Camps

Coding Day Camps:

Our day camps are for children and teens and are held from 9:00 am to 4:30 pm.  Our next day camp will be held on February 19.

Coding with Scratch Day Camp (ages 7-12): This day camp is for beginner to intermediate level coders. Our instructors will provide activities in computer programming, video game creation and storytelling using MIT’s Scratch program. Cost: $65 (10% discount for siblings).

Coding Day Camp (ages 10-16): This day camp is for beginner to intermediate level coders. Our instructors will provide activities based on each child’s age, coding experience and programming language. Students will have the option to work on coding projects, video game creation, animation, Python and/or app development. Cost: $75 (10% discount for siblings).

Early drop-off is available at 8:00 am for $10/child daily and late pick-up is available at 5:30 pm for $10/child daily.

What your child should bring to camp:

  • 2 nut-free snacks (one for the morning and one for the afternoon)
  • lunch
  • water bottle

Minimum enrollment of 4 students is required for each day camp. If the minimum enrollment is not met one week prior to the scheduled camp date, you will be notified and issued a full refund.

Summer Camps:

The summer camp schedule for 2018 summer camps at our Round Rock location is below and registration will open later this week. Additional camp locations will be posted by the end of January. 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, with camp hours from 9 AM to 4 PM in Round Rock. 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, 301 Hesters Crossing, Suite 120, Round Rock, 78681
  • Central Austin location: TBA
  • 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+
May 29-Jun 1Scratch or Intermediate Scratch (ages 8+)- Kodu or STEAM-
June 4-8Minecraft RedstoneUnity ScratchMinecraft Mods
June 11-15KoduSTEAM (10+) or VR (12+) Minecraft Mods JrMinecraft Game Design or Blender
June 18-22ScratchMinecraft Mods STEAMPython
June 25-29Minecraft RedstoneMinecraft Game Design (10+) or Robotics (12+) KoduUnity (10+) or VR (12+)
July 2-6STEAM- Scratch or Intermediate Scratch (ages 8+)-
July 9-13Minecraft Mods JrUnity Minecraft RedstoneMinecraft Mods
July 16-20Python (8+)Python STEAMSTEAM
July 23-27KoduApp Development (10+) or Unity (12+) ScratchMinecraft Game Design (10+) or VR (12+)
Jul 30-Aug 3Intermediate Scratch (ages 8+)STEAM Minecraft Mods JrMinecraft Mods
Aug 6-10Minecraft RedstoneUnity KoduPython
Aug 13-17ScratchMinecraft Mods Minecraft Mods JrMinecraft Game Design

Camp options in 2018 include the following:

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 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.

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.

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.

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).

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.

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
  • 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 7-11.

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.

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, 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.

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.

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.

Game Design with Minecraft (ages 10-14)
Learn the concepts of level game design, create and solve challenges and puzzles using 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.

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.

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. 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.

Virtual Reality and Unity Game Development (ages 12+)
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 12+.

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+.

3D Design and Imaging with Blender (ages 12-17)
Learn to work on 3D objects and learn about design, texture, lighting and animation using Blender, a program for creating 3D computer graphics. Students will learn the features of Blender and create a 3D scene during the week. This camp is designed for ages 12-17 years old.

Android Mobile App Development (ages 10-14)
Create multiple apps for Android mobile devices using App Inventor, a block-based programming platform. Apps can be installed on any Android device and uploaded to the Google Play Store. This camp is designed for ages 10-14 years old.

Robotics (ages 12-17)
Work with a small team to design, build, program and control your VEX robot through a group project. The VEX Robotics system is used in high school robotics clubs, including many in the Austin/Round Rock area. This camp is designed for ages 13-17.

STEAM Camp (ages 10-14)
This camp provides exploration of various types of technologies and programs:

  • Video Game Development with Unity
  • Python
  • 3D Modeling with Blender
  • Engineering Projects
  • Robotics

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.

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.

Discounts:

We offer discounts for the following:

  • any current student enrolled in at least one semester-long class.
  • 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.
  • any sibling of a currently-enrolled student or camper.

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