I had two boys at your camp. One focused on robotics and the other on music. They both had great fun and learned too! My son does a various summer camps and this one is always his favorite! He was really happy with his project and was able to learn new programs. Eric is a fantastic camp director: he is really patient, understanding and has a genuine interest in connecting with and supporting the kids.
My son, James, attended four camps this summer - a general one, two sports camps, and your STEM camp. Yours was his favorite! His second morning he announced that he'd been wishing all night for it to hurry up and be time to go back to your camp. Thank you so much for feeding my budding scientist's creativity! My child had a phenomenal experience! He RAN intro camp everyday and did not stop talking about it for the entire night upon his return home. We were so pleased to find a program where the instructors were fun, engaging and supportive, and where each child was able to work at his own level and to really be challenged.
I can't believe how much got accomplished in one week! Our son had a blast at Empow's week-long Minecraft camp, where he learned new and more advanced ways of playing the game, including command blocks, redstone circuits, and more. We're sending him back this summer! Best School Vacation Camp 1 in , 1 in , 1 in We have always been focused on getting girls and boys across a wide range of interests and ages excited about the creative power of technology.
This camp must comply with regulations of the Massachusetts Department of Public Health and be licensed by the local board of health.
Empow Studios shall inform parents at time of application that they may request copies of background check, healthcare, and grievance policies, as well as procedures for filing grievances. Coding with Java Coding Path For kids entering grades Java is one of the most popular professional coding languages and a great one to know if you want to build apps or video games.
Come gain skills, passion and confidence to accelerate your computer programming education and career! Prerequisites: Scratch experience or Coding Exploration is required. Python or equivalent is recommended. For middle-schoolers looking to explore a broad range of options, or those who want to dive a bit deeper into two or three topics, this is a perfect place to start.
Campers will create several small to medium-sized projects, such as building and programming a robot, producing a stop-motion animated film, or designing a playable video game. Campers build the foundations for success with technology: the inspiration, confidence, and enthusiasm to continue learning and creating!
This program has more than enough content to keep campers excited and learning for up to three weeks and is an ideal way to start the summer as a lead into some of our more focused programs for middle-school campers. Minecraft Exploration Minecraft Path For kids entering grades One of our most popular programs! Coding Exploration Coding Path For kids entering grades Campers will begin by learning Scratch, a drag-and-drop system, where they will learn key coding concepts and build a small video game or cool animation.
After day three, campers will apply these same coding concepts in Python, a professional, yet easy-to-learn scripting language. For 2nd and 3rd graders who want to dig deeper, we recommend signing up for two sessions. For 4th and 5th graders, this camp is an ideal on-ramp to Python Come find and develop your passion for coding!
For kids with a passion for making videos or movies, this program teaches the techniques and principles of stop-motion animation and digital editing. I told myself it was time to move on, until one epic night changed everything. Some love stories are destiny. Ours is still unwritten.
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