Kainos CodeCamp is a two week summer camp, giving secondary students like you a chance to get hands on coding experience – absolutely free.
At CodeCamp, our mentors will lead you through the wonderful world of app development, giving you the chance to see if it’s for you! You’ll create apps using MIT AppInventor – and get experience you won’t get elsewhere. You’ll be mentored by professional software developers and they’ll give you the inside info on working in IT. Your apps will be judged by our panel, and there are some very cool prizes up for grabs. While there’s a competitive element – we want to make sure you have fun – we also hold breakout sessions, where we’ll invite guests to speak on things that will help you in the future – talks on cool new technology and what you need to do to pursue a career in IT. And don’t worry if you’ve never written code – you’ll leave having learned a whole new language!
At the end of it all – your app could make its way into the Play store!
This summer we’ll be welcoming around 100 of you at Queen’s University Belfast. Tickets will be released at 9am on Saturday 11th June. Due to popular demand, we recommend that you snap one up fast!
CodeCamp offers you an insight into what it’s like to be an IT developer. Our mentors will coach you through the process of creating your own app. We supply the hardware and the software, you just need to bring the ideas and the enthusiasm.
Don’t listen to us – we asked some of our past CodeCampers what they took away from the camp and this is what they came up with:
Improve your programming skills, and take part in breakout sessions and workshops on different technologies. You’ll get practical experience of working on your own projects. Kainos award prizes to the winning apps in a number of categories.
Academic advice – with talks from the Camp mentors, you’ll get valuable insight and a sounding board for what you should study in order to pursue your career and take the next steps.
Careers guidance – mentors help to guide our CodeCampers with common sense sessions on writing a good CV and presentation tips – knowledge which can give you the edge.