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SIGCSE 2013 - Kids' Camp



We are pleased to announce that we will once again have Kids’ Camp at SIGCSE 2013! KiddieCorp will be providing childcare programs for Kids' Camp. To learn more about KiddieCorp visit Kids’ Camp will be located in the Windows Room on the Second Floor of the Tower Building in the Sheraton Denver Downtown Hotel.

Camp Dates and Times

Thursday, March 7th

  • 8:00am - 6:00pm

Friday, March 8th

  • 8:00am - 6:00pm

Saturday, March 9th

  • 8:00am - 4:00pm


Full Conference (fees are per family)

  • $100 for the first child
  • $50 for each additional child
There will be a late fee of $5.00 for every 5 minutes a parent is late in picking up his/her child at the end of a session.


Kids Camp registration is now available! To register your child(ren) please visit If you prefer, you may instead print, complete, and mail or fax the registration form, provided on the KiddieCorp site, using the contact information provided on the form.


Frequently Asked Questions

  1. How old/young can my child(ren) be to register?
    Care will be provided for children ages 6 months to 12 yrs. If you have an older child who wants to attend, please contact us.

  2. How much does it cost?
    See the fees section above.

  3. Where will Kids Camp be located?
    Kids Camp is conveniently located in the Windows Room on the Second Floor of the Tower Building in the Sheraton Denver Downtown Hotel, close to conference activities. Visiting your children will be easy, yet they are comfortably away from the main conference traffic.

  4. What will my child(ren) be doing while I am attending the conference?
    SIGCSE Kid Campers will participate in drama, play, and arts & crafts activities. Older kids can participate in our planned computing activities, which include game or story development using Kodu and Scratch, video editing with Alice, and image editing with Paint.Net. Student volunteers will help with the computing activities. We will also have the ever-popular scavenger hunt.

  5. Do I need to bring anything for my child(ren)?
    Yes. A change of clothes is strongly recommended for all children. In addition, parents of young children will need to provide any diapers, wipes, baby food, blankets, formula and bottles that may be needed. If you have a digital camera that you would be comfortable leaving with your child, please bring it with you, along with the cable for transferring video/images to the PC.

  6. How many childcare providers will be in the rooms?
    Daycare provider ratios will be:

    • 1:2 for children ages 6 to 11 months old
    • 1:3 for children 1 to 2 years old
    • 1:5 for children 3 to 12 years old

    Student volunteers for the computing activities will be additional helpers and are not included in this ratio.