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Apr 12, 2001

Apple has opened registration in the U.S. and a number of other countries (links below) for its annual Apple Summer Camp, where kids aged 8 to 12 can attend a company retail store and learn how to create interactive books and movies using Apple products and software, ranging from iBooks Author on Mac to iMovie on iPad.


Apple's summer workshops will be hosted between 10:30 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. local time, on various dates between July 11 and August 12, in the United States, Canada, China, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Italy, Japan, Netherlands, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey, and the United Kingdom. Parents are recommended to sign up early due to limited spaces available on a first-come, first-served basis.

This year's free workshops are called "Stories in Motion with iMovie" and "Interactive Storytelling with iBooks." A third workshop will be offered in the United States, Canada, and United Kingdom called "Coding Games and Programming Robots," in which kids will learn visual block-based coding for games, apply logic skills and problem solving, learn to program their own robots, and more.

Apple notes that children attending Apple Summer Camp 2016 must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian for the duration of each workshop. Once their initial registration is confirmed, parents can register another child. All campers will receive a complimentary youth-size Apple Summer Camp t-shirt.

Article Link: Apple Announces 2016 Summer Camps for Kids at Retail Stores
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macrumors regular
Jul 24, 2014
My son did the iBooks one a couple of years ago and enjoyed it. Still wears the T-Shirt (Getting a bit small now though).

He would have LOVED the coding one they've added this year, but the last day of the course is the day we go on holiday so we can't make it. Shame.
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Jun 3, 2015
If your a kid speaking for kids then my apologies.
If your a grown up pretending to speak for kids then my sympathy.
Where is the third option? If you got a family member who is a kid and loves tech....I'm sorry.


macrumors newbie
Sep 29, 2014
Way to go Apple, because nothing say upscale shopping like kids running around touching everything they can get there hands on.
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macrumors 6502a
Feb 10, 2003
Outside the EU
This is so frustrating. My 8 year old autistic child would absolutely adore the programming one, but we're on holiday that week.

I found out he's already installed iOS 10 on his iPad (using my developers account - cheeky £$$£##£"!) and is enjoying Swift Playgrounds :)
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macrumors newbie
May 25, 2016
San Diego, California
Lol I posted a link on educating kids in tech. Sad...

You said kids will be wondering why the hardwares [sic] are outdated in the Apple store. To prove your point, you linked to a $235 summer camp in two states. You did this under an article about free summer camps in hundreds os Apple stores.

BTW there are zero 9-12 year old kids that would find Apple's hardware outdated for anything they want to use them for. Same with the vast majority of grownups. You are an exception of course, because you are special.

I'm done with you, keep trolling if that makes you feel better about yourself.


macrumors 68040
Mar 28, 2009
There is no data, it's just pathetic attempt to trolling. Don't talk to him, he has enough problems with his life already. Must be a sad existence reading and trolling Apple news.
I will take your advice and leave it alone. Thanks!


Jun 3, 2015
Perhaps, but they probably just go for the free t-shirt.

We learn't to control robots in class in high school, and now Apple's doing the same..
Lol. Not all kids are mature but there are some kids that grew up to love these things.
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