Camps

Summer Camps:
We offer camps during the summer and on school holidays for ages 7-16 in coding, video game development, Python, Minecraft and STEM/STEAM. 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. For a limited time, save $70-90 off each half-day camp.

Round Rock Camps

 Morning (9 AM - 12 PM)LunchAfternoon (1 PM - 4 PM)
June 27-July 1Minecraft Mods (ages 7-12) Video Game Design - Unity (ages 8-12) Intro to Coding - Scratch (ages 7-11) Gaming Tournaments (ages 10+)
July 5-8
(4-Day)
Intro to Coding - Scratch (ages 7-11) -
July 11-15 Coders and Makers (ages 7-12) Video Game Development - Unity (ages 10-15) Video Game Design - Kodu (ages 7-11) Python Programming (ages 8-12)
July 18-22Python Programming (ages 10-14)Gaming Tournaments (ages 10+) Video Game Design - Unity (ages 8-12) Coders and Makers (ages 10-14)
July 25-29Intro to Coding - Scratch (ages 7-11)Minecraft Mods (ages 7-12) Coders and Makers (ages 7-12) Video Game Development - Unity (ages 10-15)
Aug 1-5Video Game Design with Unity (ages 8-12) Coders and Makers (ages 10-14) Minecraft Basics (ages 7-12) or Video Game Design in Scratch (ages 8-12)Python Programming (ages 10-14)
Aug 8-12Video Game Design with Kodu (ages 7-11)Python Programming (ages 8-12) Intro to Coding with Scratch (ages 7-11)Coders and Makers (ages 7-12)

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 games, animations, stories and art. Scratch is a visual block-based language developed to teach young people the fundamentals of computer programming, and is used at some colleges and universities as an introduction to coding. This camp is designed for ages 7 and older. Registration: $200 $130 (limited time discount).

Minecraft Mods (ages 7-12)
Make your very own mod in Minecraft by drawing your custom items, blocks, tools, food, and armor, as well as creating crafting recipes and adding them all to the game. No prior programming experience is required for this camp. Designed for ages 7-12 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. Registration: $230 $160 (limited time discount).

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

  • Video Game Design
  • Coding with Scratch
  • 2D Graphic Design and Animation
  • Microcomputers, Circuits and Robotics

Campers will complete multiple projects while being exposed to different segments of STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math). Each day, campers will create a project using a different program/technology. This camp is designed for ages 7-11. Registration: $200 $130 (limited time discount).

3D 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 on Windows PCs. This camp is designed for ages 7-11. Games created at this camp will be able to be played on a Windows laptop/desktop. Registration: $200 $130 (limited time discount).

Minecraft Basics (ages 7-12)
This camp is designed as an introduction for children who are new to Minecraft: Java Edition for Windows, Linux and macOS.  Campers will learn about farming, ranching, building, crafting, mining, survival skills and keyboarding in order to play the game in a collaborative, cooperative environment with their peers.  This camp is designed for ages 7-12. Registration: $200 $130 (limited time discount).

For Ages 8+:

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. Registration: $250 $160 (limited time discount).

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. Registration: $230 $160 (limited time discount).

Video Game Design with Scratch (ages 8-12)
Learn the concepts of game design and create various games using Scratch, a visual block-based language developed to teach young people coding fundamentals. This camp is designed for ages 8-12. Requirement: none. Registration: $230 $140 (limited time discount).

Minecraft Redstone (ages 8-12)
Explore and design redstone circuits in Minecraft to provide a basic understanding of engineering and electrical gates using Minecraft items such as switches, levers, buttons and more. This camp is designed for ages 8-12. Campers should ideally have his/her own Minecraft account for PC or Mac (Java Edition), but the concepts covered in this camp should also be applicable on Minecraft Pocket Edition. Registration: $250 $160 (limited time discount).

  • June 20-24: 9:00 am-12:00 pm

For Ages 10+:

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 micro game. Requirement: basic typing skills of 10 wpm. This camp is designed for ages 10 and older. Registration: $250 $160 (limited time discount).

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

  • Video Game Development with Unity
  • Computer Programming using Python
  • Graphic Design and Animation
  • Microcomputers and Circuits

Campers will complete multiple projects while being exposed to different segments of STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math). Each day, campers will create a project using a different program/technology. This camp is designed for ages 10 and older. Registration: $250 $160 (limited time discount).

Python Programming (ages 10+)
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 and older. Requirements: basic typing skills. Registration: $250 $160 (limited time discount).

Gaming Tournaments (ages 10+)
Play in different tournaments each day of camp against fellow campers, including:

  • Mario Kart
  • Smash Bros
  • Mario Party
  • Steam games
  • Retro games

The games and controllers will be provided, but campers can bring their own controllers if they prefer. This camp is designed for ages 10 and older. Requirement: Good sportsmanship. Registration: $250 $160 (limited time discount).

Before Camp and After Camp Care:

Early drop-off (8:30 AM – 9:00 AM) and late pick-up (4:00 PM – 5:00 PM) are available. Pre-registration is required. Early drop-off is $25/week and late pick-up is $75/week.

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.

Covid-19 Update:

We will continue to follow the guidelines recommended by the Williamson County and Cities Health District and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Since February 25, Williamson County and Round Rock has been categorized as being in a low level of transmission. As a result, masks are optional. Please note that the guidelines may change during the summer. Our focus will continue to be on the health and safety of our students and instructors. As of the start of summer, the COVID-19 Community Level for Williamson County remains at Low. The recommended guidelines at the Low Community Level are the following:

  • protective face coverings are optional
  • stay up to date with COVID-19 vaccines
  • get tested if you have symptoms

If our local area rises above the low level of transmission to medium or high, we may implement certain guidelines, including:

  • limiting enrollment capacity
  • requiring mask usage of anyone inside our studio (mask must completely cover the nose and mouth)
  • physically distancing all campers

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