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Kids Camp & High School Boot Camp

By | 2017-05-23T17:15:57+00:00 August 5th, 2016|AkiraChix, Community, Events, High School outreach, Kids Programme, Technology|

AkiraChix is hosting a one week coding bootcamp tailored for Kids and high school girls. The Kids camp will teach Game development and arts, while the high school will cover Python Programming.The Camp will run from 15th August to 19th August from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m at Bishop Magua Centre. Charges are Ksh.10,000 per [...]

We’re done with our Kids Camp

By | 2017-05-23T17:16:19+00:00 April 15th, 2014|AkiraChix, Events, Kids Programme, Mentorship, Thoughts|

We wrapped up our very first Kids Tech and Art Camp last Friday. Apart from rediscovering the inner child in most of us(when was the last time you sang to “Head, Shoulders, Knees and toes”), it was amazing to listen to kids as young as 7 years old, earnestly explain how the built games using [...]

August 2016 Holiday Kids Tech Camp & High School Bootcamp

By | 2017-05-23T17:15:57+00:00 September 6th, 2016|AkiraChix, Community, Events, High School outreach, Kids Programme|

Game development session during the Kids Arts & Camp We have seen time and time again that play is a wonderful basis for learning. Our innovative approach provides fun, and affordable way to introduce children to technology. Just ask the families who visit us regularly – the kids enjoy themselves so much, they [...]

April 2016 Kids Tech and Arts Camp: Week 1 recap

By | 2016-04-12T08:24:46+00:00 April 12th, 2016|AkiraChix, Community, Creative, Kids Programme, Technology|

Last week, we kicked off our April 2016 Kids Tech and Arts Camp with a bunch of eager students and volunteers. During the morning sessions, lead Trainer Sharon Wangari taught the students how to develop websites using HTML and CSS. She opted to go the “hardcore route”, by teaching them how to code on Sublime [...]

December 2015 AkiraChix Kids Tech and Arts Camp

By | 2015-11-25T10:19:17+00:00 November 25th, 2015|AkiraChix, Community, Creative, Kids Programme, Technology|

This December Holiday, AkiraChix will host our Third Tech and Arts Camp. Dates: 7th – 11th December 2015 Venue: AkiraChix Space, Ground Floor Bishop Magua Center, George Padmore Lane, Off Ngong Road Time: 9:00 a.m – 4:00 p.m, Daily This camp will be a one week intensive training for primary school children on how to use Scratch by MIT, [...]

Kids Tech & Arts Camp

By | 2017-05-23T17:16:02+00:00 July 15th, 2015|Creative, Design, Kids Programme, Technology|

In our quest to broaden young minds by giving the applied technical skills over the years, one thing has become apparent to AkiraChix. We need to embed the seeds of encouragement from a very young age. This is why we have begun running a kids outreach targeting children between the ages of 7- 14 years, [...]

Kids Tech & Arts Camp commences

By | 2017-05-23T17:16:19+00:00 April 8th, 2014|AkiraChix, Design, Kids Programme|

Monday 7th April 7:30am at the junction shopping mall parking lot, a Kenya Bus Service is slowly filling up with young children between the ages of 7 and 13. As is expected very few conversations since the kids do not know each other. One and a half hours later, we are in a house compound [...]

Kids Tech + Arts Camp

By | 2017-05-23T17:16:21+00:00 March 18th, 2014|Community, Events, Kids Programme|

Gone are the days it was fun making your own necklace using beans and strings, making your own football ball, Akirachix is re-igniting this experience but adding a little bit of tech as well. For 5 days, kids between the age of 7 and 11 will learn how to code using Scratch -making their own [...]

Akirachix Kids Kode Camp

By | 2017-05-23T17:16:30+00:00 December 7th, 2012|Events, Kids Programme|

Do you know a child who wants to create a website, design a poster or code an application? This looong holiday, Akirachix plans to hold its first Kids Kode Camp. This is a one-week camp that will introduce children below the age of 13 to developments in the field of technology and how they can [...]

Announcing our April 2016 Kid’s Tech and Arts Camp

By | 2017-05-23T17:16:01+00:00 March 14th, 2016|AkiraChix, Community, Kids Programme, Technology|

We are pleased to announce that Akirachix will be hosting a children's Tech & Arts Camp during the April 2016 school holidays. Due to high public demand, this kid’s camp will be held for two weeks, as opposed to one week like previous camps. A student during our August 2015 Kid's Tech and Art [...]