Mining into Minecraft! Jul 23-27

VIDEO GAME DESIGN – ages 10-14
SESSION: July 23-27 $349

Discover the dynamic programming and design strategies behind games like Minecraft and Terraria. Create your own 2D virtual world!

Design and program your own characters, blocks, monsters and adventure story. Learn how to:

  1. Create dynamic pixel art
  2. Animate characters & monsters
  3. Plan your game story – you make the rules!
  4. Break and place blocks
  5. Create & program a variety of monsters and obstacles
  6. Design your own levels and worlds
  7. Get an introduction to computer programming using Gamemaker Language, an object-oriented programming language (much like Javascript).

End of week: You will have a finished game to play and share with friends and family!

SOFTWARE: Gamemaker Studio 2 by Available for PCs and Macs! Please note that at the camps we run all programs on PC computers.



The Camp Day

The camp day runs from 9 AM to 4 PM.

Drop off: Campers may be dropped off as early as 8:30 AM. Between 8:30 and 9 AM we gather in the playground across the street from the NSCC campus.

Pick up: Campers can be picked up between 3:50 and 4 PM.

* Extended Day Option: We offer an extended day option from 4 to 5 PM. There is an additional charge for this service.

– Four-day camp week extended day option – $30
– Five-day camp week extended day option – $40

Additional information
Select an extended day option

extended day option from 4-5 PM ($40), no extended day option