Robotics - DIY - Donkey Car

St. Clair College Centre for the Arts, 201 Riverside Drive West, Windsor, N9A 5K4

This is about robotics and a hands-on workshop! Learn to build and control your very own Donkey Car, exploring the essentials of hardware assembly, software installation, and assembly. We hope to see you Friday April19th at St. Clair College Centre for the Arts - Room Dieppe B Q1012

Apr 19, 10:00 – 11:00 PM



Key Themes

Open Source

About this event

This workshop is designed for those interested in robotics and DIY projects! This event will guide you through building and controlling your very own "Donkey Car," We will cover:

  • Necessary hardware, including Raspberry Pi and various components. 
  • Assembly process, ensuring you understand every step.
  • Software installation on both your laptop and the Donkey Car, enabling seamless connection and control. 

We made a YouTube playlist that we recommend you watch here

Our hands-on sessions will cover calibration techniques, providing you with the skills to fine-tune your car for optimal performance. Beyond the basics, you'll learn to connect your Donkey Car to Wi-Fi and access it remotely, offering a glimpse into the possibilities of IoT and remote management. Throughout the workshop, we'll reference the comprehensive "Training manual.docx," available on Google Docs, which includes detailed instructions, helpful figures, and links to further resources. Whether you're a beginner or looking to expand your robotics knowledge, this event promises a fun, educational experience that will leave you with a fully functional Donkey Car and the confidence to explore further projects.



Friday, April 19, 2024
10:00 PM – 11:00 PM UTC


  • Ricardo Calleja

    St. Clair College


  • Ricardo Calleja

    St. Clair College

    GDSC Lead

  • Aniedi Udo-Obong

    Regional Leader

  • Troy Hector

    St. Clair College

    GDSC Leader

  • lizbet Garcia


  • Tatiana Nievas Velasco


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