REGISTRATION DEADLINE EXTENDED: 1 JUNE 2019
SKY Camp is an international camp for young makers to be held in the southern port city of Busan, South Korea from 5-8 June 2019. It is organized in collaboration by OneMaker Group (Singapore) and RootPi [also known as BraineryMakers](South Korea) especially for children aged between 10-14 years old. Last year, the SKY Camp was held for the first time in Seoul.
The camp will be structured to emphasize first and foremost character building, followed by the acquisition of skills and knowledge. Having a good attitude trumps it all. The following big ideas serve to guide the overall programme:
Campers will be able to experience design thinking and develop their maker skills through a variety of Design thinking & STEM (science, technology, engineering & mathematics)-styled activities.
Include meals, snacks, workshop materials and accommodation only.
HIGHLIGHTS FROM SKY CAMP 2018
CAMP VENUE & ACCOMMODATION
Pukyong National University
Mirae Building, 45, Yongso-ro, Nam-gu, Busan, Korea
1. Who can participate in this camp?
The camp is open to all children age 9 - 14 years old (as at 1 Jan 2019). Participation from international students is most welcomed. Do note that there will be limited seats (up to 15) available for overseas participants.
2. Are parents allowed to join and/or accompany the camper?
Yes. We welcome parents' participation in this camp. However, parents will have to bear their own expenses (e.g. accommodation, meals, transportation) throughout the camp duration. We will advise the amount to the parent for the camper who is successful in the application.
3. How many campers are expected to be in the camp?
We expect between 30-40 campers in total, with about 40% coming from overseas and the remainder from Korea.
4. What programmes or workshops will the campers undergo?
The highlights of the 2019 programme include:
In the previous SKY Camp 2018, we covered the following:
5. What does the camp fee cover?
The camp fee covers all the meals, snacks, workshop materials and accommodation for the duration of the camp. Overseas participants are to provide for their own flight and additional expenses before/after the camp.
6. How many facilitators or mentors will be accompanying the campers?
The ratio of facilitator to campers will be 1:10. As such, there will be at least five facilitators who will be accompanying the campers at any one time throughout the camp.
7. What language will the camp be conducted in?
The camp will be conducted in English. There will also be a short 'survival' Korean language course for overseas participants to prepare them to communicate with their Korean peers.
8. When should campers arrive or depart to/from Busan for the camp?
Campers can arrive by 5 June afternoon and depart on 8 June evening. The reporting venue will be at the Mirae Building reception at Pukyong National University. Details will be provided to successful applicants to the camp.
9. When will we be notified if we are selected?
Applicants will be notified within 1-2 days after initial registration. An invoice will be sent via email to their parents. They will have 7 days to make the payment in order to confirm the seats.
10. Where will the campers be housed in?
All campers will stay together in a student accommodation located within the vicinity of the Pukyong National University campus. They will be separated into boys' and girls' dorm. Each camper will be sharing the room with 3 other campers.
11. I can't accompany my child to Korea. Do you provide special care services?
Yes. We can arrange special care arrangements (e.g. meet as a group, pick-up from the airport, etc) for parents who cannot accompany their kids overseas. However, additional fees will apply. Please discuss with us after your child's registration is confirmed.
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