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The Best Kids’ Virtual Holiday Clubs for 2021

The world has changed significantly over the last 12 months and looks set to remain a strange for a little while longer. It has impacted us all, and none more so than our kids who might have once spent some time at holiday clubs during the year.

Those opportunities to learn and have fun in a real-life environment have had to change, which has meant parents looking elsewhere for holiday options. Once such opportunity is the FunTech virtual holiday clubs we have planned for any school holiday that falls in 2021.

With a lack of physical interaction, there are many other benefits to kids’ virtual holiday clubs, such as:

  • Instant audio and text communication
  • Ability to chat with the class or privately to a tutor
  • Kids can follow tutors through the course and see practical demonstrations
  • Screen sharing and remote access available
  • A maximum of 12 students per classroom for focussed lessons
  • Immediate and intuitive feedback from tutors.

Please also note that we are running classroom based holiday camps too in certain locations as restrictions have started to lift. You can explore those as well.

Our virtual holiday clubs in 2021

Below you can see all the available options for the FunTech virtual holiday clubs in 2021.

1. Minecraft Mod Developer (ages 7 to 10)

This creative and fun Minecraft virtual holiday club is packed full of fun learning activities, experimentation, problem solving and creativity.

Once your child has mastered the secrets of Minecraft such as brewing potions and conquering the Nether – they will learn how to Mod a variety of different items that will take their Minecraft skills way beyond the basics.

2. Indie Game Coder (ages 9 to 13)

This online holiday club is more focussed on app development but is also a great introduction to game design. We use hands-on exercises and projects to teach your child the skills and techniques required to design and build an interactive game.

They’ll get an introduction to core coding concepts and learn how to export and publish their game on the web.

3. Roblox Designer (ages 7 to 10)

This virtual holiday club helps your child build an Obby adventure game, by learning to sculpt terrains, create GUI elements and much more.

Their game will be filled with obstacles, puzzles, and challenges, that will develop their creative and technical skills which can be enjoyed with family and friends.

4. Lego Robotics Virtual Bots (ages 7 to 10)

During the school holidays your child could design, build, and code a Virtual Lego Robot with FunTech’s virtual lessons.

Whilst developing logical and critical thinking skills, your child will learn to implement fundamental coding constructs, such as variables, conditional statements, loops and so much more.

5. A.I. Machine Learning (ages 12 to 16)

At this online holiday club, your child will learn to develop a Chatbot, which simulates human-like conversations, using conditional logic, neural networks, natural language and so much more – branching into one of the most exciting and cutting-edge areas of technology.

Machine learning is a subset of artificial intelligence (AI), that simulates human learning patterns to learn, grow, update, and develop itself by continually assessing data and identifying patterns based on past outcomes.

6. Scratch Coder (ages 7 to 10)

Whilst the theory and logic of coding has remained the same for decades, methods have evolved significantly. Our Scratch school holiday club is ideal for kids new to coding.

Scratch is a fantastic visual-based coding editor which enables children to create fun animations, interactive stories, games, sounds and much more! It’s the perfect introduction to coding and computational thinking that makes coding for kids seriously fun!

7. Minecraft Redstone Engineer (ages 9 to 12)

On this virtual holiday club, your child will start their online lessons using Redstone energy to create the different logic gates. They will then learn how these logic gates can be combined to create different circuits and complex electronic items such as calculators, elevators and more.

They’ll use all the skills they learn to design and build an amazing adventure course full of challenges, surprises and puzzles to navigate through!

8. Roblox Game Developer (ages 9 to 12)

During the school holidays we will take the popular gaming platform Roblox to teach digital skills and programming concepts to children in this popular virtual holiday club.

Whether your kid is new to Roblox or a regular gamer, they will learn how to create an obstacle course and kart racing game during a fun week of experimentation, creativity and real-world physics.

10. Python Coder (ages 10 to 16)

This is one of the best virtual holiday clubs for kids a little older who want to learn more advanced coding techniques.

With Python Coder, your child will be taught how to code and then implement what they have learned through fun, practical exercises and projects resulting in their ability to create Python projects with confidence.

11. 3D Game Design Developer (ages 10 to 14)

From the fundamentals of game design to essential 3D game programming concepts, your child will learn the skills required to develop a seriously impressive multi-platform video game.

This virtual holiday club is packed full of structured learning, practical exercises and projects guaranteed to capture the imagination and unleash creativity.

12. Java Coder (ages 11 to 16)

Our fast-paced school holiday Java lessons teach your child how to code, edit and problem-solve in a structured and methodical manner from the ground up.

Once you child has mastered the core coding constructs, we present them with oodles of fun practical exercises and projects for variety of different scenarios.


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