SCHEDULE

Ages 4 - 6 Half Day Technology Summer Camps

 

Program- Maker, Coding & Circuits

Fashion Wearable technology

Are you fashion Savvy? Is your fashion sense unique and different from others? If yes, then this the camp that will give you new skills to take your fashion sense to next level. Enter the world of e-textiles. Explore integrating fashion with technology.

Solution Topic

Ideate and prototype fashion and tech savvy garment and accessories. DESIGN and CODE brilliant LED sequence. Embed and CODE a SENSOR to make your creation SMART!

Design, Experiment, Build

  • Learn the engineering process

  • Select your project: From Fashion accessories to assistive technology embedded in e-textiles

  • Bring together Function, form and aesthetics

  • Learn the basics of electrical engineering

  • Learn the art of designing with e-textiles.

  • Learn the basics of programming

  • Learn basic circuitry with Arduino Lily Pad

What you will learn

What you will Make

What you will Take

Where will you go

Engineering process

 

Design Thinking process

 

Prototype design

 

Circuits Basic

 

Programming basic

 

Arduino platform

 

Presentation skills

 

Product Pitch

Students will make a variety of wearable projects during the week

 

For the final project, students can choose between the following projects:

 

Bracelet

skirt

Purse

Hat/scarf

 

 

All creations will have sesor components and programmable LEDs. 

 

Using the design thinking process students will complete their  fashion savvy product prototype

Entire project

 

Arduino Lilypad board

 

Arduino Lilypad sensor

 

Arduino Lily LED's

 

Other electrical 

components

 

Other maker components

This camp will visit a tech company or the company leadership will visit us for Expo

 

Program - youngPRENEUR Leadership

Idea Incubator @ignite Lab

Join Ignite Lab for a 5 day of entrepreneur camp. Whether you have an idea or you are simply curious, this camp will teach kids the art of developing ideas into real products with cutting edge technology and design thinking principles.

Solution Topic

  • Select from three real life problems for which no solution exists

  • Campers will work in teams to select their topic and form a working prototype

Design, Experiment, Build

  • Using Design Thinking principles, campers will learn to connect with their audience, ideate, prototype and test a working model

  • campers will get introduced to a suite of emerging technologies from which they will choose to solve their  real wold problem

  • Campers will learn the art of pitching their product idea

What you will learn

Engineering process

 

Design Thinking process

 

Prototype design

 

Circuits Basic

 

Programming basic

 

Arduino platform

 

Micro:bit

 

3-D Printing

 

Presentation skills

 

Product Pitch

What you will Make

Campers will work with 3D modelling to make their prototypes

 

Campers will convert models via  3D printing

 

With use of required technology, campers will build and program a working prototype of the model

 

Campers will prepare a product pitch

What you will Take

3-D printied models

 

An Arduino board or

Microbit

 

Project ideas and prepared pitch

 

Competition award. All teams  get awarded a recognition.Campers will compete for the following categories:

 

 Innovation

Design

Collaboration

Problem Solver

Where will you go

This camp will visit a tech company or the company leadership will visit us for Expo

 

Program Virtual Reality

Gaming World with UNITY

Enjoyed your last trip to the VR game world! Now let's build one. In this camp students will learn the technology behind the 3D builds. They will design and build multiple worlds and characters and experience them using the Unity and Google Cardboard

Solution Topic

  • Introduction to game design using Unity

  • Developing for Virtual Reality. What do you need to consider?

Design, Experiment, Build

  • Ideate, research and design your virtual realm

  • Design and journal your virtual space

  • identify game construct

  • Build and have a blast!

  • Build and present 

What you will learn

Game design for VR environments

 

Techniques for 3D development

 

Learn the basics of programming

 

Learn C# programming

 

Presentation skills

What you will Make

Campers will design and build multiple mini 3D builds and explore their creations using Google Cardboard

 

Campers will complete a full research to build Gaming project in 3D

What you will Take

Design sketches

 

Research Journal

 

Portfolio of programming projects

Where will you go

TECH COMPANY/FIELD TRIP

 

This camp will visit a tech company or the company leadership will visit us for Expo

 

This camp may also have a topic related field trip

 

Program Maker Coding & Circuits

SMART  HOUSE (IoT)

We live in an automated world. Have you ever wondered how everything around us today is SMART? In this camp you will take a deep dive in to the world of SMARTS's and prototype our very own SMART Space.

Solution Topic

  • Build a SMART automated home of 21st century. What technological features can improve your life

Design, Experiment, Build

  • Learn the engineering process

  • ideate and brainstorm your perfect space

  • Learn the basics of mechanical and electrical engineering

  • Learn the basics of programming in TinkerCAD and Blockly 

  • Learn basic circuitry with Arduino

  • Biuild and present 

What you will learn

What you will Make

What you will Take

Where will you go

Engineering process

 

Circuits Basic

 

Programming basic

 

Arduino platform

 

Presentation skills

Students can choose between the following projects:

 

Smart House

 

 

Students will engineer a prototype of a smart space

 

Students will build a complete automated model of their space

Entire project

 

Arduino uno board

 

sensors (LDR, clap switch, PIR)

 

Leds

 

Other electrical 

components

 

Other maker components

TECH COMPANY/FIELD TRIP

 

This camp will visit a tech company or the company leadership will visit us for Expo

 

This camp may also have a topic related field trip

 

Program Artificial Intelligence

AI Powered IMAGE RECOGNITION

Can you imagine the possibilities if your computer could tell if you are entering your house or a stranger is entering just by looking at your face. 

