Give your child a skill for life – touch typing.
Say goodbye to dull, boring and monotonous hours of learning how to touch-type… and hello to FunTyper! A games platform with a huge amount of variety, FunTyper is entertainment and challenge all rolled into one typing course for kids. Alien Rescue, Key Zap, Ninja Attack and The Blob are just some of the games your child could experience while they learn key ergonomic strategies like perfect posture and correct muscle memory. With tutor-led competitions and challenges also in the mix, our challenge is to get these campers to take regular breaks!
Chromebooks and iPads are not supported
Laptops cannot be rented upon arrival at the camp.
At FunTech, we believe that proper computer habits start in childhood. Learning correct touch-typing techniques and proper posture will improve efficiency while preventing repetitive strain injury (RSI) and lower back pain. It’s a must for everyone living in the 21st century.
During this course of touch typing lessons for kids, your child will benefit from a combination of tutor aid and their own learning style. FunTyper automatically measures for an appropriate level of accuracy and muscle memory before releasing new letters into the game. No two children will have the same experience, but everyone will learn techniques to carry into the future!
Repetition is key in building the muscle memory needed for touch typing. It’s tough, but once it’s been established for each key position the benefits are clear: fewer mistakes, increased efficiency, no more hunting for keys, all resulting in less time at the keyboard. When all fingers are used correctly, no digits are overstressed, reducing the risks of RSI and improving spelling.
Our tutors are superb motivators, and we’ve provided a ton of challenges and activities to keep kids interested while they learn. Tutors keep a sharp eye out to make sure correct typing technique and good posture are always adhered to. Our touch-typing lessons for kids are fun, interactive, and will keep your child entertained and busy all day!
FunTyper teaches successful touch-typing for children of all abilities. It is a revolutionary typing course for kids containing lessons designed to transform a repetitive practice into compelling, reward-based game play.
Your child’s FunTyper account will remain active for a further three months, so they are able to consolidate and continue from where they left off.
We recommend twenty minutes three times per week.
Absolutely. We accept a number of childcare voucher schemes. Please see our childcare voucher page for more details.
Our summer camps last for 5 days, Monday to Friday, 9:00am to 5:00pm (we do not offer single or 3 day camps). There is an option for early drop off (8:30am) and/or late pick up (5:30pm) each day.
Our residential camps vary slightly as we welcome students to check-in on Sunday at 5:00pm, Show & Tell is 4pm on Friday for Residential with children leaving from 4:40pm.
Please note: some locations’ start/end times may be vary: please check your welcome pack for specific details.
For Day and Residential Camps lunch break is 90 minutes and comes with the option for some activities. These vary from location to location, so please check the individual location page for more details.