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. 

Please note: The FIRST® LEGO® League, Jr. camp activities require that students are able to read and understand written instructions and conduct basic online research. Please keep your child’s reading level in mind when deciding to apply.

Camp Dates and Times

July 9-13, 2018
Session 1: 8:00am to 11:30am each day
Session 2: 1:30pm to 5:00pm each day

July 16-20, 2018
Session 1: 8:00am to 11:30am each day
Session 2: 1:30pm to 5:00pm each day

Location: Don Tyson School of Innovation, Springdale

Eligibility and Application

Students currently in 1st through 3rd grade (entering  2nd through 4th grades during the 2018-2019 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. 

Please note: The FIRST® LEGO® League, Jr. camp activities require that students are able to read and understand written instructions and conduct basic online research. Please keep your child’s reading level in mind when deciding to apply.

Cost

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. 

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