Discover Robotics: Session 1 (J, C, S)

April 11, 2013 @ 6:30 PM – April 11, 2013 @ 8:30 PM
Alleghany-Highlands YMCA
101 YMCA Way
George Washington National Forest, Covington, VA 24426
Sylvie Peterson

In collaboration with Alleghany Highlands YMCA, we are excited to be able to offer a new Robotics program. This is a fun program that focuses on designing, building, programming and testing robots. Skills like wiring, programming, and sensor operations are learned, which will help girls discover careers in the field of STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics). Girls also learn valuable life skills, like teamwork, problem solving, decision-making and social skills. This 4 session series will entice girls to think like scientists and engineers while having a fun, creative, hands-on learning experience. Space is limited, so sign up NOW!


Who: Girls ages 11–13 (J, C, S; Non-Girl Scout registered girls may attend but will need to pay an additional $12 GSUSA membership fee.)
Date: Thursday, April 11 and 25, May 2 and 16
Time: 6:30–8:30 PM
Place: Alleghany-Highlands YMCA, 101 YMCA Way, Covington, VA
Fee: $40/girl
Min/Max: 12 girls max.
Patch Included: yes
Registration Opens: December 10, 2012
Registration Closes: April 3, 2013
Scholarship Deadline: April 3, 2013
To Register: Register online or send Program Registration Form (#2680) and fee (checks payable to GSVSC) to:
Debra Giles
3663 Peters Creek Road, NW
Roanoke, VA 24019
Questions: Sylvie Peterson, 540-777-5103 or
Note: Buses from Clifton Middle School stop at the YMCA. It is the responsibility of the parents of participants to notify the school of the student’s need to ride that bus on those days. Parents are also responsible for pick-up at the YMCA. Parents of attendees are offered a special rate of $7.50 per session to enjoy the amenities of the Y while your daughter is in the program.

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