Budding programmers are introduced to computer programming logic using a Lego Mindstorms EV3 Robotics kit and a computer. This three hour course takes kids through building and programming a Lego bot, giving them a taste of robotics.

This workshop is run by Jeff from Techcamp who facilitates term based and school holiday programs in various locations around Melbourne. Children are encouraged to be creative with technology and "learn by doing".

During the morning, children will work in pairs to build a lego bot, implement basic programming and challenge other teams to be Lego Champ on the day. All equipment and materials are supplied.

Children are asked to bring a water bottle and snack for morning tea. Suitable for 8years plus.

Other school holiday programs at Surrey Hills NC: Origami paper craft on Tuesday 27 September, Lego Robo Champs on Wednesday 28 September , and a Cartooning & Writing Workshop on Thursday 29 September.

Class Booking Conditions

Bookings are considered final once payment is made, no refunds will be given for non attendances. However, if at least 7 days notice is given of inability to attend, a transfer to an available class of equivalent value may be organised, with a $10 administration fee applicable.

Class Cancellations

If there are insufficient numbers for a class it may be cancelled or postponed. In this case, you will be notified as soon as possible and given the option of a full refund or a transfer to a class of equivalent value.

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Class Schedule

Wednesday 28 September 2016, 9.30am - 12.30pm

What you will learn
  • The basics of introductory programming
  • How to use Lego Mindstorms EV3 Robotics kit.
  • How computers interact with their physical surroundings.
What you will get
  • The chance to be a Robo Champ!
  • An exciting creative morning.

What to bring
  • Water bottle and a snack for morning tea.
Appropriate for

Primary school aged children, aged over 8 years.

Activities for everyone: health and wellbeing, leisure and learning, social activities and volunteer opportunities and children's programs.

The Surrey Hills Neighbourhood Centre Inc (the Centre) was founded in 1978 at the initiative of local residents and was registered as an Incorporated Association in 1996. The Centre is located at 157 Union Road and an adjoining property at 1 Bedford Avenue. All our facilities are leased from the City of Boroondara.

Surrey Hills Neighbourhood Centre was founded in 1978 as a friendly, inclusive and welcoming meeting place where people could come together to share experiences and skills.The Centre offers a wide range of programs and activities run by friendly and knowledgeable teachers, at affordable prices.

The Centre is a overseen by a Committee of Management, and receives funding support from the City of Boroondara, the Department of Planning and Community Development with the remainder of the Centre’s income generated by fees from programs and venue hire.

We have many active volunteers supporting the activities of the Centre and social activities to help you connect with your local community. Call 9890 2467 or email: to find out more.

The Surrey Hills Heritage Collection at the Centre, is open for viewing on Mondays.

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