FREE Microsoft Kids Summer Camps are Back! Make Reservations Now – Space is Limited
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Depending on the workshop you choose, these camps last up to 2 hours a day and are held at Microsoft Retail Stores throughout the country.
Most activities are available for children 8 and older or 13 and older with select activities available for kids ages 6 and 7. Note that a parent or guardian of every camp participant under 17 years of age must sign a participation agreement upon arrival and remain in Microsoft Store for the duration of the event.
Space is limited and workshops fill up quickly so hurry on over here and sign your kids up now! Simply read through the brief class descriptions and when you find one that you think will interest your kiddo(s), click on “See Local Calendar”, enter your city or zip code, and select the day and class you would like to attend.
Go here for a complete listing of participating locations.
Here are a few free Microsoft Camps to choose from:
Harry Potter Creative Coding Camp
In this free two-day, 2-hour camp series students eight and above learn to make and then hack “spells” with the Harry Potter Kano Coding Kit wand. While they have fun with the wand, they will be exploring coding concepts such as algorithm, loops, and debugging.
Gaming Summer Camp
This free four day, 2-hour camp offers students eight and older lessons in developing positive life skills like teamwork, communication, and resilience via group discussions and unplugged activities. Each session features a fun competitive gaming team tournament with Rocket League that helps reinforce the camp’s learning objectives and puts gaming skills to the test.
MakeCode Arcade Camp
This free four day, two-hour camp teaches students eight and up to design and build video games using block coding and fundamental gaming and coding concepts in MakeCode Arcade.
This free two-day, 2-hour camp series using the Ohbot robot teaches students eight and up coding and robotics via rap battles and chose-your-own-adventure-style programming.