Continuing Education

Computer Programming Camp

Course Detail

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SCRATCH Coding (AM) & Minecraft Engineering (PM) Ages 8-11
Learn the ins and outs of computer programming with these two great programs! In SCRATCH Coding students will discover the hidden world of coding and just how amazing it feels to program a computer and watch it work for you! During our Minecraft afternoon, students will learn the foundational skills involved in utilizing the Minecraft.edu format. Participants will engage in a civil engineering project to build structures within specific confines of budget and materials. As a group, they will construct an entire city including roads, public services, homes etc. If time permits, coding will be introduced to the participants as a way to create their own game modifications. 

ADV Minecraft Engineering (AM) & Coding with Python (PM) Ages 11-14
This introductory Minecraft.edu class will provide the foundational skills involved in utilizing the Minecraft.edu format. Engage in a civil engineering project to build structures within specific confines of budget and materials. As a group, students will construct an entire city including roads, public services, homes etc. Python is an impressive introduction to the text based coding world and was used to develop Instagram, YouTube, Spotify, Google and many other familiar sites. Python will allow students to develop video games, desktop GUI's, software and more! Many programming concepts such as algorithms, looping, nesting, debugging, variables and conditionals will be covered. Participants will be amazed to see their ideas and imaginations come to life! Discover the limitless possibilities and fun of Minecraft and Python Coding!

Please bring a bag lunch and drink.

Students can register for Half day camp: $139 (AM or PM) or for Full day camp: $269.

Students will receive information on higher education opportunities and a camp gift.

Students not picked up promptly at 4:00pm will be charged additional fees to cover additional staff expense.