VEX V5 Programming and Robot Construction Course (Wenatchee, WA, 2019)

An intensive 4-day course on VEX V5 robot construction, programming, and preparation for the VEX Robotics Competition. Participants will build robots, program them, and then learn about the 2019-2020 VRC robotics competition. The participant will learn enough to start teaching VEX V5 EDR construction and programming to students.

Cost of course includes one VEX V5 Starter Kit with Vision Sensor for each participant to take with them.

SKU: TRNG-EDR-2019002

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Course Title

VEX V5 Blockly/Python Programming and Robot Construction

Course Code



July 29 - August 1, 2019


M 10-4:30, Tue-Th 8:30-4:00


North Central Educational Service District, 430 Olds Station Rd, Wenatchee, WA 98801


$1,495 per person regularly, early-bird discount $1,295 per person until 5/15/2019

Includes V5 Classroom Starter Kit (P/N 276-6500) and VEX Vision Sensor (P/N 276-4850) total value of $669.98, which the participant will take home after the course.


None, although some experience in programming would be helpful

Continuing Education

26 teacher clock hours for teachers in Washington. Teachers from other states will receive documentation of completion.

Who is this for?

Teachers using VEX EDR in the classroom or any adult leading an after-school VEX club or VRC competition program.


Skills and Expertise Gained

  • Expertise with the VEX EDR robot construction platform, and sensor programming and use
  • Competence at programming VEX EDR robots using Blockly and Python
  • Understanding of available VEX EDR educational resources
  • Using the Robot Mesh VEX EDR curriculum with students
  • Using Mimics to build and program robots online
  • Introduction to advanced topics in programming, including threading
  • Programming Topics
    • Getting Started with Blockly and Python
    • Introduction to C++ on the V5 Brain
    • Programming the Joystick
    • Programming Basic Movement
    • Programming with Bumper Switches
    • Using Loops and Logic
    • V5 Vision Sensor
  • Introduction to the VEX Robotics Competition (VRC) program
    • Getting Started with the VRC
    • Introduce the game current game
    • Walk through the scoring in the game
    • Design, build and program robots for game
    • On the last day, if time permits, teachers will compete in a mock VRC event


  • Participants should bring their own computer – either Windows 7 or higher, a computer running MacOS with Chrome installed, or a Chromebook, and at least one USB port. Notebook computers are fine, but no iPads or Android tablets.
  • Robot kits will be supplied
  • Lunch will be provided
  • Location is adjacent to Wenatchee Confluence State Park, and there are lots of hotel choices in Wenatchee.

Additional Info

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SKU TRNG-EDR-2019002
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