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After School and Holiday Robotics

Facilitated by experienced robotics students and led by parent volunteers, Holiday and After School Robotics are a great introduction for  children aged 5-9 to our robotics programs.

After School Robotics – Term 4 at the TAFE starting back 9th November

Embers  Robotics run an after school robotics program on Tuesdays from 4pm-5pm each week at our workshop at Wollongong TAFE and also a program at Thirroul Public School on Thursday 3.45-5.30pm.  Project Bucephalus run an  EV3 Mindstorms Roboclub  on Tuesday & Thursday at the same locations, aimed at older,  more experienced kids. Note: due to COVID restrictions the Term 4 program at Thirroul Public school is on hold.

Both Embers run programs are open to all students aged 5-9. The TAFE held classes  cost  $150 for a 10 lesson term or $15/lesson. Thirroul classes cost $27 per lesson. All lessons utilise the Lego Education WeDo 2.0 kits and prepare students for the more advanced Lego Mindstorms systems.

We also have some Spike Prime kits and are now exploring Scratch programming which our students are enjoying.

Note: For Elonera Montessori School students the “walking wedo bus” is available for anyone who wishes to have their child collected from EMS OOSH and taken over to the TAFE for the class.

If you would like details about how to enrol, or how to catch the “bus” please contact us. Classes are limited in size due to COVID restrictions.

January 2022 Holiday Robotics

Once again we are facilitating a Wedo 2.0 robotics holiday program as part of the UOW Little Learning Labs on 10-11th January 2022 at the Wollongong campus.  Details are here. We are also hoping to be back running  some holiday programs with EMS – stay tuned for details and dates.


You can now use your NSW Creative Kids voucher towards our classes. See the Services NSW page to apply for your voucher.

** Please note that all proceeds from the after school  and holiday programs go towards the ongoing running costs of Embers Robotics.