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Underwater Robotics Workshop on Washington Island

posted Jun 24, 2017, 8:13 AM by Stephen Schmidt

Who should attend? Middle school & high school students interested in science, technology, engineering, mathematics (STEM)


What? Remotely operated vehicles (ROVs) are robotic tools used to perform many underwater tasks, such as repairs, salvage work, ocean and freshwater science, and exploration.  Participants will learn the science behind ROVs, basic soldering, wiring, and coding.  Two hours will be on the pool deck to practice piloting an ROV (7/24), complete a mission at the REC(7/25) and in Lake Michigan! (7/26)


When?  Noon to 4pm July 24 – 26


Where? Washington Island Mosling REC Center Mosling Room and Pool Deck 7/24 & 7/25; Island shore or dock 7/26


How?  RSVP to or text to 715-301-0121 Registration confirmed upon receipt of form and $100 fee by Friday, July 21.  Register soon as space is limited to the first 8 students.


Registration forms may be downloaded & printed from or picked up at the REC.