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Digital Game Design with Bloxels – July 1

Grades 4-10
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

THIS IS AWESOME

AN UNFORGETTABLE EXPERIENCE

Rising Grade Level

Grades 4-10

Tuition Fee

$209.99

Location

Online Tech Camps

Local Time

  • Timezone: America/New_York
  • Date: July 01
  • Time: 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Unlock your child’s creativity and passion for gaming at our exciting Bloxels Game Design Camp for Tweens! This interactive and hands-on camp offers an unforgettable experience in the world of game development. Together we’ll design our own game characters, levels, enemies, powerups and more then put them to the test as we become our own playtesters to find the fun and build bigger and better. With our expert staff, we’ll review and implement clever and imaginative game design skills and techniques together!

Welcome to an electrifying adventure in digital game design with Fleming Tech Camps’ Digital Game Design with Bloxels summer camp program! Get ready to dive headfirst into the exciting world of game development where creativity meets technology in the most exhilarating way possible.

At Digital Game Design with Bloxels, we believe that every young mind has the potential to be a game designer extraordinaire. Our program is designed to spark creativity, foster innovation, and empower campers to bring their wildest gaming dreams to life. With a combination of hands-on activities, expert guidance, and cutting-edge tools like Bloxels, campers will embark on a journey of discovery unlike any other.

Throughout the program, campers will delve into the intricacies of platform-style 2D game experiences, learning to navigate the exciting terrain of game design with confidence and flair. From mastering the fundamental principles of 2D game design to honing their skills in iterative design, our campers will gain a comprehensive understanding of what it takes to create captivating gaming experiences from start to finish.

But that’s not all! Digital Game Design with Bloxels isn’t just about crafting games—it’s about crafting fun. Campers will uncover the secrets of what makes gameplay truly enjoyable as they identify and experiment with the elements that keep players coming back for more. With a keen focus on platforming elements and a deep dive into the anatomy of fun, our campers will emerge with a newfound appreciation for the art and science of game design.

At the heart of Digital Game Design with Bloxels lies a commitment to fostering a supportive, collaborative environment where campers can unleash their creativity and build lifelong friendships along the way. Through teamwork, communication, and a healthy dose of friendly competition, campers will learn not only from our expert instructors but also from each other, creating a vibrant community of budding game designers.

  • Explore and design platform-style 2D game experiences
  • Understand 2D game design principles
  • Define iterative design in game development
  • Identify elements that make fun gameplay
  • Understand platforming elements in games
  • Build your own video game with the app
  • Share & review developed levels using constructive feedback
  • Use constructive feedback from other game testers to improve and enhance your games
  • Designing characters
  • Crafting intricate game levels
  • Mapping out epic adventures
  • Build and refine games
  • Showcase your builds and even share them with your friends
  • 3D level design
  • Adventure games
  • App based developer tools
  • Brainstorming
  • Collaboration and communication
  • Constructive feedback
  • Critical thinking
  • Encounter generation
  • Environmental storytelling
  • Game design principles
  • Game testing
  • Introduction to 2D game design principles
  • Iterative design
  • Narrative storytelling
  • Platforming games
  • Problem solving
  • Puzzle design
  • Scope and scale
  • Scripting
  • Time management
  • Video game level design

Primary Computer Device:

  • Windows 8, 10 or 11
  • or Mac OS
  • or Chromebook

 

Additional Tech Used:

  • Headphones
  • Microphone
  • Web Camera
  • Graphic Designer
  • User Experience (UX) Designer
  • User Interface (UI) Designer
  • Web Developer
  • App Developer
  • Software Engineer
  • Content Creator
  • Marketing Specialist
  • Educational Game Designer
  • Instructional Designer
  1. How to design platform-style 2D game experiences
  2. Understanding of 2D game design principles
  3. Practical experience with iterative design in game development
  4. Identifying elements that make gameplay fun and engaging
  5. Understanding platforming elements in games
  6. Collaborative teamwork and communication skills
  7. Problem-solving and critical thinking abilities
  8. Time management and organization in game development
  9. Scripting and coding basics for game creation
  10. Environmental storytelling techniques
  1. Crafting your very own video game world!
  2. Learning secret codes to unlock game magic!
  3. Laughing and learning with new friends!
  4. Designing characters crazier than unicorns!
  5. Solving puzzles like a superhero detective!
  6. Becoming a master of gameplay fun!
  7. Creating adventures that make even grown-ups jealous!
  8. Discovering the hidden power of pixels!
  9. Unleashing your imagination to infinity and beyond!
  10. And the super cool reason… Free snacks that refill magically!

Frequently Asked Questions

Q: What age group is the camp for?

A: The camp is designed for kids grades 4th – 8th grades.

Q: Do I need any prior experience in game design?

A: No prior experience is necessary! The camp is suitable for beginners and experienced young gamers alike.

Q: What software/tools will be used in the camp?

A: Campers will primarily use Bloxels, a hands-on platform for designing and creating video games. No additional software is required.

Q: Will there be breaks?

A: Yes, there will be scheduled breaks throughout the camp

Q: Is there a maximum number of campers allowed?

A: Yes, we have limited space available to ensure each camper receives personalized attention and guidance from our instructors. Register early to secure your spot!

Q: Will there be opportunities to showcase our game creations?

A: Absolutely! At the end of the camp, there will be a showcase where campers can share their game designs with friends and family.

Q: Do I need to have to have my own laptop or tablet?

A:For online camps you will need your own device.

Q: What will my child learn from this camp?

A: Campers will learn valuable skills such as game design principles, teamwork, problem-solving, creativity, and critical thinking—all while having a blast!

Q: How can I register for the camp?

A: Registration can be done online through our website, FlemingCamps.com. Simply visit the website, select the Digital Game Design Camp, and follow the instructions to complete the registration process.

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WORLD CLASS STEM PROGRAM AT AN AMAZING PRICE

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Rising Grade Level

Grades 4-10

Local Time

  • Timezone: America/New_York
  • Date: July 01
  • Time: 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
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