2018 RoboCamps


Please download & review this PDF:
RoboCamps Overview, Policies, Terms & Conditions 

By purchasing RoboCamps tickets, you acknowledge acceptance & adherence to the TERMS & CONDITIONS outlined in the PDF.  This information & PDF link are also published to each Eventbrite listing for our RoboCamps.  

October School Holiday Camps will not be offered for 2018 due to relocation of FIRST/Faculty of Science & Engineering building relocation to our new venues at 50 & 44 Waterloo Road (off-campus).

RoboCamp Tickets

Ticket sales are via Eventbrite only; credit/debit card required.  Tickets are not available for purchase directly through FIRST/MQU in any instance due to new credit card processing & cash handling policies of the university as of September 2018.  Scroll down side bar for links to purchase tickets.

Currently Enrolling

Term 4, Six-Week Program for Years 3 - 7
Meeting Every Saturday
First class: 20 October 2018
Last class:  24 November 2018

One Session Option Available:

  • 1 pm - 3 pm

Two Levels Available:

  • Beginner
  • Intermediate

The Beginner RoboCamp focuses on:

  • EV3 Mindstorms Tech
  • Basic Sensors
  • Intro to Coding Techniques
  • A, B, C's of LEGO Engineering Methods
  • Basic Algorythms
  • Problem Solving

The Intermediate RoboCamp focuses on:
*Student should have prior EV3 experience.

  • EV3 Mindstorms Tech
  • Multi-Sensor Systems
  • Advanced Programming Techniques
  • Advanced Engineering Concepts
  • Incorporating LEGO Geometry
  • Advance Algorythms
  • Environmental Feedback Systems

Ready to Purchase Tickets?! 
Click on the links below to be taken to the Eventbrite listing of your choice.

New RoboCamps location! 
Now situated in the
Macquarie University School of Engineering
at 44 Waterloo Rd, Macquarie Park.

Downloadable Documents

For ALL FIRST Australia events, to be completed by parent or guardian for each participant - please download, complete & submit during RoboCamp check in:  *compulsory, if you purchase a RoboCamp ticket, you consent to providing these completed forms



*Important:  MQU & FIRST Australia reserve the right to cancel RoboCamps for any reason, including but not limited to low-enrolment.  Parents may be notified via email not less than 7 days prior to the event.  Options will be offered via email including full refunds (issued via Eventbrite) or switching to a different session, if available.


Who is teaching my Child?

Our RoboCamps are run with utmost professionalism and fun! Camps are facilitated by Macquarie University staff and members of the Thunder Down Under robotics team. We want to make sure your child is safe and having fun at all times. With Macquarie University covering all bases, your child is in excellent hands!  All 18+ camp facilitators have NSW Working with Children Check clearances and must complete thorough training to ensure they understand the right course of action should an incident occur.

We encourage parents who have any concerns to contact Wynonah Bush at robocamps@ausfirst.org.


RoboCamps are conducted at Macquarie University, under the Faculty of Science and Engineering by FIRST Australia. These camps are located 44 Waterloo Rd in the NEW School of Engineering Hub. More information regarding room location is provided during the registration process. Our camps are conducted in safe, secure rooms – with access to bathrooms and bubblers nearby. Your children are our number one priority!

Payment and Registration

Follow the links to register for the RoboCamps via Eventbrite (links from left-hand page menu).   Additional information in relation to the camp will be sent out following registration, closer to the camp dates.

If you have difficulties with registration or do not receive a confirmation from Eventbrite with ticket, please email Wynonah Bush.  Your Eventbrite ticket is your confirmation that the booking is complete.

Risk Assessment

RoboCamps Event Risk Assessment 2018   *Downloadable PDF