Author Archives: Bot Camp

Teacher Workshops @ Bot Camp

        On February 25th to 28th, 2019, Bot Camp hosted a series of free teacher professional development workshops. Thanks to generous grants from FIRST Robotics Canada and the government of Canada’s CanCODE program, teachers learned how they could implement robotics and coding into their classrooms. Topics included: Curriculum Integration Opportunities with Robotics […]

Camps.ca Feature + Review

Bot Camp is proud to be featured on Camps.ca, the leading online resource for high-quality Canadian camp programs. Camps.ca is a comprehensive website, listing the best and most trusted camps and after school programs in the country. Search their extensive database, and read their independent reviews to help you find the perfect program for your […]

Five Girls Receive Scholarships from SK Creations

In 2015, Samantha Sedran and Katrina Usmar attended Bot Camp. They enjoyed their time so much, that they wanted to help more girls experience what it’s like to go to robotics camp – especially those who couldn’t afford it. Since then, they have launched their “16 by 16 Campaign,” challenging themselves to raise funds to send 16 girls to […]

Right To Play: Computational Thinking

Right To Play and Microsoft have engaged in the creation of a Computational Thinking manual for educators. Computational Thinking is a critical set of problem solving and synthesis skills that are key indicators for success in numerous fields, including Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM). Right To Play led the creation of this manual, and […]