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James Truslow

Director of External Programs

Zatna Tech Camps

Peddie is pleased to partner with Zatna Tech Camps to provide our community with some of the best computer science and tech camps in the region. With a variety of course offerings for full day, morning or afternoon camps, children in Kindergarten through eighth grade can select the camp that fits best with their schedules and area of interest. Find out more about Zatna at zatna.com, and explore below for camps offered this summer at Peddie.

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Programs beginning Monday, June 25

June 25-29, Full day (Grades 3-5): Spheros and Drones

One week; 8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

This course is designed for campers in grades 3-5 with no programming experience. The camp will use various programming language designed to work with real world objects, including Parrot drones, Spheros and Ollies. This course will provide an easy entry to the world of computer science principles and concepts using iPads to create and interact.

Cost: $880

June 25-29, Half Day Mornings (grades K-2): Programming - Scratch Jr.

One week; 8:30 - 11:30 a.m.

This camp is designed specifically for campers in kindergarten to second grade to introduce coding, the new literacy for the modern world. Campers will learn to code using Scratch Jr. Campers will be using symbol-based user interface to teach their characters to behave in a manner that they want, creating stories and interactive media.

Cost: $450

June 25 - July 6, Half Day Afternoons (grades 6-8): Programming - Alice

Two weeks; 1:00. - 4:00 p.m.

This course is designed for campers in grades 6-8 with limited or no programming experience. The camp will use Alice programming language developed by Carnegie Mellon University. Campers will be programming in a 3D object environment with tiles that correspond to standard statements in programming languages such as Java and C++.

Cost: $900

Programs beginning Monday, July 2

July 2-6, Full day (grades 6-8): Programming - Web Development

One week; 8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

This camp is designed for campers in grades 6-8 with some programming experience and is interested in web development. The camp will cover HTML, CSS, JavaScript and campers will work on a number of practical web projects using Github for code sharing and team development.

Cost: $880

July 2-6, Full day (grades 3-5): Robotics 1 - Mindstorms EV3

One week; 8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

This course is designed for campers in grades 3-5 with no robotics experience. The camp will use Lego Mindstorms EV3 robots to give the first introduction to robotics. Campers will work with structurally-sound building techniques, different types of sensors and motors, and basic robotics programming using the EV3 software.

Cost: $880

Programs beginning Monday, July 23

July 23-27, Full Day (Grades 6-8): App Development - App Inventor

One week; 8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

This camp is designed specifically for campers in grades 6-8 with experience in programming. The camp will use MIT App Inventor to develop Android applications that will be published in the Google Play Store. Campers will experience a real time process of creating an app, testing, debugging and publishing.

Cost: $880

July 23-27, Half Day Mornings (Grades K-5): Engineering - Inventor School

One week; 8:30 - 11:30 a.m.

This camp is designed specifically for boys and girls in in kindergarten to fifth grade to introduce electrical engineering using Makey Makey, an invention kit that can turn everyday objects into interact-able components for the computer. Campers will be able to make things such as banana piano, paper game controllers, play-doh keyboards, and human synthesizers.

Cost: $450