Game Design Camp

All camps are run online in our Minecraft servers.

Level up your child’s interest in game design as they learn to design their very own Minecraft minigames! From Ender golf courses to Capture the Flag, to puzzles and racing games, they’ll discover the craft of game design online. We’ll start them out playing a new game as a way to get the creative juices flowing. They’ll then work with others to design, build, test, and play! Click here to see the full camp schedule.

The 5 day camp includes 10 hours of online instruction on our custom Minecraft servers, led by expert counselors. Camp sessions run for 2 hours each day. As a camper, your child can continue to refine the skills they are learning in camp on our moderated, year-round Kid Club server, which comes free with camp registration. For ages 8-9 and 10-13.

*For the camp on the week of July 3rd, there will be no session will be held on Tuesday, July 4th. We will have an additional session on Saturday, July 8th instead.

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What Parents are Saying

These camps are great! He told me I did not learn anything I was having too much fun…Then he said guess what I can do now….When he finished telling me (much later) I guess he learned a lot. Thanks we signed up for 2 more weeks. —Ann T

My daughter is super excited about this…thank you! She has an illness that keeps her out of school often and rarely has the chance to do camps and after school activities. She LOVED your summer camps. —Eleanor G

Camp Highlights

Life Skills

All our camps support kids in developing valuable life skills:

  • Creativity
  • Problem-solving
  • Teamwork and Collaboration
  • Planning
  • Communication

Technical Requirements

  • All camps are run online in our Minecraft servers.
  • Summer Camps do not include a Minecraft account, it must be purchased separately at minecraft.net. Connected Camps is only run through the PC/Mac versions of Minecraft.
  • We utilize audio chat in our camps, for that your child will need a working mic.

NOTE:

  • You will receive a welcome email 1 week prior to your start date.
  • See our FAQ for more information.
  • “Minecraft” is a trademark of Mojang AB.

Camp Schedule

Nov 17 @ 9:00 am – 10:30 am
Join us in media lab to learn how to create and share your own Minecraft recordings, animations, and more. You’ll learn how to use tools like Mineimator, Replay mod and more. Make a YouTube channel[...]
Nov 17 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm
We are going to explore coding outside of Minecraft! Join us for coding in Scratch and other platforms. Not a member of our after school program? Sign up here!
Nov 17 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
What are things you don’t like? Draw them out and let people guess. Why don’t you like it?
Nov 18 @ 9:00 am – 10:30 am
Join us in media lab to learn how to create and share your own Minecraft recordings, animations, and more. You’ll learn how to use tools like Mineimator, Replay mod and more. Make a YouTube channel[...]
Nov 18 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm
We are going to explore coding outside of Minecraft! Join us for coding in Scratch and other platforms. Not a member of our after school program? Sign up here!
Nov 18 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Draw out the ingredients to your favorite recipe. Tell us how you think it’s made and share with us to put it into the community cookbook.
Nov 19 @ 3:15 pm – 4:45 pm
Join us for Game Lab in Minecraft. We’ll get together to make and play games in Minecraft. Create original Minecraft minigames and learn the fundamentals of game design. Not a member of our after school program?[...]
Nov 19 @ 5:15 pm – 6:45 pm
Join us in Creative Lab this month to craft an original story experience. Not a member of our after school program? Sign up here!
Nov 20 @ 3:15 pm – 4:45 pm
Join us in Creative Lab this month to craft an original story experience. Not a member of our after school program? Sign up here!
Nov 20 @ 5:15 pm – 6:45 pm
Join us for Game Lab in Minecraft. We’ll get together to make and play games in Minecraft. Create original Minecraft minigames and learn the fundamentals of game design. Not a member of our after school[...]
Nov 21 @ 3:15 pm – 4:45 pm
Join us for Game Lab in Minecraft. We’ll get together to make and play games in Minecraft. Create original Minecraft minigames and learn the fundamentals of game design. Not a member of our after school program?[...]
Nov 21 @ 5:15 pm – 6:45 pm
Join us in Creative Lab this month to craft an original story experience. Not a member of our after school program? Sign up here!
Nov 22 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm
A Survival Camp where the campers have just landed ashore a mysterious land as nomads, travelers, and explorers, and must work together to forge a community in a newfound wilderness. On their journey they will[...]
Nov 22 @ 3:15 pm – 4:45 pm
Join us in Creative Lab this month to craft an original story experience. Not a member of our after school program? Sign up here!
Nov 22 @ 5:15 pm – 6:45 pm
Join us for Game Lab in Minecraft. We’ll get together to make and play games in Minecraft. Create original Minecraft minigames and learn the fundamentals of game design. Not a member of our after school[...]
Nov 23 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm
A Survival Camp where the campers have just landed ashore a mysterious land as nomads, travelers, and explorers, and must work together to forge a community in a newfound wilderness. On their journey they will[...]
Nov 23 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Kid Club is a free kid-friendly Minecraft server where Connected Campers can hang out and keep in touch. All our current and past campers have access. Kids own the agenda, and can play, socialize, and[...]
Nov 24 @ 9:00 am – 10:30 am
Join us in media lab to learn how to create and share your own Minecraft recordings, animations, and more. You’ll learn how to use tools like Mineimator, Replay mod and more. Make a YouTube channel[...]
Nov 24 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm
We are going to explore coding outside of Minecraft! Join us for coding in Scratch and other platforms. Not a member of our after school program? Sign up here!
Nov 24 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm
A Survival Camp where the campers have just landed ashore a mysterious land as nomads, travelers, and explorers, and must work together to forge a community in a newfound wilderness. On their journey they will[...]
Nov 24 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Pick a time in your life that you want to tell us. We’ll be making a short comic about what happened and writing it out.
Nov 25 @ 9:00 am – 10:30 am
Join us in media lab to learn how to create and share your own Minecraft recordings, animations, and more. You’ll learn how to use tools like Mineimator, Replay mod and more. Make a YouTube channel[...]
Nov 25 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm
We are going to explore coding outside of Minecraft! Join us for coding in Scratch and other platforms. Not a member of our after school program? Sign up here!
Nov 25 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm
A Survival Camp where the campers have just landed ashore a mysterious land as nomads, travelers, and explorers, and must work together to forge a community in a newfound wilderness. On their journey they will[...]
Nov 25 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Pick a time in your life that you want to tell us. We’ll be making a short comic about what happened and writing it out.
Nov 26 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm
A Survival Camp where the campers have just landed ashore a mysterious land as nomads, travelers, and explorers, and must work together to forge a community in a newfound wilderness. On their journey they will[...]
Nov 26 @ 3:15 pm – 4:45 pm
Join us for Game Lab in Minecraft. We’ll get together to make and play games in Minecraft. Create original Minecraft minigames and learn the fundamentals of game design. Not a member of our after school program?[...]
Nov 26 @ 5:15 pm – 6:45 pm
Join us in Creative Lab this month to craft an original story experience. Not a member of our after school program? Sign up here!
Nov 27 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm
A Survival Camp where the campers have just landed ashore a mysterious land as nomads, travelers, and explorers, and must work together to forge a community in a newfound wilderness. On their journey they will[...]
Nov 27 @ 3:15 pm – 4:45 pm
Join us in Creative Lab this month to craft an original story experience. Not a member of our after school program? Sign up here!