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For more information, CALL 303-800-0011
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or register for courses here

Summer Camps - School of Mines

STEM Summer Camps and Coding Bootcamps – Colorado School of Mines

Summer Camps - School of Mines

LOCATION:  1500 Illinois St. Golden, Colorado 80401 --  MAP >>

Voted Colorado’s #1 STEM Summer Camp by Colorado Parent Magazine 2016, 2017, and 2018!
  • FULL AND HALF-DAY CAMPS
  • Ages 9-18, with specialized Coding Bootcamps for High Schoolers
  • Multi-camp & sibling discounts available
  • Still have questions? Call us 303-800-0011 now!
  • FULL AND HALF-DAY CAMPS
  • Ages 9-18, with specialized Coding Bootcamps for High Schoolers
  • Multi-camp & sibling discounts available
  • Still have questions? Call us 303-800-0011 now!

 

Half-Day Summer Camps for Ages 9 – 18
Or choose AM and PM camp for a full day!

Summer Camps at
School of Mines

CAMP WEEK
JUNE 17-21

CAMP WEEK
JULY 15-19

Edison Robotics:
Code & Operate

Lego Robotic Sensory Overload Summer Camp for Kids and Teens in Golden, CO

Ages: 9-13
Level: Beginner
Coding
Price: $325
View Schedules and Register for STEM Summer Camp

 
PM Camp
$325

Edison Robotics: Code & Operate

Lego Robotic Sensory Overload Summer Camp for Kids and Teens in Golden, CO

In educational partnership with Colorado School of MINES, this Robotics program is an engaging, hands-on camp where students will learn to program the powerful Edison robot to perform a variety of autonomous tasks. Chock-full of sensors, this small, but powerful robot can be trained to respond to lights and sounds, follow lines, avoid obstacles, and even work interactively with other Edison robots. If your student has enjoyed Lego robotics, or other robotics-type programs through school, the Edison is the next level using a range of coding approaches with a wide variety of applications!


Course Details

Ages:  9-13
Skill Level:  Beginner
Prerequisite:  None
Software Focus:  Drag & Drop Programming

 

What You'll Learn

  - Visual Programming
  - Program sensors
  - Follow lines, respond to lights & sounds, avoid obstacles
  - Train robots to work interactively.

Price: $325

2D Game Creator with FlowLab

2D Game creator with FlowLab Summer Camp for Kids and Teens in Golden, CO

Ages: 9-13
Level: Beginner
Coding Game Design
Price: $325
View Schedules and Register for STEM Summer Camp

AM Camp
$325
 

2D Game Creator with FlowLab

2D Cartoon Animator Summer Camp for Kids and Teens in Golden, CO

In educational partnership with Colorado School of MINES, Silicon STEM is pleased to offer one of the industry's leading game design engines for 2D game development. Go from concept to the completion of a fully functional 2D game with FlowLab, Students will learn the criticality of fast prototyping and the iterative design culture found in many tech companies, and the importance of “failing early” in order to perfect a game. Students will learn: 1) Sprite Creation, 2) Terrain & World Design, 3) Animation, Physics & Effects, 4) Sprite Behaviors. If you can dream it, you can make it with this powerful, but intuitive wireframe-based development platform. Game design campers will impress their friends with their exciting, interactive cross-platform game creations!


Course Details

Ages:  9-13
Skill Level:  Beginner-Intermediate
Prerequisite:  None
Software Focus:  FlowLab 2D Game Designer

 

What You'll Learn

  - Sprite creation
  - Terrain & world design
  - Animation, physics and effects


Price: $325

Coding 101

Coding 101Summer Camp for Kids and Teens in Golden, CO

Ages: 9-18
Level: Beginner
Coding
Price: $325
View Schedules and Register for STEM Summer Camp

PM Camp
$325
AM Camp
$325

Coding 101

Coding 101Summer Camp for Kids and Teens in Golden, CO

In educational partnership with Colorado School of MINES, this STEM Summer Coding Camp teaches what it truly means to code, allowing students to develop their problem-solving skills using a hands-on, interactive format. Students will learn the fundamentals of programming, including syntax, code commenting, control structures and more. This is the first step to learning to code! Students begin with the use of the Karel educational programming language developed at Stanford University, and provides a brief introduction to JavaScript. This camp prepares students to participate in our JavaScript Programming camp.


Course Details

Ages:  9-18
Skill Level:  Beginner
Prerequisite:  None
Software Focus:  Karel & JavaScript

 

What You'll Learn

  - Commands
  - Functions and basic syntax
  - if/else statements
  - Commenting and code style
  - Using appropriate control structures
  - Includes basic introduction to JavaScript

Price: $325


Summer Camps at
School of Mines

Edison Robotics:
Code & Operate

Lego Robotic Sensory Overload Summer Camp for Kids and Teens in Golden, CO

Ages: 9-13
Level: Beginner
Coding
Price: $325
View Schedules and Register for STEM Summer Camp

Edison Robotics: Code & Operate

Lego Robotic Sensory Overload Summer Camp for Kids and Teens in Golden, CO

In educational partnership with Colorado School of MINES, this Robotics program is an engaging, hands-on camp where students will learn to program the powerful Edison robot to perform a variety of autonomous tasks. Chock-full of sensors, this small, but powerful robot can be trained to respond to lights and sounds, follow lines, avoid obstacles, and even work interactively with other Edison robots. If your student has enjoyed Lego robotics, or other robotics-type programs through school, the Edison is the next level using a range of coding approaches with a wide variety of applications!


