2019 Summer Camp Registration Is Now Open!

Kids having fun at summer camp at Waxhaw Kid Coders.

The Best Weekly STEM Summer Camps In Union County, NC  Are Back With New And Exciting Choices For All Levels!

Our tech camps are 100% Beginner Friendly!

We Offer...

  • Experienced instructors and assistant instructors in each camp. 

 

  • Student/Teacher Ratio of 6:1 or less;


  • Coed Camps for ages 7 - teen;


  • Girls-Only Camps for ages 9+;


  • Small group sizes of 12 or less;


  • New 3D Printing and Digital Electronics Camp!


  • New Videography Camps - Film 1 and Film 2!


  • 5% Sibling and Multi-Camp Discounts


Here is how our summer camps work...

 

  • Students attend a one week morning or afternoon camp. 

 

  • All camps are Monday through Friday for 3 hours each day either 9 am - noon or 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm 


  • We provide bottled water - please have your camper(s) bring a favorite snack each day!


  • On Fridays we have pizza parties (morning camps) and ice cream parties (afternoon camps).  


Please let us know about any dietary concerns or allergies on our registration form. 

Waxhaw Kid Coders 2019 Camp Details, Dates and Times

ALL GIRLS CODING WORKSHOP (Girls Ages 9 – 13)

Overview

Level: Beginner (girls new to coding or with some coding experience) 

 

This camp features fun and engaging projects designed by women to inspire young girls to learn how to create with technology.  Through hands-on interactive projects that utilize electronics, blockbased coding and everyday household and craft materials, girls will learn valuable coding skills and learn about wearables, electronic games, e-textiles, electronics circuits, digital music, animation and much more! 

 

As the girls make each project they will develop important creative and computational thinking skills to enable them to imagine, design and create their own projects.  On the last day of camp, we invite parents to come and explore some of their amazing creation that they made during the week!


Dates & Times

Week 2: June 17th – June 21st 9am – noon 

Week 8: August 5th – 9th 9am – noon 


Location

216 West North Main Street, Waxhaw, North Carolina 28173, United States


Registration

Camp Price: $249


"Waxhaw Kid Coders is awesome!! My 10 yr old daughter has always loved computers and now she knows how to code games in 2D and 3D. She has learned so much in just one week and is super excited about attending Level II coding in August. Thank you, Ken for teaching our middle school girls how to code. Your enthusiasm and love of coding is contagious!"

- Kelly N

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3D Printing, Tinkercad & Digital Electronics (Ages 10-teen)

Overview

The perfect camp for creative kids and future inventors!

Beginner Level!


After a few years of research we are excited to add a Beginners Summer Camp that teaches kids all about 3D design and printing using  TinkerCAD - a free computer aided design (CAD) program.  In this camp we will learn how to design our own 3D printed creations in Tinkercad and learn how to 3D print our designs on our new 3D printers!   

 

In addition to 3D printing and design, we will also learn how to program  digital electronics with lights, sounds, and sensors in the C programming language using our electronics kits!     

 

The goal of this camp is to provide the tools, knowledge and resources to open the door to creativity in your child that can lead to very exciting inventions and possibilities!


Dates & Times

Week 8: August 5th – 9th 1:30pm – 4:30pm


Location

216 West North Main Street, Waxhaw, North Carolina 28173, United States


Registration

 Camp Price: $249

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Raspberry Pi Digital Electronics and Robotics (Ages 11- teen)

Overview

LEVEL BEGINNERS: Some experience with coding using Scratch or similar experience recommended 

 

With the Raspberry Pi computer becoming a favorite computer hobbyists all over the world and Python being one of the most popular programming languages used for machine learning and artificial intelligence, we thought we would create a class that teaches the student the Python language from the ground up on our Raspberry Pi computers.   

 

In this camp we will code our first Python programs and move on to learning about digital electronics and robotics as we explore, lights, sensor, motors and more!  This hands-on camp is perfect for those new to coding and robotics as well as our students who have taken our other robotics workshops and camps and 

want to further expand their knowledge with a new coding language and new computer platform!


Dates & Times

Week 1: June 10th – June 14th   1:30pm – 4:30pm

Week 4: July 8th – July 12th   9am – noon



Location

216 West North Main Street, Waxhaw, North Carolina 28173, United States


Registration

Camp Price: $249 


Register one camper for multiple camps or register two or more siblings and receive a 5% multi-camp discount! 

