Coding & Robotics Camps

Castle Hill & Rouse Hill | January School holidaysFun & Educational



World Class Curriculum

Different programs each day. Learn future-ready career skills.

Coding is the new Literacy

Coding helps kids academically and socially. Plus, it improves problem solving!

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    Minecraft Coding Camp

    For Children aged 8-14

    ✔️ Learn block based coding and transition to Java ✔️ Great for beginners to intermediate students✔️ Learn to build your own games and mods✔️ Run your code and see your projects come to life in Minecraft  
    Fresh lessons and content every day. Book a single day or book multiple days, it's up to you!
    This is an in-person camp. In the event of lockdown, the camp will revert to an online program with live tutor support.

    $125

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    Roblox Coding Camp

    For Children aged 8-14

    ✔️ Learn block based coding and transition to Lua✔️ Great for beginners to intermediate students✔️ Learn to build your own games and mods✔️ Run your code and see your projects come to life in Roblox
    Fresh lessons and content every day. Book a single day or book multiple days, it's up to you!
    This is an in-person camp. In the event of lockdown, the camp will revert to an online program with live tutor support.

    $125

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    Junior Coding Camp

    For Beginners aged 6-12


    If you are looking to introduce your child to the world of coding, this is the perfect place to start. Students will learn the foundational concepts of coding while learning to build their own video games. 
    Book a single day or multiple days. Multi-day students will unlock unique content and more challenging projects.
    This is an in-person camp. In the event of lockdown, the camp will revert to an online program with live tutor support.

    $125

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    Robotics & Coding Camp

    For Children aged 8-14

    The coach will start the day by outlining a problem or scenario.
    Students will work in small teams to discuss, build and program a robot.
    This is a hands-on camp that enables students to get a glimpse into the future of jobs and build practical STEM knowledge.

    Our Camps are ideal for beginners and are designed to boost critical thinking and problem solving skills.

    Topics Include:
    🤖 Self-driving vehicles
    🤖 Mars Rover Missions
    🤖 Ocean Pollution Clean-up

    This is an in-person camp. In the event of lockdown, the camp will revert to an online program with live tutor support.


    $125

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    YouTube Creator Camp - NEW!

    For Children aged 8-14

    In this fun, hands-on workshop, students work in small groups to create their own YouTube style video. 
    Learn the basics of Lighting, video editing, titles and overlay effects, concept creation, green screen etc. 
    BYO camera/smartphone. The class will teach students to use the equipment that is available to them without investing in expensive pro-tools. PC, Editing software, lighting, green screen all provided.
    Online Safety Note: Campers do not upload videos to any video-sharing platform like YouTube during this camp. Instead, we provide instructions on how to upload their projects to a video-sharing platform with the help of parents at home if so desired.

    $125

Yes, we accept Creative Kids Vouchers for our school holiday camps!

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The Best Holiday Camps Available


Small Class Sizes

Our premium school holiday camps are designed for a 1:10 Student teacher ratio. We believe that this is ideal for camp learning outcomes.

Learn Future Skills

Coding and Robotics are skills that all kids should learn. It helps boost critical thinking, creativity and academic performance!

Unplugged Time

We believe it's important to teach kids that while technology is important, we must switch off our devices and connect with others. Our fun STEM building challenges will have kids laughing and learning!

Parents Camp Guide & FAQ's

  • Our Flexible Cancellation Policy


    If you need to cancel for any reason, no problem, we're parents too and we know that things can change.
    Full camp credit will be added to your account which can be used for future school-holiday camps. You can also use your credit towards any of our after-school coding classes, it's completely up to you. 
    We're happy to be as flexible as possible.
    If your child cant attend, even right up until the day of camp, just let us know and we'll ensure you receive full credit for any other future events or classes; ua.moc.iarumaslliks%40olleh 
    In the event of a Government mandated COVID lockdown, the camps will move online, with the same live tutor support.
    No Refunds are provided. We have a NSW Govt. COVID-safe plan in place.

