The digitalswitzerland «nextgeneration» initiative supports digital education offerings primarily for children and adolescents to foster curiosity and build fundamental skills early in life. Our role is to connect these existing platforms and provide reach and publicity via our channels and network. There are offerings in all language regions of Switzerland.

The generation of tomorrow, the talents and shapers of the future are central to Switzerland. For this reason, digitalswitzerland is committed to concrete projects to teach digital skills. On this page, you will find activities and camps for children and young people aged 5 to 19 as well as for adults, distributed throughout Switzerland, to immerse themselves in the fascination of the digital world.

Activities and camps in the German speaking part of Switzerland

Code Camp

Code Camp

Ages 7 – 13

Code Camp offers a unique introduction to the creative world of programming for kids. From Drag&Drop to JavaScript to CSS and HTML, you’ll find it all in our advanced camps – find the one that’s right for you! And after the camp, you can develop, play and share your game or website with friends without limits.

ICT KidsCodeCamp

ICT KidsCodeCamp

Ages 8 –  12

Get a taste of robot building and programming, solve tricky puzzles, secret languages and invent your own codes together with other participants, program your first own computer game and develop a specific joystick to play your game!

Mission Rosetta

Mission Rosetta

Ages 10 – 14

…and what robotics, food and medicine have to do with it! MINT&Pepper offers children and young people the opportunity to get a taste of “STEM air” (science, technology, engineering, mathematics). Projects are accompanied by researchers from ETH Zurich.

Tekmania

Tekmania

Ages 5 – 11

The workshops help to learn basic concepts of robotics, engineering, and programming to learn. Using the Thymio II, Ozobot, and Lego WeDo 2 robots, children learn design, programming, and other digital skills. Children learn self-directed problem solving through exciting puzzles and tasks.

Code Camp

Code Camp

Ages 7 – 13

Code Camp offers a unique introduction to the creative world of programming for kids. From Drag&Drop to JavaScript to CSS and HTML, you’ll find it all in our advanced camps – find the one that’s right for you! And after the camp, you can develop, play and share your game or website with friends without limits.

Mission Rosetta

Mission Rosetta

Ages 10 – 14

…and what robotics, food and medicine have to do with it! MINT&Pepper offers children and young people the opportunity to get a taste of “STEM air” (science, technology, engineering, mathematics). Projects are accompanied by researchers from ETH Zurich.

ICT KidsCodeCamp

ICT KidsCodeCamp

Ages 8 –  12

Get a taste of robot building and programming, solve tricky puzzles, secret languages and invent your own codes together with other participants, program your first own computer game and develop a specific joystick to play your game!

Tekmania

Tekmania

Ages 5 – 11

The workshops help to learn basic concepts of robotics, engineering, and programming to learn. Using the Thymio II, Ozobot, and Lego WeDo 2 robots, children learn design, programming, and other digital skills. Children learn self-directed problem solving through exciting puzzles and tasks.

Activities and camps in the Suisse Romandie

Mon Robot est malin

Mon Robot est malin

Ages 11 – 13

This camp aims to introduce you to the world of science and technology, while having fun with robots. The Lego Mindstorms educational platform is used to introduce the basics of mechanical engineering, programming and show a practical application of mathematics. The camp is mixed, 50% girls – 50% boys.

Futurekids

Futurekids

Ages 5 –  16

Futurekids’ mission is to empower all young people to use and appropriate new technologies. In this way, the next generation becomes an actor and not just a consumer of tomorrow’s world. Participants in Futurekids activities acquire in-depth knowledge that they will be able to apply in many fields.

Techspark Academy (In English)

Techspark Academy (In English)

Ages 8 – 18 

TechSpark Academy prepares the next generation to thrive in our digital world. Discover the camps that help craft creative problem solvers and tech entrepreneurs who will use their digital skills to make the world a better place!

CreaCode Club

CreaCode Club

Ages 9 – 13

The objective of the CreaCode Club is to accompany young people in the discovery of technology, while having fun. By going through various workshops, our young creators get to know robotics, they create mini-games using the Scratch programming language, create their first mobile application or produce a stop motion movie.

Mon Robot est malin

Mon Robot est malin

Ages 11 – 13

This camp aims to introduce you to the world of science and technology, while having fun with robots. The Lego Mindstorms educational platform is used to introduce the basics of mechanical engineering, programming and show a practical application of mathematics. The camp is mixed, 50% girls – 50% boys.

Techspark Academy (In English)

Techspark Academy (In English)

Ages 8 – 18 

TechSpark Academy prepares the next generation to thrive in our digital world. Discover the camps that help craft creative problem solvers and tech entrepreneurs who will use their digital skills to make the world a better place!

Futurekids

Futurekids

Ages 5 –  16

Futurekids’ mission is to empower all young people to use and appropriate new technologies. In this way, the next generation becomes an actor and not just a consumer of tomorrow’s world. Participants in Futurekids activities acquire in-depth knowledge that they will be able to apply in many fields.

CreaCode Club

CreaCode Club

Ages 9 – 13

The objective of the CreaCode Club is to accompany young people in the discovery of technology, while having fun. By going through various workshops, our young creators get to know robotics, they create mini-games using the Scratch programming language, create their first mobile application or produce a stop motion movie.

Activities and Camps in Italian

TEENformatiCAMP

TEENformatiCAMP

Ages 13 – 15

Lo scopo dell’attività è quello di introdurre ed appassionare i ragazzi al mondo dell’informatica in modo semplice, divertente e costruttivo. TEENformatiCAMP non è un semplice corso su come utilizzare il computer e i vari programmi (Word, Excel, Power Point, …). Il nostro obiettivo è piuttosto quello di andare in dettaglio su come funzionano i computer ed incominciare a capire come ragiona e lavora un informatico. Infatti, le attività proposte hanno lo scopo di fornire ai ragazzi un’introduzione ai vari ambiti dell’informatica.

Explore-it (for teachers)

Explore-it (for teachers)

explore-it provides teachers with boxes of materials designed specifically for the end users: children. The starting point for a direct confrontation with the world of natural sciences is the construction, each time, of a technical object. On the explore-it website you can find all the instructions, descriptions and deliveries of the tasks, experiments and much more.

TEENformatiCAMP

TEENformatiCAMP

Ages 13 – 15

Lo scopo dell’attività è quello di introdurre ed appassionare i ragazzi al mondo dell’informatica in modo semplice, divertente e costruttivo. TEENformatiCAMP non è un semplice corso su come utilizzare il computer e i vari programmi (Word, Excel, Power Point, …). Il nostro obiettivo è piuttosto quello di andare in dettaglio su come funzionano i computer ed incominciare a capire come ragiona e lavora un informatico. Infatti, le attività proposte hanno lo scopo di fornire ai ragazzi un’introduzione ai vari ambiti dell’informatica.

Explore-it (for teachers)

Explore-it (for teachers)

explore-it provides teachers with boxes of materials designed specifically for the end users: children. The starting point for a direct confrontation with the world of natural sciences is the construction, each time, of a technical object. On the explore-it website you can find all the instructions, descriptions and deliveries of the tasks, experiments and much more.