KCC looking for youth to join Bruin Bots youth robotics team

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Kellogg Community College invites all area sixth- through ninth-graders to join the Bruin Bots, a team that will build and program competition robots as part of KCC’s Regional Manufacturing Technology Center programming. Team practices will run from 4:15 to 7… Continue Reading

KCC offering youth robotics camps during Spring Break

Bruin Bots summer camp participants work during camp in 2013.

Kellogg Community College will host two Spring Break robotics camps for youth in grades six through nine next month, including one for girls only. Details about each camp are below. Lego Destination: Mars! 8 a.m.-noon April 7-10 In this hands-on camp,… Continue Reading

Free after-school robotics club for youth starts Feb. 6

Bruin Bots summer camp participants work during camp in 2013.

For the second consecutive year, Kellogg Community College is offering a free after-school robotics clubs for middle school students. The Bruin Bots Middle School Robotics Club, which is open to students in sixth through ninth grades, will meet from 4 to… Continue Reading

KCC offers Lego engineering, robotics camps over spring break

Are your school-aged children looking for something fun and scientific to do over spring break in Battle Creek? A pair of youth day camps at Kellogg Community College might be the answer. KCC’s Lifelong Learning Program is offering “The World of… Continue Reading

Credit union awards $3,424 grant to support KCC youth robotics

Kellogg Community College’s Lifelong Learning Department has been awarded a $3,424 grant from the United Educational Credit Union’s Bright Ideas Partnership Program to purchase additional robotics materials and supplies for the college’s growing Bruin Bots robotics program for youth. Scott… Continue Reading

Lego robotics sumobot battles at the RMTC (video)

In the above video, students from the “Beyond Science Fiction: The World of Lego Robotics” STEM camp hosted by Kellogg Community College’s Lifelong Learning Department battle their sumobots created during camp at the Regional Manufacturing Technology Center in Battle Creek. Click… Continue Reading

Lego robotics class at RMTC ‘completely blows your mind’

Ask 13-year-old Patrick Carattini what career field he wants to go into when he’s older, and the answer might surprise you. On a recent afternoon, the Battle Creek youth didn’t bat an eye when talking about a future in genetics… Continue Reading