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Ultimate Coding and Robotics (For ages 7 - 9)

Overview

The Ultimate Coding Camp For Kids Who Love To Code and Love LEGOS®!


Our super popular hands-on camp for ages 7 - 9 is back this summer with new projects and mind-blowing new technologies! Scratch 3.0 is an amazing program that teaches kids how to code while LEGO® WeDo® 2.0 takes building with LEGO® to a whole new level with wireless programmable motors and sensors that bring LEGO® projects to life!  When you combine Scratch 3 with LEGO® WeDo® 2.0 you get one amazing interactive learning experience that will absolutely amaze your child this summer. This summer we will be upgrading to LEGO® WeDo® 2.0 and the new Scratch 3.0 for even more amazing creations!!     

 

If your child has taken our Saturday morning Scratch and WeDo® workshops before or if this is their first time as total beginners, they are in for an amazing time this summer!  With our expert guidance and instruction, your child will be able to flex their creative powers and explore coding and  LEGO® educational technology like never before!  Kids will build mechanical animals, smart vehicles and more plus will get to create all new video games with Scratch 3.0...and that is only the beginning!


100% Beginner Friendly!


Dates & Times

Week 9: August 12th – August 16th 9am - noon


Location

216 West North Main Street, Waxhaw, North Carolina 28173, United States


Registration

 Camp Price: $249


"Both the summer camps and the school-year weekend sessions are excellent. The kids are fully engaged in the activities. The kids learn a lot and seem to retain the knowledge. It's a safe and comfortable environment."

- Shemsi A

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Beginners Dynamic Web Application Development (Ages 11-teen)

Overview

Ever wonder what happens behind the scenes when you search for something on  Google? 

 

OR 

 

What  happens when you click the PLACE ORDER button on Amazon.com? 

 

OR 

 

Transfer money in your online bank account?   

 

This workshop answers all these questions and more as we not only learn handson about the three core languages of the internet (HTML, CSS, and Javascript) but break down step-by-step how data gets passed through forms on a web page to a web server and how the web server communicates with various data sources to get information to where it needs to go.  By the end of this camp, your child will have built a complete data-driven web application from the front-end to the backend and will have a great head start into the world of Information Technology. 


Dates & Times

Week 8: August 5th – 9th 1:30pm – 4:30pm


Location

216 West North Main Street, Waxhaw, North Carolina 28173, United States


Registration

Camp Price: $249

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Beginners LEGO® Mindstorms® EV3 Robotics and Scratch 3.0 Game Development! (For ages 10 - 14)

Overview

Beginners LEGO® Mindstorms® EV3 Robotics and Scratch 3.0 Game Development! (For ages 10 - 14)


If your son or daughter wants to learn hands-on about Robotics and Coding in a fun and friendly environment then look no further than our most popular beginner friendly camp!   With our expert instruction, students will build a LEGO® MINDSTORMS®  EV3 robot that they will code to interact with its environment. Students will learn about sensors, motors and more as they complete fun and exciting challenges!  They will also create animated video games and interactive stories in MIT's new Scratch 3.0 - one the most fun and engaging ways to learn how to code!


Dates & Times

WEEK 5 July 15th – 19th 9am - noon

WEEK 6 July 22nd – 26th 1:30pm – 4:30pm

WEEK 7 July 29th – August 2nd 9am - noon


Location

216 West North Main Street, Waxhaw, North Carolina 28173, United States


Registration

 Camp Price: $249


Register one camper for multiple camps or register two or more siblings and receive a 5% multi-camp discount!


"My daughter wrapped up her first camp for 7-9-year-olds. She loved it! Ken provides a conducive learning environment, and he does a fantastic job with the kids. He's as excited about passing on his knowledge as the kids are about learning. That's what it is all about. My daughter is looking forward to more workshops in the future."

-Tim W

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BEYOND THE BASICS: LEGO and SCRATCH 3 (Ages 10 - 14)

Overview

LEVEL: Intermediate (Beginners LEGO EV3 and Scratch Coding experience recommended) 

 

For kids that have taken our Beginners LEGO Mindstorms EV3 and Scratch 3 camps either this summer or in past summers or for students who have taken our LEGO Mindstorms and Scratch workshops during the school year, this camp is the place to take your skills to the next level and explore both LEGO Mindstorms.  Kids will have the opportunity to build from our huge assortment of robot builds – from walking robots to self-balancing robots to steering mechanisms and more. This is a fun workshop for those who love to build with LEGO!  To keep things varied we will also introduce kids in this camp to more coding techniques in Scratch!


