Summer Technology Camps 2017

ComputerXplorers in Edinburgh & The Lothians offers exciting and innovative technology-based activities ideally suited to holiday programmes

Not every child wants to play sport all holiday - ComputerXplorers holiday computing camps are the perfect solution to those looking for lots of fun in a sociable setting while stretching their creativity, their brain cells and learning a few new skills along the way.

Programme an app for a smart phone or be a TV producer for the day - fun technology and computing activities for children and teens

We offer loads of variety for children and teenagers from programming an app for a smart phone to building a website or producing your own TV show - lots more on offer too!

Sessions can be adapted to suit varying timeframes and locations making them a stimulating addition to a holiday camp’s activity schedule.

We provide trained instructors, lesson plans, the software and extraordinary technology peripherals. We operate across all parts of Edinburgh, East Lothian, West Lothian, Midlothian, Falkirk and the Borders.

Summer Holiday Technology Camp 2017 - St George's School for Girls, Edinburgh

17th July - 24th July - Beats and Blocks Week

It's Beats and Block Week with ComputerXplorers as we explore the world of digital music with our budding music producers before moving onto the world of game design. Here our Juniors and Seniors will learn the fundamentals of games design as they create their very own video game to take home!

24th July - 28th July - Robotics Camp

Blast off with ComputerXplorers this summer as this week is all about robots and rockets! As well as learning how to build and program Lego Robots we will also be meeting Ozobot, the little bot with the big personality! The week will end with our very own rocket launch!

7th August - 11th August - Animate IT Week

Blast off with ComputerXplorers this summer as it's all about animation this week from stop motion animation to crazy faces We have it covered! Children will learn how to animate Lego and explore the world of facial animation. The week will end with our very own rocket launch!

Further information and booking is via the Excel Sports Website...http://www.excel-sports.co.uk

Summer Holiday Tech Camps 2017 - East Lothian Council Summer Programme

Over the summer holidays we will be offering fun and innovative half day and full day technology workshops in venues across East Lothian. From The Brunton Theatre in Musselburgh to the Bleachingfields Centre in Dunbar we will have something for everyone. Build a robot, design a computer game or learn to code!

The Brunton Theatre, Musselburgh, EH21 6AA

Video Game Design with Xbox - 21st July

Use an Xbox controller to create and design your own game. Students will create a range of terrains, worlds and characters, controlling the characters’ movement, sound and vision using an intuitive icon-based programming language

Lego Robotics Workshop - 8th August

Using the latest Lego robotics technology to build and program amazing creatures which can move using motors, gears and wheels. Our young roboteers will learn how to program sensors to make the robot react to its surroundings. Program robot birds to chirp, crocodiles to snap and plane engines to rev!

Lego Animation Workshop - 7th August

Stop-motion animation is one of the simplest and most fun animation techniques. Combine this with LEGO and you have a winning combination for young film-makers. A fantastic way to bring your favourite LEGO creations to life.

We will teach you the techniques you need to become a magical movie producer and produce your very own animation which can be viewed by family and friends. Can you recreate your very own Lego Movie? Watch out Wallace and Gromit her comes ComputerXplorers!

Video Game Design with Scratch - 9th August

Enter the world of video game design by creating characters that dance, sing and interact with one another. Add sound effects and music clips then post your game online so your family and friends can play your video game!

Comic Book Design Workshop - 11th August

Create and design your very own comic book. Using innovative comic book software, digital art and your very own photos to illustrate your own comic. Be creative; be inspired; be a superhero!

The Bleaching Field Centre, Dunbar, EH42 1DX

Lego Robotics Workshop - 19th July

Using the latest Lego robotics technology to build and program amazing creatures which can move using motors, gears and wheels. Our young roboteers will learn how to program sensors to make the robot react to its surroundings. Program robot birds to chirp, crocodiles to snap and plane engines to rev!

Music DJ Workshop - 24th July

Hip Hop, Rock n Roll, Ballads or Reggae…..write music and publish online! This course will have you creating music in a heartbeat. Whether you edit sounds, use instruments, add vocals or write music note-by-note the musical possibilities are endless!

Lego Animation Workshop - 2nd August

Stop-motion animation is one of the simplest and most fun animation techniques. Combine this with LEGO and you have a winning combination for young film-makers. A fantastic way to bring your favourite LEGO creations to life.

We will teach you the techniques you need to become a magical movie producer and produce your very own animation which can be viewed by family and friends. Can you recreate your very own Lego Movie? Watch out Wallace and Gromit her comes ComputerXplorers!

Further information and booking is via the East Lothian Council Website under Arts Activities....http://eastlothian.bookinglive.com/summer-activities/arts-service/


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