Build-a-Bot Workshop – SOLD OUT

IMG_2021Get started in the exciting world of Robotics! During this 4 session workshop you will build your own Robot and wireless controller. You will gain the skills to start programming your robot and adding sensors and actuators so your robot can interact with the world around it. At the end of the workshop we will discuss your ideas on how to extend your robot.



  • No experience necessary
  • Build your own wirelessly controlled Robot.
  • No soldering!
  • Learn the basics of programming the Arduino platform
  • Learn about common sensors, actuators, and technologies
  • Leave with a functional robot and the knowledge to start your journey in Robotics.
  • Get a great start for the Robotics Competition at the 2016 Cape Cod Mini Maker Faire

Class Size: Limited to 10 robot kits. Groups of up to 2 people may share a kit.
Fee: $165 – includes a Robot Kit with the following:

  • 2 Wheeled Robot Chassis with Gearbox Motors
  • Arduino based Robot Controller with Motor Drivers
  • 2 XBee Series 1 Wireless Transceivers
  • 3 Line Following Sensors
  • 3-Axis Accelerometer
  • Arduino Pro Mini based Remote Control with Analog Joystick
  • 128×64 pixel White OLED Display
  • Plastic Enclosure for Remote Control
  • FTDI Chipset based Arduino Programmer/USB to UART Adapter
  • All Batteries Included!

Please note that this class is four nights.

Dates:Tuesday December 1st, 8th, 15th and January 5th.

Time: 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Instructor Bio:

Jesse Craig is a Software Engineer at GlobalFoundries developing software and firmware for Lab and Customer Enablement. He is also an avid Maker with a focus on Remote Sensors and the Internet of Things. He has over 15 years experience developing, programming, and debugging Embedded Systems.

WHERE BSU Cape Cod Campus – 1175 Route 28 South Yarmouth, MA 02664 – View Map

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Robotics Meetup October 27th 7 P.M. – BSU Cape Cod Campus

IMG_2021It’s robot time! Cape Cod Makers will be hosting a robotics competition at the 2016 Cape Cod Mini Maker Faire. During this meetup we will discuss the format of the competition and how Cape Cod Makers will be supporting teams. We will also talk about the upcoming Build-A-Bot workshop Cape Cod Makers will be offering this fall. This meetup is open to all educators and/or hobbyists considering participating in the competition.

October 27th 7:00 P.M to 8:00 P.M.
Bridgewater State University Cape Cod Campus
1175 MA-28, South Yarmouth, 02664

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Save the Date–Third Annual Cape Cod Mini Maker Faire

The  third annual Cape Cod Mini Maker Faire will take place on Saturday, April 30, 2016 from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at Mashpee Middle-High School.  The Cape Cod Mini Maker Faire is a family-friendly celebration of creativity, innovation and the DIY spirit!  You don’t want to miss this event, so check back here for more information as it becomes available.  Let’s celebrate the Maker in all of us!



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