Past Workshops

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May Vacation 2017: LEGO Mindstorms for 7-12 yearsApril 24, 25, 26 and 28, 2017

    During this bootcamp of 4 daily workshops during the Spring school vacation, kids ages 7-12 will become time travellers who solve technology challenges from the past, present and future. Location: OBA (Amsterdam Municipal Library.
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Computer Science for 7-9 years: 11 weeksJanuary - March 2017

    During this bootcamp of 11 weekly workshops, kids ages 7-9 will learn about computer science by designing and building technology solutions to manage an automated farm. Pen and paper activities, games, and LEGO Mindstorms. Location: Het Claverhuis, Amsterdam. 
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Computer Science for 8-11 years: 10 weeksJanuary - March 2017

    During this bootcamp of 10 weekly workshops, kids ages 8-11 will become time travellers to solve technology challenges from the past and future. Pen and paper activities, games, and LEGO Mindstorms. Location: Het Claverhuis, Amsterdam. 
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'LEGO Mindstorms & Visual Programming: 7-12 yearsJanuary 2-6, 2017

    During this summer bootcamp of 5 daily workshops, kids ages 7-12 were introduced to visual programming and the logic behind it through LEGO Mindstorms. Location: Openbare Bibliotheek, Amsterdam.
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'Discover Computer Science: 7-9 years (Amsterdam)September - December 2016

    During this bootcamp of 15 weekly workshops, kids ages 7-9 learned about computer science and the thinking/problem-solving models behind it. Pen and paper activities, games, and LEGO Mindstorms. Location: Het Claverhuis, Amsterdam.
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'Discover Computer Science: 10-12 years (Amsterdam)September - December 2016

    During this bootcamp of 15 weekly workshops, kids ages 10-12 learned about computer science and the thinking/problem-solving models behind it. Pen and paper activities, games, and LEGO Mindstorms. Location: Het Claverhuis, Amsterdam.
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NewTechKids 21st Century Skills Club: PPOZOSeptember - December 2016

    During this Club comprised of fifteen (15) weekly workshops, students learned the basics of computer science and how to use the thinking and problem-solving models behind it. Location: PPOZO, Amsterdam. Only PPOZO-registered students.
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NewTechKids 21st Century Skills Club: Spring HighSeptember - December 2016

    During this Club comprised of fifteen (15) weekly workshops, students will learn the basics of computer science and how to use the thinking and problem-solving models behind it. Location: Spring High, Amsterdam. Only Spring High students.
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'Artificial Intelligence & How It Works: 10-12 yearsOctober 17-21, 2016

    During this week-long bootcamp during the Fall vacation, kids ages 10-12 learned the basics of Artificial Intelligence and the logic/thinking behind it. Pen and paper, games, LEGO Mindstorms. Location: OBA (main branch), Amsterdam. 
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Computers and How They Work for 7-12 yearsAugust 22-26, 2016

    During this summer bootcamp of 5 daily workshops, NewTechKids challenged kids ages 7-12 to learn about computers and mobile phones and how they work work as technology systems. Location: OBA (main branch), Amsterdam. 
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Discover Computer Science for 7-12 yearsAugust 15-19, 2016

    During this summer bootcamp of 5 daily workshops, kids ages 7-12 learned the basics of computer science and the thinking and problem-solving models behind it. Pen and paper activities, games, and LEGO Mindstorms. Location: OBA (main branch), Amsterdam. 
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Visual Programming & LEGO Mindstorms for 7-12 yearsAugust 8-12, 2016

    During this summer bootcamp of 5 daily workshops, kids ages 7-12 were introduced to visual programming and the logic behind it through LEGO Mindstorms. Location: Het Claverhuis, Amsterdam. 
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Discover Computer Science for 7-12 yearsJuly 25-29, 2016

    During this summer bootcamp of 5 daily workshops, kids ages 7-12 learned the basics of computer science and the thinking and problem-solving models behind it. Pen and paper activities, games, and LEGO Mindstorms. Location: OBA (Main Branch), Amsterdam. 
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'Discover Computer Science for 7-12 years (Amsterdam)April - July 2016

    During this bootcamp of 10 weekly workshops, kids ages 7-12 learned the basics of computer science and the thinking/problem-solving models behind it. Pen and paper activities, games, and LEGO Mindstorms. Location: het Claverhuis, de Jordaan, Amsterdam. 
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'LEGO Mindstorms & Visual Programming for 7-12 yearsApril 25, 26, 28 and 29, 2016

