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 now open! The schedule for after-school, weekend and homeschool classes is shown in the tables below. We are celebrating our 5th anniversary, and to celebrate this milestone, we are offering our biggest sale ever on classes by offering 50% off the price of our group classes! The sale ends August 22.

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 12-hour class is designed for ages 7-11. Prerequisite: none. Cost: $96 (5th anniversary sale ends 8/22); $192 (normal registration).

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
  • Robotics and Circuits
  • 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. Prerequisite: none. Cost: $96 (5th anniversary sale ends 8/22); $192 (normal registration).

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. Prerequisite: none, but students are expected to spend at least one hour typing each week outside of class. Cost: $96 (5th anniversary sale ends 8/22); $192 (normal registration).

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. Cost: $72 (5th anniversary sale ends 8/22); $144 (normal registration).

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. Games created in this class will be able to be played on any Windows desktop or laptop. Prerequisite: none. Cost: $96 (5th anniversary sale ends 8/22); $192 (normal registration).

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 12-hour class is designed for ages 8-11. Prerequisite: none. Cost: $120 (5th anniversary sale ends 8/22); $240 (normal registration).

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. Designed for ages 8-11. Basic typing skills are recommended. Prerequisite: none. Cost: $120 (5th anniversary sale ends 8/22); $240 (normal registration).

Robotics (ages 8-11)
Explore various types of robots and program them to move and avoid obstacles while learning about motors and sensors. This class is designed for ages 8-11. Prerequisite: none. Cost: $96 (5th anniversary sale ends 8/22); $192 (normal registration).

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 12-hour class is designed for ages 11-16. Prerequisite: none. Cost: $120 (5th anniversary sale ends 8/22); $240 (normal registration).

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 12-hour class is designed for ages 11-16. Prerequisite: basic typing skills are recommended. Cost: $120 (5th anniversary sale ends 8/22); $240 (normal registration).

Coders and Makers (ages 11-16)
This class provides exploration of various types of technologies and programs:

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

Students will complete multiple projects while being exposed to different segments of STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math). This 12-hour class is designed for ages 11-16. Prerequisite: basic typing skills are recommended. Cost: $120 (5th anniversary sale ends 8/22); $240 (normal registration).

Python Programming (ages 11-16)
Get an introduction to Python and learn the structure of a text-based programming language while exploring coding concepts and writing your own programs. Topics covered include variables, loops, conditions and graphics in Python. This 12-hour class is designed for ages 11-16. Prerequisite: basic typing skills are recommended. Cost: $120 (5th anniversary sale ends 8/22); $240 (normal registration).

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 12-hour class meets is designed for ages 11-16. Prerequisite: none. Cost: $96 (5th anniversary sale ends 8/22); $192 (normal registration).

Classes in Round Rock

MondaysClassDates
4:30-5:30 pmVideo Game Design - Unity (ages 8-11)9/9-12/9
4:30-5:30 pmRobotics (ages 8-11)9/9-12/9
5:30-6:30 pmVideo Game Design - Kodu (ages 7-11)9/9-12/9
5:30-6:30 pmIntro to Python (ages 8-11)9/9-12/9
6:30-7:30 pm
Intro to Coding (ages 7-11)
9/9-12/9
6:30-7:30 pmVideo Game Development - Unity (ages 11-16)9/9-12/9
Tuesdays
4:30-5:30 pmCoders and Makers (ages 7-11)9/10-12/10
4:30-5:30 pmRobotics (ages 8-11)9/10-12/10
5:30-6:30 pmGirls Intro to Coding - Scratch (ages 7-11)9/10-12/10
5:30-6:30 pmCoders and Makers (ages 11-16)9/10-12/10
6:30-7:30 pmIntro to Coding - Scratch (ages 7-11)9/10-12/10
6:30-7:30 pmPython Programming (ages 11-16)9/10-12/10
Wednesdays
4:30-5:30 pmIntro to Python (ages 8-11)9/18-12/11
4:30-5:30 pmIntro to Coding - Scratch (ages 7-11)9/18-12/11
5:30-6:30 pmMinecraft Mods (ages 7-14)9/25-11/20
5:30-6:30 pmVideo Game Design - Unity (ages 8-11)9/18-12/11
6:30-7:30 pmApp Development (ages 11-16)9/18-12/11
6:30-7:30 pmIntro to Coding - Scratch (ages 11-16)9/18-12/11
Thursdays
4:30-5:30 pmKeyboarding (ages 7+)9/12-12/12
4:30-5:30 pmVideo Game Design - Kodu (ages 7-11)9/12-12/12
5:30-6:30 pmCoders and Makers (ages 7-11)9/12-12/12
5:30-6:30 pmIntro to Coding - Scratch (ages 7-11)9/12-12/12
6:30-7:30 pmMinecraft Mods (ages 7-14)9/12-12/12
6:30-7:30 pmGirls Intro to Coding - Scratch (ages 11-16)9/12-12/12
Saturdays
9:00-10:00 amIntro to Python (ages 8-11)9/7-12/14
9:00-10:00 amMinecraft Mods (ages 7-14)9/14-11/16
10:00-11:00 amIntro to Coding - Scratch (ages 7-11)9/7-12/14
11:00 am-12:00 pmPython Programming (ages 11-16)9/7-12/14
12:00 -1:00 pmVideo Game Development - Unity (ages 11-16)9/7-12/14

Homeschool Classes - Fall 2019

ClassDayTimeDates

Intro to Coding (ages 7-11)
Mon1:00-4:00 PM9/9-9/30
App Development (ages 11-16)Mon1:00-4:00 PM9/9-9/30
Intro to Python (ages 8-11)Wed1:00-4:00 PM9/11-10/2
Video Game Development (ages 11-16)Wed1:00-4:00 PM9/11-10/2
Coders and Makers (ages 7-11)Thu1:00-4:00 PM9/12-10/3
Coders and Makers (ages 11-16)Thu1:00-4:00 PM9/12-10/3

Girls' Intro to Coding (ages 7-11)
Fri1:00-4:00 PM9/13-10/4

Intro to Coding (ages 11-16)
Fri1:00-4:00 PM9/13-10/4
Coders and Makers (ages 7-11)Wed1:00-4:00 PM10/16-11/6

Girls' Intro to Coding (ages 11-16)
Wed1:00-4:00 PM10/16-11/6
Video Game Design - Unity (ages 8-11)Thu1:00-4:00 PM10/17-11/7
Python Programming (ages 11-16)Thu1:00-4:00 PM10/17-11/7
Intro to Python (ages 8-11)Fri1:00-4:00 PM10/18-11/8
Coders and Makers (ages 11-16)Fri1:00-4:00 PM10/18-11/8

Minecraft Mods (ages 7-14)
Mon1:00-4:00 PM10/21-11/4
Intro to Python (ages 8-11)Mon1:00-4:00 PM11/11-12/9
Video Game Development (ages 11-16)Mon1:00-4:00 PM11/11-12/9
Video Game Design - Unity (ages 8-11)Wed1:00-4:00 PM11/13-12/11
Python Programming (ages 11-16)Wed1:00-4:00 PM11/13-12/11

Intro to Coding (ages 7-11)
Th1:00-4:00 PM11/14-12/12
Girls' Coders and Makers (ages 7-11)Th1:00-4:00 PM11/14-12/12

Minecraft Mods (ages 7-14)
Fri1:00-4:00 PM11/15-12/6
App Development (ages 11-16)Fri1:00-4:00 PM11/15-12/13

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