HYDERABAD: Hand painting and creative arts is passé for summer camps as robotics and research oriented programmes have emerged as the new options in the city. Summer camps for school children have undergone a seachange in recent times, moving from basic arts and craft to specialized courses in computer sciences, robotics, aeromodelling etc.
With conclusion of final exams, increasing number of parents are looking forward to engage their wards in summer camps. Research oriented camps have emerged as a major crowd-puller with many parents enrolling their children into programmes that empowers them to solve problems. “ As my daughter has keen interest in Math, we enrolled her in a young CEO programme run by Sciensation wherein she learnt new concepts about Polya Maths, a systematic problem solving process. In Polya Maths, students learn mathematical problems such as binary numeral system through fun based activities,” said Gowri Ravi, a parent.