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Santa's Workshop Holiday Robocamp

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Parents get a free day to go holiday shopping & kids have a fun day at robotics camp!

FIRST RoboCamps is a robotics activity program held at Macquarie University for school years K-12. This program is an exciting and engaging series of robotics-based holiday and weekend camps. From Beginner to Advanced camps, our RoboCamps utilize LEGO Mindstorms EV3 technology. FIRSTRoboCamps will take you from A-Z, creating a robotics pro in no time!

For the 2018 December holiday shopping season, we are offering single day robotics workshops for beginners! All camps are held on Macquarie University Campus, on the second level of Building E6A (9 Eastern Road), from 9:00am - 5:00pm (including drop off and pick up).

RoboCamps are partnership of FIRST Australia - an organisation that works to support robotics programs for students all over Australia the world, FIRST FRC Team 3132, the 2017 World Championship Chairman’s Award Winners, & Macquarie University. For more information, please contact Wynonah Bush:

FIRST Australia offers team-based competition throughout the year delivered via four age appropriate programs for schools, community groups & home school students: FIRST LEGO League Junior (ages 6 – 9), FIRST LEGO League (ages 9 – 16), FIRST Tech Challenge (ages 14 – 16), & FIRSTRobotics Competition (ages 14 – 16). For more information on how your student, school or community group can get involved, please visit

All facilitators/instructors are trained and certified to work with children. Adults supervise and oversee the day-to-day operations. We also use experienced high school students from Macquarie University's most prestigious robotics program; these students are some of the brightest robotics minds we know! They will be helping with technical issues during the camp.

Daily Schedule *Daily structure subject to change.

  • 9 am – 9:30 am: Student Arrivals/Registration
  • 9:30 am – 1 pm : Morning Camp Sessions
    (Includes Tea Break/Recess at 11 am)
  • 1 pm – 2 pm: Lunch & Recess
  • 2 pm – 4:30 pm: Afternoon Camp Sessions
  • 4:30 pm – 5 pm: Student Pickup

For students, Years 2 - 7, the Beginner RoboCamp focuses on:

  • EV3 Mindstorms Tech
  • Basic Sensors
  • Intro to Coding Techniques
  • A, B, C's of LEGO Engineering Methods
  • Basic Algorythms
  • Problem Solving

If you have any inquiries, please contact

IMPORTANT NOTICES & POLICIES *Read carefully before purchase.

  • The registered RoboCamp is listed on your ticket AS THE TICKET TYPE, which gains one student entry to the two day camp specifically in the box marked "TYPE" provided on the ticket. The Eventbrite settings under the "DATE + TIME" box may not be correct. You will receive and email in advance of the event reminding you of the RoboCamp set for which you registered per the TICKET TYPE.
  • REFUNDS will only be granted NO LESS THAN 7 DAYS from the date of the camp for which your child is registered. Purchase of ticket(s) confirms the purchaser’s understanding of the refund terms & conditions. Refunds are ONLY ISSUED VIA EVENTBRITE. Please follow the instructions in Eventbrite for refund of your camp registration. This policy is strictly adhered to.
  • Parking passes are available for drop off and pickup. These will be emailed to you for printing. Failure to display parking ticket may/can result in an infringement notice.
  • Students must be registered for their matching school year/peer group, regardless of child’s level of competency. Each camp session is individually catered to smaller group activities led by mentors based on the small group levels & cumulative experience. If your student is finishing the top peer/year group within 3 months of the camp for which you are registering, you may register for the next appropriate age/peer group.
  • Participation is dependent on mandatory release forms which will be emailed to you closer to the camp date. You must print these and give to the registrar during registration on day one. Copies will be provided on the day for those who do not have print copies. There are no exceptions to this FIRST Australia & Macquarie University joint policy. Please do not purchase camp tickets if you cannot adhere to this policy.
  • Meals & Other Food not provided. Please plan to pack and send your child's food needs for the day. Access to drinking water tap available; parents are encouraged to send a refillable water bottle with their child for hydration.

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