Volunteer for the 2019 FIRST LEGO League Tournament

The annual Madison Regional FIRST LEGO League Tournament and Junior Expo is coming up. We are seeking volunteers to help in a variety of ways to serve the 40-50 teams who will attend this year! Click to learn about how you can help out.

Leadership Changes for BadgerBOTS

BadgerBOTS Robotics Corporation is excited to announce changes to our leadership team! Lisa Bartig, who many of you will know from her tireless work for BadgerBOTS and Wisconsin FIRST LEGO League, has agreed to become our new Executive Director. BadgerBOTS Founder and President Ben Senson will be our new Director of Educational Programming.

Register Now for Summer Camp!

BadgerBOTS offers half-day camps for kids ages 7 through Middle School. Our week-to-week schedule makes it easy to schedule a BadgerBOTS camp between travel, sports and other camps. Sign up for a morning or afternoon camp, or register for Lunch and stay at BadgerBOTS all day.

Pi Day Silent Auction

The Pi Day Silent Auction begins March 7th at 6 PM and closes March 14th at 8:30 PM.
This year, we’ve enabled mobile bidding, so you can participate in the auction – and win! – from anywhere.

March 23 – WeDo Weekend: Race Cars!

Race Cars!
Saturday, March 23rd
10:00 AM – Noon OR
1:00 – 3:00 PM
LEGO WeDo robot kits are a fun and easy way to begin learning about robotics. Together we will build a LEGO Race Car and learn to create programs and build for movement and speed.
$12 for ages 6 – 9. Register Online.

March 15 or 18 – Minecraft Modding Workshop

“Luck of the Slime-ish”
Friday, March 15th OR Monday, March 18th
6:30 – 8:00 PM
Modify Slimes so that they drop bits of gold when defeated and give players green dyed armor in the spirit of St. Patrick’s day.
$10 for ages 9 -14. Register online

March 11 – Scratch Party!

“Make it Talk”
Monday, March 11th, 2019
6:30 – 8:00 PM
It speaks!
Scratch has some cool new features. You can now make your projects talk with Text-to-Speech! Learn to use this new update and create an animated, talking scene.
$5 for kids 7-14 years old. Register Online

Pi Day 2019

BadgerBOTS invites you to celebrate Pi Day 2019
Thursday, March 14th
6 – 9 pm
A fundraiser event to support BadgerBOTS Education Center
Robots to see, build, and drive
Contests and a Silent Auctions
Fun for All Ages
And of course … Pie!
RSVP to reserve your slice here.

Feb 22 or March 1 – Minecraft Modding Workshop

“Minecraft Pirates”
Friday, February 22nd 6:30 – 8:00 PM OR Friday, March 1st 6:30 – 8:00 PM Learn to make mini-mob-modifications to Minecraft. Create a pirate-themed game, complete with boats and flying wither skulls!
$10 for ages 9 -14.
Register online

February 17 – Build a Robot: Flippy

Sunday, February 17th 2:00 – 4:00 PM
In this workshop, students will build a simple robot designed to dance. Once built, the next challenge is to create and test modifications to make the best robot dancer ever! Take your robot home at the end of class.
$15 for ages 9-14 Register Online