Amelia Earhart Day 2018

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The 18th of June, 2018 marks the 90th anniversary of Amelia Earhart’s landing just off the coast of Pwll and arriving in Burry Port and girls from local Burry Port Primary schools enjoyed a fun-packed morning to celebrate the event. Invited by Lee Waters AM the local schoolgirls were introduced to many fun-filled science activities under the expert instruction of … Read More

Technocamps at the Urdd Eisteddfod 2018

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Technocamps enjoyed a fun-filled week at this year’s Eisteddfod yr Urdd in Builth Wells. The stall was overrun by enthusiastic welsh pupils trying their hand at programming our LEGO Mindstorms NXT robots to solve a task. We also had pupils and parents trying out their problem-solving skills with our computational thinking games programmed in Scratch. The interest in our stall … Read More

Technocamps at the Urdd National Eisteddfod 2018

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Technocamps are running a stall at the 2018 National Eisteddfod Yr Urdd at the Royal Welsh Showgrounds in Builth Wells all half-term week. Come and find us in the South Glamorgan building opposite the main Pavilion. You’ll find us in the GwyddonLe along with other stalls from Swansea University Departments all about fun and interesting Science topics!  If you’d like … Read More

Technocamps Robotics Competition 2018 – Autonomous Artists

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We are pleased to announce that the Technocamps Robotics Competition is back with the final competition day to be held on the 5th of July 2018. The theme of this year’s competition is “Autonomous Artists” and we are challenging pupils from across Wales to answer the question: “Are robots capable of producing Art?”  The challenge is to design and create … Read More

Technoclub represents Wales at the 2018 Robotics World Festival in Detroit, USA

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A team of pupils from Ysgol Glan Clwyd travelled to Detroit, USA in order to represent Wales at the annual FIRST® Robotics World Festival at the end of April.  The World Festival is the accumulation of a year’s worth of local, national and international events with teams from over 50 countries around the world competing. The Welsh Technoclub Tîm Egni based … Read More

ITWales International Women’s Day Celebration 2018

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On March 8th, 2018 at the Marriott Hotel in Swansea, ITWales hosted their Eighteenth Annual International Women’s Day Celebration Dinner which was sponsored by Technocamps and the BCS. Over 190 people from across South Wales attended the event to celebrate Women in Welsh IT, which this year focused on ‘Inspiring the Next Generation’. ITWales first organised this event in 2000 … Read More

DVLA Coding Challenge Goes off with a Bang!

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On Tuesday 28th November, school teams from across Wales came to compete in the DVLA Code Challenge which was supported by Technocamps. The event saw over 60 schools enter the competition; and over 180 children and 150 adults attended the event with almost 2,000 joining the event through live link across Wales. As part of the event, the top five teams … Read More

Web Development Star Represents GB in WorldSkills Finals

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Alfie Hopkins, a young Welsh Web Development Star from Llanelli, South Wales has represented Great Britain in the WorldSkills Finals in Abu Dhabi this October. WorldSkills is an annual event where competitors from countries across the world compete in a variety of ‘skills’ to be crowned champion. WorldSkills ethos is “improving the world with the power of skills”. Alfie first … Read More

DVLA Coding Challenge – Imagine it, Code it, Build it, Win it!

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DVLA is running a Wales National Coding Challenge for 7 to 11-year-olds sponsored and supported by Technocamps, in association with Code Club and the STEM Ambassador hub Wales, Incredible Oceans, Brake, The four Police Forces in Wales and School Beat, Road Safety Wales, The Fire and Rescue Service and the British Army.  This competition is specifically aimed at Primary schools … Read More