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St Patrick's April Holidays - 4 Day Game Studio - 22nd - 26th April

Cost: $395.00

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Early Bird Is Back! For a limited time we are offering 15% discount on all holiday programs for booking before the 22nd of March 

4 Day Early Discounts
4 Day Early Single 15%:  use code EARLYSING4
4 Day Early Siblings 21%:  use code EARLYSIB4

Siblings Discount 6%: use code SIBHOL 

4 Day Program Information

We're really excited to get you started on your coding adventure! If you are unsure on some of the details shown below like what device to bring etc, please also see our FAQS here akotech.nz/OurPrograms#faqs 

Date: Mon, 22nd, Tues 23rd, Thurs 24th & Fri 26th April (Closed for ANZAC)
Time: 9-4pm
Venue Address: St Patrick's, 57 Plynlimon Road, Strowan.

NB: Check-in starts from 8.30am at the earliest. Please do not drop your child before this as we are not able to provide supervision. Main programme finishes at 4pm, with pick-up expected no later than 4.30pm as charges may apply. .

Program Information

Here's an idea of the content we'll be working through:

Day One — We’ll get to know each other with some icebreakers and get to know our courses and groups. We will put you in your preferred group and show you our courses. You will start your coding journey.

Day Two — Continue on with structured learning of computer science concepts and do presentations to show everybody what we have built and learned so far. 

Day Three — We will start group projects. Get into teams and start brain storming, planning for our imitation client, who wants us to build games. You will learn about Agile project management, Kan Ban boards and Scrum teams.

PM: We have our daily stand-up scrum meeting and get back to work on our projects. More collaboration in teams on projects, we'll go back over what we've learned over the last couple of days.

Day Four — Final Project Day - Code Freeze at 10.30am. We’ll work as a team to build, polish and present/pitch our awesome projects.

At the end of each day at 3:30pm to4:00pm, students will present what they have achieved so we can all learn new tricks and tips and learn to present properly.


More Information

CodeCamp starts at 9am and ends at 4pm.

Remember to bring your lunch. Please help us create a nut-free environment. We want to avoid any possible allergies.

Wear comfortable clothes and shoes. Remember your sun cream. 

SUPER IMPORTANT: Please make sure to write down your login details if you have existing accounts with Scratch, Tynker, Gmail etc. somewhere safe and bring them with you.

Students must have access to an email account at all times. You will need a Google Account for Gmail. If you are under the age of 13 we suggest setting up a family account, you can allow your children access to this account while on camp and then you may change the password after if you wish.

Please don't forget your Username & Password for Gmail. Students can use their School Gmail accounts but must be able to access the emails.

Important Notice

Please remember to bring your laptop. You don't need anything special or high spec, just something with WiFi. iPads and tablets can be used, but we do suggest a laptop as best.

If you are unsure on some of the details shown below like what device to bring etc, please also see our FAQS here akotech.nz/OurPrograms#faqs 

For other questions, feel free to email us at admin@akotech.nz. Please note we do get overwhelmed with emails and will endeavour to reply to yours, but you will generally be able to find the answer on FAQ section above. 

And lastly...

Don’t forget your imagination and creativity!

Parents are most welcome to drop in 15-20 minutes before the end of each day to see the awesome things we are getting up to!


Awesome thank you guys. They loved it, much more than any of the computer courses they have been to.
Maddi messaged me today ‘love it, can we go back next holidays’
Thank you, obviously you are doing great things with the kids. We will be back!"


"Thanks so much for all your hard work. Flynn really enjoyed his day with you today. I haven’t seen him so happy and engaged in a long time!
He can’t wait to come back and is keen to continue for the whole week."

Lucy B.

"the girls are loving it thanks Peter!!!
Let me know what after school options you have for term 4!"

Maire B.

"A great week had by the girls – they are keen on the next one already!"

Mark A.