Camp StatsAges: 10+
Instructor Ratio: 6:1 (typical)
Skill Level: Int/Adv
Prerequisites: Some coding experience
Platforms: Raspberry Pi, Python
Our Pi Jam camp introduces our more advanced programmers to the world of IoT, or Internet of Things. As computers and technology expand like wildfire, you’ll find more and more computers in your “things” – like your watch, your smart home, or even your refrigerator. These gadgets are all run by computers that are getting smaller and smaller! Our Pi Jam camp introduces kids to one of the hottest mini-computers today, the Raspberry Pi
Raspberry Pi is the latest in the tiny computing and Internet-of-Things craze – a mini computer that can run languages like Scratch or Python, control physical things like lights and other sensors, and even let you play with a Python-coded version of Minecraft! Our Pi Jam camp takes campers through an introductory crash course on how to set up a Pi and run some basic programming on it. Each camper will have their own Pi computer to work on (however, please check your specific location as to whether kids take the Pi home at the end of the week).
Campers will get a chance to get hands on with a Raspberry Pi, from installing the operating system to getting the computer started and running. Once the Pi is up and functional, campers will learn how to operate their own mini-computer, coding with a range of languages from Unix command prompts to Python or Scratch.
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