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Adventures in Coding

Formerly Innovation Space

icon-grade Entering Grades 3-7
icon-dates June 22-26
icon-dates August 10-14
icon-time 9:00 AM-3:30 PM
icon-price $615
icon-food Lunch and snack included
poly summer camp adventures in coding
poly summer campers adventures in coding

Discover coding while engaging creatively with digital technology, including 3-D printers and programming languages. Use Poly’s computer lab and state-of-the-art makerspace while designing and constructing your own unique projects.

Prerequisite: Campers need basic technology skills, including familiarity with a computer keyboard and mouse, accessing the internet, and navigating between programs.

In Adventures in Coding, campers will:

  • Learn how computers and coding work
  • Explore languages, such as Scratch, developed at MIT
  • Use input/output, variables, conditionals and program flow
  • Develop 3D designs and vector graphics
  • Create and print their own 3D models
  • Laser cut their own personalized designs.

Sessions include:

  • Computer lab (mornings) – programming, tech tools
  • Makerspace (afternoon) – daily
  • STEAM challenges
  • Daily brain teasers, riddles, and problems
  • Swim, outdoor games, and free play

Led by Charles Polizano P’18, Poly’s Director of Technology and Computer Science Department Chair.

Grade 3 Grade 4 Grade 5 Grade 6 Grade 7 STEM Week of August 10 Week of June 22

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