Teen Start-Up: Innovation Games

When 15 Apr, 2019 9:00am — 4:00pm Where Lighthouse Business Innovation Centre, Tennant Street, Fyshwick Website http://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/teen-start-up-innovation-games-tickets-58617545657
Does your child like to come up with ideas? Do they have an active imagination and like to solve problems? The Teen Start-Up Innovation Games is a school holiday program specifically designed to cultivate curious, creative thinkers through games, building activities and design challenges.

The Format:
The program is suitable for students aged 11-14 years.

DAY 1 (MONDAY 15 April):

'Think outside the box'
New, Improve, Combine or Transform - new uses for old objects - Creative Thinking Challenge

'Take your brain for a spin'
A game that challenges you to see possibilities - Idea Generation Challenge

'Angles and engineering'
Build a giant Ping Pong Maze - Critical Thinking Challenge

'What do you meme?'
Which team will reign supreme? Who can make the funniest meme? - Collaboration Challenge

DAY 2 (TUESDAY 16 April):

'The Science of Everyday'
Paper bag STEM Challenge - Design Thinking Challenge

'Snake Oil'
How do we influence and persuade? A game that involves convincing others to 'buy' your made-up product - Communication Challenge

An upcycling engineering conundrum - Problem Solving Challenge

'Coding Unplugged'
Learn decomposition, pattern recognition, abstraction and algorithmic thinking with just a few pieces of lego - Computational Thinking Challenge

In a small group environment (Maximum 12 students), the Innovation Games provides a playful way to:

Nurture your child’s curiosity

Kindle their desire to explore and invent

Foster persistence and the ability to learn from mistakes

Develop confidence and initiative

Learn to think laterally and find innovative solutions where you least expect them

Work in groups and collaborate

Enjoy the process of solving problems as much as the result

Monday 15 and Tuesday 16 April 2019
9:00am to 4:00pm
(Registration from 8:30am)

Lighthouse Business Innovation Centre
Unit 6, 65 Tennant Street, Fyshwick ACT 2609

$180.00 (+GST) per student for the two-day program
$160.00 (+ GST) per student for 2 or more children

What to bring?

Laptop or tablet (must be able to connect to Wi-Fi – free Wi-Fi available

Water bottle, lunch and snacks (no nuts!) each day

For more information, visit https://www.teenstartupcamp.com.au/

To view the terms and conditions, please visit https://www.teenstartupcamp.com.au/about/terms-conditions.html

Spaces are limited so please register as soon as possible.

For more information about this event, call 0458061992 or visit http://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/teen-start-up-innovation-games-tickets-58617545657

How to get there

6/65-67 Tennant St, Fyshwick ACT 2609, Australia