Summer Camp

Register for our Summer Camp

The Game of Apps Junior Summer Camp is a condensed version of the successful 24-week GoA after school program for high school. This will be an exciting opportunity for the students to get an introduction to design and coding.

The camp is designed for students in grades 5 to 7. It will introduce them to design skills, critical thinking, and coding in HTML/CSS/Javascript as they build their own web app—an illustrated choose your own adventure story.

The camp will culminate with the students showcasing their work to their peers, family and the public. The goal is to inspire students to pursue further technology education.

The instructor is Roland Tecson, founder of GoA and a 29-year veteran of the Tech industry. He will be assisted by a team of high school mentors (all graduates of the GoA 24-week program).

We will be conducting summer camps in Richmond and New Westminster.

Students must bring their own laptop computers (Windows, Mac or Linux).


Background

Game of Apps is a program that guides students through the whole process of building apps from beginning to end. Local professional designers, developers and technology professionals (working in the local tech industry) mentor the students and teach them how to use the same tools, techniques and processes used by the industry while the students learn to build apps.

Here's a short promo video.

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Summer Camp Curriculum

Design & Development

Design

  • What is Design?
  • Intro to RealTimeBoard
  • Intro to Slack
  • Intro to Pixlr
  • Design Principles—Contrast, Repetition, Alignment, Proximity
  • Basics of Typography
  • Basics of Colour Theory
  • Brainstorming / Ideation

Development

  • What is HTML?
  • What is CSS?
  • What is Javascript?
  • Intro to Atom
  • Intro to Chrome
  • Basics of HTML
  • Basics of CSS
  • Basics of Javascript
  • Presentation, Showcase & Competition

Richmond Summer Camp

July 4 to 24, Mon-Fri, 12:30 pm to 3:15 pm
Samuel Brighouse Elementary School
6800 Azure Rd, Richmond, BC V7C 2S8
Registration Fee: $390

Register now through the Richmond School District Continuing Education website.


Register (Richmond)


If the above session is full, or if you cannot make the dates, please add your name to the waitlist. If there is sufficient demand, we may open additional summer camps in August.


Waitlist (Richmond)

New Westminster Summer Camp

Dates / Times TBD
Location TBD
Registration Fee: TBD


Please register for our waitlist and we will contact you as soon as we have the dates, location and registration details.


Waitlist (New Westminster)