2 Week Day Camp      23 July - 3 August       Cost £1100

Engines charged. Launchers filled. Robots ready and programmed. Ready, set, go! This is Battlebotics - you have 3 minutes to show your robot’s might, defend your territory and conquer an arena with other robots stealthily moving about you!  Pupil teams will construct remote-controlled robot vehicles to compete to become the UK champions of Battlebotics 2018!

Each team will manoeuvre their custom machine around a terrain filled with surprises and hidden traps! Pupil teams will be given a set of supplies, equipment and tools that they can use to design and build their robots. Creativity is your only limitation! Learning about all the components that make their vehicle go vroom: motors, batteries, engines, radio signals, types of chassis and wheels, and robotic intelligence, pupils will ride the waves of radio frequency and modulation, understanding how transmitters and receivers communicate. Other topics of discussion include on-road versus off-road suspension, how RC models compare to full-sized cars, and levels of robotic intelligence (automaton, remote control, teleoperation, full autonomy). Experience the hands-on joy of soldering, drilling, and building circuits before applying a custom paint job for the finishing touch. Then it’s off to the arena where the robots will greet each other for Battlebotics!

What Skills/Technologies will be taught?

  • Design
  • Programming
  • Sensors & Actuators
  • Physics
  • Electronics
  • Laser-cutting, 3d Printing
  • Engineering
  • Robotics
  • 3d Modelling

Fees

Tuition fees for each 2-week studio are £1100 per pupil.

The fee includes:

  • daily lunch
  • all the equipment and supplies needed for each project
  • custom NuVu/KA t-shirt and sweatshirt
  • free flex-hours at check-in from 8.30am and pick-up by 5.15pm

Pupils are required to bring their own laptop to the program each day.

Registration

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It is expected that demand for places will be high so pupil registration is processed on a first-come, first-served basis and guaranteed once families enroll online and send their deposit payment. A maximum of 12 pupils will be accepted for each Studio. As Studio enrolment is limited, we recommend that you register and send your final payment as soon as possible.  A deposit of £250 must accompany each registration.

Deposits are non-refundable.

Final payments must be made and received in full by 1 June 2018 otherwise the pupil’s spot will be forfeited to another pupil on the waiting list.