Star Kids Academy

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Raising Children For The Future
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20920 McClellan Road, Cupertino, California 95014
About Star Kids Academy
Co-ed camps for kids ages 6-13
More About Star Kids Academy

Join us this summer for a robotics, coding, and engineering camp experience of a lifetime! Star Kids Academy offers various themes throughout the summer so students can attend one or all camps we offer without repeated content. Students will enter workshops for engineering humanoid robotics, autonomous vehicles, battle bots, ecosystem robots, axis robotic arms, and more… Read about our themes below!

Robotics Gaming! – The Robotics Gaming Camp will give students the experience to engineer and program robotics to be used within various games, from Rocket League and Plank Battles, to Ultimate Wally’s World and Robot Olympics, FLL challenges, and more. Students will be using the Spike platform, VEX platform, and EV3 for some of the more robust gaming. Students build up to two/three builds as well as adaptations and upgrades to their robots for the competitions.

CarBots! – Students will learn to program and understand the basic engineering of autonomous vehicles and self-driving cars. Students will use various sensors to sense the environment and learn to program the vehicles to behave independently and avoid obstacles around them. 

Animatronics! – Students will learn to engineer and program humanoid robotics, eye movement in animatronics, and robotic hands. Coding of humanoid robotics range from sequencing step-by-step movements to basic machine learning algorithms. 

ArmBots! – Students will learn to engineer and program 3/6-axis robotic arms. Complexity depends on grade level, from 3 axis arms to complex 6-axis KUKA robotics. Students will solve real-world challenges with autonomous factory production missions and scenarios.

BattleBots! – Students will learn to engineer and program various types of robotic machines for battle bots and robotic SUMO. Students will learn engineering for stability and speed in the battle arena, as well as learning autonomous programming for SUMO.

EcoBots! – Students will learn to engineer and program robotics to interact with science and nature experiments. Students will use sensors to sense environments and program autonomous behaviors to adapt to various weather conditions.

Competition! – Students will learn to engineer and program robotics for FLL and VEX Robotics competition. Students will have simulated robotics competition events that replicate real VEX and FLL robotics competition rules, regulations, scoring, teams, and more.

 

Reviews!

“Star Kids Academy is really doing such an amazing job teaching our kids to become future geniuses!

-Andrew Nguyen (Mac-Central)”

“Thank you for putting together such a wonderful class, I know how much Lucas enjoyed it. He is now asking for one of the robots you use in class for Christmas. He enjoys your class, and I know he wants to continue in the future. Thanks again for putting together a great program! 

Regards, Tom”

“I wanted to say thank you to you guys for making this event a huge success. Both, parents and the kids just loved your workshop 🙂 I will definitely get in touch with you if I have any requirements in future. Thanks again to you and your team.. 🙂

Niharika, Walmart Headquarters”

 

“The Star Kids After School, is one of the most advanced robotics schools we have ever seen. Its exciting to see students get that kind of exposure to so many different platforms. Its very exciting.

All the best,

Will Huff

Founder Robomodix, LLC”

“Soham indeed enjoyed a lot last year learning in your class. We sincerely appreciate your teachings and support to Soham last year. I will highly recommend your class to my other friends.

Thanks,

Sanjay  (Parent)”

“Our son, Daniel really enjoys his Jr Robotics at Meyerholz on Thursdays! I know he has learned a lot!

-Lei (Parent) “

“Hi,

My son Vincent loves your enrichment class at Nixon Elementary in Palo Alto. Please have him on your waiting list for the fall classes!

Thanks,

Roxana (Parent)”

“Your class opened new horizons for my kid. My wife gained interest in robotics due to this class as well which landed her a new job as a robot handler! You guys do an awesome job, please keep robotics and coding available for kids.

Thanks!!

-Parent”

“Loved the awesome exposure that my son got with robotics and programming. Hands on experience with different platforms was invaluable. Thanks for bringing this class to the library. A huge hit!

-Parent”

“My child really enjoyed Jr. Robotics. Would like to see this class come back again. Instructor was great and friendly.

-Parent”

“My two children greatly enjoyed the robotics class over the past two months. I as a parent have also enjoyed watching them experience coding, engineering, and robotics for the first time. We feel so lucky to have been able to attend such a wonderful program.

-Parent”

“This has been an awesome learning experience for my daughter. The teacher is very good with kids and encourages her.

-Parent”

“A great experience for my daughter that has helped her have a bit more patience. She is very enthusiastic about this program.

-Parent”

“Thank you for providing us the opportunity to avail of the scholarship and for enriching and broadening students’ experiences. My children really enjoyed their first class with Mr. JD on Tuesday.

-Parent”

 

CAMP SCHEDULE!

8:45 – 9:00 am – Students arrive, check in

9:00 – 9:15 am – Daily welcome and beginning of the day instructions

9:15 – 11:00 am – Lessons and Workshop. Depending on the day and progress, students will be working on their projects with coding lessons throughout.

11:00 – 11:20 am – Snack and break

11:20 – 12:00 pm – Lesson 2 and variation workshop. Continuation of the previous workshop OR adaptation / parallel workshop for project. Depending on the day and the theme of the camp, students will engage in coding lessons, engineering workshop, or group themed challenges where students use their learning of coding and engineering to accomplish parallel mission or the main project.

12:00 – 1:00 pm – Lunch and break

1:00 – 2:00 pm – Real-world robotics education lesson and project OR continuation of workshop for main project. Students will have a brief lesson about real world robotics use and how their camp theme relates to robotics in the real world paired with a coding lesson. Continuation of the previous workshop where students will pick up where they left off in their engineering and / or programming camp theme.

2:00 – 2:20 pm – Snack and break

2:20 – 3:00 pm – Continuation of the previous workshop / Camp Game / Engineering Challenge / Coding Lesson, etc… Daily wrap up, clean up, and points allocation.

3:00 – 3:15 pm main camppick up.

3:00 – 5:00 pm – Extended Care. Board Games, outdoor activities.

 

PRICING!

Ages: 6 – 13 Camp session: Monday through Friday, 9 am to 3 pm with optional Extended Care Main Camp Cost: $390-$600 depending on ticket seat availability. 

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