Learn Coding with Robots

empowering youth to learn the basics of computer science and coding using the award winning robot, Ozobot!

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"Learn Coding with Robots" teaches attendees how to use colored lines and simple drag and drop coding to control a cubic inch sized robot named Ozobot.

  • 47% of all jobs will be automated by 2034
  • Skilled Programmers will be in high demand!
  • "Learn Coding with Robots" empowers youth to create adventures, play games, solve problems, all while learning to code and learning the basics of computer science.

Attendee/Registration Requirements:

  • Students must be in grades K-8
  • Limit: ONE workshop per student
  • Parent/Guardian must register
  • Parent/Guardian/Sibling must attend event
  • RSVP through Eventbrite. (Once registration is completed you will be prompted to choose date and RSVP through Eventbrite)

There is *no cost for workshop or Ozobot robot

*This workshop is sponsored and paid for by
Community Foundation of Northern Illinois Community Grants Program
See details below

Workshop Agenda

  • Introduction to Coding and Computer Science
  • Ozobot Basics
  • OzoCodes
  • OzoBlockly
  • Group Games with Ozobot
  • Wrapping Up!

Workshop Dates

All workshops are on Saturdays

  • April 2019
    4/20 10am-Noon
    4/27 10am-Noon
  • May 2019
    5/11 10am-Noon
    5/25 1pm-3pm
  • June 2019
    6/1 1pm-3pm,
    6/15 10am-Noon
  • July 2019
    7/13 10am-Noon
  • August 2019
    8/10 10am-Noon
Workshop Location

Woodward Technology Center - Mac Lab
Rock Valley College
3301 North Mulford Road
Rockford, IL 61114

Your Instructor

Chuck Konkol
Chuck Konkol

25 years experience teaching programming

Associate Professor
Rock Valley College

Frequently Asked Questions

How do I register for this workshop
Begin by visiting This page.
How long do I have access to the workshop material?
How does lifetime access sound? After enrolling, you have unlimited access to this course for as long as you like - across any and all devices you own.
How much does this workshop cost?
There is no cost for workshop or Ozobot robot. This workshop is sponsored and paid for by Community Foundation of Northern Illinois Community Grants Program. See details below.

* Learn Coding with Robots is supported by a $30,000 grant from the Community Foundation of Northern Illinois Community Grants Program with support from the Barber-Colman Management Fund. The mission of the Community Foundation of Northern Illinois is to serve as a catalyst for giving in order to attract, preserve, and grow an endowment for the current and future needs of the people of Northern Illinois. Since its founding in 1953 CFNIL has granted more than $71 million for charitable purposes. Learn more about CFNILs grantmaking and commitment to endowment at www.cfnil.org.

This course is FREE to use!