FIRST® LEGO® League, Jr.

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Explore robotics engineering with hands-on activities during a week-long, half day program designed specifically for students who are currently in 1rd through 3rd grades. Students will participate in a weeklong FIRST ® LEGO ® League, Jr. program, from design to competition.

Camp Dates and Times

July 10-14, 2017
Session 1: 8:00am to 11:30am each day
Session 2: 1:30pm to 5:00pm each day

Eligibility and Application

Students currently in 1st through 3rd grade (entering  2nd through 4th grades during the 2017-2018 school year) are eligible to apply. Students are selected based on quality of application materials and space available in the chosen time slots and locations. 


The camp costs $300 for the entire week. This program fee covers snacks, a t-shirt, insurance, and other camp related expenses. Lunch is not provided.

Program fees are due upon acceptance to the program. Scholarships are available thanks to the generosity of a number of sponsors. Please complete and send the scholarship application before the application deadline in order to receive consideration for these scholarships.

The FIRST ® LEGO ® League, Jr. camps are coordinated by Dr. Richard Cassady and Mrs. Rachel Hickman. Dr. Cassady is a Professor of Industrial Engineering and Director of the Freshman Engineering Program at the University of Arkansas. Mrs. Hickman is a 2nd grade teacher at Bernice Young Elementary School in Springdale, Arkansas. Dr. Cassady and Mrs. Hickman are also the coaches of the YoungLings, the 2011-2014 Arkansas FIRST ® LEGO ® League Champions.

Upon acceptance to the camp, more detailed information will be provided.  Please contact us at 479-575-7780 or with any other questions.