Full day 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Age range: 7-13 year old
Fun, exciting, and challenging activities designed to enrich and improve your child's knowledge in today's world of technology. Participants will gain hands-on exposure to various computer activities and other relevant technologies that will entertain them for long hours. Game programming, web development, robotics are just a few of these components to be taught. A selection of fun enrichment activities is also offered to give each child a chance to develop their creativity and social skills.
The Technology Academy consists of a daily set schedule of technology/computing and a selection of fun enrichment activities.
8:00-10:00 Robotics LEGO® MINDSTORMS® NXT (en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lego_Mindstorms_NXT)
10:20-11:20 Game Programming 1 (code.org ) American K-12 Schools curriculum
11:20-12:20 Sports (Team Sports)
1:00-2:00 Game Programming 2 Kodu (www.kodugamelab.com)
"Kodu lets kids create games on the PC and Xbox via a simple visual programming language. Kodu can be used to teach creativity, problem solving, storytelling, as well as programming. Anyone can use Kodu to make a game, young children as well as adults with no design or programming skills."
2:00-3:00 Swimming (Fun Games)
Campers should bring: a morning snack (packed separately from the camper’s lunch), a full lunch with several beverages and a backpack (you may wish to consider labeling all personal belongings).