Tabbed Content and Colours MODEL

calendar
Wed Jul 11, 07:30 - Wed Jul 11, 14:30
location
Parktown High School for Girls

About GamesLab

Learn to code through making games in Scratch. This camp exposes younger children to powerful Computational Thinking Skills in a way that is exciting, engaging and most of all, fun! In this Think Camp, we will examine existing Scratch games and learn to understand what is going on beneath the hood. We will solve a number of problems that will teach the coding skills needed to construct our own games. Finally, we will develop our own interactive games and share them with our friends. Scratch is MIT’s flagship educational toolkit used to teach Computational Thinking to children. No prior coding or Scratch experience is required for this Camp.


About Think Camp

Think Camp teaches key 21st century skills in fun and energising full day camps during school holiday periods. On Think Camp, computer work is interspersed with frequent snack breaks (two per day), outdoor games (weather permitting) and exciting competitions. Powerful thinking skills such as Design and Lean Thinking are taught throughout, using carefully designed activities that compliment computer work and give participants the tools needed to master the world of tomorrow.

IMPORTANT MakeCraft Requirements
  • MakeCraft is a great introductory camp for those new to Think Camp and Minecraft. However, we are also prepared for and challenge the experienced Minecrafters!
  • For students in Grade 5 who have a lot of Minecraft experience we recommend that they rather start their Think Camp journey with a PlayCraft or CodeCraft Camp.
  • Children benefit more from this camp if they have had general computer experience working with a mouse and keyboard.
 
Minecraft Worlds
Please note that at Think Camp we use the Education Edition of Minecraft, all work done in this edition is not compatible with any other Minecraft edition. We regret therefore, that no worlds can be taken home. However, since the Education Edition is similar to the Windows 10 Edition, any skills learnt at Think Camp are transferable to the PC version of Minecraft.
 
Date:
Friday, 22 February 2019
Brescia House School (Click here for directions)

Time:
Drop off: Anytime between 7:30am and 8:00am. No participants may be left unattended before 7:30am. 

Pick up: The final discussion for the day along with certificate hand-out takes place between 3:00pm and 3:10pm - we invite all parents to be present for this. After certificate handout, parents are invited to come and see the incredible work done throughout the day. All participants need to be collected by 3:30pm
Please bring:
Busy minds get hungry! We ask participants to bring along their favourite brain food for snack and lunch breaks.

Please DO NOT bring: 
All our venues have superb tech facilities and participants will be working on Windows PCs, so there is no need to bring any additional high-tech devices.
Think Camp can offer refunds up to 14 days before the camp. All refunds are done via EFT and include a fee of R50 per ticket cancelled.

Cancellations requested within the 14 days prior to the camp are subject to the resale of the ticket. If resale is possible, tickets will not be refunded, rather a transfer credit will be issued for a later camp.

Please email [email protected] for any cancellation related inquiries.

Location

Tabbed Content and Colours MODEL
Parktown High School for Girls
55 Tyrone Ave, Parkview, Randburg, 2122, South Africa
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