June 18-22, 2018 (Session I) | July 16-20, 2018 (Session II) | 9 am to 3 pm « Back

What’s involved in making a robot? How do I successfully design a robot with specific tasks in mind? Empowering students to be creative problem solvers is essential to education especially in the areas of science, technology, engineering and mathematics. Exploring robotics naturally leads students to develop questions in these areas and prompts them towards genuine, long-lasting learning. We will dive into integrated learning in the STEM areas as students work collaboratively to complete challenges throughout the week.


  • Session I – June 18-22
  • Session II – July 16-20


  • $325/week by the “Early Bird” deadline of April 19, 2018
  • $375/week after April 19, 2018

Ages: Students entering 7th, 8th, and 9th grades in the fall of 2018

Lunch is included!

Session I Instructor: Liam Carey

liam_careyLiam Carey is currently in his eleventh year teaching and is the Director of the Inquiry & Innovation Program at SHC. He earned a Bachelor of science in Management Science Economics from UC San Diego as well as a physics credential, multiple-subject credential and masters in education from USF. He currently teaches Physics and AP Statistics here at SHC in addition to his experience teaching Chemistry and Accelerated Computer Programming.


Session II Instructor: Michael Lino


Michael Lino has a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering with an emphasis in robotics and control systems from San Francisco State University.  He currently works at SFSU as a Mechanical Engineering Equipment Technician and Machinist. Mr. Lino’s role includes helping students with their labs as well as design and build projects which have included quad copters, micro controllers, wooden and steel bridges. He is thrilled to come back as a third year summer institute instructor.


Check out the final Battle Bot Competition from the 2015 Robotics week!