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Take your robotics education and experience to the next level with Western Mechatronic’s Advanced VEX VRC Robotics Summer Camp. Design and build a robot and compete against other teams. Played on a 12x12-foot arena, this game will be played as a 2v2. Teams are tasked to design, build, program, and drive their robots with VEX VRC Robotics parts and tools. 

Learn essential design practices, building proficiencies, and programming fundamentals. 

Camp Details


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

Age Range: 

Grades 7 - 8 

Camp Hours: 

9 AM - 4 PM



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

Camp schedule

Week 1: July 10 - 14
Week 2: July 17 - 21
Week 3: July 24 - 28

Camp Itinerary Below

Camp Itinerary 

DAY 1:

  • Introduction to the VEX Robotics Competition

  • Safety Orientation

  • Lesson: Drivetrains and Mechanical Advantage

  • Split into teams, design and build the drivetrain

  • Supervised building time

  • Coding Lesson: Drive Code

  • Mentored programming session


DAY 2:

  • Lesson: Intakes*

  • Supervised building time

  • Coding Lesson: Code basics and mechanism code

  • Mentored programming session


DAY 3:

  • Lesson: Conveyors*

  • 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

  • Clean up

  • Recap and Closing

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