Dates & Times

Week 8: August 5th – 9th 9am – noon

Week 9: August 12th – 16th 1:30pm – 4:30pm


Location

216 West North Main Street, Waxhaw, North Carolina 28173, United States


Registration

Camp Price: $249

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Film 1 - Create and Edit Your Own Videos (Ages 11-teen)

Overview

FILM 1


A New Camp for your aspiring YouTuber or Movie Director!


This summer we are excited to have Julie Van Olden join us for two amazing film camps this summer.  Julie currently teaches film classes at Marvin Ridge High School and has also taught at the Connecticut School of Broadcasting. 

 

In this camp students will explore how to storyboard a basic scene, direct for filming, explore various shot types, and compete a basic edit using their original footage.  At the end of this camp, parents are welcome come view the short videos that the kids created! 

 

No previous experience needed.  This camp requires either a smartphone or a handheld camera.


Dates & Times

Week 2: June 17th -June 21st 1:30pm – 4:30pm


Location

216 West North Main Street, Waxhaw, North Carolina 28173, United States


Registration

Camps Ended

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Film 2 - Video Camp for (Ages 11- teen)

Overview

Film 2 - Requires having taken Film1 

 

In this follow-up to the FILM 1 workshop, students will continue applying various shot types and more advanced editing techniques to create a lip sync video using original footage.  They will also create a stop motion project while incorporating advanced video and audio editing techniques.  They will also learn lighting and editing techniques with a green screen.


Dates & Times

Week 5: July 15th – July 19th 1:30pm – 4:30pm


Location

216 West North Main Street, Waxhaw, North Carolina 28173, United States


Registration

Camps Ended

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Beginners Roblox Development and Robots (ages 9 - 13)

Overview

Go from playing games in Roblox to creating and sharing your own 3D games in Roblox!


In this camp, aspiring video game developers will have the opportunity to learn how to create, publish and share their own 3D Roblox games on the super popular Roblox platform!  Using the intuitive Code Kingdoms development environment along with our expert guidance and instruction, campers will be amazed how quickly they can get up to speed coding their own awesome 3D games in Roblox. 


This camp is a perfect way for kids who love Roblox to learn to code  - and now getting started is easier than ever! 


100% Beginner Friendly!


Dates & Times

All Roblox Game Development Camps will be held at our downtown Waxhaw Location


Week 9: August 12th – August 16th  9am - noon


Location

216 West North Main Street, Waxhaw, North Carolina 28173, United States


Registration

Camp Price: $249

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Beginner and Intermediate Minecraft Mods (For ages 8 - 13)

Overview

LEVEL: Beginner (Some coding experience helpful but not required) 

 

Waxhaw Kid Coders has teamed up with Codekingdoms.com to bring kids ages 8 - 13 the ultimate Minecraft moding experience!  Kids looking to take their Minecraft skills to the next level will love this camp as they learn to code their own games within Minecraft on their own server and invite their friends in for some fun and exciting challenges!  With our fast laptops and high-speed internet, this highly engaging camp – now in its 3rd summer camp season - has become a favorite with our campers!  It is must for all Minecrafters!



FOR KIDS WHO WANT MORE MINECRAFT MODS:

 

Intermediate Minecraft Mod Camp - For experienced Modders or kids who couldn't get enough of our Beginners Minecraft Mod workshop and want to learn more!  More fun mod projects and amazing challenges!

WEEK 9:  August 12th - 16th  Monday - Friday 1:30pm - 4:30pm


Location

216 West North Main Street, Waxhaw, North Carolina 28173, United States


Registration

 Camp Price: $249


"I am glad to brag on Ken and his creative services to cater to kids drive in the technology arena. My son has attended ALL his camps and would highly recommend you check it out for your kids too. Ken's passion to teach is fun to watch. When he gets really excited I have to tell him to speak in English, LOL. I am not up to date on my tech terms!"

- Amy F

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Waxhaw Kid Coders was created for kids and teens who love technology, enjoy tinkering, and have a burning curiosity for figuring out how things work! Call today to find out how to get your kid plugged into our classes and workshops!

Waxhaw Kid Coders

216 West North Main Street, Waxhaw, North Carolina 28173, United States

(704) 243-8801

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