    During this four-day bootcamp during the May 2016 vacation, kids ages 7-12 discovered coding and the logic, composition and key concepts behind it through LEGO Mindstorms. Location: Openbare Bibliotheek Amsterdam (OBA) near Centraal Station.
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LEGO Mindstorms & Visual Programming: 7-12 yearsApril 2016

     During this four-day bootcamp during the May school vacation, kids ages 7-12 learned about coding and the logic, composition and key concepts behind it. Kids used LEGO Mindstorms to to design robots and program them. Location: OBA, Amsterdam. 
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Discover Computer Science Program: 7 and 8 yearsFebruary - April 2016

     During this program of 10 weekly workshops, kids ages 7 and 8 learned the core concepts which define technology, computer science and programming. Pen and paper exercises, games, LEGO Mindstorms. Location: Almere.
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Discover Computer Science Program: 9, 10 and 11 yearsFebruary - April 2016

     During this program of 10 weekly workshops, kids ages 9, 10 and 11 learned the core concepts which define technology, computer science and programming. Pen and paper exercises, games, LEGO Mindstorms. Location: Almere.
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Visual Programming & LEGO Mindstorms: 10-12 yearsJanuary - March 2016

     During this program of 15 weekly workshops, kids ages 10-12 were introduced to visual programming. They learned about key computer science concepts such as variables and collections, loops, event handling, design and testing. 
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Discover Computer Science Program: 7-9 yearsJanuary - March 2016

     During this program of 15 weekly workshops, kids ages 7-9 learned the core concepts which define technology, computer science and programming. Pen and paper exercises, games, LEGO Mindstorms.
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'Systems Thinking & Hardware: 10-12 yearsFebruary 2016

    During this bootcamp of 4 weekly workshops, NewTechKids challenged kids ages 10-12 to understand how mobile phones and computers work as systems. Location: Science Center NEMO, Amsterdam. 
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Programming & Computer Science Program: 10-12 yearsSeptember - December, 2015

     During this program of 15 weekly workshops, kids ages 10-12 learned the core concepts which define technology, computer science and programming. Pen and paper exercises, games, LEGO Mindstorms, Raspberry Pi computer kits.
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Programming & Computer Science Program: 7-9 yearsSeptember - December, 2015

     During this program of 15 weekly workshops, kids ages 7-9 learned the core concepts which define technology, computer science and programming. Pen and paper exercises, games, LEGO Mindstorms, Raspberry Pi computer kits.  
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Programming & Computer Science Program: 10-12 yearsSeptember - December, 2015

     During this program of 15 weekly workshops, kids ages 10-12 learned the core concepts which define technology, computer science and programming. Pen and paper exercises, games, LEGO Mindstorms, Raspberry Pi computer kits.
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'Explore Computer Science' Program: 7-9 yearsSeptember - December 2015

    During this bootcamp taught via Ijsterk, an after-school program organiser, kids learned the core concepts which power computer science and programming, using a mix of pen and paper activities, games and technology tools. FULL.
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'Explore Computer Science' Program: 10-12 yearsSeptember - December 2015

    During this bootcamp taught via Ijsterk, an after-school program organiser, kids learned the core concepts which power computer science and programming, using a mix of pen and paper activities, games and technology tools.
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'Discover Computer Science' Bootcamp: 10-12 yearsAugust - October, 2015

    During this bootcamp for Leonardo da Vincischool students, kids learned the basics of programming and computer science and the thinking and problem-solving behind them, using a mix of pen and paper activities, games and technology tools.
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LEGO Mindstorms Summer Bootcamp: 7-12 yearsAugust 3-7, 2015

     During this bootcamp, children ages 7-12 learned about the concepts and logic behind programming by working in teams to program LEGO Mindstorms robots. Concepts: design and testing, loops, if-else, variables, functions, feedback, systems thinking.  
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Programming Summer Bootcamp: 7-12 yearsAugust 10-14, 2015

     During this bootcamp, children ages 7-12 learned about the concepts and logic behind programming by working in teams to program LEGO Mindstorms robots. Concepts: design and testing, loops, if-else, variables, functions, feedback, systems thinking.  
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'Discover Computer Science' Bootcamp: 7-12 yearsMay - June, 2015

    During this bootcamp of 8 weekly workshops, kids aged 7-12 discovered the key concepts behind computer science and programming. Concepts covered will include computational thinking, input-output, feedback, algorithms, sequences and many more.
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'Explore Computer Science' Bootcamp: groups 3, 4 and 5March - July, 2015

