• Camp Type: Day
  • Age of Campers: 5 - 16
  • Gender of Campers: Coed
  • Year Established: 1997

Active Learning Services provides exciting and enriching summer camps for children ages 5-16. Programs include chess camps where professional chess instructors teach children of all abilities to play and improve their games.  Also our popular video game creation and animation camps give children a great opportunity to learn the basics of game design and computer programming. Students can attend morning or afternoon half-day programs or combine two programs for a full day of fun. They will have a blast with excellent instructors and make new friends with other campers, all while learning and developing their minds!

Kodu Video Game Creation – Like Mario Go-Kart

Ages 7 - 16, Introductory to Intermediate

Children will create something similar to a Mario Go-Kart style game. What fun! Campers begin by designing their own world. Worlds can have mountains, valleys, lakes, hills, etc. or they can be a design unlike anything you have ever seen before. It's totally up to them! Next they place characters into the world and program them to move about, interacting with other characters, even talking using scripts written for the characters. They can program characters to pick up objects, engage opponents, and overcome villains. Children will use their creativity as they build a world full of racing tasks. Whether it is collecting enough diamonds before time expires, navigating through the challenging obstacle course, or racing against a friend they are sure to have fun! This is a half-day program. Students can add an additional program to make it a full day camp.

Kodu Video Game Creation - Adventure Style (Ages 7-16)

Ages 7 - 16, Introductory to Intermediate

Children will have the option of learning how to program using a Microsoft Xbox controller! Students will create their own cool custom world and navigate through it. Within this world they will create tasks that need to be completed in order to progress to the next level. Some of those tasks include escaping a  maze designed by the camper, a survival mode, outwitting rivals, creating decoys and collecting bonus items all while having fun! This is a half-day camp. Xbox controller is optional and supplied by the student. Students can add an additional program to make it a full day camp.

NEW for 2016! Modding, Networking and Hosting with Minecraft

Ages 8 – 13, Introductory

Minecraft is hugely popular because it’s collaborative, open-ended and moddable. Our program preserves those qualities and adds a large dose of fun! The week begins with learning the game, controls, recipes and a bit about hosting & networking. Next campers are connecting to different worlds hosted on our secure server and experimenting with character skins, mods and custom maps. By day three the kids are building in the Active Learning World that grows over time. Whether adding a room, building a moat or even creating a chessboard the possibilities are nearly limitless. This is a half-day program. Students can add an additional program to make it a full day camp.

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