Welcome to Whizzkids
With computers and technology playing a bigger role in our everyday lives, Whizzkids has a range of programmes that open up the world of multimedia to boys and girls aged 8+. From our summer camps in top class Universities in Dublin, Cork, Limerick & Galway, to tailored programs delivered to you on your doorstep, we offer a range of programmes that will educate and entertain.
Whizzkids is delighted to partner with ForFás in the Discover Primary Science programme to promote the importance of technology to children.
We have a wide range of presentations and workshops. Contact us if you would like Whizzkids to come to your school. It will even help you attain your DPS Award of Science & Maths Excellence!
Click below for a video preview
of our Summer Camps
RTE paid a visit to Whizzkids Summer Camps
to see what they guys were
getting up to at the Whizzkids Spy Academy.
Give them Something they Can Look Forward To
Are you looking for a Birthday, Christmas or confirmation gift? One that will be both fun and beneficial to your son/daughter/niece/nephew? Then a Whizzkids Gift Voucher
is just the ticket. Vouchers can be made out to any value and can be redeemed against any of our camps or clubs. This year give the gift of knowledge!
After School Clubs
WhizzKids provides a range of after-school IT programs. Designed for children of all abilities, all clubs are designed
to provide basic editing and file management skills and then progress quickly to
more advanced topics such as design, layout, working with images, digital storytelling and programming.
Courses are designed specifically for 8-15 year olds and using our mobile unit are delivered right in
your own school, using our own laptops and software.
All courses are delivered in schools and participants attend for 1 hour a week for
10-12 weeks depending on length of term. Schools, parents or parent associations that would like to have these clubs run in their
area should contact the Whizzkids Office to discuss.
This focuses on layout and working with images. It starts with the creation
of posters, cards etc and then advances to creating a full comic book. High
end design but great fun.
Week by week build up a website that focuses on your favourite topics. But be careful,
in no time you could be in demand to create a site for your family, school or club!
For those of you that are a little more advanced, learning how to create your own
screensaver, animation or video game is a school project that you will love. Learn what is happening behind
the scenes and build a game from scratch that will impress your friends with your
From using HTML pages to Scratch programming to stop-motion video there is huge scope for creativity. Projects can be quickfire, completed over one class or more detailed require two sessions. Unleash the power of your imagination.
Your feedback (Parents)
Cormac was with you last year also and had a fantastic time again. The CD was hilarious.
Again! Thanks for all the hard work. Cormac will be back next year.
Your feedback (Kids)
Gary I had a great time espiecially with the computers. I loved finding out things
that I could do with the computer. i think I now know more things than my dad does
and he's a computer tecnition!! the sport was great aswell. I was never very good
at it in school , but at whizzkids I enjoyed it.In my opinion don't change a thing.
- Orlith McV (Age 12)