NSU will host free robotics camps


Northwestern State University’s Department of Engineering Technology will host free summer robotics camps for beginners and advanced students. There is no charge to attend the campus, but space is limited to the first 12 applicants for each session. The deadline for registration is June 15.

Beginner Camp Session are for students ages 7-12. Session I will be held from 10 a.m.2 p.m. July 10-11. Session II will be held from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. July 13-14. The camp will cover basic electrical circuits, robot building and assembly and basic programming to navigate a robot.

Advanced Camp will be from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. July 17-18 for ages 13-18 and will cover Arduino programming and advanced sensing.

The camps will be held in Williamson Hall. Participants will provide their own lunches.

The program is supported by the Natchitoches Chamber Education Fund and NSU’s ET Department.

To register, email Curtis Desselles at dessellesc@nsula.edu or Dr. Jafar Al-Sharab at jafar@nsula.edu.

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