Hart College of Cardiac Sonography & Health Care Inc.

Fun and Easy Summer Coding Camp

Welcome to our Summer Coding Camp! Dive into an exciting adventure where young minds discover the world of programming and digital creativity. Our carefully crafted curriculum ensures a fun, engaging, and educational experience for kids of all skill levels. Over eight weeks, campers will explore coding, game development, web design, mobile app creation, and data science through interactive projects and hands-on learning. Join us and watch your child transform into a confident coder, ready to tackle the tech challenges of tomorrow!

What You Need:

  • A laptop/desktop with internet and CodePen, Python installed, Jupyter Notebook, PyGame and PyCharm.
  • A curious and creative mind!

Summer Camp Curriculum

Week 1: Introduction to Coding and Scratch

-Day 1-2: Camp Kickoff & Scratch Basics

  – Activities: Team-building icebreakers, coding concepts with real-world examples, and navigating the Scratch interface.

  – Outcome: Basic understanding of coding and simple animations.

– Day 3-4: Events & Loops in Scratch

  – Activities: Event-driven programming, loop structures, and simple game development.

  – Outcome: Proficiency in creating interactive games.

– Day 5: Project Presentation

  – Activities: Showcase projects, receive feedback.

  – Outcome: Enhanced presentation skills and constructive feedback experience.

Week 2: Web Development Basics with HTML and CSS

– Day 1-2: Introduction to HTML & CSS

  – Activities: HTML tags, document structure, CSS syntax, and styling.

  – Outcome: Create and style basic webpages.

– Day 3-4: Responsive Design & Bootstrap

  – Activities: Principles of responsive design and using Bootstrap.

  – Outcome: Build responsive web layouts.

– Day 5: Project Presentation

  – Activities: Design and showcase a personal webpage/portfolio.

  – Outcome: Demonstrated web development skills.

Week 3: Introduction to Python Programming

– Day 1-2: Python Basics

  – Activities: Python syntax, data types, and simple programs.

  – Outcome: Foundational knowledge of Python programming.

– Day 3-4: Conditional Statements & Loops

  – Activities: If-else statements and loops.

  – Outcome: Write Python programs with conditionals and loops.

– Day 5: Project Presentation

  – Activities: Develop and showcase a text-based adventure game.

  – Outcome: Applied Python concepts to an interactive game.

Week 4: Intermediate Python & Data Science

– Day 1-2: Data Structures in Python

  – Activities: Lists, tuples, dictionaries, sets, and file handling.

  – Outcome: Manipulate data with advanced structures and file operations.

– Day 3-4: Data Science Fundamentals

  – Activities: Data science concepts and data visualization.

  – Outcome: Insight into data science techniques.

– Day 5: Project Presentation

  – Activities: Analyze and visualize data.

  – Outcome: Applied data science concepts to real-world datasets

Week 5: Game Development with Pygame

– Day 1-2: Introduction to Pygame

  – Activities: Game development principles and Pygame setup.

  – Outcome: Create basic game windows.

– Day 3-4: Sprites & Animation

  – Activities: Animated sprites and collision detection.

  – Outcome: Implement animation and collision detection in Pygame.

– Day 5: Project Presentation

  – Activities: Develop and showcase a simple 2D game.

  – Outcome: Demonstrate game development skills.

Week 6: Mobile App Development with MIT App Inventor

– Day 1-2: Introduction to App Development

  – Activities: MIT App Inventor basics and UI design.

  – Outcome: Design and develop basic mobile apps.

– Day 3-4: Working with Variables & Logic Blocks

  – Activities: Variables, logic blocks, and control structures.

  – Outcome: Create interactive mobile apps.

– Day 5: Project Presentation

  – Activities: Develop and showcase a simple mobile app.

  – Outcome: Demonstrate mobile app development skills.

Week 7: Introduction to JavaScript & Web Development

– Day 1-2: JavaScript Basics

  – Activities: JavaScript syntax, variables, and data types.

  – Outcome: Foundational knowledge of JavaScript programming.

– Day 3-4: Functions & DOM Manipulation

  – Activities: Functions, arrays, DOM manipulation, and event handling.

  – Outcome: Manipulate HTML elements and handle user events.

– Day 5: Project Presentation

  – Activities: Develop and showcase an interactive web application.

  – Outcome: Demonstrate web development skills.

Week 8: Final Projects & Portfolio Development

– Day 1-4: Final Project Work

  – Activities: Develop and refine final projects with instructor guidance.

  – Outcome: Apply skills learned throughout the camp.

– Day 5: Final Project Presentation

  – Activities: Present final projects and receive feedback.

  – Outcome: Gain presentation skills and showcase work effectively.

Come join us for a summer of fun, learning, and creativity!

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Code of Conduct

We maintain a positive and respectful learning environment. Our code of conduct sets expectations for behaviour during classes, workshops, and online interactions. It emphasizes kindness, inclusivity, and collaboration. Students are encouraged to treat each other with respect and follow the guidelines outlined.

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While we strive to provide accurate and up-to-date information, Kool Kids Code is not liable for any errors, omissions, or consequences arising from the use of our materials. Students and parents should exercise their own judgment and discretion when applying the concepts learned.

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All content, including lesson materials, projects, and code samples, is protected by intellectual property rights. Students are encouraged to learn and experiment, but unauthorized distribution or reproduction of our content is prohibited. We maintain a positive and respectful learning environment. Our code of conduct sets expectations for behaviour during classes, workshops, and online interactions. It emphasizes kindness, inclusivity, and collaboration. Students are encouraged to treat each other with respect and follow the guidelines outlined.