    During this bootcamp of 15 weekly workshops, kids aged 6-9 discovered the key concepts behind computer science and programming. Offered through Ijsterk, an Amsterdam after-school program organiser.
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''Computer Science 101' Bootcamp: groups 6, 7 and 8March - July, 2015

    During this bootcamp of 14 weekly workshops, kids aged 10-12 discovered the key concepts behind computer science and programming. Offered through Ijsterk, an Amsterdam after-school program organiser.
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'Understand Computers' Bootcamp: 7-12 yearsMarch 3, 10, 17 and 31, 2015

    During this bootcamp comprised of four weekly workshops, kids aged 7-12 tore apart computers, built them using a DIY computer kits and programmed LEGO Mindstorms robots to understand how hardware and software work together.
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NewTechKids Programming Bootcamp: groups 3, 4 and 5February 2, 9, 16 and 23, 2015

    During this bootcamp taught by NewTechKids via Ijsterk, an after-school program organiser in Amsterdam, children discovered the basics of programming and LEGO Mindstorms.
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NewTechKids Programming Bootcamp: groups 5, 6 and 7February 6, 13, 20 and 27, 2015

    During this four-week bootcamp taught by NewTechKids via Ijsterk, an after-school program organiser in Amsterdam, kids discovered key technology and programming concepts as well as what constitutes a computer.
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'Understand Computers' Bootcamp: 7-12 yearsFebruary 10, 17 and 24, 2015

    During this bootcamp of three weekly workshops, kids aged 7-12  tore apart a computer, built one using a Raspberry Pi DIY computer kit, and programmed LEGO Mindstorms robots.
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'LEGO Mindstorms Robot' Workshop: 7-12 yearsFebruary 24, 2015

    During this 1.5 hour workshop, 7-12 year olds learned about the concepts behind programming by working in teams to program a LEGO Mindstorms robot. This workshop was part of the ‘Understand Computers’ Bootcamp.  
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'Build a Computer' Workshop: 7-12 yearsFebruary 17, 2015

    During this NewTechKids workshop, kids aged 7-12 discovered the power of Rasperry Pi single-board computers by assembling a Kano DIY computer in small teams.  
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'Discover Hardware' Workshop: 7-12 yearsFebruary 10, 2015

    During this workshop, 7-12 year olds learned about the main components in computers, trying their hands at designing their own computers and tearing apart old laptops.
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NewTechKids Programming Bootcamp: 10-12 yearsJanuary 9, 16, 23 and 30, 2015

    Has your child heard of Alan Turing and Enigma, or Finite State Machine (FSM)? During this four-week bootcamp, kids learned about FSM and a lot more technology and programming concepts.
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NewTechKids Programming Bootcamp: 7-9 yearsJanuary 7, 14, 21 and 28, 2015

    During this bootcamp of four weekly workshops, children discovered the basics of programming and automation through a mix of games, pen and paper exercises and LEGO Mindstorms.
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NewTechKids Robot Boogie Bootcamp: 4-6 yearsJanuary 7, 14, 21 and 28, 2015

    During this bootcamp of four weekly workshops, young children learned the basics behind programming and automation through crafts, games, music and lots of physical activity.
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Programming Santa's Driverless Sleigh: 10-12 yearsWednesday, December 17, 2014

    Santa Claus’ reindeers refused to work over the holidays. During this workshop, children aged 10 – 12 wrote and tested a program which allows Santa Claus’ sleigh to drive itself in order to deliver Christmas presents.
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Robots to the Rescue to Save Our Presents: 7-9 yearsWednesday, December 10, 2014

    During this workshop, children aged 7 – 9 discovered how technological systems work. They also became robots based on their own interests. 
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Robot Race to Help Sinterklaas Deliver Gifts: 4-6 yearsWednesday, December 3, 2014

    Sinterklaas needed help to deliver presents to children in Amsterdam! During this afternoon workshop, children aged 4 – 6 learned about basic programming and the concept of automation.
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‘Program Your Own Personal Robot’ Challenge: 7-9 yearsWednesday, October 29, 2014

    During this workshop, children continued to explore the basics of programming and automation by adding in the concepts of parameters and composition to their programming concepts repertoire.
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'Robot Race for Toxic Waste' Challenge: 7-9 yearsWednesday, October 22, 2014

    During this workshop, children aged 7-9 learned about the concepts of programming and automation by writing simple programs with pen and paper to navigate an obstacle course. The goal: transporting toxic waste and saving the planet.
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