Classes

Our group classes are instructor-led and cover a specific program or platform for a certain number of weeks. Registration for fall classes is open. The schedule for after-school and weekend is shown in the tables below. Our homeschool classes will be posted in late September. Early registration pricing ends Oct. 9. Classes start Oct. 16.

Intro to Coding with Scratch (ages 7-11)
Create video games and animations while learning programming concepts such as events, loops, conditional statements, and variables. Projects will be created using Scratch, a visual block-based language developed to teach young people the fundamentals of computer programming. Scratch is used at area high schools as well as many colleges and universities as an introduction to coding. This is an ongoing class that meets for one hour each week. Prerequisite: none. Early Registration (register by 10/9): $40/mo. Normal Registration (after 10/9): $50/mo.

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

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

Students will complete multiple projects while being exposed to different segments of STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math). This class is designed for ages 7-11 and meets for 10 weeks. Prerequisite: none. Early Registration: $120 (sale ends 9/25); Normal Registration (after 9/25): $160.

Minecraft Mods (ages 7-14)
Make your very own mod in Minecraft by adding your own custom items, blocks and food, creating crafting recipes and adding them all to the game using our custom-built platform. No prior programming experience is required for this class. Designed for students ages 7-14 that have an active Minecraft account and have experience playing Minecraft: Java Edition on the Mac or PC. Each student will take his/her completed mod home at the end of the course, along with instructions on how to install it. Prerequisite: none. Early Registration: $90 (sale ends 9/25); Normal Registration (after 9/25): $144.

Video Game Design with Kodu (ages 7-11)
Learn computer programming concepts while being introduced to video game design. Students will create their own games using Kodu Game Lab, a visual programming language developed for designing and creating games. This class is designed for ages 7-11 and meets for 8 weeks. Games created in this class will be able to be played on any Windows desktop or laptop. Prerequisite: none. Early Registration: $80 (sale ends 9/25); Normal Registration (after 9/25): $120.

Video Game Design with Unity (ages 8-11)
Create several mini games in Unity, one of the most powerful 2D and 3D game creation platforms. Campers will become familiar with the Unity interface and learn about game layout and mechanics as they build their mini games. This 8-hour class is designed for ages 8-11. Prerequisite: none. Early Registration: $96 (sale ends 9/25); Normal Registration (after 9/25): $128.

Intro to 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. Students will write several programs as they learn about variables, loops, conditions and graphics in Python. This 10-hour class is designed for ages 8-11. Prerequisite: none, but basic typing skills are recommended. Early Registration: $120 (sale ends 9/25); Normal Registration (after 9/25): $160.

App Development (ages 11-16)
Create multiple apps for Android mobile devices using App Inventor, a block-based programming platform. Any apps created during the class can be uploaded to the Google Play store and/or installed on any Android phone. This 10-hour class is designed for ages 11-16. Prerequisite: none. Early Registration: $120 (sale ends 9/25); Normal Registration (after 9/25): $200.

Video Game Development with Unity (ages 11-16)
Learn how to create video games in Unity, one of the most powerful 2D and 3D game creation programs for development of games for computers, mobile devices, video game consoles and websites. Students will be introduced to the C# programming language and learn about game development while creating a basic game. This 10-hour class is designed for ages 11-16. Prerequisite: basic typing skills are recommended. Early Registration: $120 (sale ends 9/25); Normal Registration (after 9/25): $200.

Intro to Coding (ages 11-16)
Create video games and animations while learning programming concepts such as events, loops, conditional statements, and variables. Projects will be created using Scratch, a visual block-based language developed to teach young people the fundamentals of computer programming. Scratch is used at area high schools as well as many colleges and universities as an introduction to coding. This 10-hour class is designed for ages 11-16. Prerequisite: none. Early Registration: $100 (sale ends 9/25); Normal Registration (after 9/25): $150.

Classes in Round Rock

MondaysClassDates
4:30-5:30 pmVideo Game Design - Unity (ages 8-11)10/21-12/16
5:30-6:30 pmVideo Game Design - Kodu (ages 7-11)10/21-12/16
6:30-7:30 pm
Intro to Coding (ages 7-11)
ongoing class; starts 10/21
6:30-7:30 pmVideo Game Development - Unity (ages 11-16)10/21-12/16
Wednesdays
4:30-5:30 pmIntro to Python (ages 8-11)10/2-12/11
4:30-5:30 pmIntro to Coding - Scratch (ages 7-11)ongoing class; starts 10/2
5:30-6:30 pmVideo Game Design - Unity (ages 8-11)10/2-12/11
6:30-7:30 pmApp Development (ages 11-16)10/2-12/11
6:30-7:30 pmIntro to Coding - Scratch (ages 11-16)10/2-12/11
Thursdays
4:30-5:30 pmVideo Game Design - Kodu (ages 7-11)10/3-12/12
5:30-6:30 pmCoders and Makers (ages 7-11)10/3-12/12
5:30-6:30 pmIntro to Coding - Scratch (ages 7-11)ongoing class; starts 10/3
Saturdays
9:00-10:00 amMinecraft Mods (ages 7-14)10/5-12/14
10:00-11:00 amIntro to Coding - Scratch (ages 7-11)ongoing class; starts 10/5

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