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A Game-Changing Experience at the Microsoft MakeCode Camp

We’re thrilled to share the incredible success of our recent Microsoft MakeCode Camp at STEAM Champs!

This camp was nothing short of a game-changer for our young tech enthusiasts as they delved into the thrilling world of game design. But that’s not all – our campers had the unique opportunity to download their very own game creations onto Micro:bits, adding a tangible touch to their digital achievements.

The adventure didn’t stop there. We embarked on an unforgettable journey to the Microsoft Center, where our campers had the chance to meet some of the industry’s most influential figures. These tech trailblazers shared their personal experiences and insights,emphasizing the importance of learning about technology from a young age.

Microsoft Center Mentoring

And the excitement continued as we introduced our campers to none other than the Harlem Globetrotters! Microsoft’s collaboration with this iconic team resulted in a fantastic game created using MakeCode. Our campers had the privilege of meeting the Globetrotters, snapping pictures, and even collecting signatures from these legendary athletes.

Steam Champ Students Meeting Harlem Globetrotters

But that’s not all. Our campers had access to top-notch equipment, offering hands-on experience in making their own games. The thrill of creating, experimenting, and designing their own digital worlds was a highlight of the camp.

Kids Discussing Code in Microsoft Center
Back at the center, the excitement continued with an esports tournament that featured challenging rounds of Mario Kart and Minecraft build-offs. Our campers showcased their gaming skills, teamwork, and creativity, making it an action-packed conclusion to an incredible camp.

The Microsoft MakeCode Camp was more than just a camp; it was an immersive, educational, and unforgettable experience that left our campers inspired, energized, and eager to explore the endless possibilities in the world of technology. We can’t wait to see what the future holds for these budding tech wizards!

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