Camps

Registration for our summer camps is open for our Round Rock, central Austin and south Austin camps. Descriptions and costs of each camp is listed below the 2017 Summer Camps table.

Our camps are designed for children and teens ages 7-17 years old. The summer camps have half-day or full-day options, with camp hours from 9 AM to 4 PM in Round Rock, 9 AM to 3:30 PM in south Austin and 9 AM to 12:00 PM in central Austin.

Morning care and afternoon care are available for an additional fee at our Round Rock location.

2017 Locations:

  • Round Rock: Fun 2 Learn Code, 301 Hesters Crossing, Suite 120, Round Rock, 78681
  • Central Austin: Austin School of Classical Ballet, 4624 Burnet Rd., Austin, 78756
  • South Austin: Del Sol Yoga & Kung Fu, 11190 Circle Dr. #103, Austin, 78736

Round Rock Camps

 Morning (9 AM - 12 PM) Afternoon (1 PM - 4 PM)
Ages 7-11Ages 10-14Ages 7-11Ages 10-14
June 5-9Keyboarding or Python (ages 8+)3D Graphics or KeyboardingLunchScratchVirtual Reality
June 12-16KoduMinecraft ModsLunchCoders / MakersCoders / Makers
June 19-23ScratchApp DevelopmentLunchMinecraft Redstone or RoboticsPython
June 26-30Coders / Makers Coders / Makers LunchKoduUnity
July 10-14Minecraft RedstonePythonLunchKoduMinecraft Mods
July 17-21ScratchUnityLunchCoders / MakersCoders / Makers
July 24-28Coders / Makers or Intermediate Scratch (ages 8+) Coders / Makers or Virtual Reality (ages 12+) LunchMinecraft RedstoneWeb
Development
or Magic
Jul 31-Aug 4Kodu3D GraphicsLunchScratchVirtual Reality
Aug 7-11Coders / MakersCoders / MakersLunchKoduPython
Aug 14-18Minecraft RedstoneUnityLunchScratchMinecraft Mods

Central Austin Summer Camps

Austin School of Classical Ballet - 4624 Burnet Rd.
Minecraft Mods with Java
June 19-23
9 am - 12 pm
Cost: $225
Ages 10-14
Register
Unity Video Game Development
July 10-14
9 am - 12 pm
Cost: $225
Ages 10-14
Register
Video Game Design with Kodu
July 17-21
9 am - 12 pm
Cost: $200
Ages 7-11
Register

South Austin Summer Camps

Del Sol Yoga & Kung Fu - 11190 Circle Dr. #103, 78736
Scratch Programming
July 24-28
9 am - 12 pm
Cost: $180
Ages 7-11
Register
Video Game Design with Kodu
July 24-28
12: 30 pm - 3:30 pm
Cost: $200
Ages 7-11
Register

Camp options in 2017 include the following:

Minecraft Mods with Java (ages 10-14)
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. Requirement: basic typing skills. Cost: $225.

Intro to Coding with Scratch Programming (ages 7-14)
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. Cost: $180.

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. Cost: $200.

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 only be able to be played on a PC (not a Mac). Cost: $200.

Python Programming (ages 10-14)
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 10-14. Requirement: basic typing skills. Cost: $200.

Python Programming (ages 8-11)
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 8-11. Requirements: none, but basic typing skills are recommended. Cost: $200.

Unity Game Development (ages 10-14)
Create a basic video game in Unity, one of the most powerful 2D and 3D game creation platforms. More than 1/3 of the top games are made with Unity. Campers will learn to use the Unity interface and write code in C# as they are introduced to object-oriented programming while making their game. Requirement: basic typing skills. This camp is designed for ages 10-14. Cost: $225.

Virtual Reality and Unity Game Development (ages 10-14)
Create a basic 3D video game and explore virtual reality using Unity. The game includes the use of Unity development tools such as physics, collision detection, VR controls, prefab construction, lighting and general use of the Unity development interface. By the end of the camp each student will have created a dungeon crawler game where the player traverses the map to find the exit. Requirement: basic typing skills. This camp is designed for ages 10-14. Cost: $225.

Virtual Reality and Unity Game Development (ages 12+)
Create an advanced 3D video game and explore virtual reality using Unity. The game includes the use of Unity development tools such as Animators, Path-finding, State Machines, physics, collision detection, VR controls, prefab construction, lighting and general use of the Unity development interface. By the end of the camp each student will have created a dungeon crawler game with AI-controlled enemies with a boss fight to end the game. While we recommend prior exposure to Unity through our beginner level Unity camp, or other means, it is not required. Requirement: basic typing skills. This camp is designed for ages 12+. Cost: $250.

Web Development (ages 10-14)
Get an introduction to Web Development and learn the structure of browser-based programming languages while exploring coding concepts and creating your own website. Campers will create a basic interactive website using HTML, CSS and Javascript. Designed for ages 10-14. Requirement: basic typing skills. Cost: $200.

Minecraft Engineering with Redstone (ages 7-11)
Explore and design redstone circuits in Minecraft to provide a basic understanding of electrical gates (AND, OR, NOR, XOR, NAND, and INVERTERS) using Minecraft items such as switches, levers, button and more. This camp is designed for ages 7-11. Campers should ideally have his/her own Minecraft account for PC or Mac, but the concepts covered in this camp should also be applicable on Minecraft Pocket Edition. Cost: $200.

Robotics (ages 7-11)
Explore various types of robots and program them to move while learning about motors, accelerometers and light and obstacle sensors. Robots used during the week include Sphero, Ozobot, Lego Robotics, and more! This camp is designed for ages 7-11. Cost: $200.

3D Design and Imaging (ages 10-14)
Learn to work on 3D objects and learn about design, texture, lighting and animation using Blender, a program for creating 3D computer graphics. This camp is designed for ages 10-14 years old. Cost: $225.

Android Mobile App Development (ages 10-14)
Create multiple apps for Android mobile devices using App Inventor, a block-based programming platform. This camp is designed for ages 10-14 years old. Cost: $200.

Keyboarding (ages 7-14)
Learn touch typing skills through the use of classroom instruction and online tools, with a focus on finger placement, posture and accuracy. Typing challenges and games will be held throughout the week. This camp is designed for ages 7-14 years old. Cost: $140.

Coders and Makers (ages 7-14)
This camp provides exploration of various types of technologies and programs:

  • Video Game Creation
  • Python
  • 2D Animation
  • Raspberry Pi
  • Arduino
  • Computer Programming Concepts
  • Robotics
  • Microcontrollers and Circuits
  • Stop Motion 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 and older. Cost: $200.

Magic: The Gathering (ages 10-14)
Learn the main concepts of the popular card game Magic: The Gathering. This camp is suitable for all skill levels. For beginners, the rules will be explained while those with prior experience will have the option to play immediately or learn the rules further. Casual, constructed 60-card decks will be used. Upon completion of the camp a play-mat, dice and sleeved 60 card deck will be provided for out of camp play. Designed for ages 7-14. Maximum: 10 students. Cost: $150.

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 for $50 each or $80 for both at our Round Rock location only.

Discounts:

We offer a 10% multi-camp discount for any child/teen that signs up for more than one half-day camp. The discount applies to the second camp, plus any other additional camps for any week during the summer. We also offer a 10% discount for all sibling registrations.

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.

Throughout the week, campers will also be provided with unplugged and group activities that focus on problem-solving, socialization, creativity and collaboration.

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