Use micro:bits to learn about electronic circuits, sensors, and actuators to invent your own contraptions. Level: Beginner to Medium Ages: 10+
Programming with micro:bits
STEM+ Summer Camp
|LEVEL:||Beginner to Medium|
|SCHEDULE:||Monday – Friday 9AM – 4PM|
|CAMP FEES:||$350 for the 5-day session
$325 sibling discount rate*
*rate applies if more than 1 camper from the same family registers for the same camp.
|AFTER CARE:||$50 for supervised care from 4PM- 5PM|
This five-day camp introduces programming and inventing using micro:bit microcontrollers. Campers will use the online MakeCode development environment, micro:bits, and hardware components to build their own games, circuits, and devices. Topics include:
- Getting started with micro:bits
- Sensors and actuators
- Sounds and movement
- Project design and final project
Not Just Screen Time
Every STEM+ camp day includes time for physical activity. Our STEM+_ instructors will lead the campers in functional fitness, outdoor games (weather permitting) and exercise led by our on-site STEM+ instructor.
- The CLS STEM+ Lab follows CDC and local COVID-19 guidelines.
- Campers must provide their own lunch.
- Camp includes use of computers and equipment in the CLS STEM+ lab in the Roanoke Higher Education Center.
STEM+ by CLS
STEM+ by Commonwealth Learning Systems (CLS) develops online STEM education focusing on emerging technologies and job skills. Our goal is to support learners and educators in innovative, accessible ways – online, hybrid, and in-person at our STEM+ lab at the Roanoke Higher Education Center.