4 Great Options for 2020
1. Whizzkids Online Academy - €25 for 3 Months, €80 for 12 months
Our online education platform distills almost 20 years of IT education into a fun and rewarding experience. We have designed 16 courses specifically for children and these are delivered by real teachers, whom we have transformed into avatars in order to be more engaging for children. The platform is divided into 4 key skill areas, which are essential to becoming a digital master, but also beneficial skills to have in many other areas. These are Creativity, Design, Coding and Problem Solving. This online education platform is fully incentivised with badges, trophies, levels, and results based games rewards. See Whizzkids.io for further details on our Digital Skills Virtual Classroom or click here to sign up.
2. Virtual Summer Camps - €50 for 5 Days
Whizzkids Virtual Summer Camps are a combination of live online tuition plus access to the ground breaking Digital Skills Virtual Classroom. Live classes will be delivered over Zoom. Groups will be limited to 12 children at a time to ensure everyone receives the right level of attention. The virtual classes will be delivered for 1 hour per day. Students will have unlimited access to the hundreds of videos, quizzes, challenges for the duration of the camp.
Virtual Summer Camps will be delivered for the following courses and age groups :
Introduction to Coding with Scratch Programming - 8-11 year olds
Game Development with Kodu - 9-12 year olds (Windows system required)
Web Design with HTML/CSS Coding - 12+
3. Virtual Summer Camps - €99 for 2hrs p/day for 5 Days & 3 Months membership of Whizzkids.ioTwice the amount of live lessons and access to the academy for 3 months bundled in for free. Suitable for 9-12 year olds, this camp will spend one hour on Scratch Programming and one hour on 3D Game Development on Kodu (Windows OS required). The first class of this virtual camp will have live classes from 10am-11am and the second class will run from 12-1pm.
Click HERE for 6-10 July Game Design & Web Design HTML
Click HERE for 13-17 July Game Design & Web Design HTML
Click HERE for 20-24 July - Scratch Coding & Game Design
Click HERE for 27-31 July - Scratch Coding & Game Design
4. Virtual Classes for Autumn 2020This Autumn learn to code right from your own home with our live classes over the net. Our live online classes are limited to 12 in a group and have proved hugely popular. Book 12 weeks for just €99.
Intro to coding and game design. Suitable for 9-11 year olds. Starts 7th September. Classes run every Monday from 3.15 - 4.15. Using 2 free software packages developed by world renowned organisations MIT and Microsoft, specifically to introduce programming concepts to kids, this 12 week course will cover the basics of coding and will then progress up to game development. Windows OS required.
Update on Traditional Summer Camps 2020
Each summer WhizzKids runs summer camps in 11 of Ireland's top Universities and colleges. Regrettably, due to the impact of Covid 19 we will not be running camps this year. A full refund will be made on all bookings and we have written to our customers to organise same. We have retained all our full time staff and have a great programme of virtual camps planned. Please see above for details and dates.
Whizzkids After-School Clubs
St Andrew's College Jr School After School Club - Click HERE to book.
Belarmine Community Centre - Stepaside/Sandyford Click HERE to book.
St Michael's College Jr School - Please contact Mr Ruane in the school.
Good Shepherd NS Rathfarnham - Click HERE to book now.
Gaelscoil an Inbhir Mhóir, Arklow, Co. Wicklow - Click Here to book now.
Cork, Togher Girls National School - Contact the school to book.
Whizzkids Training Centre Castletroy - Call 061 339178 to book.
Ennis, Clare Educational Centre - Click HERE to book
Summer Camps 2021As Ireland's No. 1 Tech Camp, Whizzkids Summer Camps hopes to return in 2021. We are all about having fun with technology. Children aged 8 to 15 will learn web design, animation, video game design & programming, 3D digital design and undertake a host of hi-tech challenges including the Whizzkids Spy Academy. We run our summer camps in Dublin, Cork, Limerick, Galway, Kildare, Tipperary and Westmeath. With time indoors and out, there will be a healthy mix of action. Classes are broken up by age and are suitable for children of all abilities. Those attending are supervised at all times by experienced teachers so you can be sure they will be well looked after.
Everyone will have their own PC and we will supply all other equipment for a hands-on experience that is both educational and entertaining. Whizzkids has delivered its popular blend of education and entertainment to over 30,000 children across Ireland since 2003. Using top class third level facilities children will be shown how to be creative and have fun with technology. This hi-tech summer camp is truly unique!
Summer Camp Booking
|Dublin||UCD; 29 Jun-3 Jul, 6-10 Jul, 13-17 Jul, 20-24 Jul, 27-31 Jul.||BOOK NOW|
|Dublin||DCU; 6-10 Jul, 13-17 Jul, 20-24 Jul, 27-31 Jul, 10-14 Aug, 17-21 Aug.||BOOK NOW|
|Cork||Cork Institute of Technology; 13-17 July, 10-14 Aug||BOOK NOW|
|Limerick||Limerick Institute of Technology; 10-14 Aug||BOOK NOW|
|Galway||NUI Galway; 29 Jun-3 July, 10-14 Aug, 17-21 Aug||BOOK NOW|
|Kildare||NUI Maynooth; 20-24 July, 27-31 July||BOOK NOW|
|Tipperary||LIT Clonmel; 20-24 July||BOOK NOW|
|Tipperary||LIT Thurles, 27 - 31 July||BOOK NOW|
|Westmeath / Roscommon||Athlone IT, 20-24 July||BOOK NOW|
|Co. Limerick||Whizzkids.io||BOOK NOW|
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