What Kind of Summer Camp Does Your Child Need?

What Kind of Summer Camp Does Your Child Need? "How was camp today?" "I hate it. It’s boring. Can I just stay home?" It’s an answer no parent wants to hear. We get it: Finding something for your kids to do all day, all summer, can be a pain. But before you default to the easiest option – the same camp you attended when you were their age; it was fun at the time, right? – there are some questions you ought to ask yourself. Or, better yet, ask your child. Every child is their own person, but they have […]

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Learning How to Learn

Codecraft Lab recently hosted a Bite of Science in Melbourne, on Tuesday, March 1st. It was a fantastic evening of professional enrichment, cost-free, for middle and high school teachers made possible by the Center for Excellence in Education and sponsored by the Edward T. Bedford Foundation. The mission of the Teacher Enrichment Program (TEP) is to assure a future talented and diverse U.S. workforce in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM). TEP provides rural and urban underserved high school teachers the opportunity to connect with experts from industry and academia to explore cutting-edge research and make meaningful professional links with […]

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Why We Code

The young geeks at the Codecraft Lab Python summer camp had a visit from Christopher Struttmann, who asked: Why do we code?  Chris Struttmann told campers that he got his early intro to computer programming at age 11. In high school, Chris joined the robotics team and developed an appreciation for hard computer problems. The kinds of issues that everyone said were impossible to solve, were exactly the ones that he couldn’t stop himself from tackling.  Fueled by his lifelong interest in the power of computing, it was his appreciation of computing power and drive to solve big problems that […]

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Delivery Drones, Autonomous Cars, Artistic Robots & You!

Can computers make coffee? Drive cars? What about art. Can computers become creative or self conscious? Learn more about delivery drones, autonomous cars, artistic robots & you! Codecraft Lab is hosting a open house and tech-talk with computer scientist Stephanie Galbo for middle and high school aged students in Brevard at the Lab on Friday, August 7th from 5 PM – 7 PM. Anyone is welcome to stop by at any time during the event, participate, or just listen in on a fun & interesting discussion about job automation, what computers can and can’t do, and the future of computing. The […]

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