Laser Tag

Build a Laser Tag system, whilst learning complex soldering and foam modelling techniques.
Electronics
Coding
Design
Construction
 
 
 
 
 
£675-£1025
✓ 9-17 years
5 days
 

Take Home:

2 Custom Laser Taggers
2 Game Control Boxes
USB Drive with Custom Tagger Software

You Will Learn:

Fine Soldering Skills
Computer CAD Design and Practical Foam Sculpting
How to Modify the Tagger Firmware in C++

Need to Know:

1:8 Staff-Student Ratio
All Equipment Provided
4 x 1.5 Hour Sessions/Day
 

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Do you enjoy practical projects but want something more advanced? Build a complete Laser Tag system from scratch with 2 taggers and 2 control boxes, customised taggershapes, professional optics and your own custom firmware for extra gameplay modes!

This is an in depth course on soldering and model making techniques suitable for all ages, with many extension possibilities to continue with at home. After camp you can continue adding accessories and modding the software as far as your imagination takes you.

 
  • Learn how to solder tiny components
  • Build circuit board "brains" for 2 taggers
  • Design 2 tagger bodies using Inkscape CAD software
  • Sculpt and paint your design using specialist modelling foam
  • Construct 2 game control boxes to use at home
  • 'Hack' the tagger firmware using the Arduino environment
  • Finish the week with a massive Laser battle!
 
 

Course Dates 2018

Sparsholt College, Winchester 29/30 Jul - 3 Aug Residential / Day 9-17 £675 / £1025
Sparsholt College, Winchester 5/6 - 10 Aug Residential / Day 9-17 £675 / £1025
Sparsholt College, Winchester 12/13 - 17 Aug Residential / Day 9-17 £675 / £1025
Sparsholt College, Winchester 19/20 - 24 Aug Residential / Day 9-17 £675 / £1025