Every summer we run the BOM Summer Camp – a week full of exciting, fun and educational activities related to art, technology and science.
Summer Camp 2020
Summer Camp 2020 was online due to the Covid-19 pandemic but that did not stop us! Named “Techoodle” children joined this summer camp from home via Zoom and created GIFs and animations, learnt digital drawing and painting skills, designed digital art based on modern art classics and datamoshed their own faces using their webcam!
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Summer Camp 2019
Summer Camp 2019 had a Magic & Tech theme and we learnt about illusions, did some light painting and created animated LED infinity mirrors. We photoshopped our own 3D heads, created impossible architecture and warped our features using image editing software. We even went to a real robot factory!
Summer Camp 2018
Summer Camp 2018 saw us designing and programming chatbots, lino printing advertisements and developing Internet of Things Smart Home ideas. We also created distance sensing robotic drivers who travelled around our cardboard city in remote control smart cars, before we fooled office workers dressed as Artificially Intelligent robots.
Summer Camp 2017
Summer Camp 2017 saw us open our Birmingham Inventors Club. In our teams we ran office departments and developed electrical devices by soldering wires and programming Arduino microcontrollers with laser cut cases.
Summer Camp 2016
Summer Camp 2016 was about the environment and how technology could save us. On Monday we we’re called to duty via video transmission to create robotic helpers. Tuesday saw us lift off into space with our dried spacefood lunches, we spend Wednesday in orbit (floating around using trick photography), Thursday on the surface of the moon swabbing for samples, and Friday reporting our findings back on Earth.