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  1. Use the filters below to design your pre-college summer adventure based on your favorite campus, subjects and more. There are three types of academic experiences you can choose from:
    • Summer Enrichment – Choose one morning and one afternoon course offered at the same campus to find out where your true passions lie.
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  2. Enroll to secure your spot! If you've selected Summer Enrichment, register for your morning and afternoon courses as soon as you've completed your enrollment. 

Summer Discovery Middle School Enrichment Programs at UCLA

3 Weeks

Building Bots: A Robotics Journey

On Campus $3,399 - 8,499Age Range 11, 12, 13

In this class, you will build your very own robot while you expand your knowledge of computer science.  This comprehensive course provides students with a strong foundation in robotics, combining theoretical concepts with practical skills for robot design and control. Students will learn the basics of modeling, design, planning, and control of robot systems. Topics include planar (twodimensional) and spatial (three-dimensional) spaces, motion planning, mechanism design for manipulators and mobile robots, rigid body dynamics, control design algorithms, actuators and sensors, task modeling, human-machine interface, and embedded software. Throughout the course, students will work on various projects and assignments that will challenge their problem-solving, critical thinking, and teamwork skills.  

Dates & Tuition
  • Jun 23 - Jul 12: Residential Program - $8,899
  • Jun 24 - Jul 11: Commuter Program - $4,199
Supplemental Fees Construct and demonstrate your own small robot and unlock its potential! Additional course fee: $295.
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