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Kids Review Fire Tech Camp

Over the April school holidays, a few first-time campers and their parents reviewed our courses and workshops for different publications and blogs.

Here is a summary of what they had to say about us and some links to the full articles. While this may sound like we’re blowing our own trumpet, it’s always good to hear from the people who matter most – our campers! If anyone is new to Fire Tech Camp and not sure what to expect this summer, we hope this will help give you an idea!

 

“…an inspired holiday scheme…”

Felix reviews MINECRAFT REDSTONE for TIME OUT LONDON

10-year-old Felix took part in Minecraft Redstone, and loved it! If his verdict piques your interest, we have tonnes of Minecraft stuff going on this summer.

Time Out Minecraft

Minecraft Maker: A brand new week-long camp for juniors (ages 9-12) who want to up their digital skills while inhabiting the awesome world of Minecraft. We’re taking this one across the country this summer – to Bristol, Manchester, Cambridge and Reading.

Python Coding and Electronics with Minecraft: A week-long camp for older children and teens (ages 12+) who want to combine core computer science with gaming and making.

Minecraft Redstone1 day workshop getting to grips with the ‘electricity’ of the Minecraft world. 

World Building with Minecraft: 1 day workshop learning 2D mapping and 3D design to build incredible structures and expand the creative potential of the game.

 

“…don’t worry if you don’t know anything about computers…”

Katie reviews MOBILE APP DESIGN for FAMILY TRAVELLER

10-year-old Katie had an ‘amazing’ time making her own quiz app that helps you choose what book to read next. Read Full Article in Family Traveller.

 

“Fire Tech Camp rocks!”

Dexter and mum Kate review MINECRAFT REDSTONE for WITWITWOO

Dexter’s mum Kate said that Fire Tech Camp covered one of his two main passions in life, technology and football. This was a rare opportunity for him to explore computer science and learn more. Read Full WitWitWoo Article.

 

“… I was a bit worried it was going to be like school, but it didn’t feel like it at all…”

Angus reviews CODING GAMES WITH JAVA for PARENTDISH

13-year-old Angus built his own game using the Java programming language in a shortened 2-day version of our Coding Games with Java camp. His verdict? “Loads of fun!”. Read Full ParentDish Article.

Java is one of our core coding options (the other one is Python) and both are on offer in all the Fire Tech Camp regions this summer, that includes London, Bristol, Manchester, Reading and Cambridge.