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Sparsholt College Summer Camp with IT

Address: Hillside Rd, Winchester SO21 2NE

Description Sparsholt College Summer Camp with IT

  • Location: Sparsholt, England
  • Age of the students: 9-17 years
  • Residence type: residence
  • Study programs: English courses with IT, Programming
  • Dates: July 31 - August 25
  • Language of instruction: English.

Sparsholt College, located in a scenic area in the suburbs of Winchester, runs a summer school for young engineers at 9-17.

This camp will allow young inventors interested in technology to learn the basics of programming, and Older children will be able to learn how to collect laser projectors, gain experience in creating robotics and much more.

Programs, courses and tuition/boarding fees, prices in Sparsholt College Summer Camp with IT

Program name
Date
Age
Cost
31.07.2018 -25.08.2018
9-17
from 1 200 £ / week

The program is designed to acquire programming skills, as well as older children will have the opportunity to learn how to collect laser projectors, gain experience in creating robotics and much more.

Price: 1200 / week

Dates:

July 31-August 25

08.04.2018 -24.08.2018
9-17
from 710 £ / week

"Design of games"

  • Age: 9-17 years old
  • Duration: 5 days
  • Possible dates: 8/9 - 12 April, 29/30 July - 3 August, 5/6 - 10 August, 12/13 - 17 August, 19/20 - 24 August.

This course will teach children and teenagers skills in the field of game design, graphics and sound design using GameMaker Studio 2. It is suitable for all ages, while for more advanced students the course offers special activities aimed at improving existing skills and acquiring new ones, including the study of methods for creating multiplayer games, physics and networking.

This program will reveal the secrets of creating games, graphic design and sound accompaniment of games, will allow students to create their own game.

The program assumes:

  • Creating custom games
  • A number of projects for the creation of games (for example, games like maze)
  • Studying modern methods of constructing professional game graphics
  • Create and edit effect sounds
  • Possibility to continue work on the game at home after the completion of the course.

The cost can vary depending on the chosen date of arrival:

• 440/550 £ (day school)

• 710/900 £ (with accommodation).

«3D printing»

  • Age: 13-17 years old
  • Duration: 5 days
  • Possible dates: 8/9 - 12 April, 29/30 July - 3 August, 5/6 - 10 August, 12/13 - 17 August, 19/20 - 24 August.

The course enables students to build their own 3D printer and learn a professional 3D design on the Fusion 360.

This program is designed for advanced students who are interested in gaining practical skills. Admission to this course is possible only for students who have been trained on one of the college's programs before. It includes assembling a complex set of 3D printers and studying the features of their functioning.

The second stage of training will be the mastering of 3D-design using Fusion 360, which is a complex software tool used by professionals to develop various details - from the simplest to the most complex.

Students will be able to participate in a large number of projects that will allow them to hone their skills. Also on the course, students will be able to:

  • Design your own 3D printer from high quality materials
  • To study variants of its modification at home
  • Learn all about 3D-design within the professional CAD-package, Autodesk Fusion 360
  • Get acquainted with the necessary software
  • Take the 3D printer home and continue working on it.

The cost can vary depending on the chosen date of arrival:

• 640/750 £ (day school)

• 910/1100 £ (with accommodation).


08.04.2018 -24.08.2018
9-17
from 805 £ / week

"Robot Wars"

  • Age: 9-17 years old
  • Duration: 5 days
  • Possible dates: 8/9 - 12 April, 29/30 July - 3 August, 5/6 - 10 August, 12/13 - 17 August, 19/20 - 24 August.

During the course, students will build and program a combat robot, test their programming and design skills against other participants in the robot war. Students have the opportunity to create and program autonomously or remotely controlled robots to solve all sorts of problems: fighting in the arena, robo football, obstacle course and much more.

Students will also be able to try their hand at developing some complex mechanisms using a modular construction kit and servo motors.

During the course participants:

  • Will learn the basic principles of programming
  • Learn to program tasks - from simple sequences to complex autonomous driving mechanisms
  • Will be able to use a custom modular kit for assembling complex structures
  • Will be able to continue experiments at home.

