Kids: Adventures in Programming
Learn Basic Computer Programming with Scratch© and Get an Introduction to Java™ Using Greenfoot
Campers discover how to create video games and develop character animations using powerful kid-friendly programming tools like Scratch© and Greenfoot. Scratch is an award-winning programming tool developed by MIT (Massachusetts Institute of Technology), while Greenfoot is a simple-to-use programming platform for Java™. Both programs help teach kids computer-programming concepts and basics in a simple, straightforward and fun way.
Kids get an introduction to Java™ programming – the world’s most common programming language – while gaining valuable computer and problem-solving skills in this hands-on programming adventure.
What You’ll Learn: Adventures in Programming
|Course Content||Software Used|
|• Basic programming concepts
• How to use Scratch© and Greenfoot
• Basic Java™ programming with Greenfoot
• Creating games and interactive stories through programming
• How to program video games & animations
Digital Media Academy may slightly vary curriculum to better fit the needs/expertise level of a given class.
Who Should Attend: Adventures in Programming
Ages 10 – 12 | Beginner – Advanced | No Programming or Game Development Experience Required
For aspiring young programmers or kids interested in learning more about video games and what it takes to make them. This experience is also great for kids who love creating things using computers and want to learn more about programming.
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Questions about a course or additional weeks at DMA? Ready to register? Please call 866.656.3342 for more information and to speak with a Guest Experience Representative.
2014 Fees & Additional Options: Adventures in Programming
|Tuition||$890||1 Week, Mon-Fri||Lunch not included|
|Lunch Plan||add $45 or $65*||1 Week, Mon-Fri||5 lunches|
|Extended Day – Student Program (7:30am-6:30pm) – Select Locations Only||add $195||1 Week, Mon-Fri||3 meals/day|
*Depending on location.
To view all options, visit our Options & Fees page.
1 Week | Ages 10 – 12 | Beg – Adv
|“I was impressed by the projects my son and his classmates were able to produce after a week of computer programming.”
— Bootsie Holt, Parent
2014 Locations & Dates
- Jun 23-27 | Jul 07-11 | Jul 21-25 | Aug 04-08
- Jun 30-Jul 04 | Jul 14-18
- Jul 07-11 | Jul 21-25
- Aug 04-08
- Aug 04-08
- Jul 07-11 | Jul 28-Aug 01
- Jul 21-25 | Aug 04-08
- Jul 14-18
- Jul 07-11
- Jun 23-27