FLATE/HCC Robotics and Engineering Camps are designed to introduce middle and high school students to the world of robotics and automation so they can explore the applications in both the industrial and personal use fields. The camp facilitators are from the School District of Hillsborough County, Hillsborough Community College, and local industry, all selected based on their experience and training. The camp director is Shirley Dobbins – Engineering Technology Program Director. Camp coordinator is Desh Bagley – FIRST LEGO League Program Delivery Partner.
The will be conducted virtually via ZOOM Meeting platform. The virtual camp curriculum is developed by Carnegie Mellon Robot Virtual Worlds and UBTECH Education.
This camp is offered at a reduced cost of $175 and includes an Intermediate UKIT. These camps include a UKIT Robotics Kit that must be picked up the Friday before camp begins. There are needs-based scholarships for the All Girls Camp sponsored by Tampa Bay STEM Network, Hillsborough Education Foundation, and Hillsborough County School District.