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The Great Adventure Lab is an after-school science enrichment program offering our classes in 50+ schools in the D.C. area. We’ve taught thousands of kids how to write their first robotics programs or video game programs (or both!). We also teach science, engineering, electronics...and more! We do it all with SMALL class sizes with an adult to student ratio of 6:1. Our goal is to make science, technology, engineering, and mathematics irresistibly FUN for the next generation.

You can read all about our classes and birthdayparties  at  http://thegreatadventurelab.com.  The site includes plenty of photos and links to videos from our classes!

We are an LLC based in Silver Spring, MD. We are fully insured and our instructors have passed background checks including FBI and state fingerprinting.


Here are mini-descriptions of our Fall 2015 offerings at Herbert Hoover MS.  Please follow links for complete details, including photos!  Room numbers TBD. Instructor will send welcome email several days before class. 

These activities are not sponsored by, associated with, or endorsed by MCPS or Montgomery County Government.

Parent aide requirements: http://thegreatadventurelab.com/parent-aides/


Mindstorms 1

Wed 3:10-4:40pm
Oct 7, 14, 21, 28, Nov 4, 18, Dec 2


GRADES 6-8

Sold Out - Join the Waitlist so we know if there are enough students to offer a second class!

Students love learning to build robots that can navigate obstacle courses and respond to motion, touch, and ultrasonic sensors. We use the LEGO® Mindstorms NXT base kit to master programming basic movements and then progress to more difficult challenges.


Students may not repeat this class and must be in specified grade range. We strongly recommend previous Lego robotics experience for younger students, though it is not required.

Areas of Exploration: Programming, Robotics, Logic, Mechanical Engineering.

Class Format: Seven 90-minute meetings, once per week.


After school pricing: $195 tuition per student, min 9/ max 10 students. 2 instructors, no aide.


Small class pricing: $235 tuition per student, min 5/ max 6 students, 1 instructor, no aide.


Mindstorms 2 (evening class)


Mondays 6-7:30pm

Oct 5, 12, 19, 26, Nov 9, 16, 30

GRADES 6-8
*Prerequisite: Mindstorms 1!

Mindstorms 2 builds on the skills learned in Mindstorms 1. Our challenges will include robot basketball and sumo wrestling!


Students may not repeat this class and must be in specified grade range.

Areas of Exploration: Programming, Robotics, Logic, Mechanical Engineering.

Class Format: Seven 90-minute meetings, once per week.


Evening tuition: $200 per student, min 9 / max 10 students. 2 instructors, no aide.


Small class pricing: $240 tuition per student, min 5/ max 6 students. 1 instructor, no aide.


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The Great Adventure Lab
classes@thegreatadventurelab.com

Registration questions:
classes@thegreatadventurelab.com
(240) 442-1855
www.thegreatadventurelab.com
twitter: @awrobots
www.facebook.com/thegradlab

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Schedule

October 05, 2015 — 3:10 pm to
December 02, 2015 — 4:40 pm

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Venue

Herbert Hoover MS
8810 Postoak Rd
Rockville, MD
United States

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