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August Summer Camps for Kids in 2020

It won’t be too long now before you will need to start planning the summer holidays for your kids. It might seem a little way off, but the time will go very quickly. With that in mind, we decided to put together a list of our most popular August summer camps.

If your kids haven’t attended a FunTech summer camp before, here’s what to expect, followed by the August tech and coding camps you can choose from.

  • Designed for girls and boys aged 7 to 16.
  • Camps run through July and August.
  • Kids attend daily, Monday to Friday from 9am to 5pm.
  • Ofsted registered.
  • Childcare vouchers accepted.
  • Structured (and fun) learning.
  • Over 21 years of experience.

The August summer camps include subjects such as 3d modelling and printing, coding, cyber security, Lego robotics, Minecraft electronics, robot wars, stop motion animation, touch typing and our popular video game design courses.

August coding and tech camps in London and UK

Our August summer camps run in multiple locations across London, plus Chester, Maidenhead, Milton Keynes, Oxford, Tonbridge, and Reading.

Here’s just a short selection of what’s possible. You can view all of our summer tech camps on our main website.

#1: Minecraft with Mods – Ages 7 to 10

If your child loves video gaming and in particular the hugely popular Minecraft, then this is the ideal choice to keep them occupied over the August school holidays.

In this August summer tech camp, your child will uncover the secrets of Minecraft, and then move onto modifying the game by developing their own blocks, items, creatures and even the Minecraft landscapes themselves.

If your child is a little older and more advanced then you might be interested in our Minecraft Redstone camp for ages 9 to 12.


#2: Lego Robotics – Ages 7 to 10 

In this summer camp your child will customise their own LEGO robot. It’s a great way in which kids can learn about advanced coding techniques.

The LEGO August camp is packed full of fun and exciting challenges which will test the limits of their robot. Your child will be taught to engineer and program their way through tasks such as Maze Mapper, Cube Control and the epic Robot Wars.


#3: Code-a-Bot: Robot Wars – Ages 10 to 14

Robots will rule the world, so isn’t it better that our kids learn how to control them? On this FunTech summer course, your child will design and build an EV3 LEGO robot.

Learning to use command tools to make complex programs including pathfinding algorithms and gyroscopic navigation, they will test their robots in events such as Maze Mapper and Cube Control.


#4: 3D Modelling & Printing – Ages 10 to 14

Applying industry standard techniques, from 3D extrusions to 3D digital sculpting, your teenager will transform a simple geometric cube into a model created from their imagination.

Along the way they will learn tips, techniques, and associated best practices for 3D Modelling.


#5: 3D Game Design Summer Camp – Ages 10 to 14

Our 3D game design camp will take their passion for video games and turn that into proactive learning with the aid of our expert tutors.

It includes the fundamentals of video game design as your child learns the skills required to develop a seriously impressive multi-platform program.

It’s a week chock-full of fun exercises, structured learning, and impressive video game projects that will capture a kid’s imagination and unleash their inner creativity.


#6: Java Coder – Ages 11 to 16

This is a faster-paced August summer camp aimed at slighter older children who already have a passion to learn more about computer coding.

Our tutors will help your child to master core coding constructs during a series of fun practical exercises and projects.

At the end of the camp, your child will implement their new skills by creating interesting game-based projects to take home.


#7: Cyber Security: Hackathon – Ages 11 to 16

This is the newest August summer camp for teens on the FunTech roster of holiday courses, including two hot topics; cyber security and hacking.

If your teenager has expressed an interest in hacking, these daily lessons will take that passion and flip it on its head by teaching them to hack responsibly.

What do we mean by that? We will teach your teenager different techniques that hackers use to gain access to systems, and how to prevent this from happening.

There is a growing demand for cyber security experts in the UK. This tech summer camp will offer ethical hacking classes that could set your teenager on the route to a very interesting career.


Not sure what’s best for your child?

If you do need some help, our expert team are on hand to field your calls and help you choose the best computer science summer camp for you child this year in London.

Simply call us on 01628 621216 or drop us a line via our contact page.

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