Technology camp arrives in Barcelona
This is a pioneering initiative in Spain is born as an alternative to traditional summer camps focused on sports and languages.
Tech Camp is a summer of leisure different for children 8 to 16. The organization has reached an agreement with Barcelona for La Salle Campus summer camps develop these scientific-technical also in Catalonia. Will be Monday through Friday from June 25 to July 27 from 9 am to 15:00 pm.
What is Tech Camp?
Technology Camp proposes a technological-scientific alternative to traditional summer camps focused on sports and languages. This is an initiative modeled on STEN: American system that seeks to include in the school curriculum subjects such as Science, Technology, Engineering and mathematics (STEN for its acronym in English).
# Tech Camp is a new formula to fill the free time of children continue to foster creative thinking, the acquisition of scientific knowledge and teamwork.
# For a week, children are challenged daily to develop a solution in the field of robotics, game creation or development of mobile applications
# This is a pioneering initiative in Spain is born as an alternative to traditional summer camps focused on sports and languages.
# Technology Camp, who was born in Bilbao last summer doubling the originally planned number of participants has reached an agreement with La Salle Campus Barcelona in 2012 to develop these summer camps in the Catalan capital.
Creative thinking, scientific knowledge and teamwork
In the case of Camp Tech, these materials will work in groups of three children of the same age, the daily proposed a challenge that must be overcome as a team, to be encouraged in this way, not only the acquisition of scientific and technical knowledge but also the development of creativity, respect for others and the skills needed to work together, not forgetting that this is a leisure activity and small should also have fun and enjoy.
Tech Camp is a pioneering initiative in Spain and has been developed here by the Basque businessman Jesus Angel Bravo. Last year was first held in our country these camps scientific, technical, and 100 children who had initially expected the organizers became 250 participants.
Rapid geographical expansion
The warm welcome of the first edition of Technology Camp and the belief that it is a leisure model of great value to the education of younger children, has been the main impetus has decided to Camp Technology to expand its scope geography. So in this new edition, 2012, Camp Technology not only be held in Bilbao, but also in San Sebastian, Vitoria, Pamplona and Barcelona.