Camp TechTerra Day Camp

Coding, Robotic, STEM, MakerEd Fun

February 26, 2016 Pinewoods Day Camp

The TechTerraTM curriculum, inspired and informed by Maker Education and Project-Based Learning, was developed by Susan Wells, a veteran public school educator and national leader in mobile-integrated education. Camp TechTerraTM, held during fall, spring, and summer sessions, offers programs for students ages 5 to 14 that bring together the seemingly disparate elements of technology and nature to help young people better understand the world and the gadgets in their hands, through coding, storytelling and the use of digital devices.

Activities and opportunities include:

· Learn to code using web-based and app-based programs, including Lightbot,Tynker, Scratch, Cargobot, and Hopscotch

· Program robotics, learning to simulate, estimate and model

· Learn to take photographs and videos using iPads and tablets and create iMovies

· Produce original creations with 3D Printing

· Research gardens and campus space through hands-on exploring outdoors

· Explore students’ world through inquiry-based science, including physics, ecology, microbiology, and chemistry

· Discover and use augmented reality apps

· Work in the Make it-Take it Station, designing and creating

· Imagine, create and explore in the Art Station