Minecraft Modding

For kids ages 9-15, we offer Two(2) Levels of Minecraft Modding Summer classes. Kids will learn how to program while “modding”—or adding custom features—to the Minecraft game culminating with students create their own mini-game project at end of the Level II class.

They will learn fundamental programming concepts and skills using a fun and effective visual drag-and-drop programming language called Blockly. The students will not only learn to program but also gain confidence in themselves as programmers and designers.

Level I

This class will cover about half of the basic programming concepts & skills

  1. Functions & Function Calls
  2. Drones & Locations
  3. Loops & Nested Loops
  4. Variables & Game Events

Level II

Open to students who completed Minecraft Modding Level I

This class will complete basic programming concepts & skills plus a mini-game project

  1. Counter Variables & Math Expressions
  2. Conditionals
  3. Parameters
  4. Mini-game project
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Game Programming with Scratch

For kids ages 8-12, we offer Game Programming with Scratch class. Kids will learn programming using Scratch Visual Studio to create their own personal digital game.

This class will cover basic programming concepts & skills to create fun games.

  1. Pong Game
  2. Escape the Dragon game
  3. Music Project
  4. Maze Game
  5. Snake Game
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Web Design

We are offering Web Design Summer classes for students who want to learn the basics of Web Design (Level I) as well as Advanced Web Design & Programming skills (Level II).

Level I

This class will cover the following Fundamental topics in Web Design:

  1. HTML programming & Structure
  2. CSS Styling and Animation
  3. Webpage Layout & Planning

Level II

Open to students who completed Web Design Level I.

We are offering a Level II Summer class to further advance students' web design and programming skills.

This class will cover the following three Advanced topics in Web Design:

  1. CSS Advanced Selectors, Transitions & Animations
  2. Responsive & Mobile Web Layouts using Front-End Framework Grids
  3. JavaScript & jQuery Interactive Components - Modal Dialogs, Carousels, Popovers
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