Dungarvan Enterprise Centre
Old Friary Building
Lower Main Street
Dungarvan, Co. Waterford

Tel: 058 23598    Email: info@dungarvanec.com

Summer Camp with a Difference at Dungarvan Enterprise Centre

Summer Camp with a Difference at Dungarvan Enterprise Centre

We are super excited to announce the launch of our first ever “DEC Coding Camp” in association with Darock Media and Waterford County Enterprise Board. This exciting new summer camp is aimed at teaching kids how to code and create websites.

This summer camp will be running for 5 days, from the 19th to the 23rd of August and will definitely be a great opportunity for children to get practical experience with websites. The camp is open to any kids that have an interest in coding, from those who have absolutely no knowledge of website design to those who want to extend their existing knowledge of coding further. Either way it is bound to be a fun experience!

This camp promises a simple and friendly approach to teaching skills in a fun learning environment. Skills taught in this camp include how to write HTML, create themes and publish fully functional websites. The camp will be open to children from the ages of 8 to 14 and will take place each day in the Dungarvan Enterprise Centre from 10.00am to 1pm.

The camp will be taught by our friend and associate Darach Cawley, an IT and coding expert who founded Darock Media and co founded Bundlebee.ie. Darach also runs Dungarvan Enterprise Centre's Coder Dojo club, and although our camp is not associated with Coder Dojo it was definitely inspired by it! Darach has also presented a number of our digital workshops at the centre and we are very excited to be working with him again.

In a few short years we have seen a huge increase in the number of jobs that require coders and programming skills. Ireland itself currently has a shortfall of 20,000 software engineers. Learning how to code young not only provides a better future for children but it also teaches them how to think logically and creatively, while learning how to work in teams.

This summer camp begins on the 19th of August and will cost €99 per child and €160 for two siblings. If you would like to book a place please contact dungarvanec@gmail.com or phone 058 23598.

To learn more about Darach Cawley or Darock Media please visit his website darockmedia.com

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