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If you have an Apple retail store near you and kids ages 8-12, check out this free camp opportunity.
Free Apple Kids Camp
Kids 8-12 can explore creativity and technology with free Apple Kids camp at select retail locations. The camps tend to be offered during the month of July with registration opening up in June.
These free camps fill up very quickly so act fast! Click here to see what Apple Camps are offered near you.
Free Apple Kids Camp Programs 2019
Creating Your Own Song with GarageBand
In this 3-day session, kids ages 8–12 explore how to build their own song. They’ll learn rhythm basics, practice making beats, and experiment with Smart Instruments to create a melody in GarageBand for iPad. On the final day, Campers will celebrate their new skills by sharing their song with the group. Devices will be provided.
Designing Your Dream Park with iPad
In this 3-day session, kids ages 8–12 learn design skills to imagine a park for their community. They’ll go on a short walk to gather inspiration and take photos of materials, colors, and textures. Then they’ll sketch their ideas in the Procreate app using iPad with Apple Pencil to bring their design to life. On the final day, they’ll present their park to the group. Devices will be provided.
Coding Fundamentals and Programming Robots
In this 3-day session, kids ages 8–12 explore fun activities to learn how to code Sphero robots. They’ll start with coding fundamentals like commands, loops, and functions, then use blocks of code to create a program using the Sphero Edu app for iPad. On the final day, Campers will program lights, sounds, and animations to tell their own story starring Sphero. Devices will be provided.
Directing Your Own Movie with Clips and iMovie
In this 3-day session, kids ages 8–12 discover how to create fun video footage using iPad. They’ll start with fundamentals of moviemaking like experimenting with camera shots in the Clips app and drawing ideas on storyboards in Keynote. On the final day, they’ll apply their skills to make a captivating movie trailer using iMovie, and they’ll celebrate their creations. Devices will be provided.