Apple Camp registrations now open in US, Canada, and Mexico

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Apple has started accepting registrations for the 2019 Apple Camp sessions at Apple Stores, with younger users able to sign up to take part in four different sessions covering music, art and design, coding, and movie creation using iPads and other accessories.

The annual retail-based program Apple Camp is now accepting registrations via the dedicated Apple page. Registrations are open in the United States, Canada, and Mexico, for sessions running between July 7 and August 3.

Customers in Europe and other markets can also sign up to take part, including those based in Belgium, France, Italy, Spain, Switzerland, Turkey, and the United Arab Emirates, with registration also available now. Registration for stores in Austria, China, Taiwan, and the United Kingdom will commence on June 24.

There are four different programs for kids aged from 8 to 12 years old, with all taking place over a three-day period. Each session lasts 90 minutes, with participants to be accompanies by a parent or guardian throughout.

"Coding Fundamentals and Programming Robots" will teach how to control Sphero robots with code, including the introduction of essential programming concepts via the iPad-based Sphero Edu app. "Creating Your Own Song with GarageBand" teaches about rhythms and beat production, melody creation with Smart Instruments, and ultimately producing a song that will be shared with the rest of the participants.

"Designing Your Dream Park with iPad" features a photo walk to acquire details of materials and textures, then the use of Procreate to draw out their creations, followed by a presentation to the group. Lastly, "Directing Your Own Movie with Clips and iMovie" will teach the fundamentals of movie production, storyboarding in Keynote, and creating a trailer in iMovie.

The sessions are free to use with devices provided for the activities, but are usually highly subscribed and fill out within hours of slots becoming available.