Choose your top 2 favorite workshops when you register.

Robotics

Come have fun with self-driving cars while learning the basics of Robotics, Python Programming and how autonomous vehicles work. This workshop contains hands-on challenges that directly apply what you are learning to the miniature self-driving cars. The students will build and program a robotic hand that they will be able to take home. 

Blinking Ring

Students will learn Arduino programming and use their skills to program a small microprocessor to light up a ring in different patterns. Each student will get to take home a custom ring that would light up how they wanted to, no soldering necessary.

Web Development

Did you know that to make a website from scratch all you need is a basic text editor? That’s it! It’s not too expensive to learn, and it can be a great career you can do from anywhere in the world! All you need to know is HTML, CSS, and a programming language. On Day 1, you will learn how to build a basic website with HTML and CSS, and on Day 2, you will learn JavaScript to add interactivity. At the end of the weekend, you will take home your own personal website and to-do list app.

Smart Wearables

Coding a computer is not all sitting at a keyboard typing. In this hands-on workshop, we will use the BBC micro:bit and our creativity to make some wearable tech sure to be the fashion-forward accessory of the year. The BBC micro:bit is a tiny programmable computer packed with a display, accelerometer, compass and more. Using Microsoft MakeCode a block-based development environment we will learn some basic computer science skills while having fun making some custom creations with our micro:bit computer.

Video Game Development

Dystopian cities, haunted space stations, forgotten kingdoms, video games allow us to build straight from our imagination, bring it to life and share them with our friends. Worldbuilding is a career in games that blends visual arts, storytelling, and game design. We’ll build a beautiful environment that players must learn and overcome to win! In the end, you’ll take home your own computer game with environments you’ve built.

App Development

Mobile devices are increasingly becoming part of our everyday lives. Applications such as Instagram and Snapchat make us laugh, help us keep in touch with our closest friends, and introduce us to new aspects of our world. In this workshop, we will be covering the fundamentals of application development as well as key concepts used to create your own app. 

Make Code with Python

Learn computer programming writing real code with a real programming language: Python. Python currently is the third most popular programming language in the world –and its popularity is still increasing. In this workshop, you will learn how to code in Python. You will write several
small programs, including a keyboard-based number guessing game where you can play against the computer.

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