Sign up before March 31 for a $100 discount. | Source: Sony

Kids are always counting down to the next best thing, so give them something to look forward to this summer with a virtual camp program from Sony Electronics.

Designed for kids ages 8-12, the virtual program will focus on design, coding, and robotics using KOOV, Sony’s all-in-one kit that combines digital coding with physical building to make STEM learning fun.

The four-day camp sessions will take place from June through August, in the form of daily, one-hour increments with live instruction from computer science experts. Campers can also interact with other participants in small class sizes. Each camper will receive a KOOV kit (model EKV100U) to use during the program and at home for their own enjoyment. The program will teach kids to apply robotics concepts to configure a microcontroller; complete coding tasks for movement and sound; build and program emotion-based responses; and create prototypes of their own original designs to present to the class.

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Parents can also sign their kids up for additional optional classes to continue the STEAM projects once the standard sessions are completed. The 2.0 class will focus on real-world applications of robotics and coding, and the 3.0 class will teach kids to code their own designs with a focus on free building.

The standard Virtual Robotics and Coding Program Bundle is $299.99 per student and Sony is offering an early bird promotion to receive $100 off until March 31. Click here to register or learn more about the program.

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Jackie Cucco

Jackie Cucco

Jackie Cucco was a Senior Editor of The Toy Book, The Toy Insider, and The Pop Insider. She covered toy trends, pop culture, and entertainment news, and made appearances on national and regional outlets, including CBS, WPIX, News 12, and more. Jackie spends her time watching horror movies and working her way through every Stephen King novel out there.