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Office of Science Outreach

Registration for this camp is now closed for the summer.

Bits & Bytes - Tinkering with Electronics

In this camp students will learn about the basics of electronics through a variety of age appropriate electronics kits. From switches and lights to the basics of programing, students will learn how to make their own electronics creations through a variety of hands-on activities and project based learning.


The camp will be held in the Sonderegger Science Center on the Edgewood College Campus. The science center is a K-16 building that serves science students of all ages. 1000 Edgewood College drive, Madison, WI

Time and dates

June 11-15, 1:00pm-4:00pm


Grades 7-9

Camp Leader

Ben Shrago

Leader Bio

Ben Shrago is a physics electronics and engineering instructor at Middleton High School, where he guides students through project design, construction and testing. Some projects his students worked on this year were lighter than air drones, model rocket stabilization, aquaponics and forging. He believes that students should find their passion through making, building and hands-on learning.


$200 This includes registration, all materials and a simple mid-morning snack.