Uses basic electrical circuit concepts and materials.
Electricity and electronics are now in almost everything we use, having fuelled the Industrial Revolution, and bringing about the Information Age. But what is Electricity, and how does it work? More importantly, what are some cool, fun projects we can use electricity with in our Electronic MakerSpace? In this camp, children are given the necessary building blocks and inspiration to create Electrically-Powered Arts & Crafts.
Learn about basic micro-controllers and how they are used in real life projects.
The Age of the Robots is upon us, but why be afraid of technology we have full control over? In this module, students are taught the basics of automation and robotics, part of the new sector of Physical Computing that is fueling the most creative innovations today. Children will be challenged with creating a fun mechatronics project to bring home and wow their friends.
Use telecommunication tech in designing everything from a Web-Controlled Door Lock to an outdoor Science Experiment
Your refrigerator just sent you a message that you're low on milk and eggs. Your door is warning you about an unexpected entry to your house. And your bed is happy to report that you've had 8.5 hours of sleep on average this week. Has your whole apartment gone haywire? No, it's the new, brave world of the Internet of Things. In this module, students will be introduced to the basics of creating interconnected, electronic devices, through gambits such as scientific field experiments and challenging projects.
We have ample equipment for everyone, so please do not send your child to camp with a computer or tablet.
"Aiden has always been a tech kid so this was the best camp for him, it made his holiday special and he picked up so many new skills.”
Yoni has 20 years of software engineering experience in the financial services industry working in New York, London and Singapore. Yoni's history in Physical Computing education began when he founded the Robotics Club at Tufts University in 1995. He is an engaging, fun-loving instructor and has inspired students to win awards in national competitions such as Innovation, Design and Engineering (IDE) and Robocup.
Cort is a former Navy engineer and an experienced software developer. He believes that everyone can be a "Maker" and has been inspiring kids to create through robotics, game design, electronics, coding, and 3D designs for many years.
|Age||Days||Timing||Price Per Week|
|(6-8) Making With Electronics||Monday to Friday||9 am to 3 pm||
$650 (No Pro Rata)*
|(9-11) Creating Smart Devices||Monday to Friday||9 am to 3 pm||$650 (No Pro Rata)*|
|(12-16) Inventing the Internet of Things||Monday to Friday||9 am to 3 pm||$650 (No Pro Rata)*|
*Price includes a healthy lunch (cooked fresh daily),morning and afternoon snacks and a Camp Asia T-shirt
|09:00-10:00||Moving the Bee-Dot||Robot Turtles - Intermediate Puzzles||Circuit Stickers - Parallel
Circuits and Debugging Circuits
|KIBO - Inputs and conditionals||Robot Turtles - Advanced Puzzles
|10:30-11:30||Story Time Programing at KIBO||Story Time littleBits - Exploring inputs and outputs||Story Time Robert Turtles - Advanced Puzzles||Story Time LittleBits - Buzzing Booklet and Burglar Buzzer||Story Time CircuitStickers - Designing a custom card|
|11:30-12:30||Circuit Stickers - Introduction to Electricity||Bee-Bot - Moving around the community||littleBits - Creepy Eyeball and Moving Collage Projects||Bee-Dot - Designing custom mats to tell a story||Circuit Stickers - Implementing and decorating custom card|
|12:30 - 13:00||Lunch|
|13:00-14:00||Circuit Stickers -Tape Resist Art||Circuit Stickers - Simple Circuit and Debugging Circuits||KIBO - Engineering Design Cycle and Repeats||KIBO - Designing and coding a dance||littleBits -Domain Defender and Top Secret Projects|
|14:00-15:00||Robot Turtles - Beginner Puzzles||KIBO - Sequencing Actions||Circuit Stickers - Switches||KIBO - Decorating KIBO and dance showcase||Wrap-Up|
|15.00||Afternoon Snack and Home|
|09:00-10:00||Introduction to Micro:Bit - Making, Prototyping and electronics and Microsoft PXT editor||Project - Scissors, Paper, Stone extend the game with their symbols||Project Mr. Krabby - Using the servo and other recycled materials, students build a programmable claw machine Part 1||Project - Build & Design your own smart home Part 1||Final Project- Implementation and Consultation
|10:30-11:30||Project: MicroPet Primer on Cardboard Prototyping and PXT programming - Using LED Display to respond to button press inputs||Project: Catching Snowflakes, Introduction to analog, digital inputs, and outputs.
||Project: Mr. Krabby - Using the servo and other recycled materials, students build a programmable claw machine Part 2||Project - Build & Design your own smart home Part 2||Final Project- Implementation and Consultation
|11:30-12:30||Project: Making Some Noise using PXT Programming||Project: Mr. Krabby - Programming the claw to move, light and sounds||Project: Sharing of Projects and collection of user feedback||Final Project- Presentations and collection of user feedback|
|12:30 - 13:00||Lunch|
|13:00-14:00||Project: Scissors, Paper and Stone - Using gestures as inputs and additional concepts to create a simple game
||Project: Puns Not Needles - Introduction to the different IO pins on the Microbit, the external components with the breakout board
||Project Ideation: Design thinking cycle and prototyping skills
||Final Project: Ideation and consultation||Beyond the microBit: Comparison the different platforms strengths and weaknesses|
|14:00-15:00||Final Project: Initial Prototyping||Wrap-Up|
|15.00||Afternoon Snack and Home|
Information to note prior to booking:
These details apply to all camps and on both campuses.
Activities commence at 9am, but we have free drop off from 8.30am where children can join in a free choice of activity.
We have a full-time nurse on site for every camp week to manage health checks every morning and administer medication/first aid if needed. All camp staff have up-to-date first aid training.
Healthy Lunch and snacks (cooked fresh daily) are included in the cost of your camp. If your child is a vegetarian, does not or cannot eat beef, pork, seafood, dairy or eggs or has other dietary needs, simply tell us beforehand in your child’s details online. Please also note that Camp Asia has a no nut policy.
We offer a highly convenient, safe, secure and sociable bus service to and from camp, calling at a stop near your home. Click here for all the info.