Wed, 21 Feb 2024
As the year draws to a close and the festive spirit fills the air, the "Festive Science & Tech Quest" awaits, ready to open a world of wonder for the young minds of Lagos. This isn't just any camp; it's a voyage into the heart of discovery, where each day is a festival of learning, and the holiday cheer is as abundant as the knowledge imparted.
A Tale of Science and Celebration
From December 18th to 22nd, the gates of Cassia School will transform into a portal to the future, welcoming children from 3 to 13 to a journey that transcends the traditional classroom. Each day, from 10 am to 2 pm, the quest is not just about understanding the world but about changing it, one experiment at a time.
Five Reasons to Embark on the Festive STEAM Camp
Cultivates Innovation and Creativity
At the heart of the Festive Science & Tech Quest, innovation and creativity are not just encouraged; they're the cornerstone of every activity. Children are given the freedom to explore the realms of their imagination through hands-on projects that defy the confines of conventional thinking. It's a place where 'what ifs' are celebrated, and 'impossible' is just a challenge waiting to be overcome. As they build and experiment, each child is not just learning to follow instructions but to create something entirely new from their own vision. This is where future inventors and innovators take their first steps.
Encourages Critical Thinking
Critical thinking is the skill that will carry children through life's most complex challenges. At the camp, each task is an invitation to delve deeper, to not just understand how things work but why. Children are encouraged to hypothesize, experiment, and then deduce, turning every activity into a mystery where they play the detective. Through this process, they learn that every question is a path to multiple answers and that reasoning is the map that helps them navigate this exciting terrain of possibilities.
Fosters Teamwork and Collaboration
No great discovery was ever made in isolation. The Festive Science & Tech Quest is a microcosm of the collaborative world we live in. Children work in teams, learning that communication, leadership, and cooperation are as essential to science as they are to any successful endeavor in life. As they build bridges (literally and figuratively), they also build friendships and the social skills that will define their ability to work with others in the future. Each group project is a lesson in unity, and every shared success is a celebration of the collective power of teamwork.
Boosts Tech Proficiency
In a world where technology evolves at the speed of light, the Festive Science & Tech Quest provides children with a crucial head start. From robotics to coding, the camp demystifies technology, making it accessible and engaging. Children don't just use technology; they understand it and learn how to bend it to their will. This early exposure sets the foundation for digital literacy, ensuring that the children of today are ready for the technology of tomorrow.
Enhances Academic Skills
Finally, the camp is an arena where academic skills are honed to perfection. Mathematics is not just numbers on a page; it's the language of logic that underpins the world. Science is not just facts in a book; it's a way of understanding life. Through STEAM education, children reinforce their school-taught skills in a practical and enjoyable manner. As they apply mathematical concepts to build models and employ scientific methods to conduct experiments, they deepen their understanding and appreciation of these subjects.