Elementary Program Introducing Computing

EPIC logoEPIC is designed to inspire the next generation of computing innovators by engaging young students in learning computational thinking skills and programming fundamentals. We offer various levels of classes that help students build their confidence in computing technologies in a well-balanced learning environment. Our hands-on activities are designed to promote problem solving and logic thinking skills as well as to encourage social interactions, participation, and fun!  Let the kids’ imagination soar as they collaborate with new friends and guided by our experienced tech-savvy staff.

Contact Information

Please email - epic@cs.unh.edu

Summer 2023

Robotic Programming Explorer  

Our campers will work on building and programming EV3 Mindstorms robots to tackle simulated real-world challenges. The activities are designed to stimulate creativity in young students, while showing them what computer science is about and how it impacts our daily life through innovations. Students will work together, make friends, and create robots from day one. No prior programming experience is required. Includes both indoor and outdoor activities.

August 7-11 8:30am to 4pm on Durham Campus

Grades 4, 5, 6; $450  Lunch included. 

Physical Computing Fun 

Join us to learn about computing through interactive physical devices. Work together, make friends and learn the fundamentals of computer science through fun hands-on projects, for example, working with programmable electronic devices and learning the basics of electronics and sensors. Some prior programming experience (Mindstorm, code.org, Scratch, etc.) is recommended but not required. Includes both indoor and outdoor activities. 

August 7-11 8:30am to 4 p.m. on Durham Campus;

Grades 5, 6, 7; $450  Lunch included. 

Registration opens on Feb. 15. To register for the programs, please visit https://www.unh.edu/youthprograms/course/epic-elementary-programming

A limited number of counselor-in-training positions are available for high school students entering the 10-12th grade. This position may be 1-week or 2-week long, and students will earn volunteer hours in addition to a fun and rewarding experience at EPIC camp. Please contact epic@cs.unh.edu for more information.