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Pingry Hi-Tech Camp Presentations: Basking Ridge (July 15th)

July 15, 2016 @ 3:00 am - 4:30 pm

Programming: Python

This course is designed for campers who want to learn the Python programming language. It is recommended that campers have had some prior knowledge of programming concepts; however, it is not mandatory. Campers will be working on projects incrementally utilizing the concepts they have learned over two weeks. Campers will also work on independent projects and learned the idea of abstraction – the process of taking away or removing characteristics from something in order to reduce it to a set of essential characteristics.

Game Development: Unity

This course is designed for boys and girls with experience is programming. The camp will use Unity, the most popular toll for indie game developers, to create multiplatform 3D and 3D games and interactive experiences. Students will learn human-computer interaction, game physics, and more advanced programming concepts.

Robotics: Lego Mindstorms EV3

Grade 3-5: This course is designed for boys and girls with no robotics experience. The camp will use Lego Mindstorms EV3 robots to give the first introduction to robotics. Campers will work with structurally-sound building techniques, different types of sensors and motors, and basic robotics programming using the EV3 software.

Grade 6-8: This course is designed for boys and girls with some robotics experience. The camp will reinforce basic engineering skills with a strong emphasis on programming. Campers will be learning from the basic programming constructs. Campers will build advanced robots with custom programs using the EV3 software.



July 15, 2016
3:00 am - 4:30 pm




The Pingry School, Middle School Commons