Course Details

Ages:  9-13
Skill Level:  Beginner
Prerequisite:  None
Software Focus:  Drag & Drop Programming

 

What You'll Learn

  - Visual Programming
  - Program sensors
  - Follow lines, respond to lights & sounds, avoid obstacles
  - Train robots to work interactively.

Price: $325

2D Game Creator with FlowLab

2D Game creator with FlowLab Summer Camp for Kids and Teens in Golden, CO

Ages: 9-13
Level: Beginner
Coding Game Design
Price: $325
View Schedules and Register for STEM Summer Camp

2D Game Creator with FlowLab

2D Cartoon Animator Summer Camp for Kids and Teens in Golden, CO

In educational partnership with Colorado School of MINES, Silicon STEM is pleased to offer one of the industry's leading game design engines for 2D game development. Go from concept to the completion of a fully functional 2D game with FlowLab, Students will learn the criticality of fast prototyping and the iterative design culture found in many tech companies, and the importance of “failing early” in order to perfect a game. Students will learn: 1) Sprite Creation, 2) Terrain & World Design, 3) Animation, Physics & Effects, 4) Sprite Behaviors. If you can dream it, you can make it with this powerful, but intuitive wireframe-based development platform. Game design campers will impress their friends with their exciting, interactive cross-platform game creations!


Course Details

Ages:  9-13
Skill Level:  Beginner-Intermediate
Prerequisite:  None
Software Focus:  FlowLab 2D Game Designer

 

What You'll Learn

  - Sprite creation
  - Terrain & world design
  - Animation, physics and effects


Price: $325

Coding 101

Coding 101Summer Camp for Kids and Teens in Golden, CO

Ages: 9-18
Level: Beginner
Coding
Price: $325
View Schedules and Register for STEM Summer Camp

Coding 101

Coding 101Summer Camp for Kids and Teens in Golden, CO

In educational partnership with Colorado School of MINES, this STEM Summer Coding Camp teaches what it truly means to code, allowing students to develop their problem-solving skills using a hands-on, interactive format. Students will learn the fundamentals of programming, including syntax, code commenting, control structures and more. This is the first step to learning to code! Students begin with the use of the Karel educational programming language developed at Stanford University, and provides a brief introduction to JavaScript. This camp prepares students to participate in our JavaScript Programming camp.


Course Details

Ages:  9-18
Skill Level:  Beginner
Prerequisite:  None
Software Focus:  Karel & JavaScript

 

What You'll Learn

  - Commands
  - Functions and basic syntax
  - if/else statements
  - Commenting and code style
  - Using appropriate control structures
  - Includes basic introduction to JavaScript

Price: $325

Full-Day, Week-long Bootcamps for High Schoolers
For Grades 9th-12th

Coding Bootcamps at
School of Mines

CAMP WEEK
JUNE 17-21

CAMP WEEK
JULY 15-19

Coding Bootcamp :
JavaScript

Coding Bootcamp JavaScript Programming Summer Camp for Kids and Teens in Golden, CO

Ages:
Grades 9th to 12th
Level: Beginner
Coding
Price: $925
View Schedules and Register for STEM Summer Camp

AM Camp
$925
 

JavaScript Programming

Coding Bootcamp JavaScript Programming Summer Camp for Kids and Teens in Golden, CO

Computing jobs are the #1 source of new wages in the US

Offered exclusively to Colorado high school students by the state’s #1 STEM Academic Provider, Silicon STEM Academy, students may join our one-of-a-kind exclusive summer Coding Bootcamps to learn about the amazing world of Computer Science.

1-week-long summer Coding Bootcamps are provided throughout the summer at Colorado School of Mines where students gain the “college life” experience, while learning the most in-demand skill in the US, computer programming and software engineering.

The Bootcamp teaches what it truly means to code. Students will begin by learning Stanford University’s Karel Programming language and then transition into JavaScript, the language of the web, or Python, the fastest growing general purpose language in the industry. Students will complete projects demonstrating their skills, learn fundamentals of variables, control structures, Booleans, operators and more…a perfect prep for AP exams.


