Creative Coding in Scratch Camp

Your child can easily learn to program their own animations, games, and interactive stories with Scratch. This free software allows kids to quickly create and share projects by dragging, dropping, and combining pieces of code. If you have a child interested in learning to program Scratch is a great first platform. Campers will create and publish several projects during this hands-on coding camp, with support from our expert counselors.   

The 5 day camp includes 10 hours of online instruction and activities using the Scratch coding interface and Zoom video chat, led by expert counselors. Camp sessions run for 2 hours each day. As a camper, your child can also connect with a tech-passionate community of kids on our moderated, year-round Kid Club Minecraft 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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Life Skills

All our camps support kids in developing valuable life skills:

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

Technical Requirements

  • A Mac or PC with a stable internet connection, headphones and a microphone
  • Your own Scratch account (free)
  • The Zoom video client

NOTE:

  • You will receive a welcome email 1 week prior to your start date.
  • See our FAQ for more information.
  • Scratch is developed by the Lifelong Kindergarten Group at the MIT Media Lab. See http://scratch.mit.edu.

Camp Schedule

Feb 18 @ 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?[...]
Feb 18 @ 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!
Feb 19 @ 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!
Feb 19 @ 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[...]
Feb 20 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm Online
See full details: https://outschool.com/classes/intro-to-architectural-design-with-minecraft-0QN5SYKK?sectionUid=9d0e06a8-2f63-46df-b0c0-b88ecee9151a&utm_medium=linked_calendar&utm_campaign=calendar_favorites
Feb 20 @ 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?[...]
Feb 20 @ 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!
Feb 21 @ 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!
Feb 21 @ 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[...]
Feb 22 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm Online
See full details: https://outschool.com/classes/intro-to-astronomy-with-minecraft-java-edition-l1GTlKmc?sectionUid=716862ca-805d-4b71-b9ee-f274057646ae&utm_medium=linked_calendar&utm_campaign=calendar_favorites
Feb 22 @ 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[...]
Feb 23 @ 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[...]
Feb 23 @ 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!
Feb 23 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm Online
See full details: https://outschool.com/classes/intro-to-game-design-with-minecraft-RuKuynyb?sectionUid=76de878a-99d8-44c7-b606-b0f2d1ac76c3&utm_medium=linked_calendar&utm_campaign=calendar_favorites
Feb 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[...]
Feb 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!
Feb 25 @ 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?[...]
Feb 25 @ 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!
Feb 26 @ 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!
Feb 26 @ 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[...]
Feb 27 @ 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?[...]
Feb 27 @ 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!
Feb 28 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm Online
See full details: https://outschool.com/classes/intro-to-game-design-with-minecraft-RuKuynyb?sectionUid=d412bde0-253c-40e4-9e07-c12f5b3d25d6&utm_medium=linked_calendar&utm_campaign=calendar_favorites
Feb 28 @ 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!
Feb 28 @ 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[...]
Mar 1 @ 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[...]
Mar 2 @ 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[...]
Mar 2 @ 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!
Mar 2 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm Online
See full details: https://outschool.com/classes/survival-club-in-minecraft-KJ3uFTD9?sectionUid=c0f0f7c6-df0a-4c04-b0e8-2f097c9028b1&utm_medium=linked_calendar&utm_campaign=calendar_favorites
Mar 3 @ 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[...]