Camp Eureka

Camp Eureka is a week-long engineering camp hosted by our club during school breaks and intercession.  The purpose of Camp Eureka is to spread  science and technology information throughout the community and help our club fund-raise for trips and parts.  During camp, your child will be placed in a group with one or two other students and mentored by one of the club members.  This style of teaching provides as one on one interaction as possible between our teachers and students and helps to make all of our camps very educational and enjoyable.

Fall Camp Eureka

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Learn about the two basic processes for building a robot!

In previous years, we held camps based around the two most popular youth robotics competitions: VexIQ and  FLL (FIRST Lego League). However, we prepared new curriculums this summer to refocus our camps towards new engineering principals. Earlier this summer, we hosted a camp focused on engineering concepts.  This upcoming summer camp will be focused on programming and robot building.

Frequently Asked Questions:

When is it?
Monday, October 10th – 15th
Morning Session is 8:00 am – 12:00 am
Afternoon Session is 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Students that sign up for both camps may stay during the 60 minute intersession and take a break along with the mentors.
 

Where is it?
Hilo High School, stay updated for more details


Who can sign up?
Children of ages 8-12 (exceptions offered on a case to case basis!)

Where do I drop off and pick up my child?
Drop Off and Pick Up will be in front of the Hilo High School Cafeteria at the front parking lot. There will be mentors waiting for you to sign in students. The earliest you can drop off your child will be 7:30 am for the morning camp and 12:30 for the afternoon camp.

What does my child need to bring to camp?
Students do not need to bring anything to camp. Snacks will be provided but they are free to bring their own food. However, breakfast or lunch will not be provided.

How much will it cost?
Tuition is $175 per student for each session they attend.

Where can I find the registration form?
Registration for the Fall Camp Eureka is not yet open, stay updated for more details.

How do I turn in the registration form and payment?
Mail the form and payment it to the club’s physical address: 556 Waianuenue Ave. Hilo, HI 96720. If you are unable to mail it in, you can drop it off (in an envelope) at Hilo High School’s front office and direct it to robotics. If you registered electronically, walking it in the first day of camp is okay but it is preferred to be either mailed or dropped off at Hilo High School.

Do you accept checks?
We accept cash and checks. Please make checks out to Hilo High School with the memo, “Fall Camp Eureka.”

Contact Info

If you would like to contact us with questions or comments regarding camp, please email us at hilovikingrobotics@gmail.com,  or contact one of the following people listed below:
Ara Uhr (Club President) at (808) 936-0190

In the event that the people listed above cannot be reached, you can also contact:
Ryan Nakasato (Club advisor) at (808) 313-5547, or  r_nakasato@yahoo.com

Thank you for reading!! Have a great day!!