2019 New Year’s Bootcamp for 7-12 years: 3 daily workshops

During this computer science bootcamp of three (3) workshops just after New Year’s 2019, kids ages 7-12 will become members of Division Q, a secret group of technologists responsible for tracking down a mising treasure. They’ll complete their mission by diving into visual programming and robotics using LEGO WeDo, LEGO Mindstorms and arts supplies.

During each class, they’ll discuss inspring examples of technology before learning about computer science theory. They’ll then complete class challenges which involve designing, building and programming technology prototypes in pairs or small teams.

This bootcamp is ideal for children with no previous exposure to computer science and those who have previously participated in a NewTechKids programs. The curriculum and lessons are based on NewTechKids’ pedagogy which focuses on concept-context learning and the use of tangible objects.

When: Workshops will take place daily from 10:00 – 13:00 on the following dates:
– January 2, 3 and 4, 2019

Location: Openbare Bibliotheek Amsterdam (OBA)/Amsterdam Public Library, Oosterdokskade 143, Amsterdam (Junior Atelier)

Our program will be taught in a combination of English and Dutch by professional teachers with specialised computer science education training.

Children will receive a snack and drinks during each workshop.

A minimum of 15 students is required to offer this program. Registrants will be notified one week prior if the program is cancelled and a full refund will be provided.

Price: 127.04 euro (includes 21% BTW and online registration fees)

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