote-controlled LEGO® Robots! Our pieces are all sorted to make building easier!

Learned Skills

  • Students design and build programmable robots using high quality motors, sensors, gears, wheels, axles, and other technical components. By using hands-on robotics, students will gain a better understanding of how technology works in real world applications.

    Students will learn to interpret two-dimensional drawings and create three-dimensional models; build, test troubleshoot and revise designs to improve robot performance; Gain practical, hands-on experience using mathematical concepts such as estimating and measuring distance, time and speed!

Game Design

Make your own computer game to play and share!

GameMaker™ Studio

Using GameMaker™, campers create their very own video games while learning the basics of logic and computer programming!
Follow along with our step-by-step Tutorials to learn how to use GameMaker, then expand and modify your project! Take home a finished game to share with friends!
Our game making tutorials cater to all skill levels; from as young as Grade 3 through advanced projects for Grade 8+

Learned Skills

  • Game Design: Explore what fun is and how to make a game everyone will want to play
  • Level Design: Learn how to make levels that are Challenging; not too difficult, not too easy.
  • Logic: if a and not b; then c Learn how to structure behaviours and programming flow with Conditional logic
  • Programming: Learn the basics with Drag-and-Drop blocks of programming, then dig into the code with GML, a language similar to Javascript and C#
  • Mathematics: Get a better understanding of Cartesian planes, Angle measurement, Transformations, Algebra and Trigonometry by applying skills to real problems

Camper Projects:

Our Campers make lots of fantastic games, but many of them feature images or music from their favorite games (to which we do not own the rights). Below are a showcase of games in which Campers have made all the assets themselves, or with a little help from Councillors

movie making

Learn professional animation techniques!

Lego™ Animation

Bring Lego to life using Stop-Motion animation techniques just like the Lego Movie!
Resources
  • Cast your film from hundreds of LEGO® Minifigures™, Bionicles, and your own LEGO® creations!

  • Film your project using HD cameras for the best looking picture on modern devices
  • LEGO® City: Use our Lego city to tell your story! It features a Bank, Gas Station, Railroad, Hospital and more!
  • Green Screen: Add yourself to the story with Chroma-key technology!

Pivot Animation

Create wacky stick-figure animation with this super-easy-to-use tool
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Camper Projects:

LEGO Stop-Motion movie created at Summer Camp 2015. Excellent work !!

Music Creation

Create the next hit composition!

Mixcraft

Use the professional music creation software MixCraft or other audio tools to make your own jamin' tunes
Camper Compositions:

Digital art

Create artwork using a variety of programs or illustrations using Wacom Pen-Tablets.