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

Karen Jin

Summer 2021

UNH made the difficult decision to cancel in-person, on-campus youth programs in summer, 2021. However, EPIC will be offered as an online program with an optional, short one-day per week in-person, outdoor check in with COVID-19 protocols in place.

EPIC 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 on different subjects so students can build confidence in technologies within a well-balanced learning environment. Our hands-on activities are designed to promote problem-solving and logical thinking skills as well as to encourage social interactions, participation, and fun! 

Let students’ imagination soar as they collaborate with new friends and are guided by our experienced tech-savvy staff. EPIC is in its 6th year helping young students learn about the amazing world of computing technologies.

In 2021, EPIC will offer a remote option called, Robotic Programming Explorer. The camp will introduce students to robotic hardware and software. Students will be engaged in building and programming VEX EDR robots to tackle mini real-world challenges as creative problem solvers, and be prepared to participate in the 2021-22 VRC competition. This 4-week program consists of weekly synchronous online lessons, self-paced learning materials, and weekly in-person check-in meeting in an outdoor space. Prior programming experience is recommended by not required.

Details:

  • Thursdays, July 8 - August 5 (online learning session)
  • 9:00 - 11:00 am
  • For students entering Grades 6-8
  • Fee: $250 for the camp and a $200 robotic kit deposit that will be refunded at end of program if equipment is returned.*
  • Enrollment closes on June 24 (unless full earlier)

*Kit may be picked up in-person in Durham, NH or be mailed. Mailing fees will be deducted from the refund for returned equipment.

Click the '+' sign on the block on the right to enroll.

For more information about EPIC, contact Karen Jin: EPIC@cs.unh.edu

Family Accounts! Families can create one account for all family members and enrollments can be done together:  Online Registration Instructions