Teaching behind-the-scenes technology to children

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The children program their own game or website during the three days of camp. © CodeCamp

The children program their own game or website during the three days of camp. © CodeCamp

Published on 30.05.2022

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Favorite » Louis Berthele is the organizer of Code Camps, programming camps for children between the ages of 7 and 13 in French-speaking Switzerland.

“Everything in this work pleases me,” begins Louis Berthele. “It’s a mixture of creativity and technique, we make friends and we help each other,” he continues. This is how the 22-year-old computer science student describes the Code Camps, of which he has been the organizer for French-speaking Switzerland since October 2021. During school holidays and for three consecutive days, children between the ages of 7 and 13 have the opportunity to learn the basics of computer programming. At the end of the camp, they will have created their own video game or their own website.

“Even if children don’t want to go into IT, if they’re not pros, having a vision of how IT works is very valuable,” comments Louis. “We are still in the role of technology consumer, without knowing what

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