Summer Camp Opportunity – Raspberry Pi

Who: Anyone interested in learning about computer programming, ages 12-17

When: 9:00 am to 3:00pm, Monday, July 20th through Friday, July 24th

Where: Central Presbyterian Church, 70 Maple Street Summit NJ

How: Contact Emma Cohron for an application at 908-219-9209 or dcohron@comcast.net

Instruction will be based upon the Raspberry Pi, an ARM (advanced RISC machine). Participants can expect to take away a firm grounding in computer science and will leave with a fully functioning computer to take home and continue exploring after the course.

Topics covered will include:

  • Introduction to the Raspberry Pi
  • Overview of computer architecture (what makes computers work)
  • Sonic P i- making music with your computer
  • Introduction to Python
    • Why Python?
    • Variables and types
    • Basic math operators
    • Conditionals
    • Loops
    • Working with strings
    • Data structures
    • Interactive programming through games
    • Making your computer talk to you
    • Minecraft- Pi edition
    • Raspberry Pi resources
    • Where to go from here

Sponsored by:  Electronic Access Foundation | Total Home Cleaning | Central Presbyterian Church

Pi Summer Camp Flyer (PDF)

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