Video Game Camps

Ages 8 – 16. In Computer Creation & Coding with Kano students will build their own pocket size computer with the Kano (Raspberry Pi) computer kit. After the computer is created, students will go through coding exercises and build projects within their computer. At the end of the week, students will take home their computer to continue learning and building new things with their Kano computer kit. There will be a basic version for ages 8 -12 and an advanced version for ages 12 – 16! LEARN MORE! SIGN UP!

Ages 6-13. For Minecraft players of all skill levels. Join the adventure that is MINECRAFT in this exciting camp that will immerse students into the game they love. Campers will play a special educational mod of the game on a secure server where they will explore a vast interactive ancient world map complete with thrilling quests and adventures. In another activity, campers must work together in survival mode to design, create, and build an entire virtual community on a volcano island. Each day will see a different set of challenges and games that will put their creativity and problem solving to the test.  SIGN UP!

Ages 8 – 12. SAME GREAT CAMP, NOW FOR YOUNGER AGES! This year we’ve adjusted the main Kodu camp program to open it up for younger ages. You asked and we listened, so now we have opened it up for as young as 8 to attend Created & Play Camps. In this camp you will create your own 3D worlds, add in pre-made characters and functionality through click and drag programming interface. We utilize Microsoft Kodu software. It is best for younger individuals without a lot of experience with game creation.LEARN MORE! SIGN UP!

Ages 10 – 14. This camp allows kids to learn to make your own creations in graphic design software through learning design basics. You will learn how to create your own characters, backgrounds, enemies, obstacles, stages, etc. that can be used as assets in a video game. LEARN MORE! SIGN UP!

Ages 12 – 16. In this camp you will use Construct 2 software to create a game that can be utilized on a mobile device. This software also utilizes drag and drop programming but with more in depth abilities. You will create your own worlds, learn to create own characters, learn to animate those characters, and create custom functionality. LEARN MORE! SIGN UP!

Ages 12 – 16. NEW CAMP FOR 2017! Unity is one of the most popular game engines out there. Many of today’s most popular games utilize Unity as their engine to create today’s blockbuster games. This will be an advanced camp for ages 12 – 16. We will create aspects of two different games utilizing the Unity game engine and Blender 3D Modeling software. LEARN MORE!  SIGN UP