Day 1 (July 13th, 2015)
In the morning, the campers were given a tour of Academie de la Capitale and given all camp rules in respect to the camp and computer use. Following the camp introductory tour, they began with Jiu Jitsu with instructor Scott from K2 Martial Arts!
After snack, the campers went back to coding for the second half of the morning. This is where campers learned introduction to colouring, challenge: Ice Cream Code, and Challenge: It’s a Beautiful Day.
After a wholesome lunch, the AcadeCoders took to Morrison park to enjoy the sunny and warm weather! They played various games on the play structure, soccer, touch football, swinging, and overall socialization among all campers.
Day 2 (July 14th, 2015)
The AcadeCoders began their second day with the first half of the morning working on Animation basics and challenges! They learn mouse interaction, Challenge: Tasty Tomato, Challenge: Mouse Movement Mania, Incrementing Shortcuts, A Shorter Shortcut, Challenge: Parting Clouds, and Project: Shooting Star.
In the second half of the morning, the AcadeCoders worked resizing with variables/texts and strings & challenges. They learned and completed learn Variable Expressions, Quiz: Variable Expressions, Challenge: Brown Bear Eyes, Using Math Expressions, Project: Animal Attack, Terrific Text: Part One, and Challenge: My Favourite Foods.
After a wholesome lunch, the campers took to Morrison Park for another wonderful day of outdoor activities! Campers took to play on the play structure, swinging, basketball, soccer, and socialize among their fellow coders!
Day 3 (July 15th, 2015
The AcadeCoders began their third day with the first portion of the morning learning about functions and completing various challenges! Campers completed Challenge: Moles in Holes, Function Return Values, Challenge: Calculator, Special Processing JS Functions, Local and Global Variables, Review: Functions, and Project: Fish Tank.
After snack, the campers took to another great session of jiu-jitsu from instructor Phil of K2 Martial Arts! In this session, campers were taught various self-defence moves from jabs, punches, kicks, and break falls.
After a wholesome lunch, the AcadeCoders took to Morrison Park for another beautiful day of outdoor activities! The campers enjoyed the perfect sunny, 22 degree weather, with some basketball, soccer, swinging, and playing various games on the play structure.
After outdoor activities and a snack break, the AcadeCoders were back at logic and if statements, furthering their knowledge in this section with various assignment and challenges. The AcadeCoders completed Challenge: Your First Button, Challenge: Smarter Button, If/Else Part 1, Challenge: Flashy Flash Card, If/Else Part 2, Review: Logic and If Statements, and Project: Magic 8-Ball.
Day 4 (July 16th, 2015)
On the fourth day, the AcadeCoders began the first half of the morning learning about looping and then applying their given knowledge with various assignments and challenges! The AcadeCoders completed intro to While Loops, Quiz: While Loops, Challenge: A Loopy Ruler, While Loops: Balloon Hopper, Challenge: A Loopy Landscape, a new kind of loop, and Challenge: Lined Paper.
In the second half of the morning, the AcadeCoders moved on to looping and arrays, taking the aspects of looping that they have learned and applying it to arrays. The AcadeCoders would then complete Nested for Loops, Review: Looping, Project: Build-a-House, Intro to Arrays, Challenge: Favourite Fruits, Looping through Arrays, and Challenge: Favourite Animals.
After a wholesome lunch, the AcadeCoders took to Morrison Park for another sunny and beautiful day of outdoor activities. They played various games on the play structure such as manhunt and sandman while taking to the field for soccer and tag; with the additional good game of basketball.
After outdoor activities and snack break, the AcadeCoders were back for the rest of the afternoon learning about the continuation of arrays in relation to objects. This is where campers take what they have been taught in arrays and translate it into objects by completing assignments and challenges. The AcadeCoders completed Modifying Arrays, Challenge: Constellation Maker, Review: Arrays, Project: Make it Rain, Intro to Objects, Challenge: Recipe Card, and Modifying Objects.
Day 5 (July 17th, 2015)
In the first half of the morning, the AcadeCoders began learning objects in relation to object-oriented design, enhancing their animation and design abilities. They completed Challenge: Picture Painter, Array of Objects, Challenge: Movie Reviews, Review: Objects, Project: Bookshelf, Object Types, and Challenge: Double Rainbow.
In the second half of the morning, the AcadeCoders transitioned to more various challenges and assignments that involved their object-oriented design abilities.
After a wholesome lunch, the AcadeCoders took to Morrison Park for another wonderful time of outdoor activities! Despite the cloudy and cooler weather, the campers had a great time on the swings, playing on the play structure, basketball, and overall socialization!