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EV3 Lego Robotics
Design, construct and program interactive,
autonomous robots using EV3 LEGO®
motors, sensors, microprocessors, and
MindStorms® software.
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Coding | Game Design
Children will create their own
engaging and interactive video
games using Scratch, a software
developed by MIT Media Lab.
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LEGO® PRE-ROBOTICS
Share an hour with your preschooler constructing
and creating with LEGO®
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LEGO® WeDo Robotics
Students are introduced to robotics by building and
programming LEGO® projects, using sensors, motors
and LEGO®'s playful WeDo software.
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Our Mission

We ignite kids’ desire to explore, solve
problems and learn. We invent, build
and have fun with cool technologies.

Robofun Downtown

CLICK HERE FOR ALL SUMMER CAMP OPEN HOUSE EVENTS

Robofun Downtown

236 2nd Ave (NE corner of 14th Street) NYC 10003

We’re excited to be bringing our summer camps to downtown Manhattan near Union Square! RoboFun Downtown Summer Camp is equally suited for new and returning students in grades K – 6.  Children should register for the camp program based on the grade they will be ENTERING in the fall. On Fridays, parents are invited into the classroom to see student projects!

We offer half day camp options for Grades K – 6 during each of the weeks listed below. For parents interested in full day camp, please sign up for half day AM and half day PM on the same week, and then email Robofun at robofun@vemny.org for a $55 refund for the full day registration.

Half Day students should bring their own NUT-FREE snack. Full Day students should bring their own NUT-FREE lunch and snacks (morning & afternoon).

If you’re interested in Pre-K offerings downtown, contact robofun@vemny.org and we’ll see if we can accommodate you.

CAMP WEEKS:

  • Week 1: June 19 – June 23
  • Week 2: June 26 – June 30
  • Week 3: July 3 – July 7 (No classes on July 4th)
  • Week 4: July 10 – 14
  • Week 5: July 17 – 21
  • Week 6: July 24 – 28

SAMPLE SCHEDULE:

9am-12pm: AM Session – LEGO® Robotics**
Students design, construct, and program interactive, autonomous robots using LEGO® parts, motors, sensors, and LEGO® software.
12pm-1pm: Lunch and Recess
Weather permitting, we will visit a local park or engage in an outdoor group activity like a guided scavenger hunt. If it is raining, we watch short cartoon episodes as our break period or play a group game like “Apples to Apples” or “Pictionary.”
1pm-4pm: PM Session – Scratch Video Game Design
Students will create their own engaging, interactive animations and video games complete with characters, settings, obstacles, and controls using MIT Media Lab’s Scratch software.  Student games will be uploaded to the Scratch website so they can continue working on their projects at home or show their friends and family.

**Please note that LEGO® robotics projects cannot be taken home.

CLASS DESCRIPTIONS:

RoboticsGRADE K: LEGO® PreRobotics: Students entering Kindergarten in the fall will enjoy experimenting with science while they learn to build playful motorized creations with LEGO®.

Pre_RoboGRADES 1-3: LEGO® Robotics: Students entering in grades 1-3 in the fall will build and program LEGO®* robots using sensors, motors, and LEGO®’s playful WeDo software.
RoboticsGRADES 4-6: LEGO® Robotics: Students entering in grades 4-6 in the fall will build and program LEGO®* robots using sensors, motors, and LEGO®’s advanced EV3 Mindstorms software.
MonkeyGRADES K-6: CODING | VIDEO GAME DESIGN:  Students entering in grades K-6 in the fall will create and code their own engaging and interactive video games complete with characters, obstacles, settings, and controls using software developed by MIT Media Lab. Our clubs emphasize mathematics and literacy skills while fostering creativity and applied learning.

VISIT ROBOFUN DOWNTOWN:

Come meet us before the summer starts! Visit a free Open House to learn more about our one-of-a-kind experience.
Upcoming Open Houses @ Robofun Downtown
236 2nd Ave (NE Corner of 14th Street)
New York, NY 10003
  • Sunday | May 7th | 12-3pm | Register
  • Saturday | May 13th | 12-3pm | Register
  • Saturday | May 20th | 12-3pm | Register *Try a free class!
  • Sunday | June 4th | 12-3pm | Register
  • Saturday | June 17th | 12-3pm | Register
  • Saturday | June 24th | 12-3pm | Register
Open Houses are a free opportunity for families with kids to experience the cool technology projects we’re working on this summer, take a look at the camp setting, and hear more about camp. Our camp staff will be there to answer your questions about our one-of-a-kind camp experience!
RECEIVE 20% OFF SUMMER CAMP WHEN YOU REGISTER AT ANY OF THESE OPEN HOUSE EVENTS.

