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STEM Summer Robotics Institute

Robotics STEM Summer Institute at Palomar College and Open Source Maker Lab (OSML)

What’s Happening

Students enrolled in the Institute will engage in the basic concepts of engineering design and computer science through hands-on activities and projects.  Working in teams, students will build, test, and program small robots featuring Lego Mindstorms NXT Technology and the C Programming Language. Students will use their robots to compete for precision and accuracy in an arena setting. Upon completion of the Institute, participants will receive a $500 stipend. 

  • Week 1  & 2: Students will build and program a robot at Palomar College
  • Week 3: Students will design and build their robot competition course at the Open Source Maker Lab (OSML) in Vista, CA

The Institute is June 24 – July 11, 2019, at Palomar College and OSML

The robots and their competition course will be seen in-action at a celebration on July 11, 2019!

Sign up!

  1. Add your name and email to the interest list.
  2. We’ll email you a course permission code. Please watch your inbox. Please know that space is limited, participants will be be given a course permission code in the order that they signed up.
  3. Enroll in the 1-unit course: CE 100, Class #:  51080 Robotics STEM (6/24- 7/111) with the course permission code.

Special enrollment instructions for minors

Age 16 and 17

  1. Read the K-12 enrollment instructions
  2. Submit the K-12 Special Admission Approval Form to the Admissions/Financial Aid Office in the Student Services Center

Age 15 and younger

  1. Guardians, read the K-12 enrollment instructions
  2. Contact to request a pre-signed K-12 Specials Admission Approval form
  3. Retrieve K-12 Special Admission Approval form from STEM staff
  4. Fill-out form and submit to the Admissions/Financial Aid Office in the Student Services Center

Questions? Email us!

Supported by the U.S. Department of Education, Developing Hispanic Serving Institutions Program and the Innovation in Higher Education Grant

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