Community Outreach: Project Initiatives
Workshops for Kids: FAQs for Summer Workshops
Do you have workshops for all ages?
We usually offer two different summer workshops. Early Elementary
Robotics is for students entering 1st or 2nd grade. Co-Ed Robotics
is for students entering 3rd through 8th grades. We occasionally have
workshops or internships for high school students and we occasionally offer
workshops on Saturdays during the academic year. The age range for
those workshops varies.
How do I find out about the workshops?
As soon as they are scheduled, workshops are announced through
email. If you'd like to to be notified of future workshops for kids,
click here to subscribe to the email list, or send a blank email to
firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject "subscribe ceeoLEGOkids".
When will the summer workshop schedule be announced?
Usually, we are able to announce our schedule for the summer by the
end of February.
How do I register my child?
When workshops are announced, we will provide a link to an online
registration form. Registation will begin at a set time and date.
Our workshops do fill up quickly, so we recommend completing the
registration at that time.
Will you save a spot for my child?
We cannot save spots for people. Spots are offered on a first-come,
Can I pay by credit card?
Yes, Tufts accepts Visa, Mastercard, American Express and
Discover. You will be directed to our online payment system when you
complete the online registration form.
How much do workshops cost?
Co-Ed Robotics is five full days and the fee is $550. Early
Elementary Robotics is 3 half-days for $160. Saturday workshops vary in price.
How much experience with programming or LEGO is required?
Previous experience with programming or LEGO is not required. Kids
build and program at their own level.
Do you offer scholarships?
We have limited funding for scholarships. To apply, please
email Lynne Ramsey.
Can my child attend even if she doesn't meet the grade requirements?
Unfortunately, we cannot make exceptions to the grade requirements.
Often our workshops are done to test curriculum or technology for
research projects being conducted at the CEEO and the grade range of
the students participating needs to be precise for research
Who teaches the workshops?
Our workshops are usually taught by staff, students, or teachers
associated with the CEEO.
When do I have to pay?
Payment must be made at the time of registration. After
completing the online registration form, you will be directed to the
online payment system. Spots in the workshop will be reserved for
the first students who are paid in full.
What if I have to cancel, can I get a refund?
No refunds if cancelled within 30 days of workshop date. Cancellations
before that date subject to a $100 cancellation fee.