The cost can vary depending on the chosen date of arrival:

  • 535/645 £ (full-time school)
  • 805/995 £ (with accommodation).

Drone Racing

  • Age: 11-17 years old
  • Duration: 5 days
  • Possible dates: 8/9 - 12 April, 29/30 July - 3 August, 5/6 - 10 August, 12/13 - 17 August, 19/20 - 24 August.

This course will allow students to become a pilot of the racing Dr Drone with a camera and a video headset.

This program will allow students to become a talented pilot of a drone, test themselves in unmanned races and enjoy high speed without leaving home. Students will be able to practice flying on a realistic virtual simulator under the supervision of qualified teachers, which will improve the necessary skills without damaging the drone. After completing the training on the simulator, the students will be able to use the real drone and take part in the races against their classmates.

Also, during the training, adolescents will learn how the drones work, how to adjust their work, how to program the microcontroller to manage them and create impressive visual effects, and build their own LED ring.

The cost can vary depending on the chosen date of arrival:

• 535/645 £ (day school)

• 805/995 £ (with accommodation).

«Laser Tag» (Laser shooting range)

  • Age: 9-17 years old
  • Duration: 5 days
  • Possible dates: 29/30 July - 3 August, 5/6 August - 10 August, 12/13 - 17 August, 19/20 - 24 August.

This course allows you to study the system of creating laser marks and get practical skills in their construction. It is an in-depth course on studying the methods of soldering and creating models, designed for students of different ages. After the course, the students will be able to continue the practice at home - add accessories, modify the software within their imagination and much more.

This program is perfect for students who like modern practical projects. Students will create a complete laser tag system from scratch with 2 tags and 2 control boxes, custom tag tags, professional optics and custom firmware for additional game modes!

The course also includes:

  • The study of methods for soldering micro-parts
  • Collection of "brains" for 2 tags
  • Design 2 tags using the software Inkscape CAD
  • Creating your own design with a special modeling foam
  • Building 2 game blocks for home use
  • The battle in the labyrinth (at the end of the week).

Cost:

  • 675 £ (full-time school)
  • 1025 £ (with accommodation).

Accommodation, housing and food

Students are offered accommodation on the campus of the school.

Subjects, specialties, faculties and sport

Subjects list : computer programming, English
Events list: badminton, basketball, canoe, Canoeing, cross, dancing, fishing, fitness, football, gym, handball, horseback riding, Kayaking, netball, rock climbing, volleyball, yoga,  Mountain bike

Term dates, timetable and extra fees

The programs are held from July 31 to August 25.

Entry requirements, assessment and extra fees, how to apply, what is required to enrol, conditions, entry tests and exams

Required documents, depending on the type of institution:

camp / language school
  • copy of 1 page
  • certificate of language proficiency (if any)
private school, boardinghouse
  • copy of the 1 Pages of the passport
  • certificate of language proficiency
  • school report card with grades for the last 2-4 years (depending on the school)
  • school registration form
  • recommendation letters from Teachers of foreign languages, mathematics and a class teacher. Additionally, an educational institution may request a recommendation from the principal
  • Testing for knowledge of mathematics, language, other subjects
  • Interview with a representative of the school (possibly in person or by Skype)
  • Literacy, awards, student personal achievements (if any)
  • motivation letter (not for all schools)
  • passport size photo (depending on the school from 1 to 12 pcs)
  • medical certificate of the general health of the child , Discharge of vaccinations
  • birth certificate of the schoolboy (s)
university
  • copy of the page 1 passport of the passport
  • certificate of language proficiency
  • school certificate for the bachelor, diploma of Higher education for the master
  • letters of recommendation from teachers of foreign languages, mathematics and the class teacher. Additionally, an educational institution may request a recommendation from the principal / dean
  • certificates, awards, personal achievements of the student (if any)
  • motivation letter / personal statement
  • interview with a representative of the institution

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