Arduino for Jr Makers workshop this Saturday!

Saturday, December 20th @ 9:30am – Arduino for Jr. Makers!

Arduino for Jr. Makers is a hands on workshop for Jr Makers (ages 11-17) with little to no prior Arduino or code experience. It will lead students through the complete process of configuring, programming and building basic electronic circuits with a Arduino Uno.

During this workshop students will learn:

  • How to configure PC/Mac for Arduino Connection
  • History and function of code and compilers
  • How to upload sketches to Arduino Micro Controller
  • To read and modify Arduino sketches
  • Basic C Programming
  • To use bread boards for circuit prototyping
  • Basic electronic components
  • To light an LED utilizing Arduino control
  • To control Servo motors using Arduino control.

The cost of the class is $139 (This INCLUDES a $55 materials fee!) covers each students Arduino Uno R3 Jr Project kit, which includes:

  • Arduino Uno R3
  • USB cable
  • battery pack
  • bread board
  • LED’s
  • electronic components.

Students should bring a laptop (PC or Mac) otherwise Vocademy can provide laptops for those who do not bring their own. Please let us know if you need one so we can set one aside for you.

The class will be held from 9:30 am to 5 pm with a one hour lunch break. Please either send a bag lunch or you will have to pick them up and drop them off again.

Prerequisite: basic computer knowledge.

For students older than 17, Vocademy offers Arduino for Beginners.

All students must have their parent or guardian sign a liability form on their behalf. These can be obtained from the Vocademy front desk.

This class is in partnership with  3R’s Robotics.

Laser Cutting Basics – Holiday Edition!

For our holiday edition of Laser Cutting Basics we will be giving you an extra hour of class for free PLUS you will get to make a beautiful, customized holiday-themed hanging tea light holder Make & Take. Vocademy members will be granted access to the laser cutter whenever they like after completion of this class.
4 hour Laser Cutting Basics – Holiday Edition class only $99 + $10 material fee. Only 4 spots still available! Call 951-266-6630 to register. lists this class as LCB500 – Laser Cutting Special Edition.

Electronics classes are finally here, PLUS Arduino workshops are back!

Tuesday, December 16th
Do-It-Together Tuesday @ 6pm (free for everyone!)
Machine Shop Introduction @ 6:30pm (FREE!)

Wednesday, December 17th
Laser Cutting Basics @ 6:30pm

Thursday, December 18th
Electronics Basics @ 7pm (NEW CLASS!)

Friday, December 19th
Sewing & Textiles Introduction @ 6:30pm (FREE!)
Manual Mill Set-up & OPS @ 6:30pm

Saturday, December 20th
Arduino for Jr. Makers @ 9:30am (workshop for KIDS!)
Autodesk Fusion 360 – CAD II @ 12pm
Manual Mill Hands-On @ 3pm

Sunday, December 21st
Arduino for Beginners @ 9:30am
Laser Cutting Basics I: Holiday Edition @ 1:30pm (Basics class + extra hour free + holiday themed project)