Camps

 

Our 2018 summer camps are being held at 3 locations this summer!
The summer camp schedule for our Round Rock and Austin locations is listed in the tables below. Click on the link for any camp for more information about that particular camp and/or to register. Our summer camps are week-long (Monday-Friday) and are designed for children and teens ages 7-17 years old.

The summer camps have half-day or full-day options.  Our full-day camps are from 9 AM to 4 PM in Round Rock and Central Austin (and 9:00 AM to 3:30 PM in South Austin).  Our half-day camps are from 9 AM to 12 PM and from 1 PM to 4 PM (12:30 to 3:30 PM in South Austin).  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.

2018 Locations:

  • Round Rock: Fun 2 Learn Code, 420 Chisholm Valley Dr, Round Rock, 78681
  • Central Austin: Toybrary, 2001 Justin Ln, Austin, TX 78757
  • 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+Ages 7-11Ages 10+
June 4-8Minecraft RedstoneUnity CodingMinecraft Mods
June 11-15Video Game DesignVirtual Reality (12+) Minecraft Mods JrSTEAM
June 18-22CodingMinecraft Mods STEAMPython
June 25-29Video Game Design or KeyboardingMinecraft Game Design or Keyboarding Minecraft Redstone or Minecraft Building (8+)Video Game Development or Minecraft Building
July 9-13Minecraft Mods JrVideo Game Development Minecraft RedstoneMinecraft Mods
July 16-20Python (8+)Python STEAMSTEAM
July 23-27Video Game Design or KeyboardingKeyboarding or Unity (11+) CodingMinecraft Game Design (10+) or VR (12+)
Jul 30-Aug 3Intermediate Scratch (ages 8+)STEAM Minecraft Mods JrMinecraft Mods
Aug 6-10Minecraft Redstone or (Girls Only) CodingVideo Game Development or (Girls Only) Coding Video Game DesignPython
Aug 13-17Coding (3-day) or Coding (5-day) or Minecraft Building (3-day, ages 8+)Minecraft Building (3-day) or Minecraft Mods (5-day) Minecraft Mods Jr (3-day) or Minecraft Mods JrMinecraft Game Design (3-day) or Minecraft Game Design (5-day)

Central Austin Camps at Toybrary

 Morning (9 AM - 12 PM) Afternoon (1 PM - 4 PM)
Ages 7-11Ages 10-14Ages 7-11Ages 10-14
June 18-22Minecraft Mods Jr
July 9-13Python (ages 8+)Minecraft Mods Jr
July 30-Aug 3PythonVideo Game Development

South Austin Summer Camp

Del Sol Yoga & Kung Fu - 11190 Circle Dr. #103, 78736
Minecraft Mods Jr
July 16-20
12: 30 pm - 3:30 pm
Ages 7-11
Make your very own mod in Minecraft by drawing your items and blocks, creating crafting recipes and adding them all to the game using our custom-built platform. Cost: $210

Camp options in 2018 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.
Cost – $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 PC (not a Mac).
Cost – $200

Minecraft Mods Jr (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 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.
Cost – $210

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

  • Video Game Creation with Kodu
  • Coding with Scratch
  • Computer Programming Challenges
  • Robotics
  • 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.
Cost – $200

Minecraft Engineering with Redstone (ages 7-11)
Explore and design redstone circuits in Minecraft to provide a basic understanding of electrical gates using Minecraft items such as switches, levers, buttons 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 – $210

  • Round Rock: June 4-8, 9am-12pm
  • Round Rock: June 25-29, 1pm-4pm
  • Round Rock: July 9-13, 1pm-4pm
  • Round Rock: Aug 6-10, 9am-12pm

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.
Cost – $100

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.
Cost – $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.
Cost – $210

Minecraft Building (ages 8+)
Build beautiful structures in Minecraft while learning simple design principles to improve the student’s building potential. Students will work together to build a world over the duration of the camp. Due to the teamwork aspect of this camp, Minecraft accounts will be needed. This camp requires basic Minecraft playing skills, as the majority of the time is spent playing Minecraft. Designed for ages 8 and older that have an active Minecraft account and have experience playing Minecraft on the Mac or PC.
Cost – $210

For Ages 10-14:

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. Each camper will take his/her completed mod home at the end of the week, along with instructions on how to install it. Requirement: basic typing skills.
Cost – $225

Game Design with Minecraft (ages 10-14)
Learn the concepts of level and game design using Minecraft. In this camp, students will be building maps in Minecraft that focus on level design, map balance and what makes a map interesting and fun. Designed for ages 10 and older that have an active Minecraft account and have experience playing Minecraft on the Mac or PC.
Cost – $225

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 – $225

Video Game Development with Unity (ages 10-14)
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: basic typing skills. This camp is designed for ages 10-14.
Cost – $225

STEAM Camp (ages 10-14)
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 10-14.
Cost – $225

For Ages 12-17:

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

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 for $50/week for early drop-off or late pick-up and $80/week for both. Pre-registration is required.

Discounts:

We offer discounts for the following:

  • 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 (10% discount).
  • any sibling of a currently-enrolled camper (10% discount).

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