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Cybercamps Academy

3 Stars based on 2 reviews (review)

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Camp Location: Multiple locations, Multiple States,
Ages: 10-17
Gender: Male and Female
Camp type:Day and Overnight
Session dates: Multiple
Cost (range): $879 - $1279
Contact Person: Program Advisor
Phone: 888-904-2267, 206-442-4500
Fax: 206-442-4501
Mailing Address:
Giant Campus, Inc./Cybercamps Academy
3101 Western Ave. Suite 100
Seattle, Washington, 98121
USA
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Camp's Description

The nation’s leading summer technology program for ages 10-17, Cybercamps Academy teaches 21st century skills needed for success in today’s tech-driven, global society. In a safe, fun environment using research-proven courseware, we offer innovative courses in game design, computer programming, robotics, Web design and much more. We strive for a healthy balance of computer projects and fun physical activities in the fresh air. Each of our 50+ locations uses standardized methods, our 5:1 staff-to-student ratio is the best in the business, and we’re teaching kids to work in teams, communicate effectively and think critically - helping them thrive in school and their future endeavors.


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I love Cybercamps August 18, 2007
Reviewer: Splendid from
5 Stars 0 of 0 people found this review helpful

I may be a bit biased since I worked for Cybercamps during the summer a while back, but it was an amazing experience for me. But I'd like to address the other review. The system they have set up is anything but remedial It gives each kid the option to learn at their own pace, some aren't going to fly through the material like others will, and some kids are very embarrassed to ask for help so it gives them the option to have a counselor help them, or to follow instructions on their own. When the kids do the online tutorials its actually empowering for them because they're given the feeling they've done it on their own rather than just listen to someone tell them what to do. There is no just "point and click", they're doing some very complicated things, and the best part about it is they're being set up to think on their own, and to visualze, plan and accomplish goals (which they're rewarded for when the week is up) I hope I dont sound too much like a commercial here, but its the truth, its a great camp, you can't top it. Also cyberexplorers are the 7-9 year olds, too young to take the classes, but they still want to be at camp. I'd definitely recommend waiting a bit and giving Cybercamps another shot, you should let your child take one of the week long programs to get the full experience of Cybercamps :)
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Not worth it! July 15, 2007
Reviewer: Smith Family from
1 Star 2 of 2 people found this review helpful

We just had our first experience with this camp and were very underwhelmed. In the "Cyberexplorers" program they promised us a lot of activities that just never happened...like the "campus" tour and the introduction to robotics (they basically let the kids play with an over- the- counter Robosapian!). This may be a suitable program for a child with little to no computer background or if you select a more advanced "specific" track...but since they don't do any skills assessment prior you won't know if your child is getting a suitable experience. All instruction was done via a remedial click and read instruction program. The kids had fun and they did have small groups but for $150 a day we weren't just looking for entertainment. We did not feel this was worth the expense and had hoped for a challenging program. This was not it.
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