Team RUSH Summer Camps
Each summer Team RUSH hosts week long camps for students entering grades 1 - 6. At camp students learn the beginning skills of lego robotics building and programming. Each student begins the week in either a beginning or advanced level of camp. Campers are in the beginning level of camp if they have minimal experience in robotics. If they have completed the camp in past years, been on a FLL team, or any general lego robotics experience they are able to move into the advance group.
First Day of Camp: Begin with registration where campers are checked in, given name tags, and parents confirm information. (This includes emergency contact and T-Shirt size). Campers then are split into groups and assigned a councillor (with the avg. student : counselor rate being 4 : 1).
What is the difference between beginning and advanced?
In beginning groups, the students have little to no knowledge beforehand on how to build, program and test robots. They spend the first day of camp completing programming challenges using NXT lego robots. Over the next few days they begin to build and program their robots to complete that most recent FLL challenge (based on the year). In advanged groups students already have an understanding of basic lego robotics. Councillors teach campers using EV3 models