Technology Camp! Ages (6-12 YRS) - 5 Day Week 2
Fun, creative, educational tech courses throughout the entire week!
Come join our technology camp! We have fun exciting and educational courses for the kids every day. This camp will involve a specific course each day that will get the kids engaging and having a great time. Tech camp is for anyone who is crazy about technology or who has a keen interest. The week will include the following courses:
Week 2 – Monday 17th – Friday 21st July 2017
- Lego movies
- Computing without computers
- Digital Photography
- Brain Box
- Makey Makey
Lego movies *(device needed)
Students will learn how to create their own short stop-motion movies. Set the scene by building your movie set out of Lego (provided) and film your movie using a smartphone or tablet. Learn about lighting and camera angles, come up with your own story, and make your own short film!
Computing without computers!
We will teach Computer Science through games and puzzles! This will get kids engaged and having fun while learning!
Digital Photography *(device needed)
Get ready to take lots of great summer holiday photos! Using your own smartphone or tablet, learn how to take and edit digital photos using a range of photographic apps. Learn about photo composition, lighting and camera angles, apply filters and editing tools to modify your photos and turn your snaps into animated GIFs.
Come experience the electronic world! With this course kids will be introduced the principles of electronics. learn how to make circuits and engage in a fun filled science tech class!
Want to make a piano out of bananas or turn a drawing into a working electrical circuit? It might sound impossible, but you can with Makey Makey! This engaging educational product harnesses conductivity to create switches and circuits out of virtually anything that can conduct a tiny electrical current- including people, graphite and fruit! Students will be introduced to circuits and electrical components, then use Makey Makey. This is a hands-on introduction to electricity and applied programming.
Times: 9am -3pm
Days : Full week Monday - Friday
Location: Auckland Secondary school ,272 Jervois Rd
Cost: $295 for 5 days of Tech Camp
Single day options: $89 per day
*(Device needed) Special Instructions: IMPORTANT: This is a Bring Your Own Device course. Students will need to bring their own tablet or smartphone (iOS or Android) with the following apps installed on their device to attend the tech camp as certain courses will need the below apps required:
Instagram, Boomerang for Instagram, Instagram Hyperlapse, Instagram Layout, Lego movie maker( IOS and Android will have different versions of this but please select 1st option that comes up), and YouTube Capture. These apps are free, and are available via the Apple App store, or Google Play.
We do stress that you get these apps installed before course starts. If you are having any difficulty with apps or want any info please give us a call to ask.
Students must also bring their charger for their device.
Please note: drop off is at Auckland secondary school by 9am.
Camps starts at 9am and goes till 3pm for the price stated above. We have an extra 8am-5pm drop off and pickup time of $10 extra per day. ( if choosing this option please call and book rather than book online)
Special Instructions: Please bring a packed lunch and water for the day.
Auckland Secondary School Centre (272 Jervois Rd, Herne Bay)17 Jul - 21 Jul (Mon - Fri)