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Learn to Code - How to Get Your Children into Programming

Learn to Code - How to Get Your Children into Programming

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!

4 ways 3D Printing is Shaping the Future

4 ways 3D Printing is Shaping the Future

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.

Looking For Computer Design Camps In London?

Looking For Computer Design Camps In London?

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.

Our Computer Camps For Kids

Our Computer Camps For Kids

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 inspires the next generation of inventors through our coding, electronics and engineering holiday camps for kids.

Game Design Courses For Children

Game Design Courses For Children

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!

Discover Our Tech Camps In London

Discover Our Tech Camps In London

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. 

Our Drone Building Camp In Winchester

Our Drone Building Camp In Winchester

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.

Exciting Game Design Classes For Children

Exciting Game Design Classes For 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.

Laser Tag Developments

Laser Tag Developments

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.

Which programming language first?

Which programming language first?

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.

Summer Calling?

Summer Calling?

Planning what to with the youngsters this summer?  If you’re looking for something a bit meatier than day trips to attractions, then you might like to look at some new summer schools teaching theatre skills, broadcasting, and much more …

Easter Camp

Easter Camp

Just finished our Easter Test Pilot again and had a terrific time.  We had an Easter event last year but this time around we wanted to run a really small event just to try out our new courses for 2016.  We figured this would both give us an incentive to develop the courses in a more detailed manner longer before the summer and also to be able to use the feedback of the campers to improve things for when we’re inundated with hundreds of campers in a few months’ time.

Get the balance right…

Get the balance right…

Only men being techies is a stereotype up to a certain point, but with the male population providing the lion’s share in the digital industry, questions are being asked why women are in the minority of employees in this field.  It could be argued that boys are given remote control cars, planes, trains, robots and drones as presents and therefore are introduced to technology from an early age – or at least that was the case maybe a decade or so ago.

Harry's Story

Harry's Story

"I started at Tech Camp firstly as a camper in 2008. As a child at the time I loved creating small robots and coding, but my parents had struggled to find anywhere I could work on advanced projects like this outside the home until they discovered Tech Camp."

Tech Camp’s brilliant minds

Tech Camp’s brilliant minds

Tech Camp has a long list of successful former students, many of whom return to teach the next generation of inventors.  We pride ourselves in keeping our family ties close and the truth is, many of our tutors want to continue their relationship with Tech Camp despite success in their own careers.  Let’s look at a few of our stellar students and how they’ve progressed...