Summer 2018 Coding Camps for Children and Parents
We’re pleased continue our successful series of week-long morning programming camps designed to provide playful, informal exposure to MIT’s Scratch programming language and/or stop motion animation projects. The camp is project based, so each child can set his or her own challenges.
Where: Downtown Flemington, in Mediatech (118 Main Street, in the 2nd Floor of the Flemington Free Public Library. Handicapped accessible).
Dates: June 25-29, July 9-13, July 16-20, July 23-27, July 30-August 3 and August 6-10.
When: 9 to noon, for five days. Parents are encouraged to come to the final session, at 11:00 to noon on Friday (the last day). Children are welcome to sign up for as many weeks as they like.
Recommend ages: 7-to 16-years. No prior experience is required.
Cost: $120 per seat is a suggested donation, limited to 12 children per class on a first come, first served basis. Bring a check to “Mediatech Foundation” on the first day.
What to bring: Nothing is required, however children are welcome to bring their own laptop or tablet.
Information Release: Children will be using the Internet, viewing YouTube, and sharing work online; and projects may be videotaped and shared. By participating, you provide these permissions.
Snack: Includes a light morning snack and drink. Please inform us of any allergies.
To Register: Sign up at the front desk of the Flemington Free Public Library or call 908-284-2006 from 3 to 5 PM on weekdays. Questions? firstname.lastname@example.org. More info at www.mediatech.org.
NEW: Coding for Parents
Three informal weekly sessions to introduce you to coding. We will be using the same platform as the coding camp, Scratch. No previous coding experience required. By the end of the courses you will be able to make a game that you can play with your kids!! Session dates are June 25, July 2 and 9, 7-8pm, by donation. Please register as outlined above.