  • Welcome Letter

    Dear Parents,
    Thank you for signing your child up this summer for our Skill Samurai Camps! We have been working hard all year to create excellent content and train our amazing staff to ensure an unmatched education experience for you child.
    Our camps are about more than just teaching coding; they are designed to bolster camper socialisation skills and provide opportunities for leadership development through team building activities and group play.
    Great staff and content are important, but your child's safety is our primary concern. Our excellent student/teacher ratio, highly-trained staff, and program policies and procedures are all designed with this in mind. We look forward to providing a safe, educational, and FUN camp experience for your child this school holidays. 
    Please don't hesitate to contact me if you have any questions.
    Jeff HughesGlobal Camp DirectorSkill Samurai moc.iarumaslliks%40ffej506-899-3788

  • What to Pack?


    Backpack◼ Please label with camper's name.
    Medications◼ They must be turned into Camp Coordinator at check-in (includes prescription / non-prescription)◼ They must be in their original packaging/bottle◼ You will be required to fill out a Medication Authorization Form
    Closed-Toe Shoes◼ Campers will NOT be able to participate in running games without this footwear.
    Sun Protection◼ Sunscreen◼ Hat ◼ Sunglasses (optional)
    Water Bottle◼ We encourage our campers to drink between 5-8 glasses per day.
    Snacks and Lunches◼ Please provide campers with snacks and lunch. 
    ◼ Headphones.◼ USB stick or thumb drive to save their work◼ Mobile Devices. Students are welcome to bring their own mobile devices for use outside of camp class hours. Skill Samurai is not responsible for lost or stolen devices. Students should only play games that are rated "G" during camp hours to protect curious younger children.

  • What does a typical day at coding camp look like?

    A typical day of camp looks like this:
    Check in between 8:30 and 9am
    9:00am-10:30am Coding/Robotics Lesson
    10:30-10:50am Morning Tea
    10:50am-12:00pm Coding/Robotics Lesson
    12:00pm-12:20pm Cyber Bullying Discussion
    12:20pm-12:50pm Lunch
    12:50pm-1:30pm STEM Activity
    1:30pm-2:30pm Coding/Robotics Lesson
    2:30pm-2:50pm Afternoon Tea
    2:50pm-3:30pm Coding/Robotics Lesson

    Pick up between 3.30 and 4pm
    Please alert your Camp Coordinator if you are running late. 0468970543 JAMIE (Castle Hill)

  • Coding camp Check-in and Check-out

    Check-in is from 8:30am Early check in (from 7:30am) can be purchased from the booking page. 
    Check-Out is 3:30pm-4pmNo curb-side pickups. Parent/Guardian must come inside to check-out camper.Must show photo ID and be on the Check-Out Authorization Form.If your plans change and your camper will be picked up by someone not on the Check-Out Authorization Form, you must notify us in writing. Email your Camp Coordinator.Meds must be returned to the parent/guardian. They will not be sent home w/ campers.
    Late Check-Out PolicyEarly Drop-off available from 7:30am $20
    Late Pickup available up to 5:30pm $20
    Both early drop-off AND Late pickup $30

  • Coding Camp Behaviour Management Policy

    To ensure a fun and safe experience for all students, we have rules in place for kids to follow. These will be explained to your child on arrival at Camp each day. If your child misbehaves, we’ll discuss the issue with your child, and if the problem persists, we will contact you. Skill Samurai maintains a zero-tolerance stance on bullying or socially unacceptable behaviour. 
    Level 1Arguing, swearing, refusing to listen, being inappropriate, personal space issues.
    1st incident:Time out, removal from activity or loss of privileges, followed by debrief.2nd incident:Time out, removal from activity or loss of privileges, followed by debrief. Meeting with Camp Coordinator and Summer Director. Brainstorm possible solutions. Phone call home to update parents to work on solutions together.3rd incident:Time out, removal from activity or loss of privileges, followed by debriefPhone call home by Camp Director and likely removal from camp*Level 2Violence (i.e. hurting others, self, or property); stealing or threatening violence.
    1st incident:Meeting with Unit Leader and Summer Camp Director to brainstorm possible solutions.Phone call home to parents/guardians and to work on solutions. Consequence and behavior contract or removal from camp*.2nd incident:Removal from camp** Removal from campAny camper removed from camp will need to be picked up from camp immediately by their parent. They will not be permitted to to finish out the day. They will be removed from all activities and wait with the Camp Director for your arrival. If you are unable to pick them up, a ride will be arranged with one of your emergency contacts.

