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ROBOTICS SUMMER CAMP 2022 – Registration Deadline Today

July 20, 2022 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm PDT

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Different Minds Academy is embarking on an exciting new adventure: Robotics Summer Camp!

Organized by Different Minds Academy, University of Victoria, Canada

Summer camp is conducted and organized by Shruthi (Su), Prof. Jim Tanaka, Bernice Addison and team. Shruthi is a Robotics and STEM Educator with a PhD in Robotics and several years of teaching experience spanning schools and universities.

Dates: August 6, 13 and 20 | Saturdays; 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM


About: The Robotics Summer Camp’s three day session aims to provide an introduction for the kids to the world of robotics, mechanics, electronics and coding. There will be dedicated mentoring during these sessions to help the kids to understand better.

Registration Deadline: July 20th, 2022

Camp cost: $50 per registration. For fee waiver options, please contact the organizers​




Some Extra Notes: 

  1. One BBC Microbit kit will be provided per registration.
  2. The camp is beginner level, so no prior knowledge of robotics, mechanics, electronics or coding is required. Everything will be taught from scratch
  3. The camp will take place virtually over Zoom
  4. Robotics Summer Camp is organized by Different Minds Academy, University of Victoria, Canada and conducted by Dr. Shruthi (Su), Prof. Jim Tanaka, Bernice Addison and the DMA team
  5. Questions? Contact us through the Eventbrite Registration page or email 

More about DMA

Our camps are matched with university mentors trained in autism and neurodiversity. Having grown from over a decade of science workshops for the neurodiversity community, DMA creates and provides virtual learning and meaningful social experiences for children of all abilities.

The Academy comes under the umbrella of the Different Minds Institute, formerly known as the Centre for Autism Recreation, Technology and Education (CARTE), led by Prof. Jim Tanaka, Professor in the Cognition and Brain Sciences Program in the Psychology Department at the University of Victoria.

DMA is made possible by ongoing support from the Ames Family Foundation.


July 20, 2022
8:00 am - 5:00 pm PDT
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