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Project Bucephalus

Project Bucephalus is a robotics group that has been representing FIRST® in Wollongong since 2010. Named after the warhorse of Alexander the Great, Project Bucephalus competes in the FIRST LEGO League and FIRST Robotics Competition. The group has many years of experience running LEGO® robotics activities for children and adults.

This page contains links to register for the current after-school (Robo Club) and school holiday (Robo Camp) workshops.

Current Events

Past Events

  • July Robo Camp 7th & 8th (10am to 4pm)
    Robo Camp is a LEGO® Robotics workshop that caters to students of all skill levels. “Introduction to MINDSTORMS®” is designed for novice students, whilst our Advanced courses are designed for those wanting a more complicated challenge. Project Bucephalus has been running robotics programs for children and adults since 2011. We offer an exciting program that builds interest in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) in unique ways!
    University of Wollongong (Shoalhaven Campus)
  • Project Bucephalus is recruiting high-school students for "Charged Up", the 2023 season of the FIRST Robotics Competition (FRC). We are seeking students with an interest in fields like engineering, electronics, writing, videography, photography, business, management, computer programming, graphic design - or just willing to work very hard! Interested students (and their families!) are invited to attend an information session to discover what's involved in joining FRC team 5985
    Building X, TAFE NSW Wollongong Campus
  • Robo Camp is a two-day LEGO® Robotics workshop that caters to students of all skill levels. “Introduction to Robotics” is designed for novice students, whilst our Advanced courses are designed for those wanting a more complicated challenge. Project Bucephalus has been running robotics programs for children and adults since 2011. We offer an exciting program that builds interest in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) in unique ways!
    Building X (Wollongong TAFE Campus)
  • Term 3 26th July - 20th Sept 2022
    Robo Club is an after-school robotics class. Students use LEGO MINDSTORMS technology to in a series of challenges and games designed to pass on critical STEM skills: computer programming, engineering, robotics, and more! The Mt Ousley Class runs at the Elonera Montessori School (EMS) and is designed for students aged 7+.
    TAFE Campus North Wollongong
  • Term 3 2022, 26th July to 20th Sept
    Robo Club is an after-school robotics class. Students use LEGO MINDSTORMS technology to in a series of challenges and games designed to pass on critical STEM skills: computer programming, engineering, robotics, and more! The Shellharbour Class runs at the City Library (Shellharbour City Centre) and is designed for students aged 7+.
    City Library
  • Term 3 2022, 26th July to 20th Sept
    Robo Club is an after-school robotics class. Students use LEGO MINDSTORMS technology to in a series of challenges and games designed to pass on critical STEM skills: computer programming, engineering, robotics, and more! The Master Class runs at TAFE NSW Wollongong Campus and is designed for high-school students
    TAFE Campus North Wollongong
  • Term 3 2022, 27th July to 21st Sept
    Robo Club is an after-school robotics class. Students use LEGO MINDSTORMS technology to in a series of challenges and games designed to pass on critical STEM skills: computer programming, engineering, robotics, and more! The Wollongong Class runs at Wollongong Public School (WPS) and is designed for students aged 7+.
    Wollongong Public School
  • Term 3 2022, 28th July to 22nd Sept
    Robo Club is an after-school robotics class. Students use LEGO MINDSTORMS technology to in a series of challenges and games designed to pass on critical STEM skills: computer programming, engineering, robotics, and more! The TIGS Class runs at the Illawarra Grammar School, and is designed for students aged 7+.
    The Illawarra Grammar School
  • Term 3 2022, 28th July to 22nd Sept
    Robo Club is an after-school robotics class. Students use LEGO MINDSTORMS technology to in a series of challenges and games designed to pass on critical STEM skills: computer programming, engineering, robotics, and more! The TIGS Class runs at the Illawarra Grammar School, and is designed for students aged 7+.
    Thirroul Public School
  • Term 3 2022, 29th July to 23rd Sept
    Robo Club is an after-school robotics class. Students use LEGO MINDSTORMS technology to in a series of challenges and games designed to pass on critical STEM skills: computer programming, engineering, robotics, and more! The Cedars class runs at Cedars Christian College (CCC) in Unanderra and is designed for students aged 7+.
    Cedars Christian College
  • Term 3 2022, 29th July to 23rd Sept
    Rocketing Girls Into Robotics is a FREE program to launch Illawarra girls into STEM! Taught by the experienced members of Project Bucephalus, the program will seek to engage girls from Year 3 to Year 8. The program will run for 2 terms in 2020. All equipment will be supplied. Ideally, students should be nominated through their school. However, general enquiries can be directed to coach@projectb.net.au.
    TAFE Campus North Wollongong