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Canada Summer Jobs

Bot Camp is proud to be funded by the federal government of Canada through the Canada Summer Jobs (CSJ) program. Thanks to the generous support of CSJ, Bot Camp provides our summer camp students with a 4 to 1 instructor ratio, allowing for a superior summer experience. Additionally, our CSJ-funded staff also receive an enriching, […]

Teacher Workshops @ Bot Camp

        On February 25th to 28th, 2019, Bot Camp hosted a series of free professional development teacher 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 […]

INSPIREtech Robotics Open

INSPIREtech Robotics Open

Bot Camp and INSPIREtech Canada partnered to bring a series of free robotics workshops to the Bobby Orr Community Centre in Parry Sound. Families were invited to join us for a day of interactive robotics workshops, where students learned to design, build and program robots that competed in a robotic sports challenge. INSPIREtech brings together […]

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 […]

Computational Thinking: Right To Play

Right To Play - Computational Thinking

Right To Play, Bot Camp and Microsoft have collaborated 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 […]