2019 Launchpad Learning Summer Camps

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

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

 (Third party programs offered at Cardel Rec South do not have two tiered pricing. Prices are set by the provider) 

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

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Registration for the 2019 Summer Programs can NOW be done online!

 

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 daily and Laptops for every week except 1 & 6. Laptop rentals are available at an additional charge, directly through Launchpad Learning. www.launchpadlearning.ca or (403) 828-0148


Week 1 & 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: $320 (4 Days)

July 02 - 05 9:00 am - 4:00 pm 4 Days Course Code #7795
August 06 - 09 9:00 am - 4:00 pm 4 Days Course Code #7800

Week 2 & 9: 3D Video Game Design

Turn your love of playing video games into a dynamic summer hobby. Does your child dream of becoming a level designer and producing their own games? If you answered yes, their game development path starts here. Campers will learn the fundamentals of 3D game development.

Ages: 8 - 14 yrs

Cost: $300 (5 Days)

July 08 - 12 9:00 am - 4:00 pm 5 Days Course Code #7796
August 26 - 30 9:00 am - 4:00 pm 5 Days Course Code #7803


 

Week 3: Make Your Own App

Take your first step into the world of designing and creating mobile apps! Even those new to coding will successfully create an app! By the end of this camp, your child will be able to install their apps on mobile devices or even publish them to the online store, where they can share their creations with friends and people around the world!

Ages: 8 - 14 yrs

Cost: $300 (5 Days)

July 15 - 19 9:00 am - 4:00 pm 5 Days Course Code #7797


Week 5: Website Development

This Web Development camp will introduce students to the basics of HTML, enabling them to create their own basic website. By the end of this camp, students will be able to share their projects with families and friends! They will even be able to do their school homework as a webpage!

Ages: 8 - 14 yrs

Cost: $300 (5 Days)

July 29 - August 02 9:00 am - 4:00 pm 5 Days Course Code #7799


 

Week 7: 2D Game Design in Python

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: 8 - 14 yrs

Cost: $300 (5 Days)

August 12 - 16 9:00 am - 4:00 pm 5 Days Course Code #7801


 

Week 8: Adventure in Machine Learning

Use Scratch programming language for machine learning! Students will learn machine learning and artificial intelligence by using a variety of projects such as thinking games and mazes. Students will have access to their own Scratch account that will allow them to continue working on their coding journey at home.

Ages: 8 - 14 yrs

Cost: $300 (5 Days)

August 19 - 23 9:00 am - 4:00 pm 5 Days Course Code #7802


 

 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.