SUMMER CAMP REGISTRATION NOW OPEN!
Summer Camp Overview
Summer Camp Sessions
Summer Camp Sessions
June 26 to August 18, 2017
Drop-off: 8:30a - 8:45a
Extended Day Options
Drop-off: 8:00a - 8:30a
Pick-up: 4:30p - 6:00p
375 Concord Avenue, Belmont
Each weekly session includes a morning lecture / tutorial in Python programming, taught by undergraduate and graduate computer science students from area colleges (BU, MIT). View sample Intro to Python class exercise.
In our introductory and intermediate Python courses, afternoon sessions focus on hands-on teaching in Python programming through use of robots spy games, sensors, and theme-oriented programming challenges.
In our advanced Python course, students work on developing their own quest and adventure games. We also offer a certification exam at completion of the one-week
Advanced Python summer session.
We group summer campers by rising grade. We are also happy to group by gender, and make this option available at registration.
Students must bring their own laptop, snack, and lunch.
Wed July 5th - Fri July 7th $330
Extended morning: Complimentary
Extended evening (4:30p-6:00p): $25 per week
Early bird: 10% off registrations made by 2/15
5% discount for 2+ week registration
$25 off per child if 2+ siblings enroll
Payment plans and financial aid available.
For cancellation prior to April 1st, a refund is given minus
a $50 per week administrative fee. For cancellation on April 1st or later, 25% of the per weekly session is non-refundable. No refunds will be given within two weeks of the weekly session start date.
Summer Camp Program
Intro to Python / Program the Robot / All weeks
Intermediate Python / Spygames / All weeks
Advanced Python (Certificate) / Build a Game or Quest
/ All weeks except 6/30, 7/5 and 8/14
Typical Daily Schedule
8:00a - 8:30a Early drop-off
8:30a - 8:45a Regular drop-off
8:30a - 9:00a Orientation and computer setup
9:00a - 10:30a Programming lesson / practice
10:30a - 10:45a Snack break
10:45a - 12:00 Programming lesson / practice
12:00p - 1:30p Lunch - Underwood Park
1:30p - 2:30p Programming lesson / robotics
2:30p - 4:30p Hands-on programming / games / challenges
4:30p Regular pick-up
4:30p - 6:00p Late pick-up