KCI Design and Programming Camp for Students Grades 6 – 10

Girl welding circuit board

Students will flex their creativity while enjoying a variety of challenging activities during this hands-on camp, including game creation, engineering design projects, and programming. Each student will take home several projects, including their own Raspberry Pi and Makey Makey. Taught by instructors with engineering and coding expertise.

This four-day camp is appropriate for students grades 6 – 10 as they can either work individually or in teams.

Cost

Early Bird (registration through November 22): $749
After November 22: $799

Materials Fee: $100 (Students will receive Raspberry Pi and Makey Makey kits to use during the camp and take home, as well as other maker materials.)

Logistics

Entrance to the KCI

Dates: December 18 – 21 (Monday – Thursday)
Time: 8:30 – 4:30 with an hour for lunch
Location: The Krause Center for Innovation, Foothill College

KCI Makerspace
12345 El Monte Rd.
Los Altos Hills, CA 94022

About the Makerspace

The KCI Makerspace can accommodate up to 30 students, with the following equipment:

  • Laser cutters
  • Vinyl cutters
  • Soldering stations
  • 3D printers
  • Microcontrollers
  • PCs

Instructor Bios

Elisabeth Sylvan: As one of the Krause Center for Innovation’s Makers-In-Residence, Elisabeth Sylvan is also a Fellow at Manylabs and a Senior Research Scientist at Nexmap. Previously, she was the VP of Education at The Tech Museum, where she launched a new Education Department. At TERC, she was a research scientist working on game-base STEM learning environments and the Project Director of Kids’ Survey Network. Her MS and PhD are from the MIT Media Lab where she worked on projects such as Scratch Programming and The Computer Clubhouse online community.

Ed Campos: Ed is a Program Trainer for Brown University Computer Science department’s Bootstrap: Algebra curriculum. He also is the Bootstrap Social Media Outreach Coordinator. He has 13 years of experience as a high school math & computer science teacher and is an advocate for classroom redesign, especially rethinking the learning space in the math classroom. He’s a Level 2 Google Educator, a CUE (Computer Using Educator) Innovative Educator, as well as a LEC Online/Blended Instructor. He’s presented at numerous CVCUE, Fall CUE, National CUE, Google Summits, and CUE Rockstar Teacher Camps.