The Event That Was: August Holiday Boot Camp 2015

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@iLabAfrica, Strathmore University organized a 10-day Holiday Boot Camp for Primary and High School Students. The program took place at @iLabAfrica from 10th August to 21st August 2015. The event was sponsored by some of @iBizAfrica’s incubatees namely Tatu Creatives, Elite Ways and Henga Systems. The sponsors were generous enough to donate prizes and thank you cards that were awarded to the students during the award ceremony that was held on 21st August 2015 at Safaricom Lab, @iLabAfrica. The award ceremony was presided over by @iLabAfrica’s Deputy Director Mr. Emmanuel Kweyu.

The Holiday Boot Camp is a 2 week program designed to motivate and inspire the students to bring their creative ideas to life. The students created their own games, animated stories, projects, and published their applications to the web. The Holiday Boot Camp provides a comprehensive learning experience that is amazingly fun, highly interactive and extremely effective.

These are just a few of the concepts the students were taught:

  • Creating 3D animation
  • Designing websites
  • Learning to code
  • Making mobile applications
  • Designing video games
  • And so much more

The speakers who graced the event and gave motivational talks to the students included: Frank Tamre from Moringa School, Angela Nzioki from Uhasibu, Toby Bodo from Watu Media, Njuru Mwangi of, Lilian Makanga from Strathmore Law School and finally Allan Onchuru  from @iLabAfrica.

The next Holiday Boot Camp is scheduled for 23rd November to 4th December 2015.

For further questions, comments and/or suggestions about the Holiday Boot Camp, please contact @iLabAfrica on 0724 239 020 or Email:

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