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Robotics Lab
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Thursday August 28
6:30 PM  –  8:00 PM

Participants will learn how to build an autonomous, Arduino powered robot from scratch, program it using a computer, and then compete against all of the other participants.  Robot kits are not for take home, however a parts list will be provided.

Preregistration is required. Please note that this registration system is not compatible for use with smartphones.

Age requirement: Minimum age 11. Children ages 11-15 must be accompanied by a paying adult.

Participants may sign up as individuals or as part of a group.  Groups may be comprised of 2, 3, or a maximum of 4 participants. Any group containing a child age 11-15 must include at least one adult. Discounts will be offered to groups of 2, 3, or 4. To receive the discount, all participants of a group must entered in the same registration record. Once ticket quantities are selected, registrant information is entered and you choose Update Cart, the per ticket prices will be updated on the next screen to reflect the appropriate per ticket discount.

This program is subject to cancellation if a minimum number of participants is not met. Notice of cancellation will be given via email, 72 hours in advance. Refunds will only be given if this program is canceled by the Museum.

For more information or questions, contact Debbie Huston at or 919.707.9840.

Price discounts, based on number of team members, will be reflected on the next screen, after you register and update cart.