The M.A.R.S. Project summer camp is free and low-income students are encouraged to apply.The Camp is a 6 day 5 night summer residential program for 32 rising sophomores. The camp will provide an exciting hands on experience in the field of robotics. Camp activities will center around building and controlling robots in the context of performing tasks remotely on Mars using mobile apps for robot control.
Camp will take place from Sunday afternoon July 16 to Friday afternoon July 21. Food and lodging will be provided for the camp in our Residential Life Building. Supervision and activities will be provided for campers during off hours. Transportation to and from camp may be available based on need.
July 16: Arrival by 4:00 p.m.July 17-20: Camp July 21: Camp and departure at 4:00 p.m. (campers may stay over and leave the following morning)July 22: Departure by 10:00 a.m.
1. be an Arkansas high school sophomore in Fall 20172. have a clear interest in Computer Science and Robotics3. demonstrate academic performance and high potential 4. submit a brief recommendation from a teacher, counselor, GT coordinator, or school administrator. (Instructions for the recommendation will provided when you push the Submit button on this Application Form)