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4-H Robotics Camp scheduled

Posted 5/9/2016

Prior 4-H experience is not required!

4-H Robotics Camp

Robotics group working on the Lego WeDo robots. The youth in the photo watched their drummer monkey successfully play a drum beat on the plastic cup.

It’s time to register for the annual 4-H Robotics Camp offered this summer by University of Nevada Cooperative Extension. The camp, open to youth ages 9-13, is scheduled for June 20-21. The camp will start at 9:00 a.m. and conclude at 4:00 p.m. Every participant can expect to have fun and learn about robots. All youth will build and program a robot to take home.

Cooperative Extension’s Lifelong Learning Center is located at 8050 Paradise Road, Las Vegas, Nev. Cost of the day camp is $90 per person and includes cost of supplies, T-shirt, snacks and refreshments. 4-H member registration is $80 per person. Each participant must bring their own lunch. Previous 4-H experience is not required.

Space is limited. Registrations will be confirmed by the order in which they are received. First come, first served. Full payment is needed to secure a spot ($25 is non-refundable). Registration is payable by cash, check and money order or online at Eventbrite.com (http://roboticscamp4-h.eventbrite.com). Make checks and money orders payable to Board of Regents. Registration forms must be received no later than June 1, 2016.

4-H is a community of young people across America learning leadership, citizenship and life skills. 4-H began a century ago as an educational program for the nation’s rural youth. Today, 4-H meets the needs of and engages young people in positive youth development experiences. 4-H participants are all youth, ages 5 to 19, taking part in programs.

4-H is the largest out-of-school youth organization in the United States with over 7 million members. There are over 49,000 young people engaged in 4-H programs across the state of Nevada. The 4-H program promotes life skills development through an expanding number of delivery modes: 4-H community and project clubs, military and 4-H afterschool programs; special interest groups; school enrichment; faith-based; camping and more.

For more information on the Robotics Camp, please email or call Jay Clyde at 702-940-5415.

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