W

ell this camp is all about making smart computers with the power of machine learning. Welcome to the world of Artifical Intelligence!

Solution Topic

  • Thinking of making a self driving car, can your computer tell if there is a cross walk and if a cat is crossing the street or just a piece of paper rolling?

  • Who should access my bedroom? Only me. Can you be sure it's me by looking at my face?

Design, Experiment, Build

  • ideate, research and design your content

  • Learn the basic of AI

  • Learn the basics of Machine Learning (ML)

  • Learn the IBM Watson Ecosystem

  • Design and plan your classifiers

  • Train and test ML models

  • Build, publish, monetize and have a blast!

What you will learn

Learn the basic of Artificial Intelligence

 

Intro to Machine Learning

 

Facial Recognition

Biometrics

Image Classification

Supervised Learning Algorithm

 

Train and test models

 

poorly trained models and user bias

 

Presentation skills

What you will Make

You will start with simple projects and progress to a fully fuctional and trained model for image recognition

 

Will your model identify animals, monstes,people or cars? 

YOU DECIDE!

 

FUN: All work and no play..

 

Don’t worry you will not be coding all day. We have a fun week planned for you with lots of outdoor activites and field trip to augmentt your learning experience

What you will Take

Portfolio of projects

Where will you go

TECH COMPANY/FIELD TRIP

 

This camp will visit a tech company or the company leadership will visit us for Expo

 

Program- Coding Drones

Mission Flight Control

Welcome to the world of Drone Technology! Whether your child is a novice or experienced with Drones, this camp will take them to the next level. From the engineering and coding basics to real world application of Drones, this camp will open mindset for young learners to whole new world of possibilities with Drone technology!

Solution Topic

  • Engineering with Sensors and Drones: the art of the possible

  • Be out in the open field. Research, engineer, and code real life applications of the unchartered territories of Drones technology

Design, Experiment, Build

  • Learn the engineering process

  • Research, ideate and identify the growing trends in Drone technology

  • Design and Map your Drone to a real life challenge

  • Build and conquer pre-defined maneuvers and surprise challenges

  • Present

What you will learn

What you will Make

What you will Take

Where will you go

Engineering process

 

Flight control

 

Combining flight with sensors

 

Flight Maneuver and rescue missions

 

Programming basics

 

Presentation skills

Students will make a variety of builds of Drones

 

Based on the real-life problem the camper chooses to solve, the camp coach will work with the camper to identify and attach  components to the Drone

 

Program the Drone to solve a number of missions that  may require flight control, rescue operation and maneuvering skills

Design sketches

 

Research Journal

 

Portfolio of programming projects

TECH COMPANY/FIELD TRIP

 

This camp will visit a tech company or the company leadership will visit us for Expo

 

This camp may also have a topic related field trip

 

Program YouTube and Twitch

Lights, Camera, Action!

Give your children creative tools of expression, confidence in story telling, and means to stay connected to 21st century streaming technology. Learn the art of streaming your content, master the art of production, and publish with confidence.

 

(No Content will be uploaded to the Web.)

Solution Topic

  • Share your passion with the world!

  • What do you need to consider?

Design, Experiment, Build

  • What is responsible content

  • brainstorm content ideas

  • Design production setup

  • Equipment and production use

  • Journal and rehearse content

  • Camera, Action, Lights!

What you will learn

What you will Make

What you will Take

Where will you go

Good Vs. Bad Content

 

Camera Etiquette

 

Equipment use and training

 

Camera shots and Production 

 

Voice training

 

Setting up and starting a YouTube or Twitch Channel

Campers will make multiple short videos per content selection throughout the camp duration

 

A final video production per our checklist

Research Journal

 

Portfolio of projects (USB)

FIELD TRIP

 

This camp will go on a topic related field trip

 

Program Artificial Intelligence

AI Powered CHATBOTS

Have you ever wondered how Google finishes our thought just when you begin to type? Welcome to world of Natural Language processing (NLP). In this camp, campers will will learn to build a smart chatBot using Python + NLP Classifier + IBM Watson technology

Solution Topic

  • What product or service are you offering? Can your SMART BOT take care of customer responses while you catch some zzz’s?

Design, Experiment, Build

  • ideate, reaseach and design your content

  • Learn the basic of AI

  • Learn the basics NLP

  • Learn the IBM Watson Ecosystem

  • Design and plan your classifiers

  • Build, publish, monet ize and have a blast!

What you will learn

Learn the basic of Artificial Intelligence

 

Intro to Machine learing

 

Train and Test models

 

Learn the basics Natural Language Processing

 

Supervised Learning algorithm

 

Learn the IBM Watson Ecosystem

 

Monetizing your creation

Product Pitch

 

Presentation skills

What you will Make

A working Chatbot

 

You will start with simple projects and progress to a fully functional and working Chatbot

 

Will it take Ice cream orders or serve smoothies or will you make a homework helper? YOU DECIDE!

FUN: All work and no play..

 

Don’t worry you will not be coding all day. We have a fun week planned for you with lots of outdoor activities and field trip to augment your learning experience

What you will Take

Portfolio of projects

Where will you go

TECH COMPANY/FIELD TRIP

 

This camp will visit a tech company or the company leadership will visit us for Expo

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