PROGRAMS: 2017

Hands-On Technology is pleased to offer exciting summer camps, mini-campsworkshops, and after-school programs for elementary and middle-school age students. Scholarship applications are available through our partner, Be The Change International. 

For 2017, we have expanded our services to new locations across San Diego (MAP):

  • City Heights

  • Carmel Valley/Torrey Hills

  • University City

  • Serra Mesa

  • Scripps Ranch

  • Sabre Springs

  • La Jolla

  • North Park

  • Oceanside

Saturday, 3/11: Robot Programming for Kids!

Location: City Heights Public Library, 3795 Fairmount Ave, San Diego, CA 92105

Time: 11am - 1pm | Cost: $20

Ages: 8 - 12 | Level: Beginner

Description: Join us for an exciting workshop where kids learn how to drive and program our friendly, blue robot named Dash! Kids will learn the Computer Science concepts of Algorithms and Control Flow through our block-based programming activity. 

 

Saturday, 4/8: Intro to App Design & Electronics!

Location: Ocean Air Recreation Center, 4770 Fairport Way, San Diego, CA 92130

Time: 1:30pm - 4:30pm | Cost: $35

Ages: 10 - 12 | Level: Beginner

Description: Kids will be amazed at how much fun it is to make their very own Android Apps! This spring-break workshop will also build their own mini-video game controller using the Makey Makey electronics interface.

 

Location: Standley Recreation Center, 3585 Governor Dr, San Diego, CA 92122

Time: 11am - 2pm | Cost: $35

Ages: 9-12 | Level: Beginner

Description: Join us for an exciting workshop where kids learn how to program our friendly, blue robot named Dash! Kids will also build their own mini-video game controller using the Makey Makey electronics interface.

 

Saturday, 5/13: Intro to Coding & Circuits!

Saturday, 5/27: Robot Programming for Kids!

Location: Serra Mesa Recreation Center, 9020 Village Glen Dr, San Diego, CA 92123

Time: 11am - 2pm | Cost: $30

Ages: 8 - 12 | Level: Beginner

Description: Join us for an exciting workshop where kids learn how to drive and program our friendly, blue robot named Dash! Kids will learn the Computer Science concepts of Algorithms and Control Flow through our block-based programming activity. 

 

Saturday, 6/10: Arduino Electronics for Kids!

Location: Scripps Ranch Library, 10301 Scripps Lake Dr, San Diego, CA 92131

Time: 11am - 1pm | Cost: $30

Ages: 9 - 12 | Level: Beginner/Intermediate

Description: Starting with an introduction to electricity and ending with connecting *and* coding the Arduino microcontroller, this fast-paced workshop is sure to spark an electronics-based curiosity in participating kids!

Saturday, 6/24: Mobile Technology Mini-Camp!

Location: Pro Kids Golf Academy, 4085 52nd St, San Diego, CA 92105

Time: 10am - 2:30pm | Cost: $60

Ages: 9 - 12 | Level: Beginner

Description: This fast-paced, mini-camp will introduce, engage, and excite your student about creating technology! Activities include Puzzle Programming, Video Game design basics, Android App Design, and Introductory electronics.

Monday, 6/26: Mobile Tech Camp, Session I

Location: Ocean Air Recreation Center, 4770 Fairport Way, San Diego, CA 92130

Time: 8am - 2pm (Daily) | Cost: $750 (for 9 day camp)

Ages: 9 - 12 | Level: 100 & 200 (Beginner & Intermediate)

Description: A summer camp of tech-inspired fun is here! Our campers will learn Computer Science through coding (Scratch or Python) and learn Electrical Engineering by building circuits (e.g Arduino). Daily outdoor activities are planned as well as special camp events!

Monday, 7/10: Mobile Tech Camp, Session II

Location: School for Entrepreneurship & Technology, 3540 Aero Ct, San Diego, CA 92123

Time: 8am - 2pm (Daily) | Cost: $800 (for 10 day camp)

Ages: 9 - 12 | Levels: 100 & 200 (Beginner & Intermediate)

Description: A summer camp of tech-inspired fun is here! Campers will learn both Computer Science and Electrical Engineering concepts through our exciting, daily workshops. Digital exploration  time and outdoor activities are also pat of our daily schedule  as well as special camp events!

Saturday, 7/22: Mobile Technology Mini-Camp!

Location: Pro Kids Golf Academy, 821 Douglas Dr, Oceanside, CA 92058

Time: 10am - 2:30pm

Cost: $60

Description: This fast-paced, mini-camp will introduce, engage, and excite your student about creating technology! Activities include Puzzle Programming, Video Game design basics, Android App Design, and Introductory electronics.

Monday, 7/24: Mobile Tech Camp Session III

Location: La Jolla Recreation Center, 615 Prospect St, La Jolla, CA 92037

Time: 8am - 2pm (Daily) | Cost: $800 (for 10 day camp)

Ages: 9 - 12 | Level: 100 & 200 (Beginner & Intermediate)

Description: A summer camp of tech-inspired fun is here! Campers will learn both Computer Science and Electrical Engineering concepts through our exciting, daily workshops. Digital exploration  time and outdoor activities are also pat of our daily schedule  as well as special camp events!

Saturday, 7/29: Mobile Tech 300: Robot Car I

Location: Carmel Mountain Ranch Recreation Center, 10152 Rancho Carmel Dr, San Diego, CA 92128

Time: 10am - 1pm

Cost: $35 (Registration) + $120 (Take-Home Supplies [Robot Car Kit])

Ages: 10+

Description: We will start with an introduction to breadboarding and finish by having kids build and program a robot car from scratch using Arduino and a robot-car building kit. Amazing Stuff!

 

2017 PROGRAM SCHEDULE