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July 9, 2018 | All Day
Multi-day event from July 9, 2018 to July 13, 2018
Category: K-12 Academic Program
Location: College of Engineering
Cost: $300

Work in pairs to solve challenges by building and programming new exciting robots using the LEGO® Mindstorms® Robotics Invention System. Learn EV-3 programming and can learn RobotC programming. Build and program several new and exciting robots. Compete robot in friendly challenges and games with fellow campers. Students will also work with Sphero® SPRK, the robotic ball with lights and a gyroscope. With the use of Sphero®’s Lightning Lab app, students will program their Sphero® SPRK to complete missions, make light and sound shows, obtain data from scientific activities, and play games. It’s a chance to discover how real-world robotics works through playful projects.

Wayne State University College of Engineering and Department of Computer Science are offering several camps designed to assist elementary, middle, and high school aged students in learning some of the skills needed to participate in the opportunities that are available by considering a career in engineering and computer science. 


Ages 7 – 9

Days: Monday through Friday 

Time: 8:30 am – 4:30 pm

Duration: One-week sessions

Cost: $300.00 per one-week session.


Camp Registration

Registered campers receive one camp t-shirt, backpack, lanyard, and water bottle. Camp costs are $300 per week which includes daily lunch, field trips, and supplies. Additional t-shirts may be purchased during registration. Enrollment is first come first serve.

Online Registration



Camp capacity 20-25 students per session. Students may register for multiple sessions. Your child's seat is only secure with full payment due at the time of registration. Before and Aftercare is available for an additional cost.


Online Registration

Families will be able to register online beginning March 30, 2018; please check back to access registration link.



Before Care held from 7:30 am - 8:30 am After Care held from 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm Cost $5 per day for before care, $5 per day for aftercare, or $10 per day for both before and aftercare.


Holiday Closure

No sessions will be held on July 4, 2018. Campus will be closed.


Professional Staff

Engineering and Computer Science graduate (PhD and Masters) students teach in the program. Trained undergraduate and graduate student assistants provide continuous individual assistance. Students will be supervised during all activities.


Field Trips & Outdoor Activities

Students attend one field trip per week and extra curricular activities daily. Sample field trips and extra curricular activities include:

• Michigan Science Center

• Detroit Institute of Arts

• Students participate in daily breaks with supervised outdoor play, sports, and techy games


Family Demonstration Days

Families are invited to demonstration day on the last day of each camp to showcase their work.


Cancellation Policy

4 weeks prior to attending camp, full refund 

3 weeks prior to attending camp 50% non refundable 

2 weeks prior to attending camp 100% non refundable

For more information about this event, please contact Summer Camp Office at 313-577-8896 or