Coding on Scratch Ages 7 - 9

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Coding on Scratch Ages 7 - 9

Get creative with visual programming. Best suited for: Everyone! From budding artists to future technocrats

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About this event

Coding on Scratch

$225/camp

5 days • 90 minutes per day

Harness the endless possibilities of your young learner’s imagination. In each week-long camp, your child will breathe life into animations, games & applications, for a fun learning experience. Developed by MIT, Scratch is a block-based coding platform ideal for introducing programming concepts. It’s highly visual interface enables our learners to focus on problem-solving, patterns and logic.

Your Child Will Learn

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Coding on Scratch

  • Introduces learners to Scratch and its possibilities and opens the door to an exciting world of technology.
  • Builds their coding principles and computational thinking
  • Simulates advanced programming concepts in an easy-to-understand visual environment with drag-and-drop functionality
  • Boosts confidence in young learners

Camp 1 - Scratch Coder

Core Learning

  • Your child will set up their Scratch account and join an online community of 50 million fellow students.
  • Students get exposure to real-world applications and learn to create a simple version of a chatbot.
  • As the week progresses, they will become familiar with Scratch’s potential and learn basic commands including Loops, Conditionals and Variables to get busy creating!

Prerequisites: This is a beginner level camp with no experience necessary.

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Camp 2 - Scratch Logic Wizard

Core Learning

  • Our learners use their competencies and skills as a springboard to more complex projects
  • Students explore the use of concepts such as Sensing, Events and Motion to create exciting games and applications
  • Projects include a voice-controlled game and their own version of the popular game Flappy Bird!

Prerequisites: Students need to have completed Coding on Scratch Camp 1 or similar introductory course as a prerequisite.

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Camp 3 - Scratch Innovator

Core Learning

  • The creative sandbox where our learners bring it all together with a can-do spirit!
  • Our happy campers can now conceive more interactive features in the animations, stories, and games that they design.
  • Projects include interactive stories, and students also learn to recreate simple versions of the popular Snake and Fruit Ninja
  • games using more advanced concepts like Inputs, Operators and Cloning and Video Sensing.
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System Requirements

A laptop or tablet with connected keyboard and mouse, webcam, and a good Wi-Fi connection.