  • Lost & Found

    As part of the daily routine, staff encourages campers to take responsibility for their belongings and will display Lost & Found.Any items left at camp after the session are kept at that location for 2 weeks. To claim lost items, please call/email your Camp Coordinator. Once camp has finished for the season, we will be unable to return lost items.
    Have a description of the item(s) including:
    camper's full namephone numbercamp session datesClaimed items will be held for two weeks and must be retrieved from camp. Please assist us with Lost & Found by labelling everything with your camper's full name. Valuables and meaningful items should be kept home for safe keeping.
    Skill Samurai is not responsible for any lost, stolen, or damaged items.

  • What is a Coding Camp?

    A coding camp is a great way to introduce your kids to computer science. Learning to code boosts creativity and the ability to solve problems. It helps kids view the world in new ways.
    Coding camps are generally small groups of kids that share a similar interest... Often the camps are conducted over multiple days, generally 2-5 days. It's not a sleep-over camp. Kids come to the campus each morning and are picked up at the end of each day. 
    Kids work in teams on special projects. We take regular breaks and unplug from devices with other fun learning activities. 
    We get it, all parents want their child to have every possible opportunity to succeed. At Skill Samurai our coaches are equipped to help your child thrive in the digital age.


  • How can Summer Camp can help my children thrive?


    Students attend school year after year with the same peers, which can lead to labelling and being 'stuck' with a particular perception. A child may become known as studious, quiet, etc., when, really, they can be boisterous in another setting. Children who go to day or week-long camps meet a whole other group of people in a different environment. Often times, a child will break out of his supposed categorization if given the chance.This can help your child grow and develop. 
    I’ve heard it a million times from campers: “I’m in my element” or, “I’ve found my people!” Students who interact with like-minded peers are able to easily build friendships (potential lifelong friendships) founded on similar interests. These relationships can lead to even more, as students are essentially networking, and have friends to call on when it comes to doing a side project, finding an internship, or even starting a new businesses with the friend they met at robotics camp or coding camp.If your child is obsessed with Smartphones, gaming, robotics or YouTube, enrol them in our upcoming summer camps… It might open a whole new world for them. 




  • Is this too much screen time? 


    Today's children spend more than 7.5 hours a day engaged with technology, which often takes the place of vital hands-on activities and socialization opportunities. Our camps are designed to be project based to encourage team problem solving… We also interrupt the tech sessions with plenty of fun “unplugged STEM activities” (Activities where we don’t use anything electronic). 
    Taking a break from technology allows children to:• Communicate • Develop teamwork and leadership skills• Build confidence by speaking and working with others• Reinvent themselves amongst new people
    Coding camps are a great way to keep your children engaged and learning, while discovering a healthy balance! 




  • Are your Coding Camp Staff Trained?


    Summer camp can be an exciting experience for most kids. 
    The problem is, how can you trust that the camp leaders are suitably trained or qualified? 
    At Skill Samurai, out Camp Leader training is as important as our curriculum. Your child’s safety and experience are paramount. 
    All team members must undergo rigorous training before they are allowed to work with your child. 
    Here are some of the training topics that we cover; 
    • Becoming a Youth Development Professional• Bullies and Targets• Mental, Emotional and Social Health (MESH)• Safe Touch & Safe Talk (Acceptable behaviour)• Helping Awkward Children Fit In• Autism Spectrum Disorder• Cross-Cultural Agility• Day Camp Dynamics• Cultural Competence in Youth Programs• Gender and Sexuality in Youth Programs• Programming For All (Differently Abled Youth)• Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder• Preventing Gossip and Relational Aggression• Child Welfare and Protection• Cyberbullying and Sexting• Duty of Care• And more!
    Plus, all of our coaches are certified by STEM.org.
    As you can see, our training is comprehensive. At Skill Samurai, we believe in creating a fun and safe space for your child… That’s why we insist on world class development of our staff.