CODE AND BUILD SUMMER CAMP SUMMER 2019

Dates

Monday, July 8th to Friday, July 19, 2019

Monday, July 22nd to Friday, August 2, 2019

9 am to 2 pm with a lunch break from 12-1pm

Sessions

Session 1, Week 1 + 2: Video Game Coding with MICROSOFT and  Coding “Alphabyte” with Codebotics

Session 2, Week 1 + 2: Video Game Coding with MICROSOFT and  Coding “Alphabyte” with Codebotics

MEET THE TEAM

Dates

Monday, July 8th to Friday, July 19, 2019

Monday, July 22nd to Friday, August 2, 2019

9 am to 2 pm with a lunch break from 12-1pm

Sessions

Session 1, Week 1 + 2: Video Game Coding with MICROSOFT and  Coding “Alphabyte” with Codebotics

Session 2, Week 1 + 2: Video Game Coding with MICROSOFT and  Coding “Alphabyte” with Codebotics

Video Game Coding

With Microsoft

 

What You Will Learn

During the 5-day with Microsoft, participants will:

  • Collaborate with other participants to create innovative and creative projects while going through the coding process with the support of our experts
  • Use our Fabrication Lab that comes equipped with the  tools, digital software, and technology (3D modeling, 3D printers, laser cutters, physical computing, wearable electronics)
  • Acquire prototyping and STEM/STEAM skills
  • Connect with other fantastic participants and create great friendships that will last!

 

Schedule

More info on the schedule and other details can be found here.

Mondays: Introduction and Basics

Tuesdays – Thursdays: Learning, Ideation, Hacking, Coding, and Building

Fridays: Field Trip

REGISTER

Coding “Alphabyte”

With Codebotics

Students will learn coding and programming including Javascript and Scratch which allows them to build, customize and design games including Minecraft.

As students progress through advanced stages, they will put their knowledege to the test by building and automating their own robots using Rasberry Pi and other interactive platforms.

 

What You Will Learn

During the 5-day with Codebotics, participants will:

  • Collaborate with other participants to create innovative and creative projects while going through the coding process with the support of our experts
  • Use our Fabrication Lab that comes equipped with the  tools, digital software, and technology (3D modeling, 3D printers, laser cutters, physical computing, wearable electronics)
  • Acquire prototyping and STEM/STEAM skills
  • Connect with other fantastic participants and create great friendships that will last!

 

Schedule

More info on the schedule and other details can be found here.

Mondays: Introduction and Basics

Tuesdays – Thursdays: Learning, Ideation, Hacking, Coding, and Building

Fridays: Field Trip

REGISTER

Enrollment Details

Cost

The cost of the Summer Program is $60 per participant, per session and includes all materials and supplies for projects. Light Breakfast and Lunch is also included. Participants with allergies are required to bring their own meals.

Make a Payment Here!

 

Registration

In order to register, please fill out our application.

Registration for Roxbury Innovation Center’s Summer Program closes on July 9th, 2019 for session 1 and July 23rd, 2019 for the Session 2. Registration is processed on a first-come, first served basis and guaranteed once participants send their final payment.

Final payments must be received in full by July 5th, 2019 for Session 1 and July 19th, 2019 for Session 2 using this link otherwise, the spot(s) will be forfeited to another participant on the waitlist.

If you have questions regarding payment options, please email Gia at Gia.manigat@vencaf.org.

Staff

 

Facilitated by Microsoft staff and Codebotics staff in collaboration with Venture Cafe and STEAM partners such as TEALSLena Park Community Development Center and Dearborn STEM Academy.

Frequently Asked Questions

 

Where is The Roxbury Innovation Center located?

The RIC shares the building with Boston Public School administrative staff. Our address is:

2300 Washington Street 
Boston, MA, 02119

How can I get there?

Click here for detailed directions to The Roxbury Innovation Center.

Is there parking?

Cars: Street parking is available. DO NOT Park in the Walgreens Parking lot. Your vehicle will be towed.

Public Transit: A number of Busses run to the Dudley Square Station. Our building can be reached from the station by a short minute walk.

Bicycles: The Roxbury Innovation center does not have bike racks available for guest use. Street bike racks are available.

What are the hours of the Summer Program?

The Sessions begin at 9:00 am and ends at 2:00 pm with a one-hour lunch break in between as well as a one-hour park break at the end.

What supplies do the participants need to bring?

No supplies are needed. Laptops and Surface Tablets are available but participants can bring their own. The RIC will supply all equipment, tools, and supplies needed by the participants during the week.

What is the recommended attire?

Participants should dress in comfortable attire that can withstand making, tinkering and playing outdoors. We recommend bringing an extra sweater as it might get cold in our space due to the AC over the Summer.