Champaign-Urbana Community Fab Lab
Champaign-Urbana Community Fab Lab

Arduino Monsters

Are your parents or siblings always coming into your room with out permission? In this camp, you will learn how to build an Arduino Monster than tells people to stay away (or welcomes them in) to your bedroom. You will learn to program an Arduino to combine an ultrasonic sensor and LCD screen to display custom messages when people approach your room. Campers will then incorporate those screens and sensors into a monster display of their own design. 

Learning Process and Outcomes

Basic Arduino coding, sensors, combining code, design for laser cutter

Take-Home Creations

Arduino Monster with display screen

Please fill out and bring signed forms with you on the first day of camp OR just email us the forms in advance. We will provide participants with a snack each day and a water bottle for the week.

Prerequisites: None
Difficulty: Easy
Required Ages: 10+
Required # of Participants: 8 – 15
Dates / Time: July 5 – 7 | 1pm – 4pm 
Cost: $75

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