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Computer Camp
 Robotics demonstration at Davenport's Bytes computer camp

Bytes: A Computer

Camp by Davenport


Are you looking for something fun and exciting to do this summer? See what Davenport has to offer with our summer computer camp. 

Davenport is deeply passionate about empowering the next generation of software developers, coders, game designers, engineers and innovators. Bytes computer camp has many options for students to get engaged in computer activities

Register for Camp

Our camp is now full for this summer. Please check back next year.

Camp Details

CHANGE OF DATE: The camp will now be available on the dates below:
August 12-14, 2019
For high school students entering grades 9-12
Cost: This camp is FREE for students
Time: 12 p.m. to 4 p.m., lunch is included

What is available?

Although we hope to provide all of the activities below, events may be changed without notice if necessary.

  • Programming Fun: Gradually create a program about you!' Get an overview on programming concepts using common programming languages such as Java or HTML/JAVASCRIPT a web page
  • 3D Printing: Create an item using our 3-D printer that you can take home with you at the end of the week.
  • Recognizing Patterns in Images! This session will involve a basic introduction to digital images and how computers are able to match one object in an image to another. The objects that can be matched can be anything from a table to a face! We’ll quickly cover what a digital image is and how we can pull out interesting stuff from it that we can then use to match the interesting stuff in other images.
  • Creativity at Your Fingertips: Learn how to use free software to make word clouds, podcasts, images and more.
  • Cyber Security: Learning about cyber security threats and needs for information security. You will explore network attacks, and specifically Spear Phishing attacks.
  • The Game is On 3D!: Learn concepts about game design and development. It includes a demonstration of common tools used in game design and a 3D game
  • Robotic Demonstration by a Robotic team (Room) (James Allen, Dennis Behrens)
  •  GPS to college education: Get tips on getting prepared for college and how to pay for it
  • Let’s change the world: Get an overview of the different careers path in the innovative and lucrative world of technology
  • Creativity at Your Finger Tips: How to use free software to make word clouds, podcasts, edited images, and MP3 files.
  • Certs! Certs! Certs! Show IT students how the courses they are taking can prepare them for an industry certification.

Location and Dates:

Monday, August 12 – Wednesday, August 14, 2019
Davenport Lettinga Campus
6191 Kraft Ave. SE,
Grand Rapids, MI 49512


Contact Gabriela Ziegler, Department Chair
Phone: (517) 367-8242
or Barb Ellis, Administrative Assistant
Phone: (616) 554-5192