Build a robot! Need we say more? Okay...we will! The Robot Garage is a super cool place where you can have a fun hands-on experience which is fun as well as educational!
With a table of block and dreams in front of you, you can design ANYTHING you want with your imagination and actually build it!
They have drop in classes for you to just go and have a play and see what you can come up with, ot they have classes and projects to keep things exciting for you!
Classes are all age bracketed and age-appropriate, like the Young Engineers for those little robot lovers aged 4 - 5, where they are given an introduction to robots, architecture and engineering. The 1 hour class walks them through a different project each week, from start to finish. They can enjoy fun and colorful LEGO blocks which they will end up creating in a working masterpiece!
Or there is the Robot Academy which helps develop motor skills, social skills and a hands-on understanding of key academic concepts.
For the slightly older grades 4 - 6, the Mindstorms Challenges are studio-based where students familiar with the basic Mindstorm sensors are ready to explore new robot challenges! Build your self confidence when you can see yourself finally problem solving and working out how to create that incredible work of art that all came from YOUR imagination!
And of course, no party should be without robots either! They have two birthday packages that you can pick from that can make your day a super fun robot-tastic day!
What will YOU create today!?
It's worth noting that Google maps and GPS often puts in the wrong address so just keep an eye on it! They are located near the Birmingham Amtrak station, at 637 South Eton in Birmingham, MI.Get directions
Classes vary in price.
Grab something to eat in the area before or after your visit!
The shop is filled with robots, and games, and parts, and just really cool stuff that all scientists, mathematicians and creative types will just love!
They offer hands-on S.T.E.M based programs for all school ages. They can accommodate up to 75 students, or they will travel to your school for 50 or more students! They also offer scout programs.
Give them a call to ask about accessibility!