Example of JavaScript code moving Optimus Prime game character

Intro to JavaScript Games Camp

Your burgeoning web developer will learn the fundamentals of JavaScript, the programming language that makes games interactive.

Camps run M-F until August 20
$250 • Ages 9 to 17 • 6-9 campers

Make web pages come alive!

Student coding on desktop

Daily Hacks

For two hours each day, your camper will join new friends as they explore the fun complexities of building their own JavaScript games while being led by an expert instructor.

Day One: Expressions, Variables, & Strings
On Monday, campers will become JavaScript developers, learning the fundamentals of code and writing their first JavaScript programs with expressions, numbers, variables, and strings.

Day Two: Conditionals & Loops
On Tuesday, campers will explore the interactive capabilities of JavaScript, writing conditional programs and seeing how JavaScript facilitates gaming.

Day Three: Arrays, Objects, Functions, & Detailed Gameplay
On Wednesday, campers will add complexity to their programs, using arrays and objects to create detailed worlds with depth.

Day Four: Writing Powerful JavaScript
On Thursday, campers will unlock the power of JavaScript by tapping into JQuery, the Dom, and HTML Canvas, allowing them to pack lots of detail into their code with far less effort than they’d think.

Day Five: Game Design Challenge
On Friday, campers will put their coding experience to the test, working together to create and customize games that they’ll be excited to play with friends and family.

Girl wearing headphones on laptop

Coding StarCourses

After this camp, there’s still more to master and explore in computer gaming. Your camper will be invited to our upcoming live StarCourses where featured guest stars will expand their coding knowledge.

Camp Dates & Times

Intro to JavaScript Games Camp

Week-long camps, available June - August

  • About 9 campers per camp
  • 2-hour daily sessions + bonus activities
  • Special content from featured guest stars

Varsity Tutors has kept our girls engaged academically and socially! No other platform has been able to do what they’ve done for our easily bored kiddos. Huge fans!

— Leslie, Parent