Technology Camp! Ages (6-12 YRS) - 4 Day
Technology Camp ( 9am - 3pm or 5pm)
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 want to learn more! The week will include the following courses:
Week 1 - Tuesday 18th – Friday 21st (Monday, is a public holidays)
- Brain Box
- Web Design
Brain Box - Tuesday
Kids will be introduced to the principals of electronics and learn how to make circuits while engaging in a fun filled science tech class!
Web Design - Wednesday
We will learn the building blocks to website development and see how easy it is to get a simple website up and running in a short period of time. You will use one of our computers and don't forget to bring a USB along so you can take your files home with you.
we will explore the basics behind cartoon animation and work frame by frame to put together our own narrative and make animations ourselves. You will use one of our computers and don't forget to bring a USB along so you can take them home with you.
A fun and hands-on introduction to applied programming, using Lego Mindstorm NXT robots. Build and program a Lego Mindstorm robot to drive around, respond to sensors, or battle other robots! Kids will work together to build a robot, then download programming into the Mindstorm ‘Brick’ to make it work, then modify or create original programming for the robots they have built.
Note: NO devices needed in 1st week. All materials etc are provided.
Week 2 - Monday 24th, Wednesday 26th – Friday 28th April (Tuesday is a Public holiday) ( PLEASE NOTE THE WEBSITE WILL STATE MONDAY - FRIDAY, AS WE CANNOT GET IT TO SKIP THE TUESDAY DATE. PLEASE BE AWARE ITS A 4 DAY WEEK EXCLUDING TUESDAY.
- Lego Movies
- Makey Makey
- Computing without computers
Lego movies ( BYOD) Monday
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!
Makey Makey - Wednesday
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
Computing without computers! - Thursday
We will teach Computer Science through games and puzzles! This will get kids engaged and having fun while learning!
Electronics - Friday
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!
Note: device is needed on Monday ONLY. Students will need to bring their own smartphone or tablet (iOS or Android) with the following apps installed: Lego Movie Maker, Boomerang for Instagram, Hyperlapse for Instragram. These apps are free, but some will have to be activated by a parent or guardian prior to use. If you cannot locate the app, not to worry as our tutor can help install on the day.
Times: 9am -3pm
Location: Auckland Secondary School, 272 Jervois Rd
Cost: $229 for 4 days of Tech Camp
Single day options: $69 per day (contact us for single day bookings, this option is not available for other Bubble Dome 3 & 4 day courses)
Auckland Secondary School Centre (272 Jervois Rd, Herne Bay)24 Apr - 28 Apr (Mon - Fri)