July 2017 School Holiday Workshops

Our workshops are held at Mamre Anglican School, 45 Bakers Lane Kemps Creek.

Our next Holiday Workshops will be held from Tuesday 4 July 2017 and Wednesday 5 July 2017. Bookings are now open.

Go to our Western Enrichment Learning Lab Facebook page to see photos and video from our previous Workshops.

To book online click on any photo on this page and you will be redirected to our Trybooking site.

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Junior Robots – Kindergarten to Year 5

Tuesday 4 July 9.00am
Tuesday 4 July 2.00pm
Duration: 2 hours
Maximum group size: 20 students
Cost: $30

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Learn how to build and program robots using LEGO® WeDo Robotics. This introductory workshop is designed for students with no previous experience with LEGO WeDo. Students will work in pairs building at least two robots and programming them using a graphical coding language. This workshop gives students a great introduction to our  Junior Engineering workshop, which will be held at 2pm on Friday 21 April.

Junior Engineering – Years 3 to 6

Wednesday 5 July 2.00pm – only 4 spaces left!
Duration: 2 hours
Maximum group size: 8 students
Cost: $30

Build and program larger robots using LEGO® WeDo Robotics. This workshop is designed for students who have some experience using LEGO WeDo and is ideal for those who have done our Junior Robots workshop. Students will work in pairs building one or two robots and programming them using a graphical coding language.


Robotics 1A – Years 4 to 8 (Previously known as Intro to EV3 Robotics)

Tuesday 4 July 9.00am
Duration: 3 hours
Maximum group size: 16 students
Cost: $45

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An introductory workshop designed for students with no previous experience (or very little experience) with LEGO Mindstorms. Students will work in pairs and work through a series of guided tutorial activities using a graphical coding language called LabView. This workshop gives students the foundational knowledge and skills they need for any of our other School Holiday workshops using EV3.

Robotics EV3 Designer – Years 5 to 8

Wednesday 5 July 9.00am
Duration: 7 hours
Maximum group size: 12 students
Cost: $85

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This workshop is perfect for students who have some experience with LEGO Mindstorms, especially for those who have already done our Robotics 1A workshop. Students have the choice to work individually or in pairs to build and program more complicated robots or to experiment and design and program their own creations. Participants in this workshop need to bring their own lunch.

EV3 Space Challenge – Years 5 to 8 – Two Day Workshop

Tuesday 4 July 9.30am and Wednesday 5 July 9.30am
Duration: 13 hours (6.5 hours each day)
Maximum group size: 12 students
Cost: $140 (includes lunch on the second day)

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Is your school entering the FIRST LEGO League (FLL) this year? Or perhaps you just enjoy LEGO, coding and are ready for a problem solving challenge. Students in this workshop will work in teams of up to 4 to complete a series of challenges in a FLL-style robotics game using Mindstorms EV3 based around a space mission. This workshop is designed for students with some experience of Mindstorms, however participants without experience will participate in training tutorials for the first 2-3 hours to develop basic coding skills. Participants in this workshop need to bring their own lunch on Tuesday. Pizza lunch will be provided on Wednesday. Please make sure any special dietary requirements are listed when booking.


Licence to Build – PreK to Year 2 (minimum age 4 years)

Wednesday 5 July 11.15am
Duration: 45 minutes
Maximum group size: 12 students
Cost: $14

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A special workshop for younger children to practice building with LEGO® bricks and earn their own LEGO® Builder’s Licence to take home! Students participate in a series of building challenges. Participants aged 4 or 5 years must have a parent or responsible adult remain during the workshop.


Air Power (Pneumatics) – Years 3 to 6

Wednesday 5 July 9.00am – SOLD OUT
Duration: 2 hours
Maximum group size: 8 students
Cost: $30

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Air Power is ideal for students who have an interest or curiosity in machines and how things work. Students will undertake a series of guided building challenges using LEGO Technics and pneumatic pistons, cylinders, hoses and valves to investigate how compressed air can be used to power machines.

Motor Power  – Years 2 to 6

Tuesday 4 July 11.00am – only 2 spaces left!
Duration: 2 hours
Maximum group size: 8 students
Cost: $30

Motor Power is ideal for students who have an interest or curiosity in machines and how things work. Students will undertake a series of guided building challenges using LEGO Technics with motors and gears.


Kitchen Chemistry – Years 4 to 8

Tuesday 4 July 11.00am
Duration: 2 hours
Maximum group size: 12 students
Cost: $30

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Calling all mad scientists! Kitchen Chemistry explores the scientific properties of materials using everyday chemicals you would find in your kitchen or garage. Facilitated by a very experienced Science teacher, this workshop takes place in a science laboratory.

Intro to Electronics – Years 4 to 8

Tuesday 4 July 2.00pm
Duration: 2 hours
Maximum group size: 8 students
Cost: $30

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Explore electronic circuits and make crazy contraptions using littleBits components and craft materials. Intro to Electronics is a fun way to develop a basic understanding of how electronic circuits work.


 LEGO®, MINDSTORMS®, and WeDo™, are trademarks of the LEGO Group of companies, which does not sponsor, authorize or endorse these workshops.