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Coding Camp
Explore modern technology


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Who is this programme for?

For students who have a natural curiosity about the world and an interest in modern technology and applications. Explore ideas, experiment with materials, and build your own devices while on field trips and on campus. You will also meet local artisans, engineers, scientists, and entrepreneurs, whilst exploring the city of Boston.

What will you achieve?

You will:

  • learn the basics of web design
  • learn the basics of Java
  • learn how to use professional design software
  • learn how programming is used in the real world
  • explore video game design
  • create your own video game
  • visit top U.S. universities including MIT.

Timetable 

Through this program, you will develop your knowledge of computer programming, website design, design software and video game design through the use of modern technology. You will learn how coding is used in the real world whilst exploring the city of Boston and top U.S. universities. Choose a one or two-week program and combine it with one of our other fantastic summer courses.

Week 1

Day Time Activity
Monday  8:30-12:00 Welcome program and design ice breaker
1:30-4:00 The basics of web design
Tuesday 8:30-12:00 Website reflections
1:30-4:00 How computers work and what computing means
Wednesday 8:30-12:00 The basics of Java
1:00-3:00 Design software
Real-world programming
Thursday 8:30-10:00 Basic video game design
10:00-12:00 Create a basic video game
1:30-4:00 Indie game: The movie
Friday 8:30-12:00 Discussion about the week’s topics
12:00-5:00 MIT tour and free time in Cambridge
Saturday Full day of trips and excursions
Sunday Full day of trips and excursions

 

Week 2

Day Time Activity
Monday  8:30-12:00 Welcome program and design ice breaker
1:30-4:00 The basics of java
Tuesday 8:30-12:00 Conditionals and loops
1:30-4:00 Coding practice
Wednesday 8:30-12:00 The basics of classes
1:00-3:00 How to make objects
Real-world programming
Thursday 8:30-10:00 Arrays and 2D arrays
10:00-12:00 Bringing code together
1:30-4:00 Atari: Game over
Friday 8:30-12:00 Discussion about the week’s topics
12:00-5:00 MIT tour and free time in Cambridge
Saturday Full day of trips and excursions
Sunday Full day of trips and excursions

 


Quick facts

Age 14+
Language level requirements TOEFL 50 or equivalent
Average class size 12
Availability CATS Boston

*Timetables are subject to change. We reserve the right to change these schedules with out prior notice.