Easter Holiday Camp 2018 - Livingston & Edinburgh

ComputerXplorers in Edinburgh, Livingston & The Lothians offers exciting & innovative technology-based activities 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.

Edinburgh Easter Holiday Technology Camp 2017 - St George's School for Girls, Edinburgh, EH12 6BG

Monday 9th April - Video Game Design with Xbox Controllers

Love video games? Learn how to code them using Xbox controllers. We will start with the basics and take you through design and build so you finish the day with your very own game to play at home.

You will create a range of terrains, worlds and characters using an intuitive, icon-based programming language. Create your very own video games to play at home and share with family and friends!

Tuesday 10th April - Retro Game Design

Retro Gamemaking is making a comeback! From arcade and platformer games to spaceship shooters and space adventure games you will have all the skills at your disposal to create your very own game to play at home!

Wednesday 11th April - C.A.D. Drawing and Design

Calling all budding architects!

Learn how to build amazing 3D models this Easter of anything you want, such as mansions and castles, skate parks or your very own primary school.

You can even redesign your own bedroom! You will learn how to draw 3D shapes and develop them into simple models then progress onto more sophisticated techniques.

Thursday 12th April - Stop Motion Animation

Stop motion animationis one of the simplest and most fun animation techniques. Learn all the skills necessary to create your own animation to watch at home.

Watch out Wallace and Gromt here comes ComputerXplorers!

Essential Information

Ages: 8+ Years Cost: £45/day or £160 for the 4 days

Times: 9 - 5pm (Drop Off 8.50 - 9am; Pick Up 5 - 5.10pm)

Venue: St George’s School for Girls, Garscube Terrace, Edinburgh, EH12 6BG

Booking: Register and pay online at www.sescotland.computerxplorers.co.uk

Contact: Lynne at lynnek@computerxplorers.co.uk or call 0131 6530580

Typical Day: See website for details

Livingston Easter Holiday Camp 2017 - West Lothian College, Almonvale Crescent, Livingston, EH54 7EP

Wednesday 4th April - Video Game Design with Xbox Controllers

Love video games? Learn how to code them using Xbox controllers. We will start with the basics and take you through design and build so you finish the day with your very own game to play at home.

You will create a range of terrains, worlds and characters using an intuitive, icon-based programming language. Create your very own video games to play at home and share with family and friends!

Thursday 5th April - Lego Robotics

Move over Hermione and Harry! Using the latest Lego Robotics technology we will build a magic wand that controls the computer and a Lego robot that makes an animal move on screen.

We will also be programming robot birds to chirp, crocodiles to snap and plane engines to rev!

Friday 6th April - Stop Motion Animation

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 to create your very own animation which can be viewed by family and friends.

Watch out Wallace and Gromti here comes ComputerXplorers!

Essentail Information

Ages: 8+ Years Cost: £45/day or £120 for the 3 days

Times: 9 - 5pm (Drop Off 8.50 - 9am; Pick Up 5 - 5.10pm)

Venue: West Lothian College, Almondvale Crescent, Livingston, EH54 7EP

Contact: Lynne at lynnek@computerxplorers.co.uk or call 0131 6530580

Typical Day: See website for details


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