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Free Summer Camps at Microsoft Store Chinook Centre

Free Summer Camps at Microsoft Store Chinook Centre Dates / Times 2016-07-04 to 2016-08-25 (00:00 to 00:00) Organization Microsoft Store Type Recurring Community 6455 Mac Leod Trail SWCalgary, ABT2H 0K8 Microsoft Store Chinook Centre is running free summer camps for kids this year, focused on coding and the entrepreneurial spirit! For students ages 8 and up, we are running two coding camps: Kodu Makerspace and Learn to Code Flatverse. Kodu Makerspace allows you to create rich and exciting games with Kodu Game Lab, learning coding fundamentals and how to build games. The camp also lets them give and get constructive feedback with others, exercise their logic and critical thinking skills, and resolve challenges. Learn to Code Flatverse allows you to building your own game using Touch Develop, learning coding fundamentals and getting hands-on instruction on how to read and write basic code themselves. For students ages 13 and up, we are running one entrepreneurial camp: Start Your Own Business. Start Your Own Business is an interactive camp that offers entrepreneurial students the knowledge, tools, and support to make their business idea a reality. Students learn key concepts from testing their product or idea to protecting it, and receive training on how to create their own business pitch. This camp requires the participant to have a Microsoft account. These camps begin on July 4th and run until August 25th, with the capacity of 10 children per camp. They run from Monday to Thursday with one camp at 10AM-12PM, one at 1PM-3PM, and one at 4PM-6PM. For more information and to register, visit www.microsoftstore.com/chinookcentre. . Event Details. Location: 6455 MacLeod Trail SW, Calgary