Design, build, and program robots at a robotics camp this summer.
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MK Mindbuilding Robotic Summer Camp
A hands-on learning environment for children interested in both creating and designing structures with interaction. This is an Education and Entertainment experience targeted to youth interested in the exciting world of Robotics. Location available at Mississauga, Oakville, North York, Richmond Hill, Markham and Stouffville
We intend to do every endeavor to accomplish true education at the standpoint of educators and to cultivate all the children to grow up to the 21st Century’s scientific talents who are equipped with the capabilities to obtain new results by developing and continuously studying their own areas through creative thinking, logical and scientific problem-solving abilities, and the sprit of challenge.
Experience a new and exciting robotics and computers program!
Aside from having a great time at MKmindbuilding, we also offer the following:
-Competitive tuition rates compared to other robotics camps
-One of the most advanced robotic kit in the market
-Hands-on experience with robotics and computer programming
-In-house competitions for students and prizes
-Robotics kit for duration of course and a pool of computers to use
-Highly motivated instructors who are trained in constructing robotics!
Thinnox Design & Technology Camps
Make an Animated Film, Create a Multilevel Game, Design an Interactive Website, Write & Illustrate your Book, Create Stunning Graphics at the Design Camp. Beat the best games, have fun with movies, Create worlds for your characters to inhabit. Winter, March Break & Summer Camps. Co-ed. Ages 6-18. Safe, stimulating environment, full of fun & friendship. After School Programs also Available Year Round.
Design Something New this Summer with Thinnox Design & Technology Camps
Design something new this summer: an animated short movie, a brand new video game; a digital recording of your band's masterpiece; a short video film; a portfolio of graphic images; an illustrated book. Whatever your dreams are - to be a film maker, musician, designer or inventor, remember, everything has a little bit of Design to it.
Thinnox Summer Design Camps are between 2 to 4 weeks duration. The programs offered between June 29 and September 3 are primarily for creative individuals in age categories: 10 to 13 and 14+. However, we also have some specialized programs for creative 6-9 year olds. Take a look at the calendar and pick the program that's right for you.
The typical camp day starts at 9:00 am and ends at 4:30 pm. During the camp day, besides formal instruction in a chosen area, campers are involved in organized team activities through the day that is sure to test their imagination, creativity, reflexes, team spirit and organizational skills. All programs are well rounded and include elements of graphic design, sound design and visual arts. Some programs also come with an introduction to the world of computers.
Thinnox Summer Design Camps are a unique combo of fun and serious creativity. Our class sizes are restricted to just 6 participants. Friendly and knowledgeable instructors make sure your program goals are achieved; you work and have fun. In short, we guarantee an experience that will last you through the entire year, if not your entire lifetime. And if, after attending the Camp's day one, for some reason, you don't feel the same, we promise full tuition refund. So try it out.
Pay attention to your dreams. Design something new this summer.
Story-boarding, filming with camcorders, computer digital editing and digital music, Stop Motion Animation, computer Game Design and LEGO Robotics is taught. While working individually and in small groups, children will work on a number of projects. Each child takes home their projects from the camp.
On July 8th, 2013 digiKidz camp will begin 6 more weeks of summer fun!
Dates of the 2013 camp are July 9-August 16th.
The camp is held each summer at Sheridan College campus in Oakville, where space is rented to the camp. Applications and payment by cheque to digiKidz can be mailed in.
digiKidz offers 4 technology-based programs for children, ages 6 - 15 years old.
You can choose from: Digital Film-making, Stop Motion Animation, Computer Game Design and LEGO® Robotics. No prior experience is necessary. All necessary equipment is supplied.
All regular sessions for Film, Stop Motion Animation, Game Design and Robotics run for half a day for a week, Monday to Friday. Morning sessions are from 9 a.m. to noon, and afternoon sessions are from 1 p.m -4 p.m. Half day sessions are geared to ages: 9-15 yrs.
The Junior LEGO Robotics and Motion camp is geared to kids 6-9 yr.s old and is a full day (9 a.m. -4 pm ). It runs for a week.
Advanced Film-making is a week long full day session and requires previous experience in film-making . It is geared to kids 10-15 years old.
Cost: A 5 day week long 1/2 day session is $225. The cost of a full day ( 2 sessions)is $340 per week. You may attend more than one week: MANY kids do!! If you choose to attend for a full day, digiKidz will provide lunchtime supervision between the morning and afternoon sessions (noon - 1 p.m.) at no additional cost. Full payment must be received by digiKidz to reserve a place for your child. Due to its popularity it is advised to book early. Enrollment is open in early February for the upcoming summer program.
