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As a parent, it can be difficult knowing where to start when it comes to getting your children started with programming. With more and more schools offering computer science for GCSE, and teaching programming instead of just Microsoft Office during ICT lessons, it has never been more important to get started early! Even in today’s uncertain job market, the demand for IT professionals is always on the increase – roles increased by 35% from 2016-2017. Fostering or nurturing an interest…
3D Printing is a rapidly evolving industry, with new products, research and breakthroughs appearing every day. But it’s not all just about printing a new phone case, storage box or small plastic toy – 3D printing technology has a growing number of exciting real-world applications, which are becoming ever more important to businesses all over the world. With home printers becoming very affordable, there has never been a better time to learn more, get creative and start seeing what 3D…
Do you have a computer whizz on your hands? Would your child love to meet new friends who are also interested in technology? If you’re based in London or Winchester, your child is always welcome at one of our technology camps. We offer a huge choice of courses which are ideal for any budding inventor. The digital sector is now one of the biggest in the UK and has an extremely bright future. The world always needs more people interested…
Does your child love their gadgets and wants to learn more about how technology is developed? If they love experimenting with computers, simply book them onto one of our tech camps in 2018. Tech Camp hope to inspire the next generation of inventors through our coding, electronics and engineering holiday camps for kids. We live in a technological age and computer skills are highly skilled by employers. Helping them learn computer engineering skills can be hugely beneficial, and, when done…
Does your child love the idea of designing a video game? Tech Camp is the original and one of the most well-known tech camps, holding fun and educational events all over the UK. With our awe-inspiring technology camps, your child can learn to design a computer game, build a robot or learn how to code- all skills that are useful for the future! Game Design 1-3 for children. On our courses on Game Design your son or daughter can learn…
Do you have a child that loves technology and could make a career of it in the future? If you’re looking for a holiday camp in London, why not choose Tech Camps to help them develop their skills? Whether you’re looking for residential or day camps, Tech Camps offer both these options in London and a variety of other locations. We offer a massive range of tech camps, including those for children interested in building robots, learning code or designing…
Drones have come a long way since they were used purely for military use and are now one of the most popular ways to capture unique and often breath-taking pictures. Bizarrely, they’ve also been used to deliver pizzas and by farmers, for aerial views of their crops. Many children love drones and the idea of experimenting with them. If this sounds like your boy or girl, why not bring them along to our Drone Building Camp? With Tech Camp, children…
Would your child love to learn the art of game design? It goes without saying, the tech industry has never been bigger and is likely only to grow in the future. If you have a child interested in game design, this could be a potentially exciting career path for them to pursue once they grow up. If you’re looking to ways to encourage children to develop their skills, Tech Camp offer a range of exciting coding and computer engineering camps.…
We’ve been tinkering with a new addition to our laser tag course. The new system is pretty advanced but we wanted campers to go home with a simpler way of controlling it that doesn’t need a WiFi connection. We’ve recreated a version of our previous hand-held controller box that can be used to start and stop games, and even act as team bases for capture the flag. Campers doing the laser tag course will be building two of these each…
Here at Tech Camp we are often asked which programming language to learn first - it can be a very confusing subject with so many options and opinions out there! Choosing the right starting point is very important especially when it comes to children - choosing something too easy for a certain age can result in boredom, and then a lack of motivation and interest to continue. It is also entirely possible to choose something too difficult to get to…
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