Entrepreneur coding camps to run in London schools this half term

Cypher coding is running the camps for children aged 5–12+ from 21 October–1 November

Coding startup Cypher has announced a series of entrepreneur coding camps for children, running during October half term in schools across London.

The camp is based on the theme of social enterprise and uses creative exercises to help students develop ideas around reusing, reducing and recycling plastic. It is geared towards helping young people embrace computational thinking and develop skills and self-confidence.

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Camp activities include:

  • Designing a website
  • Creating digital art for a logo and business card
  • Designing a game, and programming a Microbit to control a ‘swingometer’.

Elizabeth Tweedale, founder of Cypher, said: “Our mission is to engage children with coding and computational thinking from an angle that interests them; whether that lies with architecture and video games, sport, or art and fashion.”

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Camps typically run from 10am–4pm and prices start from £165.

More information is available at www.cyphercoders.com/camps