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The Great Adventure Lab is an after-school science enrichment program that runs in 50+ schools in the DC area. We are expanding into Northern Chicagoland. We’ve taught thousands of kids how to write their first robotics programs or video game programs (or both!). This is the start of our fourth school year!

We do it all with SMALL class sizes (adult-student ratio = 6:1) and highly skilled teachers, many of whom have or still work as scientists or engineers. Our goal is to make science, technology, engineering and mathematics irresistibly FUN for the next generation. Kids leave our classes demanding MORE!

You can read all about our classes and birthday parties on our website: Our site includes plenty of reviews, photos and links to videos from our classes!  

We are an LLC based in Grayslake, IL and 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 Winter 2014 offerings at Avon Center School.  Please follow links for complete details, including photos! Room numbers TBD. We will send you a welcome email several days before the first class. 


Lego Robotics 1  Full description, reviews & more photos

Grades 2-4, no exceptions    

Tuesdays 2:20-3:30pm

Meeting dates: Jan 21, 28, Feb 4, 11, 18, 25, Mar 4

This is our core class, where beginners learn to build and program Lego robots using Lego Education's award-winning WeDo robotics and programming software. 

Areas of exploration: robotics, programming, logic. 1 instructor, 1 aide. Seven 60-min meetings, once per week.  $115 per student,  Min 11/ max 12 students.  The GrAd Lab provides one netbook and one robotics kit for each pair of students.


Parent Aide use Special Code: Lego PA Avon



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(240) 442-1855
twitter: @awrobots


January 21, 2014 — 2:20 pm to
January 22, 2014 — 3:20 pm

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Avon Center School
1617 North Route 83
Round Lake Beach, IL
United States