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© 2019 by SoLA Robotics.  All Rights Reserved.

SoLA TECH CLUBS

   A place where students:

  • Build on their knowledge around all things STEAM 

  • Develop expertise in a subject of their choice 

  • Experience coding, robotics, computer programming, and more

  • Learn digital game development, apps, website building, engineering concepts 

  • Collaborate with a small group of young scholars (10 students max per class)

  • Receive 6 hours of high quality, standards-based STEM instruction each month 

  • Get access to all technology, materials and robotics team coaching 

TECH CLUB OPTIONS

 

January Start Dates

Saturdays

10:00am - Noon

(Ages 9+) 

WAITLIST!

Starts January 11th

Saturdays

12:30pm-2:30pm

(Ages 6-8) 

WAITLIST!

Starts January 11th

SCHEDULE

Tech Club is a monthly membership.  Weekly classes are

generally held on the 2nd, 3rd and 4th week of each month unless otherwise noted.

 

NEW 2019 Tech Club (Monthly) Enrollment

Three Price Levels:

(All levels include full club benefits)

 

  • $197 Gift Giver Membership: This is a "Get one, Gift one" monthly membership. You're making it possible for another student to attend Tech Club! Thank you for helping in our effort to offer classes accessible for all. 

 

  • $147 Standard Tech Membership: Standard rate monthly membership, full club benefits including training for competition events.

 

  • $97 Need-Based Membership (LIMITED):  Our mission is to make Tech/Robotics/STEM accessible to all, regardless of income. A specific number of monthly memberships are reserved for our families in need of significant financial assistance. Please, only use this option if it truly applies to you.

 

    Join the Waitlist
     

    TECH CLUB MEETING DATES AND EVENTS

    SoLA Tech Clubs are designed to guide students in building skills over time.  

    The curriculum runs from September through June.

    September 2019

    Saturdays (10am and 12:30 classes) 14th, 21st, 28th

    Wednesdays 18th, 25th, Oct 2

    September Activities: Fun intro to coding with Dash and Dot robots, including Legos, launchers and sketch. Open slots for Wonder Robotics Competition (ages 6-14). 

     

    October 2019

    Saturdays (10am and 12:30 classes) 12th, 19th, 26th

    Wednesdays 9th, 16th, 30th  

    October Activities: Learning to code with Dash, Dot and CUE robots. Wonder Robotics Competition Team practice with obstacles. 

    October events:

    Oct 19th - Taste of Soul interactive booth

    Oct 22-23 - SoLA Robotics Booth at YoMo STEAM Fest (LA Convention Center)

    Oct 24-29 - SoLA Robotics Team at WER International Robotics Open 

     

    November 2019

    Saturdays (10am and 12:30 classes) 9th, 16th, 23rd

    Wednesdays 6th, 13th, 20th   

    November Activities: Introduction to VEX Robotics and Sphero (rolling) robots.  VEX IQ Teams open for enrollment (ages 8-13) VEX competition occurs in Feb 2020. 

     

    December 2019

    Saturdays (10am and 12:30 classes) 7th, 14th, 21st

    Wednesdays 4th, 11th, (No class on Dec 18th, all students attend on Dec 21 for Celebration)   

    December Activities: VEX Robotics Team practice (building, driving, programming).  Submission of Wonder Robotics codes for judging. Intro to Virtual Reality.

    December events:

    Dec 12-18th - SoLA Robotics Team at WER International World Championship

     

    Upcoming for 2020 

    January Tech Clubs begin January 11th

    January events:

    2020 Teams enter Games for Change (Digital Game Competition)

    Jan 31-Feb 2 Join us at GameSchool Con www.gameschoolcon.com Register Now!

    February 15, 2020 VEX IQ Tournament at El Camino College

    April 7, 2020 City of STEM Festival at Columbia Space Center

    SoLA TECH CLUBS

    Why Join?

    • There is a community need for on-going coding and robotics classes.

    • Coding is more fun when robots are involved.

    • Kids will have an on-going club where they can build tech skills and make friends.

     

    Why is coding important?

    • Code is the reason why all digital devices work (computers, cell phones, etc). Many common activities like searching Google and watching Netflix are made possible with code.

    • Coding helps kids with communication skills, math skills and confidence. These are important for all professions.

     

    All students:

    • Work with robots

    • Engage in inquiry-based instruction

    • Participate in interactive "unplugged" games to make the concept of coding easy to understand

    • Learn about Digital Citizenship and internet safety

    • Become part of a community of young tech leaders

     

     

    ​Club Details

    • Safe Environment, Qualified Instructors

    • Age groups range from age 6-17

    • Students meet 3 times per month.

    • Saturday and After school options 

    Novice students are able to:

    • Code with Dash and Dot Wonder Robots

    • Create animations and digital games with Scratch and Scratch Jr.

    • Learn computer programming basics with kid-friendly coding courses 

     

     

     

    Advanced students are able to:

    • Code with Cue and Sphero Robots

    • Build, drive and program VEX and Krypton Robots

    • Be eligible to join robotics teams and enter local competitions

    • Create digital games with Scratch platform (eligible for competition entry)

    • Learn intermediate computer programming with coding courses

    • Learn HTML and CSS programming languages

    • Build websites from scratch