Palo Alto

Palo Alto

Programming with Beebots

$465 for Residents & $535 for Non-Residents


Date: June 24 - June 28

Time: 9am - 4pm

Age: 5 to 7 years old

Location: Palo Alto - Mitchell Park - Adobe South

3700 Middlefield Rd, Palo Alto, CA 94303

Programming with Beebots

  • Come and play with your new Robot friend!

  • Campers are going to program Bee-Bots robots and send them on fun adventures like going through a maze, navigating through a city and/or adding and subtracting.

  • Campers will use sequencing, estimation and problem solving to program their robots. Plus, other activities during the program cover computational thinking exercises, studying the technology timeline and hardware.

  • This camp is a great introduction to Robotics.

Beginner Scratch Programming - Creative Computing

$364 for Residents & $415 for Non-Residents

Date: July 1 - July 5 *No Class on July 4*

Time: 9am - 4pm

Age: 7 to 10 years old

Location: Palo Alto - Mitchell Park - Adobe South

3700 Middlefield Rd, Palo Alto, CA 94303

Beginner Scratch Programming - Creative Computing

  • Explore, imagine and create!

  • The campers will document their ideas in a design workbook, then use Scratch to create computational artifacts (like games, animations, music composition) using ideas from their lives and interests.

  • They will reflect on their own projects and learn how to provide feedback on other campers’ projects.

  • The goal of this camp is to increase fluency with computational thinking and programming concepts, using a curriculum developed by Harvard Graduate School of Education.

Coding with Robots (Beginners)

$465 for Residents & $535 for Non-Residents

Date: June 17 - June 21

Time: 9am - 4pm

Age: 7 to 10 years old

Location: Palo Alto - Mitchell Park - Adobe South

3700 Middlefield Rd, Palo Alto, CA 94303

Coding with Robots (Beginners)

  • Learn through play! Combining a real robot with coding fires up a child’s imagination, inspires dreams, and builds confidence!

  • Navigate the robots through challenging maze, make robots react to their environment, complete coding puzzles on the tablet, work in teams to compete on fun games.

  • Campers will use a series of fun tools (Dash and Dots, Lego® WeDo and Beebots) to engage with technology and use their critical thinking skills.

Intermediate Scratch Programming - Game Design

$465 for Residents & $535 for Non-Residents

Date: July 8 - July 12

Time: 9am - 4pm

Age: 8 to 12 years old

Location: Palo Alto - Mitchell Park - Adobe South

3700 Middlefield Rd, Palo Alto, CA 94303

Intermediate Scratch Programming - Game Design

  • Create your own interactive games using Scratch Programming language!

  • Campers will learn the basics of game design and features necessary to make a fun and interactive game with controls, scores, multiple levels, and user interface.

  • For intermediate levels, campers will get additional challenges to solve and will learn new concepts that they can integrate in a game of their own design.

  • Plus, all campers will learn how to share games online and to provide feedback to peers.

Product Design with Coding and crafting 1.0 (using Scratch) Girls Only

$465 for Residents & $535 for Non-Residents

Date: July 29 - August 2

Time: 9am - 4pm

Age: 8 to 12 years old

Location: Palo Alto - Mitchell Park - Adobe South

3700 Middlefield Rd, Palo Alto, CA 94303

Product Design with Coding and crafting 1.0 (using Scratch) Girls Only

  • Design a new product, craft your prototype and use technology to improve it!

  • Campers will create a computer program to either automate the design phase of the product, or complete the product offering (for example, they can create a game that is related to the product). Campers will explore art, entrepreneurship, story building, animation and women role models in Computer Science.

  • The Product Design with Coding and Crafting class will have invited guests on our last day. The girls will meet with Women working in the Tech Industry, and these guest speakers will share their personal stories to empower the young students.

  • This program is designed specifically for girls. It is Code for fun’s way of building entrepreneurship and design skills with young creative women.

Camps for 5 to 12 years old
Course Name Age June
17-21
June
24-28
July
1-5
July
8-12
July 29
-Aug 2
Programming with Beebots 5-7
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Beginner Scratch Programming - Creative Computing 5-7
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Coding with Robots (Beginners) 7-10
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Intermediate Scratch Programming - Game Design 8-12
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Product Design with Coding and crafting 1.0 (using Scratch) Girls Only 8-12
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