RCBI to offer advanced “arts and bots’ for grades 3-8


The Robert C. Byrd Institute for Advanced Flexible Manufacturing (RCBI) and the June Harless Center for Rural Educational Research and Development, in the College of Education and Professional Development, are partnering to offer an Advanced Arts and Bots camp for 3rd- through 8th-grade students who have experience with robotics.

The camp is scheduled June 16-20 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. each day at the Robert C. Byrd Institute, 1050 Fourth Avenue, in Huntington.  Cost for the camp is $100 and a light snack is included.

Children enrolled in the camp will design, build and program their own robots using various craft materials with motors, sensors and lights.  The campers also will be introduced to 3-D printing. To enroll, contact Crystal Maynard at 800-469-7224 or cmaynard@rcbi.org.