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Intro to Minecraft Coding Camp

Put their hard hat on: we’re building worlds. Your camper will make friends, gain fundamental coding skills, and play Minecraft all while expanding their creativity and ingenuity. Requires a PC with Windows OS.

Camps run M-F until August 20
$250 • Ages 5 to 10 • 6-9 campers

Let’s create new worlds!

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Daily Builds

Each camp day an expert instructor will help build their programming prowess with JavaScript as they play Minecraft with new friends. Requires a PC with Windows OS.

Day One: Orientation & Events
On Monday, campers will get acquainted with Microsoft MakeCode and learn the fundamentals of block programming, then learn to program events within the world of Minecraft.

Day Two: Coordinates & Variables
On Tuesday, campers will explore the concept of in-game movement, using coordinates to represent player and object position, and learn to code using variables, adding scale to their programming prowess.

Day Three: Conditionals & Functions
On Wednesday, campers will learn to code interactivity by setting If-Then conditions to create events and outcomes.

Day Four: Iteration & Arrays
On Thursday, campers will program repeating elements and advanced data storage to allow for advanced ongoing gameplay.

Day Five: AI & Great Journey Challenge
On Friday, campers will explore the concept of Artificial Intelligence, then put their coding skills to work as they undertake a Minecraft Great Journey Challenge and compare their worlds and characters with new friends.

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Coding StarCourses

Game development (and play!) doesn’t stop when camp is over. Your camper will be invited to our upcoming live StarCourses where featured guest stars will expand their coding knowledge.

Camp Dates & Times

Intro to Minecraft Coding Camp

Week-long camps, available June - August

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

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— Henley, Parent