Programming with Micro:bits


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 

AGES: 10+
LEVEL:         Beginner to Medium

Roanoke Higher Education Center

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


Session I

JUNE 21 – JUNE 25

Session II

JULY 19 – JULY 23



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.

Additional Information

  • 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 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.

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