Class size is limited with a ratio of experienced counsellors : students of 1:6. This ensures excellence in quality of instruction and safety.
In the Film-making session, kids will learn how to handle a camcorder, focusing on the specifics of different camera shots, angles and lighting. The topic of story-boarding will be covered. A computer-editing program ( iLife 11) allows kids to import video and edit their movie using different special effects, transitions, audio and titles. Children are given the opportunity to create their own soundtrack using Apple's GarageBand ™.
In the Stop Motion Animation program, kids design sets and characters, and create a story line. They learn to use computer editing ( iStop Motion) and music-making softwares, cameras and voice-overs to complete original animated movies.
In the digiKidz LEGO® Robotics program, kids build and program a robot to execute a number of tasks. They programme their robot to navigate a maze, conquer challenges, and be the first team to complete assigned missions. A series of challenges will hone their collaboration, programming, inventiveness, and strategic skills.
Junior camps include: LEGO Robotics and Motion: a full day session: AM: LEGO Robotics Kids learn to build and program their robot using the LEGO NXT Robotics kits. A series of simple challenges focus on collaboration, building, programming, inventiveness, and are lots of fun!.
PM of Session: In the afternoon digiKidz™ session kids learn about different types of motion and energy by building cars, boats, planes and rockets. They will use the scientific method of experimentation along with your creativity and imagination to help your creations take off.
In 2012, the session Game Design was added and proved to be very popular. In this session, kids design their own video games, gaining experience with many aspects of video game gameplay, graphics, and sounds.
For all programs, while working as a team- member on group projects, children will take on different roles and responsibilities based on their interest, skill level and talents. digiKidz camp has a policy of no-violence with the content of all its programs.
At the end of the week, children are asked to bring in a Flash stick in order to copy and to take home all of their week's work. As well, each child will receive a certificate of completion. All necessary equipment is supplied by digiKidz®. Students are able to bring in small props/toys as part of their projects during the course of the session.
Planet Kids Summer Day Camps
Offering over 35 exciting day camp programs and serving 3000 families from Mississauga, Oakville, Burlington, Milton, Georgetown and beyond, Planet Kids is one of the largest private day-camp providers in Canada.
Planet Kids is one of the largest private day-camps in Canada, annually serving more than 3,800 children and youth. Campers can hike, swim, enhance their leadership skills, create a work of art, act & produce, see exotic animals, and much more! We are enthusiastic about providing children a safe, fun camp experience where friendships develop and lifelong memories are created.
Kelso Conservation Area - Milton
Camps include Traditional programs, Specialty programs such as photography, arts, leadership, theatre arts and more, and Sports programs including Basketball, Volleyball, Soccer, Golf, and BMX. Campers swim every day in Kelso Lake and enjoy a beautiful outdoor facility with ample shelter for a rainy day!
King's Collegiate - Oakville
Traditional, Specialty, and Sports programs are available at this beautiful Oakville location. Each group will also enjoy fun indoor and outdoor activities including swimming, active & quiet games, recreational sports & special events.
Bus transportation is included to both of our locations with 40+ locations to choose from, throughout Mississauga, Oakville, Burlington, Milton, Brampton, Cambridge, & Georgetown.
At Planet Kids - Our World Revolves Around Children!
E-Bots Educational Robotics
At E-Bots, kids will be challenged to have fun in a creative learning environment learing to program /design and build LEGO robots.
Picture your old LEGO inventions….yellow, red and blue pieces attached together to form a Pirate ship, a Knight’s castle or a robot…. For today’s children, that robot can now move on it’s own! Introducing E-Bots, Educational Robotics ~ an outside of school program that runs all year to introduce children to the use of LEGO Mindstorms NXT kits, for children to design and program interactive robots. Summer time is summer camp, the rest of the year is after-school programs.
Our mission at E-Bots is to engage children in designing, building and programming a LEGO robot through active, creative and meaningful learning. We enable students to explore science, technology, engineering and math in a fun, hands–on way while allowing them to excel in their ability to problem solve, stimulate critical thinking, communicate and work in groups.
* Recommended for ages 9-15
* No previous experience is required
* Students will have a partner for most activities and are expected to co-operate and share well
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