Course Details

Ages:  Grades: Rising 9th to 12th
Skill Level:  Beginner
Prerequisite:  Coding 101
Software Focus:  JavaScript programming

 

Highlights

  - 1-Week-Bootcamp
  - Held at Colorado’s premier engineering university, Colorado School of Mines
  - Coding immersive in JavaScript and Python Programming
  - Invaluable college exposure opportunities
  - Lifelong skill of computer programming


Price: $925

Coding Bootcamp :
Python

Coding Bootcamp Python Programming Summer Camp for Kids and Teens in Golden, CO

Ages:
Grades 9th to 12th
Level: Intermediate
Coding
Price: $925
View Schedules and Register for STEM Summer Camp

 
AM Camp
$925

Python Programming

Coding Bootcamp Python Programming Summer Camp for Kids and Teens in Golden, CO

Computing jobs are the #1 source of new wages in the US

Offered exclusively to Colorado high school students by the state’s #1 STEM Academic Provider, Silicon STEM Academy, students may join our one-of-a-kind exclusive summer Coding Bootcamps to learn about the amazing world of Computer Science.

1-week-long summer Coding Bootcamps are provided throughout the summer at Colorado School of Mines where students gain the “college life” experience, while learning the most in-demand skill in the US, computer programming and software engineering.

This Bootcamp continues the coding knowledge in the increasingly popular programming language, Python the fastest growing general purpose language in the industry. Students will complete projects demonstrating their skills, learn fundamentals of Python syntax, variables, control structures, operators and more…a perfect prep for AP exams. This class requires either Coding 101 or JavaScript (bootcamp or regular camp).


Course Details

Ages:  Grades: Rising 9th to 12th
Skill Level:  Intermediate
Prerequisite:  Coding 101
Software Focus:  Python programming

 

Highlights

  - 1-Week-Bootcamp
  - Held at Colorado’s premier engineering university, Colorado School of Mines
  - Coding immersive in JavaScript and Python Programming
  - Invaluable college exposure opportunities
  - Lifelong skill of computer programming


Price: $925


Coding Bootcamps at
School of Mines

Coding Bootcamp :
JavaScript

Coding Bootcamp JavaScript Programming Summer Camp for Kids and Teens in Golden, CO

Ages:
Grades 9th to 12th
Level: Beginner
Coding
Price: $925
View Schedules and Register for STEM Summer Camp

JavaScript Programming

Coding Bootcamp JavaScript Programming Summer Camp for Kids and Teens in Golden, CO

Computing jobs are the #1 source of new wages in the US

Offered exclusively to Colorado high school students by the state’s #1 STEM Academic Provider, Silicon STEM Academy, students may join our one-of-a-kind exclusive summer Coding Bootcamps to learn about the amazing world of Computer Science.

1-week-long summer Coding Bootcamps are provided throughout the summer at Colorado School of Mines where students gain the “college life” experience, while learning the most in-demand skill in the US, computer programming and software engineering.

The Bootcamp teaches what it truly means to code. Students will begin by learning Stanford University’s Karel Programming language and then transition into JavaScript, the language of the web, or Python, the fastest growing general purpose language in the industry. Students will complete projects demonstrating their skills, learn fundamentals of variables, control structures, Booleans, operators and more…a perfect prep for AP exams.


Course Details

Ages:  Grades: Rising 9th to 12th
Skill Level:  Beginner
Prerequisite:  Coding 101
Software Focus:  JavaScript programming

 

Highlights

  - 1-Week-Bootcamp
  - Held at Colorado’s premier engineering university, Colorado School of Mines
  - Coding immersive in JavaScript and Python Programming
  - Invaluable college exposure opportunities
  - Lifelong skill of computer programming


Price: $925

Coding Bootcamp :
Python

Coding Bootcamp Python Programming Summer Camp for Kids and Teens in Golden, CO

Ages:
Grades 9th to 12th
Level: Intermediate
Coding
Price: $925
View Schedules and Register for STEM Summer Camp

Python Programming

Coding Bootcamp Python Programming Summer Camp for Kids and Teens in Golden, CO

Computing jobs are the #1 source of new wages in the US

Offered exclusively to Colorado high school students by the state’s #1 STEM Academic Provider, Silicon STEM Academy, students may join our one-of-a-kind exclusive summer Coding Bootcamps to learn about the amazing world of Computer Science.

1-week-long summer Coding Bootcamps are provided throughout the summer at Colorado School of Mines where students gain the “college life” experience, while learning the most in-demand skill in the US, computer programming and software engineering.

This Bootcamp continues the coding knowledge in the increasingly popular programming language, Python the fastest growing general purpose language in the industry. Students will complete projects demonstrating their skills, learn fundamentals of Python syntax, variables, control structures, operators and more…a perfect prep for AP exams. This class requires either Coding 101 or JavaScript (bootcamp or regular camp).


Course Details

Ages:  Grades: Rising 9th to 12th
Skill Level:  Intermediate
Prerequisite:  Coding 101
Software Focus:  Python programming

 

Highlights

  - 1-Week-Bootcamp
  - Held at Colorado’s premier engineering university, Colorado School of Mines
  - Coding immersive in JavaScript and Python Programming
  - Invaluable college exposure opportunities
  - Lifelong skill of computer programming


Price: $925