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Microsoft Store - YouthSpark Workshops

When:

Wed 13 Jul 2016, 1:00pm–5:00pm
Thu 14 Jul 2016, 1:00pm–5:00pm
Sat 16 Jul 2016, 9:30am–11:00am
Sat 16 Jul 2016, 1:00pm–5:00pm
Sun 17 Jul 2016, 1:00pm–5:00pm

Where: Microsoft Store, Pitt Street Mall, Sydney CBD, New South Wales

Restrictions: All Ages

Ticket Information:

  • Admission: Free

Listed by: fergusnwj

There’s something on for children of all ages this month, with free YouthSpark workshops that teach kids how to create their own games and apps, and experiment with robotics in a fun and supportive environment.

Please see below for a full line up of in-store activities and workshops running. There are limited spaces available so parents are advised to register in advance via the website. All children need to be accompanied by a parent or guardian.

YouthSpark: Be an inventor with littleBits
Inspire your kids to invent and create in this maker camp that offers kids aged 8 to 11 an introduction to electronics and robotics in a fun, interactive environment.

Timings: Four hours per day, from 1pm to 5pm, and participants must attend the days consecutively.
- Tue 5th – Wed 6th July
- Thu 7th – Fri 8th July
- Mon 11th – Tue 12th July
- Wed 13th – Thu 14th July

YouthSpark: Learn to Code Your Very Own Game
Get acquainted with coding and game development, as we show you the essentials to programming a game where it’s eat or be eaten! These free, two-day interactive and intermediate-level workshops will help children aged 12 and above build their own Flatverse game for mobile devices.

Timings: Four hours per day, from 1pm to 5pm, and participants must attend the days consecutively.
- Sat 2nd – Sun 3rd July
- Sat 9th – Sun 10th July
- Sat 16th – Sun 17th July

Hour of Code
Explore a vibrant digital universe and embark on a coding adventure, through free 90-minute workshops where children can learn how creativity and problem solving come together to solve challenges with code.

Timings: The 90-minute workshops from 9.30am to 11am on the following days.
- Sat 2nd July
- Mon 4th July
- Sat 9th July
- Sat 16th July