For a week in August, 35 young people aged 13 to 18 came together for Hive’s first ever Code Camp at MMU’s Shed.
At this free event they got hands-on with:
- 3D printing, designing and making their own 3D creations in Dicey Tech’s workshops
- The Internet of Things, making a ‘Meme Park’ under the friendly guidance of Les Pounder
- Game design, thanks to mentors from White Paper Games
- Robot Sumo, with Aaron from Console.Code
- VR, using the Shed’s HTC Vive and Google Blocks
Working in pairs or teams, participants tried something new every day.
As ever, Hive relied on a team of awesome helpers from the digital world, giving their time to skill up the next generation.
We had an amazing time, and here’s some of the feedback:
“It was cool, having to complete a challeneging activity. I hope the other activities are just as hard.”
“It’s great how you let people do what they want at their own pace.”
“It was fun to make a robot that sounded and sort of looked like a dalek.”
Look out for more Hive Code Camps in 2018 school holidays…