August 6th - 8th (Monday, Tuesday & Wednesday)

2018 Robotics Club Coaching Workshop

Purpose: This workshop is for MISD employees that are definitely starting an robotics team at their school for the upcoming school year. Inspiring coaches will learn how to build and program a simple robot. They will return to school knowing how to start and maintain their own clubs, fund a team, and explore competitions that are available for students to compete. Choose the date(s) that best fits your grade level(s).


Monday, August 6th - Junior, FIRST LEGO League (FLL Jr. - Grades K-4)

Tuesday, August 7th - FIRST LEGO League (FLL - Grades 4-8)

Wednesday, August 8th - FIRST Tech Challenge (FTC - Grades 7-12)

Notice: Due to low enrollment, the FTC workshop is canceled!


9:00am Robot Building

11:00am Lunch (lunch is on your own)

12noon Robot Programming

1:30pm Starting a Robotics Club & Available Competitions

3pm Dismiss

Location: Vanston MS or Mesquite ISD PDC

Attendee: Individuals that are strongly interested in coaching a robotics team at their school (MISD only)

Cost: $Free

Dress Code: Please wear appropriate comfortable clothing and sneakers/tennis shoes

Materials: Provided

Sign-Up: Coach Interest Form

2018 Vanston Robotics Summer Camp

Purpose: This camp introduces students, while getting a head start, to the required skills needed to compete in the upcoming season robotic competitions. Students will follow the engineering process to build and program their robots.


August 6th - 10th - FIRST Tech Challenge

3:15pm - 3:30pm Light Snack

3:30pm - 5:30pm FIRST Tech Challenge (FTC)

August 13th - August 17th - FIRST LEGO League

2:45pm - 3:00pm Light Snack

3:00pm - 5:30pm FIRST LEGO League (FLL)

(Parents are required to drop-off and pick-up students on time)

Location: Vanston MS Room C1

Attendee: This is an required camp for Vanston only students that are enrolled in the Engineering 2 program. Students must attend camp everyday (Mon-Fri) to remain in the Engineering 2 program.

Cost: $Free

Dress Code: Please wear appropriate comfortable clothing and sneakers/tennis shoes

Materials: Provided

Sign-Up - Vanston Summer Robotics Camp Form - Choose which camp you would like to attend. Only choose one camp (FLL or FTC). There are only 10 spots for each camp (So hurry and choose!). The camp you choose is the robotics program you will be apart of for the upcoming season (Fall semester). All students must signup no later than Friday, June 1st.