ICFOSS in its mandate to promote free software and hardware across the state is organising summer camps for school students. The 10 dayscamp mainly focuses on free software related activities for the students with an aim to nurture the interest in free software tools among them. Through this camp, the students will get a hands on experience to free software technologies in general whichwill
help them to build creativity and problem solving skills. There shall
be interactive games and activities in between. Under the guidance of
experienced resource persons from ICFOSS, each student will get
individual attention to complete tasks assigned to them. At the end of
the day, a product presentation will be held to evaluate the work done
by the students.
Introduction to Free software
Familiarisation of common applications and softwares (Hydrogen, drum machine program)
GNU/Linux Installation (Debian & Ubuntu)
GIMP, KRITA, OpenShot Video Editor
Day 4 –
Programming fundamentals (Python Basics)
Day 7 -
Basic electronics & sensors
Introduction to Arduino
Line follower robot or similar projects
Final product presentation and Feedback
The targeted audience of the camp are students from 8th to 12th standards. A maximum of 30 seats are available for the camp.
Date and Time : 13th to 24th May, 2019, 10.00 AM - 5.00 PM
Venue: Training Centre, ICFOSS, Swatantra, Sports Hub, Karyavattom, Thiruvananthapuram – 695581
There is no registration fee for the participation.
Selection of participants will be first come first serve basis.