LEGO Club and LEGO Robotics

https://sites.google.com/a/vintagehillspta.org/vhpta/lego-robotic


If you have any questions regarding the current program, please contact Rachel Yoon, Enrichment 




This is a 100% parent-led, interactive, year-long program that is both educational and fun! The expanded 
program has multiple enrollment levels, and is open to grades 1-5. Students will learn to build and program LEGO machine sets using basic engineering techniques. Note that the number of slots for each program is limited, and preference will be given to returning students.

Scholarships are available upon request.

Club Descriptions:

Club A: LEGO Club – Beginners

  • Open to 1st  and  2nd graders (who are new to LEGO Robotics)
  • Motorized LEGO sets are used and students will learn basic engineering concepts including use of gears.
  • Cost: $50
  • Contact: Per Stomhagen

Club B: LEGO WeDo 2.0 – Intermediate 

  • Open to returning 2nd graders (participated in LEGO Club before) and 3rd graders
  • The latest WeDo 2.0 LEGO sets are used. Students will enhance their skills in science, engineering, technology, and coding.
  • Cost: $80 plus $50 refundable lab fee
  • Contacts: Aiman or Elise

Club C: LEGO MINDSTORMS NXT 2.0 – Intermediate / Advanced 

  • Open to returning 3rd graders (participated in LEGO Club) and 4th graders
  • The NXT 2.0 buildable, programmable robots combine the versatility of the LEGO building system with a microcomputer brick and intuitive programming software. Students will be provided with instructions and pre-programmed robots during the first half of the year, and will learn to program on their own during the second half.
  • Cost: $80 plus $50 refundable lab fee
  • Contact: Per Stomhagen

Club D: LEGO MINDSTORMS EV3 – Advanced 

  • Open to returning 4th graders (participated in Robotics before), and 5th graders
  • LEGO MINDSTORMS EV3 is a programmable robotic construction set that can command robots to walk, talk, think and do just about anything you can imagine. Students will build, program and command the robots for fun games and combats.
  • Cost: $80 plus $50 refundable lab fee
  • Contact: Mark Betker


***Mandatory Parent Information Meeting: Parents are required to attend one of the meetings listed below.

  • Thursday, August 24: 7:00-7:45 p.m., Vintage Hill Library
  • Tuesday, August 29: 7:00-7:45 p.m., Vintage Hill Library

Program Details and Fees:

        Time: 8:00 - 9:00am, Wednesdays

        Duration: Year-long program (Dates TBD)

        Cost: See above class descriptions. Make checks payable to VH PTA.

        Registration: Print and complete the Registration Form. Return to the PTA drop-box located in the front office.

        Volunteer Requirement: Parent volunteering is required to participate in this program (a minimum of 3-4
                                               hours over the course of the year.

Lab Fee Refund Policy: Lab fee will be refunded to the Clubs B, C and D groups at the end of the year upon (a) completion of a least 3 parent volunteer hours and (b) "Kit Clean Up" day (restoration of the Lego Kit to good-as new condition with all parts in place).


PTA General Meetings
Come join us at our General Meetings on Wednesdays at 7:00 p.m. in the School Library!

September 13, 2017
January 17, 2018
March 21, 2018–9:30 am
May 16, 2018



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