Advanced Robotics

Grade Level:  Entering 6-8, Cost: $895 (includes meals and housing)
July 13-18

Application:  Open

Application Deadline: Qualified applicants will be admitted on a "rolling" basis;  The application will be available until April 30, unless the program fills before then. Applicants will be notified of an acceptance decision within 2 weeks of receipt of their application.

Take your knowledge of LEGO® MINDSTORMS® to the next level.

Ready for a Real Challenge?

If you already know robotics basics and you’re ready to crank it up a notch, immerse yourself in robotics by living on the WPI campus for an entire week.  Explore more complex programming and construction techniques with our brilliant robotics faculty by your side.  You will enjoy fun evening activities for a well-rounded WPI experience!

An essay is required as part of our online application: “Please write a one-page essay explaining why you want to attend this program at WPI.” Please demonstrate your previous robotics experience, whether it is attendance at our Junior Robotics Challenge or on an FLL team. 

Learn more about our faculty lead, Brad Miller, Associate Director of the Robotics Resource Center.


As part of the FIRST Robotics Competition, Battlecry is the place to be every spring for top-notch competition.

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Have Questions?

Contact Summer Programs:
100 Institute Road
Worcester, MA 01609-2280 
Phone: +1-508-831-4900
Fax: +1-508-831-5694

Please Note:

A friendly competition will be held on Friday afternoon so you can share what you’ve learned with family and friends.

2014 brochure (.pdf, 1.69 mb)