Did you know that Microsoft retail stores nationwide offer several free technology summer camp for kids called YouthSpark? YouthSpark Camps get kids of all ages coding, creating games and apps, and having a blast in the process.
Participants learn the latest technology from Microsoft while making new friends, completing creative projects, and gaining new skills that prepare them for the future.
The camps are appropriate for children ages 6 and up. Each store hosts a different camp depending upon the age and interest level of your child. Every camp participant under 17 years of age must also provide a signed Participation Agreement and remain in the Microsoft Store for the duration of the event.
Here is a list of YouthSpark Summer Camps for 2018.
2018 Microsoft YouthSpark Camps For Kids
Each camp – from programming robots to speak to filming, editing and premiering a movie – was developed by experts in the field and with input from Microsoft store associates, all dedicated to equipping students with the digital skills they need to succeed when they pursue any career.
Make Your Own Movie With 3D & Mixed Reality
This camp provides students with access to Microsoft’s latest 3D drawing and movie-making technology. From character development and storyboarding to shooting and editing, students learn how to create their own movie and are encouraged to invite friends and family to their Microsoft Store hosted movie premiere at the end of the camp.
- Ages: 8+
- Duration: Four 2-hour sessions