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OpenUK Kids Camp

First camp took place 10-31 August 2020 and will be rerun in 2021 along with a second camp in July/ August 2021 thanks to the sponsorship of Red Hat. Camp is made up of a course and ezine which are freely available to use.

OpenUK Kids Camp is a GNOME Community Challenge, Phase three finalist.

 

 

OpenUK gave away 3000 open sourced  MiniMU kits which with  a micro:bit, a usb and ideally a battery pack, allow young people to  make the newly open sourced MiniMU glove. Thanks to Huawei for sponsoring the 2021 giveaway of 3000 glove kits.

You will can follow the OpenUK Digital Kids Camp on social media: #openukcamp and we are looking forward to your posts!

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The first OpenUK Kids Digital Camp took place from 10 -31 August 2020.

All content is available to be used on an ongoing basis and freely downloadable via this web page.

The camp delivered 10 Lessons with accompanying Ezines using the open sourced MiniMU glove kit designed by MiMU and Pimoroni.

The camp and course are free to use but you will require a MiniMU glove and micro:bit to take part.

If you wish to purchase any kit from Pimoroni, supplier of the glove kit,  you can do this here:

Additional items to work with our Kit Giveaway

Micro:bit

Battery pack and USB cable bundle

Battery pack

USB cable

For those who do not receive a kit but want to take part or wish to buy an additional glove:

Glove Kit

Ready to take on a digital challenge and join the #OpenUKCamp?

Find The First Edition Camp, made up of a 10 lesson course and accompanying ezines teaching digital skills and open source, below.

OpenUK is happy to answer you questions and you can contact us at admin@openuk.uk

Episode 1 –  1o August
Click image below to see Lesson 1 Ezine
Click HERE  for Ezine 1 competition prize draw terms and conditions
Episode 2 – 12 August
Click image below to see Lesson 2 Ezine

Click HERE for Ezine 2 competition prize draw terms and conditions

Episode 3 – 14 August
Click image below to see Lesson 3 Ezine
Click HERE for Ezine 3 competition prize draw terms and conditions
Episode 4 – 17 August
Click HERE for Ezine 4 competition prize draw terms and conditions
Episode 5 – 19 August
Click HERE for Ezine 5 competition prize draw terms and conditions
Episode 6 – 21 August
Click HERE for Ezine 6 competition prize draw terms and conditions
Episode 7 – 24 August
Click HERE for Ezine 7 competition prize draw terms and conditions
Episode 8 – 26 August
Click HERE for Ezine 8 competition prize draw terms and conditions
Episode 9 – 28 August
Click HERE for Ezine 9 competition prize draw terms and conditions

Episode 10 – 31 August

See Lesson 10 video
Click HERE for Ezine 10 competition prize draw terms and conditions

See the Episode 10 poster below (click to enlarge)

The Summer Camp will deliver 10 fun animated lessons with accompanying e-zines

Our Open Kids Camp is free to attend and will run through August.

Lessons will be shared on a regular cadence through August, but the course can be undertaken at your own pace. Lesson one is narrated by Imogen Heap.

The course content is targeted at Key Stage 3 and equivalent but is open to all.


 

Thanks to MiMU glove and Pimoroni for the design and distribution of the Open Source MiniMU glove kit

Thanks to Huawei for financial support of the Kit Giveaway

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