Camps

Registration for our 2019 summer camps in Round Rock is now open. Our week-long summer camps have half-day or full-day options. Full-day camps are from 9 AM to 4 PM. Half-day camps are from 9 AM to 12 PM and from 1 PM to 4 PM. To sign up for a full-day camp, select a morning camp and an afternoon camp during the same week. Descriptions for all camps are listed below. Morning care and afternoon care are available for an additional fee at our Round Rock location.

Round Rock location: 420 Chisholm Valley Dr, Round Rock, 78681 (additional locations may be added later in March)

Camp options include the following:

For Ages 7+:

Intro to Coding with Scratch Programming (ages 7-11)
Learn programming concepts such as loops, conditional statements and variables while creating various animations, games, stories and art. Scratch is a visual block-based language developed to teach young people the fundamentals of computer programming, and is now being used at some colleges and universities as an introduction to coding. This camp is designed for ages 7 and older. Early Registration (by March 31): $150; Registration (after March 31): $180.

Video Game Design with Kodu (ages 7-11)
Learn computer programming concepts while being introduced to video game design. Campers will create their own games using Kodu Game Lab, a visual programming language developed for designing and creating games. This camp is designed for ages 7-11. Games created at this camp will be able to be played on a Windows laptop/desktop. Early Registration (by March 31): $150; Registration (after March 31): $180.

Minecraft Mods (ages 7-11)
Make your very own mod in Minecraft by creating items and blocks, establishing crafting recipes and adding them all to the game using our custom-built platform. No prior programming experience is required for this camp. Designed for ages 7-11 that have an active Minecraft account and have experience playing Minecraft Java Edition on a Mac or PC. Each camper will take his/her completed mod home at the end of the week, along with instructions on how to install it. Early Registration (by March 31): $180; Registration (after March 31): $210.

STEAM Camp (ages 7-11)
This camp provides exploration of various types of technologies and programs:

  • Video Game Design
  • Coding with Scratch
  • Computer Programming Challenges
  • Robotics
  • Circuits
  • Engineering Projects
  • Animation

Campers will complete multiple projects while being exposed to different segments of STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math). This camp is designed for ages 7-11. Early Registration (by March 31): $170; Registration (after March 31): $200.

For Ages 8+:

Intermediate Scratch Programming (ages 8+)
Create multi-level games and classic arcade games in Scratch, a visual block-based language created to teach young people the fundamentals of computer programming. This camp is designed for ages 8 and older. Requirement: must have previous Scratch experience. Early Registration (by March 31): $170; Registration (after March 31): $200.

Python Programming (ages 8-12)
Get an introduction to Python and learn the structure of a text-based programming language while exploring coding concepts and writing your own programs. If your child is interested in learning to code, Python is a great first programming language to learn. Campers will write several programs during the week as they learn about variables, loops, conditions and graphics in Python. Designed for ages 8-12. Requirements: none, but basic typing skills are recommended. Early Registration (by March 31): $180; Registration (after March 31): $210.

Video Game Design with Unity (ages 8-12)
Create several mini games in Unity, one of the most powerful 2D and 3D game creation platforms. Campers will learn to use the Unity interface and learn about game layout and mechanics as they build their mini games. This camp is designed for ages 8-12. Early Registration (by March 31): $170; Registration (after March 31): $200.

Virtual Reality with Unity (ages 8-12)
Create a basic 3D game and explore virtual reality using Unity. Learn how to use the Unity development tools to create terrain, add and program objects and utilize game mechanics and physics. The completed game will also be able to be played as a 3D game without a VR headset. This camp is designed for ages 8-12. Early Registration (by March 31): $220; Registration (after March 31): $250.

For Ages 10+:
Minecraft Mods with Java (ages 10+)
Make your very own mod while learning the basics of the programming language Java. Campers will write code in Java and use a graphics editing program to add their own items and blocks to Minecraft. No prior programming experience is required for this camp. Designed for ages 10 and older that have an active Minecraft account and have experience playing Minecraft on the Mac or PC. Each camper will take his/her completed mod home at the end of the week, along with instructions on how to install it. Requirement: typing skills of 10 wpm. Early Registration (by March 31): $200; Registration (after March 31): $230.

Video Game Development with Unity (ages 10+)
Create a basic video game in Unity, one of the most powerful 2D and 3D game creation platforms. Campers will learn to use the Unity interface and write code in C# as they are introduced to programming while making their game. Requirement: typing skills of 10 wpm. This camp is designed for ages 10 and older. Early Registration (by March 31): $200; Registration (after March 31): $230.

STEAM Camp (ages 10+)
This camp provides exploration of various types of technologies and programs:

  • Video Game Development with Unity
  • Python
  • 3D Graphic Design with Blender
  • Engineering Projects
  • Robotics
  • 2D Animation

Campers will complete multiple projects while being exposed to different segments of STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math). This camp is designed for ages 10 and older. Early Registration (by March 31): $200; Registration (after March 31): $230.

Virtual Reality Game Development with Unity (ages 10+)
Create a basic 3D video game and explore virtual reality using Unity. Learn how to use the Unity development tools to create terrain, add and program objects and utilize game mechanics and physics. The completed game will also be able to be played as a 3D game without a VR headset. Requirement: typing skills of 10 wpm. This camp is designed for ages 10 and older. Early Registration (by March 31): $220; Registration (after March 31): $250.

Before Camp and After Camp Care:

Early drop-off (8:00 AM – 9:00 AM) and late pick-up (4:00 PM – 5:00 PM) are available at our Round Rock location only. Pre-registration is required.

Additional Information:

Campers attending half-day camps should bring a nut-free snack and a water bottle. Campers attending camps all day should bring a lunch, 1-2 nut-free snacks and a water bottle. Campers

Coding Classes and Summer Camps for Children and Teens in Round Rock and the Austin Area