Learn and Have Fun
- Free YouthSpark Summer Camps– Available at your local Microsoft store, your future designer (ages 8-13) can stretch their imagination and learn skills in game coding, design, movie making, photography and more.
- Spark Curiosity – Keep the learning going in a fun way this summer with Project Spark for Xbox One. If you dream of creating your own games and love to build your own stories, “Project Spark” provides a powerful creation engine that unlocks world building through intuitive sculpting tools to shape and paint a new world, as well as a simple yet incredibly powerful visual programming language to make anything happen. See how a creator did what they did and become a creator yourself.
Work less and play more
- Portable PCs- Ditch the Office this summer, with super portable PCs like the Surface 2 tablet, an work from anywhere. It is as light as a tablet but gives users a full PC experiences and keyboard.
- Powerful Camera Phones- The Nokia Lumia 1020 Windows phone has a fantastic 41 mega pixel camera, so parents can capture the absolute best pics of their children anytime the photo opp. presents itself.
- OneNote is a digital note taking app designed to keep you organized this summer. Keep all of your vacation plans, summer camp schedules, or “staycation” to-do lists in your OneNote notebook and access it all from almost any device. Available for free for Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows Phone, Mac, iPad®, iPhone®, Android
- My Family on Windows Phone—My Family lets you turn on app and game downloads, settings and more for a child’s phone so you can give your child the extra freedom of having his or her own cell phone this summer without running up the phone bill or downloading inappropriate content when you’re not watching.
- Kid’s Corner – Kids Corner on Windows Phone gives your kids a profile of their own on your phone where they can use only the apps, games, music, and videos you choose for them—and protect the rest of your stuff from their adorable little fingers.