THIS IS AWESOME
AN UNFORGETTABLE EXPERIENCE
An open-ended after-school program where campers can build and play with guided challenges and objectives.
- Understand how to build with an objective in mind
- Identify ways to implement different methods and techniques of project-based building
- Understand the importance of communication while working as a member of a team
- Build a large scale group project
- Create roles and responsibilities as a team
- Develop & design a collaborative project
- Share & review creations using constructive feedback techniques
- Use feedback to enhance and further designs
- 3D design
- Building design
- Collaboration and communication
- Complex builds/designs
- Constructive feedback
- Critical thinking
- Environmental storytelling
- Goal-based activity planning
- Iterative design
- Large-scale build projects
- Large-team cooperation & coordination
- Minecraft construction
- Minecraft design
- Minecraft game and level design
- Problem solving
- Scope and scale
- Time management
Primary Computer Device:
- Windows 8, 10 or 11
- or Mac OS
- or Chromebook
- or iPad
Additional Tech Used:
- Web Camera
- Minecraft Education Edition
- Project Management
- Interior Design
- Urban Planning
- Landscape Architecture
- Graphic Design
- Industrial Design
- Event Planning
- Building with an objective in mind: Students will learn how to think critically about the purpose of their builds and how to achieve their goals in the most efficient and effective way possible.
- Different methods and techniques of project-based building: Students will learn how to implement different building techniques such as using different types of blocks and experimenting with different building styles.
- Communication and teamwork: Students will learn the importance of communication while working as a member of a team and how to communicate effectively with their teammates.
- Project planning and management: Students will learn how to organize their work and plan building projects from start to finish.
- Design and architecture: Students will learn about design principles and architecture and how to apply them to their building projects.
- Problem-solving and critical thinking: Students will learn how to solve problems and think critically when faced with challenges in their building projects.
- Creativity and innovation: Students will learn how to think creatively and come up with innovative solutions when building.
- Collaboration: Students will learn how to work effectively with others to achieve a common goal.
- Building with different materials: Students will learn how to use different materials and textures to create unique and interesting builds.
- Time management: Students will learn how to manage their time effectively to complete building projects on schedule.
- Building your own castle or skyscraper like a real architect!
- Learning how to make your builds look like they’re straight out of a movie set!
- Creating secret hideouts and underground caves that only you and your friends know about!
- The feeling of accomplishment after finishing a big building project!
- Using cool building tricks and shortcuts to make your builds faster and better!
- Having a chance to show off your building skills to your friends and family!
- Learning how to work as a team and make new friends who share your passion for building!
- Getting to use cutting-edge technology to take your builds to the next level!
- The opportunity to learn from experienced instructors who can teach you new building techniques!
- And the coolest thing of all, having the chance to build something amazing that you never thought you could!
Q: What is Minecraft Free Builders?
A: Minecraft Free Builders is an after-school program offered by Fleming Tech Camps for young builders who are passionate about Minecraft and want to take their building skills to the next level. The program focuses on project-based learning and uses Minecraft as a tool to teach students how to build with an objective in mind, identify ways to implement different methods and techniques of project-based building, and understand the importance of communication while working as a member of a team.
Q: Who is the program suitable for?
A: The program is suitable for students who are passionate about Minecraft and have an interest in building and design. It is open to students 4th-10th grade of all skill levels, from beginners to experienced builders.
Q: What kind of technology will be used in the program?
A: The program will use Minecraft Education Edition.
Q: How long is the program?
A: The program is an after-school program, so the duration depends on the school schedule and the specific program, but generally speaking the programs will run for 6-10 weeks.
Q: What kind of projects will the students be working on?
A: Students will be working on a variety of building projects, from simple structures to more complex designs.