This website contains information on Computer Camps (aka “ReBOOT” Camps) for Summer 2017 on DkIT Campus. All camps will run from 10am to 4pm each day in the PJ Carroll Building. There are different types of camps, taking into account the different experience of the participants and different depth to which covers are covered.

  • The “ReBOOT” Camp (the original) is for 11-14 year old beginners with an interest in Computing, but very little experience. We cover an Introduction to Programming, Web Development, Games Development and Robotics. (See Camp #1 and Camp #2)
  • The “BOOTed” Camp is a step up from the “ReBOOT”, good if you return for a second year. It covers similar topics, but builds on previous experience. The “ReBOOT” and the “BOOTed” Camps are three day camps. (See Camp #3 and Camp #4)
  • The “ReBOOT Comp-Sci” Camp is a three day project camp for 15-17 year olds. It requires some experience and introduces the participants to a whole new world of thinking. This year we will develop an autonomous weather station. At the end you take all the parts back home. You will have fun over the rest of your holidays! (See Camp #5 and Camp #6)
  • The “Advanced Comp-Sci” Camp is a five day project camp for 15-17 year olds and adults (on the last week). It doesn’t require experience, but commitment. At the end you go home with a fully functioning system, and enough ideas to keep you going for the next year – maybe even for a Young Scientist project. The fee for the advanced camp covers a small computer and all the parts required for the weather station. You take these parts home. (See Camp #7 and Camp #8)

Each camp is limited to 20 places. Depending on demand some of the camps will run twice. Some camps state a “preference for girls” as new educational guidelines are encouraging girls in all STEM subjects. However, applications from boys are welcome for these camps and will be considered in a shortfall of numbers.

If you book a camp, but wouldn’t mind to go to another, just indicate this in the Special Requirements box. This may allow us to facilitate everyone. If you have any queries, please email itlc@dkit.ie

Disclaimer: Anyone under the age of 18 MUST have signed permission on the first day at registration to allow them to attend the camp.
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