SBCS Summer & Tech Camps 2016

Published: 5:28 AM on August 24, 2016

They came for fun; they left transformed.

For the 7th consecutive year, SBCS welcomed school vacationers to its annual Summer Camp during the period Monday July 11 – Friday July 29, 2016 at the Trincity and San Fernando campuses.

Now a mainstay of SBCS’ calendar of activities, the Summer Camp exposes attendees to a mix of practical and technical modules designed to encourage learning, camaraderie and the development of sound life skills. This year a total of 116 campers participated, aged 11 years and over, and were exposed to an assortment of sessions:

  • Website Design
  • PC Repairs
  • Basic Electronics
  • Personal Etiquette
  • Emotional Intelligence
  • Public Speaking and Developing Leadership Skills
  • Digital Photography
  • Photo Editing
  • Graphic Design
  • Understanding Art
  • Programming Concepts
  • Managing Money and Understanding the Economy
  • Career Guidance
  • Safety and First Aid
  • Cyber Safety and Digital Etiquette
  • Team Building
  • Basic Chinese
  • Animation
  • Media
  • Renewable Energy
  • Film Studies
  • Learning Strategies
  • Nutrition, Diet and Healthy Eating Habits

Included in this year’s Camp offerings was a separate Tech Camp, which ran from Monday, July 25 to Friday, July 29. Being offered for the first time, this Camp also catered to children aged 11 years and over, and expanded their technical skills in the following areas:

  • Programming Concepts
  • Website Development
  • Graphic Design
  • Android Application Development
  • Introduction to Electronics

In celebration of the friendships made and lessons learned, Graduation functions were held on the last day of each camp at both the Trincity and San Fernando campuses.  Here, campers were afforded the opportunity to share the sights and sounds of their Camp experience with their parents and invited guests; a fitting end to the successful 2016 Summer and Tech Camp adventures.

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