High School Coding & Robotics
Hosted by the UCT School of IT, this camp is an engaging and educational six-day holiday camp, which introduces multiple aspects of coding and robotics.
This winter, CodeSpace is hosting a holiday camp for high school students around Cape Town that are interested in coding and robotics. This is a six-day camp hosted at UCT campus. The holiday program will provide high schoolers with an excellent foundation to further their technology skills and prepare them for more advanced coding courses including web development and robotics.
Students will leave this holiday camp with a foundation in coding through CodeSpace's award-winning curriculum. Our curriculum has been tailored to bridge the gap between high school and tertiary techonolgy and will equip high school learners with tools they need to explore the most in-demand careers in the 21 century.
Students will create and code projects at the camp, which they will be able to present to friends and family. In addition to the coding foundations, there will be a Design Thinking workshop and Design Thinking challenge which will run throughout the week. This will involve problem-solving and teamwork, and will end with a presentation on the final day of the camp, where the students will demonstrate a prototype they created as a team.
As an exciting bonus, students will be given an opportunity to listen and speak to professionals from a variety of careers around Cape Town that use technology, to learn more about their jobs and how they got there.
If you are motivated and curious high school student in Grade 11 - 12, who is passionate about technology and where it can take you, this camp is definitely for you. Apply now!
What you will learn
You programmed an actual robot to move in a specific pattern and create shapes.
You showed off your musical talent with a tune you created by coding on Sonic Pi.
You created working code by using programming logic and code building blocks, which translate across different programming languages.
Careers in Code
You listened to people talk about how they use technology and coding in their various jobs, and you had the opportunity to ask them questions to find out more about what they do and how they got there.
You were introduced to Design Thinking, and you used the skills you learnt to work as a team to find an innovative solution to a real-world problem. You also created a prototype of your solution and presented it on the final day of the camp.
A day in a life
A DAY IN THE LIFE