AI for the Future Summer Camp 2021









Camp Introduction


  • Enlighten AI technologies application in daily life
  • Enhance self-learning, hands-on and presentation capabilities
  • Train creative thinking, problem solving and logic building


P6 to S3 students from local schools in academic year 2021/22
(Quota: 60 students)

Dates and Time

Summer Camp Parents Visit Day
9 – 12 August 2021 (Monday to Thursday)
9:30am to 1pm
(Successful applicants will receive a detailed “Camp Schedule”)
12 August 2021 (Thursday)
9:30am to 1pm
Remark: Format and/or content of the Camp is/are subject to change in light of the latest developments of the pandemic

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Each participant will be given ONE pack of CUHK-JC iCar toolkit. Upon completion of the Camp, participant will receive an attendance certificate.

Camp Content

Lecture Content Robot Car Development - CUHK-JC iCar Workshop Other Activities
Introduction of AI and AI Concepts
General Introduction of Mechanical Tools
Introduction of Huskylens
Introduction of Micro:bit
Coding Concepts and Programming Logic for Blockly
Programming - Micro:bit
Experiment 1: Face-tracking Car
Experiment 2: Line-following Car
Experiment 3: Moral Dilemma
Group Discussion
Visit to AI Education and Exploration Lab
Little Docent Scheme

Camp Format


Small Class Lecture

Interactive small class lecture that includes in-class exercises, discussion and Q&A session and etc.

Hands-on Activities

Apply the knowledge learnt in lecture to build the robot car– CUHK-JC iCar

Question & Answer and Debriefing Sessions

Participants may raise questions during classes. Debriefing Session towards the end of the Camp to review learning outcomes.

Frequently Asked Questions

1If participants wish to receive an additional pack of CUHK-JC iCar toolkit , can they purchase from CUHK?
No. The toolkits materials are for educational purpose only and not for sale. We hope to encourage more students from various strata to learn and experience AI.
2If the participant fails to keep up the progress, or encounter problems during class, what should they do?
Participants who encounter any problems may ask questions during lessons or at the break. In addition, to ensure ease of management and learning progress observation, the Camp adopts small class lecture approach. Each class will be led by two or more CUHK research assistants/ student ambassadors.
3If a participant fails to attend all sessions of the Summer Camp, can he/she get the attendance certificate?
The Camp encourages participants to attend all sessions of the Camp. Participants must complete all classes in the entire Summer Camp to receive an attendance certificate.
4Is it a must for parents to attend the Parents Visit Day on the last day?
The Parents Visit Day aims to provide an occasion for parents to share the learning outcomes of the Camp with their children. Parents are free to decide whether to attend and indicate availability when filling out the application form.
5What will be the medium instruction of the Camp?
The medium of instruction will be Cantonese, while course materials will be in both Chinese and English.
6If the epidemic situation is getting worse, will the Camp suspend face-to-face activities?
If the epidemic situation is getting worse, the Camp will suspend face-to-face activities and change to online teaching. The CUHK-JC iCar toolkit will be delivered to the address declared by the participants in the application form. To facilitate communication, please ensure that the contact information is accurate.
7Can participant withdraw before or during the Camp?
The Camp encourages students to complete the entire activities. If participants would have to withdraw from the Camp for any reason, please inform our staff for arrangement immediately.