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Summer STEM and Coding Camp is open to children entering 1st grade and up. It will be held at PS 9 (100 W 84th Street) from 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. from Monday July 6th through Friday August 14th. Camp will run for six weeks. Tuition is $500 per week. See a partial list of programs and resources toward the bottom of this page. Students will be exposed to a variety of STEM based activities. They will rotate through various groups and each activity will include a lesson and then creative play.
Students will create programs on Scratch, Code Monkey, Codesters and Code.org. Scratch, Code.org and Lightbots are web-based programming sites where students can create their own sequenced programs, interactive stories, games, and animations. CodeMonkey provides practice coding with a real programming language to solve a variety of puzzles. Codesters provides authentic coding experience where students learn to code in Python. These programs help learners think creatively, reason systematically, and work collaboratively, all essential skills for life in the 21st century.
Students will be able to create using Lego Education. Student will build battery operated pulley systems and more. Through Lego We Do 2, students create robots and code various actions on the iPad. Lastly, students will also code movements on Sphero Ball and Dash robots.
Camp will be held Monday to Friday, 8:30pm until 5:30pm.
Camp will be held at PS 9 (100 W 84th Street), including drop-off and pick-up.
Campers are required to bring their own snack and lunch.
Recess will be held outdoors. Campers should wear weather appropriate clothing and wear sunscreen.
Camp is $500 per week.
Programs and Resources Used in Summer STEM and Coding Camp
|Web-Based Coding||Robotics||Lego Education|
|Scratch||EDU||Simple or Powered Machines|