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VEX IQ SUMMER CAMP: Slapshot

Build, Compete, and SCORE!

VIQC Summer Camp: Slapshot combines the best of hockey and robotics in a unique co-op challenge. Students must design a robot that accurately shoots pucks, operates disc dispensers, and score multipliers. ​

Learn essential design practices, building proficiencies, and programming fundamentals in this week-long camp. No experience is required!

Camp Details

Location:

820 10 St SW Unit 3, Calgary, AB T2P 2X1

Age Range: 

Grades 5 - 6

Camp Hours: 

9 AM - 4 PM

Cost:

$425.00

($50 Early Bird Discount before March 31, 2023)

Camp schedule

Week
Age Range
Availability
Week 1: July 10 - 14
Grade 5 - 6
Full
Week 2: July 17 - 21
Grade 5 - 6
Full
Week 3: July 24 - 28
Grade 5 - 6
Open

Camp Itinerary Below

Camp Itinerary 

DAY 1:

  • Introduction to VEX IQ Competition

  • Safety Orientation

  • Split into teams, build the base robot

  • Coding lesson: Blocks! 

  • Mentored programming session

 

DAY 2:

  • Lesson: Mechanical Advantage

  • Lesson: Structures and build quality

  • Supervised building time

  • Coding Lesson: Simple Movement

  • Mentored programming session

 

DAY 3:

  • Lesson: Mechanisms

  • Supervised building time

  • Coding Lesson: Fundamental Sensors

  • Mentored programming session

 

DAY 4:

  • Lesson: Tournament Structure and Game Strategy

  • Supervised building time

  • Coding Lesson: Autonomous Movement

  • Mentored programming session

 

DAY 5:

  • Tournament Day! Parents are welcome to come to watch

  • Awards Ceremony

  • Disassemble & Organize

  • Recap and Closing

  • The end… or is it?

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