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CIA Robotics Academy

The CIA Robotics Academy is a week-long day camp for rising 7th, 8th, and 9th grade students filled with exciting and challenging activities. Working in small teams, students will design, build and program a robot. Students will have an opportunity to see robotics equipment in action on a tour and will learn from robotics and engineering research scientists.

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Why the Robotics Academy?

Why the Robotics Academy?

The Robotics Academy pairs students together to complete engineering challenges that encourage the students to solve a problem in a creative way. This builds problem-solving and critical thinking skills required in today’s world.

  • Meet your instructor for the Academy: Robert Henderson


    Robert Henderson has served as a Career and Technical Education teacher for the Baltimore City Public School System for over nine years and currently teaches at Digital Harbor High School. He is an accomplished Information Technologist Specialist with over 22 years of experience including extensive background in law enforcement and as a former Marine. He enjoys using his skills to contribute to the advancement of his students in the areas of computer repair, networking, and robotics. He enjoys mentoring young people and has a proven track record for certifying students in CompTIA industry certifications. He received his education at the University of Delaware and the University of Maryland Eastern Shore in Cybersecurity. He has a leadership role in church activities and enjoys volunteering to help others in need. He currently sponsors and manages the robotics team at Digital Harbor High School.