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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

  • Between Sunday 26 July 2020 and Saturday 10 October 2020
    Project Bucephalus is recruiting new high-school students for "Infinite Recharge", the 2021 season of the FIRST Robotics Competition (FRC). We are seeking High-School students with an interest in 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 598
    Building X, TAFE NSW Wollongong Campus
  • Robotics Online is an virtual robotics class where students use LEGO MINDSTORMS technology in lessons taught via Google Hangouts. Students participate in a series of challenges and games designed to pass on critical STEM skills: computer programming, engineering, robotics and more! The Online class is designed for students aged 7+. Students will need a computer with webcam and microphone, as well as a Google account (to access Hangouts) and an EV3 MINDSTORMS Kit.
  • Robo Camp is a two-day 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!
    Building X (Wollongong TAFE Campus)
  • 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
  • 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+.
    TAFE NSW Wollongong Campus
  • 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 Wollongong West Public School (WWPS) in West Wollongong and is designed for high-school students
    TAFE Campus North Wollongong
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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