Day 1: Monday, July 11th, 2016
We began the day with morning ice-breakers for the campers and instructors to get to know each other better. After these various ice-breakers, the AcadeCoders transitioned to their jiu-jitsu session K2 Martial Arts.
Following lunch, the AcadeCoders took to Morrison for outdoor activities and free play! The AcadeCoders played soccer today while having free time on the swings and play structure.
Day 2: Tuesday, July 12th, 2016
After lunch, the AcadeCoders took to Morrison Park for outdoor activities and free play. The instructors and AcadeCoders participated in various games together while the AcadeCoders had their free time in the end to play games of their choice and socialize.
Following outdoor activities and play, the AcadeCoders were ready for their afternoon lesson on the second form of loops; ‘While’ loops. The AcadeCoders learned the ‘While’ loop syntax, infinite loop, and the ‘do’ loop.
Following the lesson on ‘While’ loops, the AcadeCoders took on the challenge “Dragon Slayer” to finish off the day strong. The AcadeCoders had to build a game to slay a dragon using control flow, ‘For’ and ‘While’ loops, and if/else statements
Day 3: Wednesday, July 13th, 2016
After morning snack, the AcadeCoders went back the previous challenge of “Coding your own adventure” by using their new skills to develop their adventure.
Following lunch, the AcadeCoders went to Morrison Park for outdoor activities and play. Due to the hot and humid weather, the AcadeCoders would play group activities in the shade and making sure they were staying hydrated.
After outdoor activities and play, the AcadeCoders began their afternoon lesson on Objects and Arrays. The AcadeCoders were taught what arrays are and how to use them, while learning a new data structure concept of objects.
Day 4: Thursday, July 12th, 2016
After snack, the AcadeCoders continued with Objects I and furthered their Objects knowledge with learning how to use the object constructor and passing objects into functions
After lunch and due to the rainy weather, the AcadeCoders had their outdoor activities and play time indoors. The AcadeCoders had the option to watch a movie or have free time on the computer
After the AcadeCoders had their indoor free time on the computers or watched a movie, the AcadeCoders were ready for their afternoon challenge. The challenge was “Address Book”, where they had to build a database as an address book.
Day 5: Friday, July 15th, 2016
After their morning snack, the AcadeCoders continued on their lesson on Objects II with DRY Penguins, using and accessing private methods, and parsing arguments.