CODE & GAMER CAMP

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Programs: Camps
Target Age Range: 8+ year-olds
Class Duration: Half & Full Day

Course Summary:

An introduction to visual programming for school-aged children (3rd-8th grade) focusing on the basics of how computers work. Learn about the elemnts of coding with an emphasis on game design, interactive animations, and storytelling. Using TYNKER curriculum, students will work at their own level & pace throughout the week.

Course Details:

We utilize the Tynker Learning Platform, which uses its own visual programming language, is focused on bringing better STEM education tools into classrooms. Learning to program, one of the most valued skills in the 21st century, means having a basic understanding of a language’s underlying computational logic. The course will include topics like loops, conditionals, events, motion, pen drawing, collision detection and will have kids working on kid-appropriate, actually fun projects — stuff like creating cartoons, building mobile games, and building robots.

This camp's materials fee is higher than normal due to a licensing agreement with TYNKER. Students will be able to utilize the program with ther own home account.

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