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Game Development Camps

Roblox® 3D Game Development: Battle Royale (Ages 9-13)

Ages: Boys and Girls 9 to 13
Hours: 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Dates: June 22 to June 26
Tuition: $515

Fans of Fortnite, we need you! Instead of just playing your favorite battle royale games, why not design your own? In this exciting program campers will use a professional 3D game development software, like Lua, to build levels and assets and create action and battle sequences inspired by popular games like Fortnite. In this popular camp students will create a Fortnite-style Battle Royale game in Roblox! Students will learn both the basics of 3D game development and fundamental programming concepts using the Lua programming language. This camp is designed for beginner to intermediate students who are interested in both programming and game development.

Build Your Own 'Pokemon Go' Augmented Reality & AI Game (Ages 9-13)

Ages: Boys and Girls 9 to 13
Hours: 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Dates: July 6 to July 10
Tuition: $515

In this cutting-edge Artificial Intelligence camp participants will explore and engage with new-age to learn, to build, and to develop. Learn about the design and programming behind modern digital assistant software like Alexa, Siri, and Cortana in this innovative camp. Learn to build a video game enemy brain like the Goombas in Super Mario, Creepers in Minecraft, or Slimes in Terraria. More advanced students can build their own artificial intelligence that will attempt to balance a ball or learn to avoid colliding into obstacles. No prior experience is required. We provide all technology on location. Campers will be thrilled to bring home their digital portfolio at the end of the week and continue to work on their AI creation or to share with friends or family. Embark on an EPIC adventure in two of the most exciting and impactful technologies within both the classroom and the workplace! Over the course of the camp users interact with image recognition software and Unity’s AR Kit. No prior experience is required. We provide all technology on location.

Minecraft: Mod Creation: Minecraft Mobs & AI (Ages 9-13)

Ages: Boys and Girls 9 to 13
Hours: 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Dates: July 13 to July 17
Tuition: $515

In this creative camp, students will create their own custom mobs (Minecraft character models) and then use AI (artificial intelligence) programming to teach the mobs how to react in interesting situations. Whether you are a beginner, intermediate, or advanced Minecraft gamer, this camp will present innovative challenges and opportunities to enhance your level of play.

Roblox® 3D Game Development: Robux Tycoon (Ages 9-13)

Ages: Boys and Girls 9 to 13
Hours: 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Dates: July 20 to July 24
Tuition: $515

In this popular camp students will design and code an awesome Advanced Obby and Tycoon game in Roblox, and then learn how to monetize them to make Robux at the Roblox marketplace! Students will learn both the basics of 3D game development and fundamental programming concepts using the Lua programming language. This camp is designed for beginner to intermediate students who are interested in programming, game design, and entrepreneurship.

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