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MiniSumo Robotics

Sunday, June 23, 2013 - 7:00 pm to Thursday, June 27, 2013 - 7:00 pm

Main Camp Objectives:

  • Mechanical construction:
    • Complete construction of a functioning mini-sumo robot. These are autonomous vehicles, designed each to push an opponent off of a 30" circular arena.
  • Computer programming (IsoMax Forth language) permitted and encouraged, but not required.
    • All necessary code for effective functioning of the sumo will be provided.
    • Students with a special interest in code often make significant contributions to the camp through code development and exploration.

The camp culminates with a public mini-sumo robot competition, to which parents are invited.

Ages: Rising eighth grade through rising high school juniors

Cost: $345. Add about $200 for the residential option

Location: 
UNI Campus, Begeman Hall
Contact Information
Name: 
Dale Olson
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