REGISTER:

TYPE ACTIVITY DATE TIME COST SIGN UP
Grade KDowntown| Week 1| PreRobotics | Half Day Full Week June 19-23 9-12 pm$425
Grades KDowntown| Week 1| Coding Jr. | Half Day Full WeekJune 19-231-4 pm$425
Grade KDowntown| Week 2| PreRobotics | Half Day Full Week June 26-309-12 pm$425
Grade KDowntown| Week 2| Coding Jr. | Half Day Full WeekJune 26-301-4 pm$425
Grade KDowntown| Week 3| PreRobotics | Half Day Full Week July 3-7
*No class on July 4th
9-12 pm$340
Grade KDowntown| Week 3| Coding Jr. | Half Day Full WeekJuly 3-7
*No class on July 4th
1-4 pm$340
Grade KDowntown| Week 4| PreRobotics | Half Day Full Week July 10-149-12 pm$425
Grade KDowntown| Week 4| Coding Jr. | Half Day Full WeekJuly 10-14 1-4 pm$425
Grade KDowntown| Week 5| PreRobotics | Half Day Full Week July 17-219-12 pm$425
Grade KDowntown| Week 5| Coding Jr. | Half Day Full WeekJuly 17-211-4 pm$425
Grade KDowntown| Week 6| PreRobotics | Half Day Full Week July 24-289-12 pm$425
Grade KDowntown| Week 6| Coding Jr. | Half Day Full WeekJuly 24-28 1-4 pm$425
Grades 1-3Downtown| Week 1 | LEGO® WeDo Robotics | Half-day Full weekJune 19-23 9-12 pm$425
Grades 1-3Downtown| Week 1 | Coding 1-3 | Half-day Full weekJune 19-231-4 pm$425
Grades 1-3Downtown| Week 2 | LEGO® WeDo Robotics | Half-day Full weekJune 26-309-12 pm$425
Grades 1-3Downtown| Week 2 | Coding 1-3 | Half-day Full weekJune 26-301-4 pm$425
Grades 1-3Downtown| Week 3 | LEGO® WeDo Robotics | Half-day Full weekJuly 3-7
*No class on July 4th
9-12 pm$340
Grades 1-3Downtown| Week 3 | Coding 1-3 | Half-day Full weekJuly 3-7
*No class on July 4th
1-4 pm$340
Grades 1-3Downtown| Week 4 | LEGO® WeDo Robotics | Half-day Full weekJuly 10-14 9-12 pm$425
Grades 1-3Downtown| Week 4 | Coding 1-3 | Half-day Full weekJuly 10-141-4 pm$425
Grades 1-3Downtown| Week 5 | LEGO® WeDo Robotics | Half-day Full weekJuly 17-219-12 pm$425
Grades 1-3Downtown| Week 5 | Coding 1-3 | Half-day Full weekJuly 17-211-4 pm$425
Grades 1-3Downtown| Week 6 | LEGO® WeDo Robotics | Half-day Full weekJuly 24-289-12 pm$425
Grades 1-3Downtown| Week 6 | Coding 1-3 | Half-day Full weekJuly 24-28 1-4 pm$425
Grades 4-6Downtown| Week 1 | LEGO® EV3 Robotics | Half-day Full weekJune 19-239-12 pm$425
Grades 4-6Downtown| Week 1 | Coding 4-6 | Half-day Full weekJune 19-231-4 pm$425
Grades 4-6Downtown| Week 2 | LEGO® EV3 Robotics | Half-day Full weekJune 26-309-12 pm$425
Grades 4-6Downtown| Week 2 | Coding 4-6 | Half-day Full weekJune 26-301-4 pm$425
Grades 4-6Downtown| Week 3 | LEGO® EV3 Robotics | Half-day Full weekJuly 3-7
*No class on July 4th
9-12 pm$340
Grades 4-6Downtown| Week 3 | Coding 4-6 | Half-day Full weekJuly 3-7
*No class on July 4th
1-4 pm$340
Grades 4-6Downtown| Week 4 | LEGO® EV3 Robotics | Half-day Full weekJuly 10-149-12 pm$425
Grades 4-6Downtown| Week 4 | Coding 4-6 | Half-day Full weekJuly 10-141-4 pm$425
Grades 4-6Downtown| Week 5 | LEGO® EV3 Robotics | Half-day Full weekJuly 17-219-12 pm$425
Grades 4-6Downtown| Week 5 | Coding 4-6 | Half-day Full weekJuly 17-211-4 pm$425
Grades 4-6Downtown| Week 6 | LEGO® EV3 Robotics | Half-day Full weekJuly 24-289-12 pm$425
Grades 4-6Downtown| Week 6 | Coding 4-6 | Half-day Full weekJuly 24-281-4 pm$425
*Please note that LEGO Robotics projects cannot be taken home, but the fun and excitement generated will always be with you!
* RoboFun is not sponsored by or affliated with LEGO®