Teen Start-Up Innovation Games - 15 & 16 April 2019

Does your child like to come up with ideas? Do they have an active imagination and like to solve problems? The Teen Start-Up Innovation Games is a school holiday program specifically designed to cultivate curious, creative thinkers through games, building activities and design challenges.

The Format:
The program is suitable for students aged 11-14 years.

Day 1 (Monday 15 April):

'Think outside the box'
New, Improve, Combine or Transform - new uses for old objects
(Creative Thinking Challenge)


'Take your brain for a spin' 
A game that challenges you to see possibilities
(Idea Generation Challenge)


'Angles and engineering'
Build a giant Ping Pong Maze
(Critical Thinking Challenge)

 

'What do you meme?'
Which team will reign supreme? Who can make the funniest meme?
(Collaboration Challenge)

Day 2 (Tuesday 16 April):

'The Science of Everyday'
Paper bag STEM Challenge
(Design Thinking Challenge)

'Snake Oil'
How do we influence and persuade? A game that involves convincing others to 'buy' your made-up product
(Communication Challenge)

'Tinkerlab' 
An upcycling engineering conundrum
(Problem Solving Challenge) 


'Coding Unplugged' 
Learn decomposition, pattern recognition, abstraction and algorithmic thinking with just a few pieces of lego
(Computational Thinking Challenge) 

In a small group environment (Maximum 12 students), the Innovation Games provides a playful way to:

  • Nurture your child’s curiosity
  • Kindle their desire to explore and invent
  • Foster persistence and the ability to learn from mistakes
  • Develop confidence and initiative
  • Learn to think laterally and find innovative solutions where you least expect them
  • Work in groups and collaborate
  • Enjoy the process of solving problems as much as the result

When:
Monday 15 and Tuesday 16 April 2019
9:00am to 4:00pm
(Registration from 8:30am)

Where:
Lighthouse Business Innovation Centre
Unit 6, 65 Tennant Street, Fyshwick ACT 2609

Cost:
$180.00 (+GST) per student for the two-day program
$160.00 (+ GST) per student for 2 or more children

What to bring?

  • Laptop or tablet (must be able to connect to Wi-Fi – free Wi-Fi available
  • Water bottle, lunch and snacks (no nuts!) each day

To view the terms and conditions, please visit https://www.teenstartupcamp.com.au/about/terms-conditions.html

Spaces are limited so please register as soon as possible.

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Getting young people excited 
about innovation, creativity and problem solving.

Get in Touch

Lighthouse Business Innovation Centre

AUnit 6, 65 Tennant Street 
Fyshwick ACT 2609

T+61 2 6163 8300

F+61 2 6163 8399