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January 20, 2011

Computer Camps Help Kids Discover the World of Technology during the Summer

technology-camp-computer-chipSummer Computer Camps for Kids Open Doors to Science and Math

Computer camps are one of the more recent developments in the summer camp industry. For most people the image of a summer camp conjures images of swimming, rock climbing, volleyball and more, but in today’s world many kids are engaged in technology as part of their learning.  Technology is also a continuously growing job market and skills gained in youth can become very lucrative in the future. Camps provide girls and boys interested in subjects such as computer programming, gaming, robotics, and design the opportunity to study new ideas related to science, math and computer technology.  This is an excellent way for any child to spend time during the summer expanding their knowledge.

Popular Computer Topics Studied at Camp

Technology is a vast subject. Children interested in computers can choose from any number of activities. Some of the most popular computer camps include programs related to computer programming, gaming, robotics and digital video. Computer programming helps kids master programming codes and languages like HTML, CSS and javascript. Robotics teaches kids about motors and design. Gaming includes topics like game design, animation, 3D design and more. Digital Media is also a highly desired program, where kids learn about digital video production, editing and more. In addition to these types of programs some summer computer camps have as many as 20 different computer-related activities.

Are Computer Camps the Right Choice for Your Child? What about Spending Time Outdoors?

It makes sense for any parent to be worried about the amount of time their children spend on the computer each day. Internet access, online games and other modern technologies are often considered dangerous because they encourage kids to stay indoors and stop getting proper exercise, which is necessary for healthy brain development. The majority of summer computer camps do not just offer technology programs. They also offer science and math activities, as well as outdoor adventures. Camp directors and staff know the importance of giving campers a well rounded and engaging camp experience. This is why many computer camps offer a diverse range of choices when it comes to daily learning activities.

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