2020 Year-End Holidays: ScratchThinker 8-Day Coding Camp (Age 7+)

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• Ages 7 to 12 years old • 8-Day Camp • Online Classroom

About this Event

Code Fun and Interactive Games, Animations & Stories with Scratch!

Suitable for:

  • Ages 7 to 12 years old
  • No prior programming experience needed , recommended for Beginners

Camp Structure:

  • 8-Day Camp (Completed within 2 weeks)
  • Online Classroom
  • Max 1:6 Instructor to Student ratio

Camp Requirements:

  • A working laptop or computer (Recommended system - CPU: Intel Core i3-3210 3.2 GHz / AMD A8-7600 APU 3.1 GHz or equivalent, RAM: 2GB) with a strong internet connection, and a working web camera.

Camp Slots:

Choose from Camp 1 or Camp 2 (Part A):

Camp 1 - 23 November to 3 December (4 days/week, 1.5 hours/day)

  • Week 1: 23 Nov to 26 Nov (Mon to Thu)
  • Week 2: 30 Nov to 3 Dec (Mon to Thu)

OR Camp 2 - 7 December to 17 December (4 days/week, 1.5 hours/day)

  • Week 1: 7 Dec to 10 Dec (Mon to Thu)
  • Week 2: 14 Dec to 17 Dec (Mon to Thu)

Choose a time slot (Part B):

    A) 9.00 am - 10.30 am

    B) 11.00 am - 12.30 pm

    C) 2.00 pm - 3.30 pm

    D) 4.00 pm - 5.30 pm

Here's what your child will experience at the 8-day camp....

  • Learn fundamental coding concepts using the popular Scratch platform (scratch.mit.edu).
  • Apply learnt concepts to code interactive Games, Animations and Stories.
  • Challenge themselves by coding one or more projects every day.
  • Experience what programming is, and how it is used professionally to solve problems and create solutions.
  • Encourage your child to want to learn how things work and develop a creator mindset.

Camp Outline:

Day 1 & 2: Introduction to Basic Coding Concepts

  • Learn about the Scratch Online Coding Platform
  • Learn why Coding and Computational Thinking can be used
  • Learn about Code Sequences and Loops.

Day 5 & 6: Data Variables and Computer Memory

  • Learning about data variables (it’s a bit like algebra!).
  • Variable properties and how to set/ change variables
  • Using data variables in calculations and projects.

Day 3 & 4: Conditional Logic

  • Learning about Conditions and If-Then-Else
  • Make decisions in code using conditions.
  • Using both Conditions and Loops for projects.

Day 7 & 8: Operators and Project Planning

  • Learn about mathematical and comparison operators.
  • Brainstorming and Mind-Mapping Techniques.
  • Learn to plan, design and code a final project.

FAQs

Qn: Is this camp conducted online?

Ans: Yes, this camp will be conducted entirely online.

Qn: What do I need to prepare for this camp?

Ans: Please make sure that your child has a working computer or laptop (Recommended system - CPU: Intel Core i3-3210 3.2 GHz / AMD A8-7600 APU 3.1 GHz or equivalent, RAM: 2GB), with a strong internet connection, and a working web camera.

Qn: Does my child need to attend the same timeslot for each day?

Ans: Yes, students will attend the same time slot for every day of the 8-day camp.

Qn: My child is older than 12 years old, do you have courses for older kids?

Ans: Yes, we do offer the PythonThinker 8-Day Online Coding Camp for older kids aged 11 and above.

Have we answered your queries? If not, please feel free to write in to us at classes@computhink.com.sg or whatsapp us at +65 8858 6173

Here at Computhink, we are committed to delivering the highest quality in our classes, our small classroom size ensures that every child is given the attention they need to learn. We believe in having fun while learning, and to make sure they come hand in hand, our classes include activities and challenges to create an engaging learning experience for our students. We love coding, and we hope to impart this love to every child that we teach.

**Note: We will be taking photographs or videos of the students during the class. By registering your child's attendance, you are granting Computhink your permission to use photographs, videos or other materials produced during the class as part of Computhink's electronic or non-electronic promotional materials.

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