2020 Launchpad Learning Summer Camps

SUMMER ONLINE REGISTRATION WILL OPEN MARCH 17, 2020 

Cardel Rec South is pleased to be having Launchpad Learning returning this Summer!

www.launchpadlearning.ca or (403) 828-0148

Any registrations involving Fair Entry, Fee Assistance or Kidsport subsidies MUST be done IN PERSON and cannot be processed online.  

Register Online NOW

 

From users of Technology to Creators of Technology

Computer programming is at the core of everything that we do in today’s world. At L2I, we believe that technology is becoming an integral parts of our lives. We are surrounded by technology, whether it’s in our hands, vehicles or our homes. Technology is making our life simpler, but do we understand what goes in making these gadgets?

L2I is your platform to learn how stuff works. We want our kids to start developing these skills at an early age and match pace with the rest of the world. We want you to be the creator of technology.

*Please bring lunches and Laptops daily. Laptop rentals are available at an additional charge, directly through Launchpad Learning. www.launchpadlearning.ca or (403) 828-0148


Week 1: Python Game Developers

Ready to learn one of the most widely used programming languages in the world? Then this is the camp to sign up for. Python is a very versatile and easy-to-learn starter language that is widely used by software developers, scientists and data analysts. Through the games they create, campers will learn and practice core coding concepts and learn Python-specific concepts.

Ages: 9 - 14 yrs

Cost: $280 (4 Days) - No classes on June 29 & July 1, 2020*

June 30 - July 03  9:00 am - 4:00 pm 3 Days Course Code #7795*

Week 2: Unity 3D Game Design

Turn your love of playing video games into a dynamic summer hobby. Is your kid dreaming of becoming a level designer and produce their own game then their game development path starts here. Campers will learn the fundamentals of 3D game development. 

Ages: 8 - 14 yrs

Cost: $320 (5 Days)

July 06 - 10 9:00 am - 4:00 pm 5 Days Course Code #7796


Week 3: Make your own App

Take your first step into the world of mobile apps! Campers will learn the basics of designing and creating mobile apps.  Even those new to coding can have their first app. After the camp has ended, campers will be able to install their apps on mobile devices or even publish them to the online store, letting them share their creations with friends and people around the world!

Ages: 8 - 14 yrs

Cost: $320 (5 Days)

July 13 - 17 9:00 am - 4:00 pm 5 Days Course Code #7797

 


Week 4: Make your own chat bot

Setting kids for success by giving them an early experience with Machine Learning using one of the most prominent programming language, Python. Our young machine-learning experts will interact with the machines with their own Chat Bots.

Ages: 8 - 14 yrs

Cost: $320 (5 Days)

July 20 - 24 9:00 am - 4:00 pm 5 Days Course Code #7798

 


Week 5: Website Development

The Web Development camp will teach campers the basics of HTML to create their own basic website. After the camp has ended, campers will be able to share projects with family and friends, and can even do their school homework as a webpage

Ages: 8 - 14 yrs

Cost: $320 (5 Days)

July 27 - 31 9:00 am - 4:00 pm 5 Days Course Code #7799

 


Week 6: Robotics with Lego

Take your first step into the exciting world of computer hardware programming with Lego. First time coders will soon be controlling a multitude of different functions and sensors. Learn to program this simple “smart device”, and turn code into action by harnessing and combining the Lego’s capabilities in creative ways.

Ages: 8 - 14 yrs

Cost: $300 (4 Days) - No class on Aug 3, 2020*

August 04 - 07 9:00 am - 4:00 pm 4 Days Course Code #7800*

 


Week 7: Roblox Game Design

Unleash the game designer in you by creating games on the popular gaming platform Robblox studio. Kids will learn the basics of programming and 3D design while creating their own games.

Ages: 8 - 14 yrs

Cost: $320 (5 Days) 

August 10 - 14 9:00 am - 4:00 pm 5 Days Course Code #7801

 


Week 8: Java Stars

Introduction to Java programming course is a great start to step into the world of Java for aspiring coders. Get enriching experience for Java coding by developing apps.

Ages: 9 - 15 yrs

Cost: $320 (5 Days) 

August 17 - 21 9:00 am - 4:00 pm 5 Days Course Code #7802

Week 9: Minecraft Modding

Calling all Minecrafters! Building Minecraft mods is a great way to learn programming, harness creativity, and enhance problem-solving skills. Using a simple drag-and-drop coding environment, campers will accomplish exciting results with their one-of-a-kind Minecraft features!

Ages: 8 - 14 yrs

Cost: $320 (5 Days) 

August 24 - 28 9:00 am - 4:00 pm 5 Days Course Code #7803

 


For your child to have their best experience at our summer camps, please make us aware of any needs that could affect their participation. There are times when a child requires more support than our ratios provide. If that is the case, the program coordinator will request the parent/guardian to provide a support worker/aide to attend camp with their child.


To ensure the health and safety of all participants, Cardel Rec South has the following standards in place: 

  • Participants should come each day dressed appropriately in comfortable shoes and have play clothes that can get dirty.
  • All of our programs include an outdoor component; participants should have a bag that includes a hat, bug spray, sunscreen and water bottle.
  • Half-day participants should bring a small snack, full day participants should bring a healthy lunch as well as one snack for the morning and one snack for the afternoon.
  • To protect those participants with allergies, NO NUT products are allowed.
  • Although there is a concession on-site, we do NOT recommend sending your child with money.
  • Participants in the art programs are encouraged to bring a smock or old shirt to wear while working on painting projects.
  • Cardel Rec South is not responsible for any items that may be lost or stolen. Please refrain from bringing any valuables to the programs. (ie: electronics, money etc.)
  • Lower ratios are in place for Preschool programs. All participants in these programs MUST be fully toilet trained.
  • Unfortunately pre and post camp care services are not available.

Cardel Rec South proudly accepts the City of Calgary Fair Entry - Programs and services for low income Calgarians Fee Assistance Program.  

 **Important Information**

Registration deadlines for each session are one (1) week prior to course start date. In order to guarantee your spot we strongly recommend signing up early! Classes fill up quickly and in an effort to keep our instructor/student ratios low we do limit registration numbers in each class. Late registrations will be accepted provided there is space available in the class. We reserve the right to cancel classes if minimum numbers are not met by the registration deadline. Member rates are available for Cardel Rec South Founding Members as well as members of the following community associations: Millrise, Midnapore, Sundance, Shawnessy, Evergreen, Shawnee, Chaparral, Bridlewood, Somerset & Silverado.

Refund Policy: Refunds requested up to one week prior to the start date of desired program will receive a full refund. For cancellations within 7 days of the program start date or if the program has started Refunds will only be issued for medical reasons, and will require a doctors note prior to the the refund being processed.

The refund amounts will be pro-rated based upon the number of classes remaining in the program. All refunds requested after the registration deadline, regardless of the reason are subject to a $10.00 admin fee.

 

Please Note: There will be a $45.00 fee charged on all NSF cheques posted to South Fish Creek Recreation Association.