Youth Programming

The Incredible Robo-Foundry
Build a Robot from Scratch!

If you didn’t take this last year, now is YOUR chance.

Build a fully-functional, programmable robot from start to finish! Start with a bag of parts, learn what each part does, build your robot, and lastly use your computer software to program it. On the last day, it’s time to compete!  You will test your building and programing skills against your classmates’ robots. The robot and software is yours to take home so the fun can continue. The instructor is John Papenheim. The first session is already filled - sign up soon!

Second Session Now Open:

Dates: August 17-20

Time: 8:00 am to 12:00 pm

Grades: 4th – 9th grade

Fee: $149


Rocketry Camp

 The class will teach physics principles involved in Model Rocketry. Students will build, test and launch model rockets. Students will also learn about real world rockets and about space travel.
The instructor is UW-WC Astronomy & Physics Professor, Dr. Swapnil Tripathi

Dates: June 22-26

Time: 12:00 pm to 2:00 pm

Grades: 6th – 12th grade

Fee: $100.00


Engineering Camp

Back by popular demand!

"Explore Engineering” offers an in depth look at the different careers in engineering as well as hands-on experiments and team projects that allow students to put their new knowledge to work. One college credit will be earned by those successfully completing the course, which also includes site visits and one-on-one time with local engineers at a variety of area firms.

Dates: June 15-19

Time: 9:00 am to 4:00 pm

Grades: 11th – 12th grade

Fee: $425, which includes daily lunch and all program materials.

Students will receve one college credit.

To register please contact Renee Altendorf at 335-5259 or email: