2016 VEX IQ Summer Camp

2018 Vex IQ Summer Camp
For Incoming Grades 4-6

Signup is now open for VEX IQ "Summer Camp" for students entering Grades 4-6 in September 2018, This is our 3rd annual camp, and spots have always filled quickly!

This year we will have both:

  • an "Introduction To VEX Robotics Camp" from June 18-22 from 9:00am-12:00pm
    (for kids that do not have at least 1 year of VEX IQ experience)
  • an "Intermediate/Advanced" camp from June 18-22 from 1:00pm- 4:00pm
    (For kids that have at least 1 year of VEX IQ experience)
  • Both camps will be held in the "Media Center" at the Jenison High School
  • Cost is $80 for each camp

Summer Camp Info Night

  • May 24th
  • Jenison High School Media Center
  • 6:00-7:00pm

Beginner Camp - Introduction To VEX Robotics

The "Beginner Camp" will focus on the basics of what a "VEX IQ" robot is and hands-on building activities


  • learning the basics of VEX IQ robot design, and the various components, and how they all work together
  • hands-on building of a "VEX IQ Robot" in teams of 2-3 kids
  • driving the robots they build through various challenges, including the Fall 2018 "Next Level" Challenge
  • Modifying their robots to better tackle the challenges
  • and a camp end "Next Level Challenge Tournament" to decide who built the best robot!

This "Beginner Camp" is a great opportunity to find out if the Jenison Robotics program is a good fit for your child! Signups are limited, and on a first-come-first-served basis, and have filled up quickly the last 2 summers.

Intermediate/Advanced Camp

The "Intermediate/Advanced Camp" will focus on more advanced VEX IQ robot activities


  • learning gear ratios and how they affect movement
  • learning about the various VEX IQ "sensors" and how they can be used in their robot designs
  • learning more about the programming of a VEX IQ robot, with a focus on "Autonomous Mode"
  • building and driving a robot using these new techniques
  • a camp end "tournament" featuring a "skills competition"

NOTE: The "Intermediate/Advanced" camp is only open to kids that have participated in at least 1 year of VEX Robotics

If you have any questions, please email our VEX IQ Director at [email protected]

Summer Camp Signup Info

You can signup online below, or join us at our Spring Open House May 24th in the Jenison High School Media Center from 6:00-7:00pm, where we will answer questions and can do the signup in person.

Fill Out The Form Below To Signup Now