Graphic Design For Kids

What is graphic design? Graphic design is all around us. We see its elements used in everything that hasn’t been created by nature – fine arts, traffic signs, web design, font styles, logos, book covers, and more! Graphic design uses forms, pictures, words, and graphics as tools to express meaningful ideas to reach a certain […]

Should Video Games Be Considered a Sport

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Are Video Games a Sport? Should video games be considered a sport? We explore this much-debated topic below by looking at how eSports like video games compare to traditional sports, their similarities and differences, and how the two are perceived culturally. Read on to learn our six reasons why video games should be considered a […]

5 Best Coding Languages for Kids

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Learning to code might seem like an intimidating or daunting skill to acquire no matter your age, let alone be something suited for children. However, it can be an incredibly useful discipline that radiates throughout your child’s life into other areas of their academic studies. Coding makes kids better problem-solvers, teaches teamwork, organizes thinking, and […]

Coding for Kids – What Are Coding Camps for Kids & Why Are They Important

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Coding for kids is on the rise. In the last few years coding camps, after-school programs, and classes for kids of a wide range of ages have become increasingly popular. While learning to code may seem like a daunting task, especially for younger grade-schoolers, in reality, it’s not so different from learning another subject in […]

Coding for Kids in 2020: How Learning Code Can Prepare Your Kids for the Future

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Our Take On Coding For Kids iCAMP holds close it’s guiding principle of preparing children for the future while making learning fun. We feel especially passionate about equipping kids with the tools and skills they will most need to find future success. Coding is often referred to as the language of the future, and while […]

Free Tools and Resources You Can Use to Teach Your Child to Draw

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Your children are not a masterpiece that you create. They are their own masterpiece, creating themselves, and you have been given the privilege of watching them be the artist. J Warren Welch Are you looking for ways to support your child’s creative development? Help them become the best artist they can be by trying out […]

How to Make a Pop-Up Book

Have you ever read a book made with incredible pop-up illustrations? The ones that jump right out at the reader? Some of these books are truly three-dimensional masterpieces and quite realistically bring the story to life. If you feel inspired by pop-up books, follow this simple guide to creating your own unique pop-up story. We’ve […]

NY School Calendar 2020

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Ongoing uncertainty regarding when schools will reopen has been at the forefront of everyone’s mind since school districts across New York State closed their doors on March 16th and shifted toward remote learning. Parents are appropriately concerned about what the upcoming 2020-2021 school year will look like for students and staff. While so much remains […]

Getting through COVID-19

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As the news of Covid-19 has increasingly filled our homes over the past few weeks, many of us have had to make adjustments to our routines and expectations. We’ve had to become even more diligent about handwashing, we’ve had to cancel travel arrangements, and some of us may have loved ones who have already been […]

Ask Hope: Safety

Dear Hope, My 9 year old son wants to sign up for the app TikTok that everyone is on at school. Is that appropriate for his age? Thanks, Eric F.   ***   Dear Eric,   Thank you for asking such an important question.  Kids are often interested in signing up for the latest and […]

CIT program

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Counselor in Training Program Summer 2020 Our Counselor-in-Training (CIT) Program aims to train participants to be effective leaders and to understand the necessary qualities and responsibilities required to be a camp counselor. iCAMP enables all program participants with the tools to be leaders in the camp setting and the community at large. Enroll in CIT […]

Summer Camp

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Hamptons Summer Camp 2020 We here at iCAMP wanted to create a space where campers could bridge the gap between virtual reality, and just plain reality. Technologies such as robotics, drones, 3-D printing and graphic design are the direction in which the world is moving, so it is crucial that children learn these skills in […]

Prizes-old

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What are prizes for our “Coding For Kids” Virtual Classes? Students can earn coins by advancing through our “Coding For Kids” virtual classes. If a student stays focused and shows dedication toward learning in our 1-on-1 online classes, they can earn awesome prizes! Just one session can reward up to 100 coins!! The student can […]

Artificial Intelligence

With the arrival of the new year, LinkedIn has published its annual Emerging Jobs Report for 2020. The career touted as number one is Artificial Intelligence (AI), which showed an impressive 74% annual hiring growth rate over the past four years. While it may seem like something out of your favorite sci-fi movie, AI is […]

Ask Hope: Projects

Dear Hope, My child has a project due for class.  Are there any great technology resources that you can recommend? Best, Hannah R. ***   Dear Hannah,   As we get further in the school year, your child may come home with a project or two that they need to work on or maybe even […]

Online Classes

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STEAM-based online classes for kids with live instructors  Prepare for the future, have fun along the way We’ve created an online classroom environment where kids reap the benefits of the iCAMP curriculum from the comfort of their own home. Children will work with live instructors through comprehensive, fun, and engaging courses on topics like: coding, […]

Screen Time Recommendations

Dear Hope, My kids just got their own laptop for Christmas. What is the recommended amount of screen time for kids? Sincerely, Justin R. ***   Dear Justin,   A new year brings a lot of excitement, new opportunities, and maybe even some new technology in your home.  While a new computer or tablet can […]

Citizen Science Projects

Start preparing for summer Citizen Science Projects for the Whole Family Are your children curious and passionate about the natural world? Do they dream of becoming scientists? Here are a few ideas for helping your kids become real citizen scientists!   Citizen science projects enable members of the public to participate in the scientific process. […]

Holiday Gift Guide

Dear Hope, What are some good tech gifts ideas for kids this holiday season? Sincerely, Julia S. Dear Julia,   Great question!  There are so many choices that it can be hard to sort through them. Here are some of my favorite gift ideas for kids:   If your child is interested in electronics, Snap […]

Unforgettable Gift Experiences for Kids: NYC + the Hamptons

View Schedule As we hit the peak of holiday shopping season, it can be tempting to buy all the things for our loved ones. Parents want to give their children the very best, yet it can be difficult to sift through the massive amounts of consumer advertising to find that perfect gift ideas for kids […]