Game Design

Game Design

Game Design Overview

Does your child love Minecraft or Roblox? Instead of playing games let’s teach them at XCL Camps to design and publish their own game!

Camp Details

AGES 6 TO 14 | MONDAY TO FRIDAY | 9AM TO 3PM | $650

With Game Designer Camps, our mission is to make coding for kids simple, fun, and challenging. So your little gamer will not only design his or her very own computer games that anyone can play, but can even challenge their friends using an online learning platform! See below our topics and dates. Best of all, your littler gamers require no experience.

Game Design with Minecraft – Level 1

For ages 6 to 8 years

For ages 9 to 14 years

Price includes morning snack, lunch, camp t-shirt, laptop and login account

$650*

*additional 3% processing fee will be applied only for credit card payment

Stop just playing the game. start modelling it!

Create your own game: Design, build and explore 3D game adventures using Minecraft.

Develop your own game levels, and transform the Minecraft universe into a dynamic game environment.

Camp activities:

  • Pixel Art – create digital characters and structures at the pixel level
  • Blueprint Design – understand the importance of blueprint in architecture and how it works
  • Game Architecture – build a new world and structure in Minecraft

Game Design with Minecraft – Level 2

For ages 6 to 14 years

Price includes morning snack, lunch, camp t-shirt, laptop and login account

$650*

*additional 3% processing fee will be applied only for credit card payment

Redstone in Minecraft is about adding electricity to Minecraft worlds and objects. Perfect for student who have attended Level 1 of Minecraft camp.

Redstone is the equivalent of electricity in Minecraft, allowing students to build their own automation and innovative products, e.g. automated door, bouncy castle and even toilet bowl to bring their ideas to life. Your child will be put in the shoes of an urban planner as they build their Smart School.

Camp activities:

  • Learn about the relationship between electrical circuit and Redstone wiring in Minecraft
  • Understand the functions of different Redstone components
  • Learn what automation is and use Redstone concepts to incorporate automation in the creation

Game Design with Roblox – Level 1

For ages 7 to 9 years

For ages 10 to 14 years

Price includes morning snack, lunch, camp t-shirt, laptop and login account

$650*

*additional 3% processing fee will be applied only for credit card payment

Create different immersive 3D game experiences on the ROBLOX gaming platform, such as interactive adventures, races, and competitions.

Camp activities:

  • Learn about game creation through the construction of obstacles (Obby) and terrains within Roblox
  • Understand the process of debugging, beta testing and feedback
  • Get exposure to the Lua programming language and scripting used in Roblox

Game Design with Roblox – Level 2

For ages 10 to 14 years

Price includes morning snack, lunch, camp t-shirt, laptop and login account

$650*

*additional 3% processing fee will be applied only for credit card payment

Become game developers with the popular and unique Roblox® gaming platform. Learn how to use a variety of sophisticated but intuitive 3D game development tools. Create exciting and competitive multiplayer games, interactive stories, car racing scenarios and much more.

In this camp, students will create an adventure game where players explore a world to find items to harvest and sell. Perfect for those who have already have some familiarity with Roblox Studio and basic coding concepts up to if/then statements.

Camp activities:

  • Create their own game mechanics with a description of the game settings
  • Understand the basics of LUA scripting like how to create variables, conditional statements and loops
  • Demonstrate the logic of if/then statements by modifying a part’s properties.
  • Practice troubleshooting by independently fixing issues in scripts as encountered.

Instructors

Kodecoon Academy

Kodecoon Academy was founded with the mission to expose students to digital literacy and computational skills to prepare them for the fast-changing world of technology. For the past four years, Kodecoon Academy has been providing top-botch technology courses to equip every student with the relevant students to adapt to the volatile, uncertain, changing and unambiguous (VUCA) world, to transform them into leaders with the right mindset and confidence in creating breakthroughs in their own areas of interest.

Key Takeaways

  • Learn the fundamentals of Computer Science using block coding
  • Work together in groups to collaborate and build a mini project each day
  • Apply the concepts learned to solve problems and address a real-world issue

Not sure if this camp is the best fit for your child, or have some questions about the camps?

We would be happy to help you choose, and answer any questions you might have. Just email us at info@xclcamps.com or call us 6808 7324.

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