AFEX Summer Immersion Camp
OUR PROGRAMS AND LEARNING TRACKS
At Camp Kuza, students will challenge themselves in specific academic tracks of their choosing: robotics and coding; entrepreneurship and human-centered design; and college applications and SAT Prep. Our academic tracks are designed to develop problem-solving and critical thinking skills and each one will focus on students collaborating to solve a human-centered problem.
All students will select one academic track to complete the requirements of the camp. Our carefully developed curriculum ensures that students make the best of their time while giving them room to explore new ideas and to connect with others.
College Applications and SAT Prep
This track is designed for college-bound participants interested in preparing for the SATs and navigating the college applications process. Expert tutors and consultants from Africa’s leading test prep center, AFEX, will guide participants through interactive classes and workshops to equip them with tools to excel in the college applications process.
Participants will benefit from
- Math Clinics
- Evidence Based Reading Lessons
- Grammar Sessions
- Essay Writing Workshops
- College Application Seminars
Coding and Robotics
In this track, participants will be introduced to and guided through the basics of coding and robotics. At the beginning of the module, participants will be presented with a real-life problem. They will work in teams to develop solutions that incorporate the knowledge and technical skills they acquire.
Core Skills Include
- Introductions to Programming
- Mobile Phone Programming
- Robot engineering
- Lego Robotics Kits Assembly and Deploy
- Autonomous Robot Obstacle Courses
Entrepreneurship and Human-Centered Design
The key focus of this track is solving real-life problems using entrepreneurial skills. Participants will identify a pertinent problem and develop a comprehensive solution that is both feasible and sustainable. They will also be guided through the various tenets of starting a business and other entrepreneurial ventures.
This Module will Include
- Problem identification
- Market Research
- Cost-Benefit Analysis
- Feedback Incorporation
Camp Kuza Exciting Attractions
ETHICAL LEADERSHIP SPEAKER SERIES
T he Ethical Leadership Speaker Series will challenge students to think about ways in which they can be contributors and effectors of change in their own communities. Our goal is to unearth the leader in each student and to instill in that leader the spirit of responsibility to their community. Students will also visit the United Nations Africa Headquarters in Nairobi to learn about their work and the Sustainable Development Goals.
O ver the weekends, we will explore some of Africa’s gems in Nairobi. From the wild green to the breezy blue, Nairobi provides the opportunity for intimate interaction with nature. Our students will participate in a service based project with a community partner working actively in Wildlife Conservation and complete 15 hours of community service.
P articipants will visit historical and cultural sites in Nairobi and participate in specific cultural immersion programs that feature traditional Kenyan music and dance lessons. Our camp will feature Swahili lessons taught by native speakers who will introduce and engage our participants in the language. Spoken in ten African countries, Swahili is increasingly becoming the common language of interaction in Eastern and Southern Africa’s booming, emerging markets.
* Brookhouse Students have a subsidized fee from their school.