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2018 July Term (Jul-Sep) / 9 Weeks

Robotics: Building Blocks of a Creator

Course Info

No Prerequisite Needed

[Suitable for age 5-8] Designed for students without prior coding knowledge to learn to control the robots, create animations and games with the use of an iPad. They learn how to add different blocks of coding with basic concepts in mathematics and programming to complete challenges every lesson. AT030 is equivalent to Holiday Camp's module - Playful Discovery of Robotics.

MON TUE WED THU FRI SAT
Stamford
9:30 AM
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11:00 AM
Stamford
3:00 PM
to
4:30 PM

Tickle: Visual Programming for The Connected World

Course Info

No Prerequisite Needed

The Tickle course aims to equip young curious minds with computer programming concepts as well as robotics. Students explore programming concepts using robotics on the iPad app, Tickle. Similar to Hopscotch and ScratchJr, this app allows the creation of small programs using color coded blocks, and allows interaction of characters and robots.

MON TUE WED THU FRI SAT
Stamford
11:15 AM
to
12:45 PM

Introduction to 3D Printing & Modeling

Course Info

No Prerequisite Needed

Students learn to design and apply 3D design elements on their designs with the use of 3D modeling and printing techniques, using TinkerCad, a beginner friendly 3D modeling software. Students get to print out their very own 3D product to take home.

MON TUE WED THU FRI SAT
Stamford
5:15 PM
to
6:45 PM
Stamford
1:00 PM
to
2:30 PM

Junior Coding Fun with Hopscotch

Course Info

Prerequisite: Able to read; and Blocks-based programming experiences or Tickle or Scratch

This course is designed for young children not yet familiar with the computer to have some programming fun with Hopscotch, an iPad app that allows kids to create animations, stories, and games with easy-to-use blocks, color-coded functions and quirky characters that are particularly appealing to 6+ years old kids. Students practice giving commands to the characters, exploring programming and mathematical concepts and enjoying creating interactive artwork in the process.

MON TUE WED THU FRI SAT
Stamford
5:15 PM
to
6:45 PM
Stamford
9:30 AM
to
11:00 AM

3D Minecraft Modding: Design Your Own Mods

Course Info

No Prerequisite Needed

[Suitable for age 7-8] This class covers the programming and technical concepts behind video game modding with Minecraft. Suitable for students without prior coding knowledge. AT120 is equivalent to Minecraft Modding in Holiday Camps.

MON TUE WED THU FRI SAT
Stamford
4:30 PM
to
6:00 PM
Dempsey Hill
11:15 AM
to
12:45 PM

Digital Making with Micro:bit

Course Info

No Prerequisite Needed

Students will learn to program the Micro:bit which is a pocket-sized, fully programmable, single board computer with an array of useful features such as on-board accelerometer, compass sensors, Bluetooth, USB connectivity, an LED display and programmable buttons.

MON TUE WED THU FRI SAT
Stamford
11:15 AM
to
12:45 PM

Start from Scratch: Animations & Games

Course Info

[Suitable for age 7-8] Students learn how to use Scratch, a block-based programming tool developed by the MIT Media Lab, to design and build fun projects of animated stories and multimedia games. AT101 is equivalent to Holiday Camp's module Start from Scratch: Animation & Games.

MON TUE WED THU FRI SAT
Stamford
5:30 PM
to
7:00 PM
Stamford
9:30 AM
to
11:00 AM

AT101 is equivalent to camp module - Start from Scratch: Animation & Games

Roblox: Code Your Own 3D Game

Course Info

Roblox is one of the most popular sandbox games constructed of Lego-like blocks with more than 65 million active users per month. It is a massively multiplayer online game creation platform for users to design and develop their own games as well as to play games created by other developers.

MON TUE WED THU FRI SAT
Stamford
9:30 AM
to
11:00 AM