FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
What is the unique proposition of Camp Mischief?
This camp is specially designed to cultivate positive attitudes and interest in technology among the young. Recognising that kids are naturally curious (and at times mischievous), it is important to support their creative development process and their need for sensory & tactile interactions. In this camp, they will learn to familiarise themselves with a wide array of materials, tools & equipment to help them design and fabricate their very own thingamajig that solves a tricky problem or inspires a creative solution. More importantly, they have to learn to communicate and work cooperatively with others.
How many runs will there be?
There will be a total of 4 runs catering to two age groups. Based on the choice of runs, campers are designated cohort names: ACE (10-12 June), BLAZE (13-14 June), CHAOS (17-19 June) and DEFT (20-21 June).
Are campers allowed to bring home their projects?
Yes. Each camper will be allocated the necessary consumable materials in the form of a Mischief Making Box that he/she can use to construct their projects. They get to keep the Box's contents along with anything that was built from it.
What tools or equipment will the campers be exposed to? Is it safe?
Campers will work mostly with digital fabrication tools but depending on circumstances, they will use a variety of hand tools to accomplish their tasks. Some examples include:
When can I drop off and/or pick up my child?
The camp day starts from 9.30am and end at 3.30pm. Parents are advised to drop off the campers 10 minutes before the start of camp and pick them up no later than 30 minutes after dismissal.
What sort of projects that will be covered in the camp?
The project examples may include the following:
How many campers are expected at each centre?
The ideal size will be from 10-12 campers. Each centre will be led by a camp boss, assisted by at least two instructor-mentors. The number is purposely kept small in view of the hands-on making nature of the activities.
Will different camp venues cover the same programme?
Yes, Regardless of the choice of venues, the camp programmes will remain the same.
How are the campers instructed in the camp?
The campers will be guided by instructor-mentors who will be able to assist in helping the campers understand the tasks at hand and how to achieve certain level of proficiency. Campers are also given the liberty to pursue ideas which interests them whenever the opportunity arises.
Can my child go to different venues on different days?
Unless there are valid extenuating circumstances, campers are to stay at the venue of their choice throughout the entire duration of the camp.
CHOICE OF CAMP VENUES
111 Middle Road #01-02
201 Henderson Road #06-19
Apex @ Henderson
EP-TEC STEM Academy
1 Lorong 2 Toa Payoh, Braddell House #05-04, Singapore 319637
19 Tai Seng Avenue