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Summer Holiday Camps 2018 - Edinburgh & East Lothian

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

16th July - 20th July - Animate IT

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

Essential Information

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

Booking: Register and pay online at https://www.excel-sports.co.uk/

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

Typical Day: See website for details

East Lothian Holiday Workshshops - Venues in Musselburgh, Haddington & Dunbar

Friday 27th July - Stop Motion Animation, Dunbar, Ages 7 - 12

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!

Monday 30th July - Video Game Design, Haddington, Ages 9 - 13

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.

Tuesday 31st July - Minecraft Mods, Musselburgh, Ages 7 - 12

Minecrafters know that the world is only limited by their imaginations and the mods they use. Explore the tools that will have you riding dragons and building rockets to the moon! We will also be customizing non-player characters and investigating the power of redstone.

Friday 3rd August - Lego Robotics, Musselburgh, Ages 6 - 9

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!

Wednesday 8th August - Video Game Design for Juniors, Musselburgh, Ages 6 - 9

Create your very own games and interactive stories as you learn how to make characters move, jump, dance and sing. Add your own voices and sounds, even insert your own photogrpahs - then use the blocks to make your characters come to life!

Wednesday 8th August - Video Game Design, Musselburgh, Ages 9 - 13

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!

Thursday 9th August - Lego Robotics, Haddington, Ages 9 - 13

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!

Friday 10th August - Lego Animation, Musselburgh, Ages, 9 - 13

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 producers and produce your own animation which can be viewed by family and friends. Watch out Wallace and Gromit here comes ComputerXplorers.

Essential Information

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

Booking: Registration and booking at https://www.eastlothian.gov.uk/ Booking opens on the 28th May.

Jabberwocky Playcentre Workshops - Haddington

Saturday 28th July - Lego Animation, Haddington, Ages 7 - 12

Stop motion animation is one of the simplest and most fun animation techniques. Combine this with LEGO and you have a winning combination for yound 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. Watch out Wallace and Gromit here comes ComputerXplorers!

Lego Robotics and Lego Challenge, Haddington, Ages 7 - 12

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 surrounding. Program robot birds to chirp, crocodiles to snap and plane engines to rev!

We will also be bringing lots and lots of Lego for some Lego build challenges and Lego games.

Essential Information

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

Booking: Registration and booking via the ComputerXplorers website at https://pay.easypaymentsplus.com/feepay1v2.aspx?id=239


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