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Game Design & Programming with Roblox

Kids & Teen One-Week Camp  Ages 10-14

Use Roblox Studio to Create Your Own Game

Dive into the endless world of Roblox and create your own games! Roblox allows you to create whatever you can imagine. Learn how to use Roblox Studio to create your own levels, environments, and worlds. Build upon those worlds by adding narrative and mechanics to create a fun experience for one or many players. Create games where players play capture the flag, solve puzzles, or save the day!

As you progress through the course, find the role that you feel the most comfortable in, whether it’s programming, level design, or artist, and team up with others to create the ultimate game. Or, if you’re a master of all talents, create something all your own!

Staff Ratio: 10:1
Hardware + Software:
Roblox + Roblox Studio

Ages: Students 10-14
Hours: 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Program: Kids & Teen Camp (One-Week)

Staff Ratio: 10:1
Ages: Students 10-14
Hours: Full Day, 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Program: Kids & Teen Camp (One-Week)
Hardware + Software: Roblox + Roblox Studio

Course Information

Get ready for a fun and meaningful camp experience through project-based learning.

What Students Learn

• Learn the basics of Game Design: Prototyping, Playtesting, and Iterating.
• 
Build and modify good looking and compelling environments and levels.
• 
Create items and quests for players to pursue.
• Build a story or game mechanics that encourages fun gameplay.
• 
Learn the basics of scripting using the Lua programming language.

What Students Create

• 3D platformer games in Roblox.

More About This Course

Our Game Design courses teach students how to create their own video games. They’ll design levels, characters, and full games using game creation tools. Our Game Design with Roblox course allows students to create 3D platforming based games using editing tools like Roblox Studio and programming with Lua. Students will work in teams to make environments, textures, and scripts to create a full game experience.

The Roblox Experience: In this unique 10-14 year old course, students will design games and assets and then learn to market them using the Roblox Marketplace. The Roblox Marketplace contains community-made items that other users can incorporate into their own games and creations.

Our Game Design courses teach students how to create their own video games. They’ll design levels, characters, and full games using game creation tools. Our Game Design with Roblox course allows students to create 3D platforming based games using editing tools like Roblox Studio and programming with Lua. Students will work in teams to make environments, textures, and scripts to create a full game experience.

What Students Learn

• Learn the basics of Game Design: Prototyping, Playtesting, and Iterating.
• 
Build and modify good looking and compelling environments and levels.
• 
Create items and quests for players to pursue.
• Build a story or game mechanics that encourages fun gameplay.
• 
Learn the basics of scripting using the Lua programming language.

What Students Create

• 3D platformer games in Roblox.

The Roblox Experience

In this unique 10-14 year old course, students will design games and assets and then learn to market them using the Roblox Marketplace. The Roblox Marketplace contains community-made items that other users can incorporate into their own games and creations.

What Students Learn

• Learn the basics of Game Design: Prototyping, Playtesting, and Iterating.
• 
Build and modify good looking and compelling environments and levels.
• 
Create items and quests for players to pursue.
• Build a story or game mechanics that encourages fun gameplay.
• 
Learn the basics of scripting using the Lua programming language.

What Students Create

• 3D platformer games in Roblox.

The Roblox Experience

In this unique 10-14 year old course, students will design games and assets and then learn to market them using the Roblox Marketplace. The Roblox Marketplace contains community-made items that other users can incorporate into their own games and creations.

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Camp Overview + Schedule

Take a look at your camp schedule, learn more about tuition, and explore add-ons.

Daily Schedule

8:00 am Check-in + Drop-Off
9:00 am Hands-on Tech Instruction
10:30 am Morning Break
11:00 am Continued Instruction + Creation
12:00 pm Lunch Break
1:00 pm Back to the Classroom
2:30 pm Afternoon Break
3:00 pm Continued Classroom Time
5:00 pm Pick-up

Tuition Includes

Digital Media Academy camp t-shirt
Personalized feedback + Project Achievement Report
Certificate of Completion
Google Apps email account + unlimited cloud storage
 Low staff to student ratios
 Alumni Club Membership

Friday Open House

Every Friday at 3:00 PM, parents are invited to our Open House! We open up our classrooms so students can show off the projects they have been working on all week. Meet your child’s instructor and explore more opportunities for them to continue learning and creating. Open House is typically finished by 4:00 PM.

 

Daily Schedule

8:00 am Check-in + Drop-Off
9:00 am Hands-on Tech Instruction
10:30 am Morning Break
11:00 am Continued Instruction
12:00 pm Lunch Break
1:00 pm Back to the Classroom
2:30 pm Afternoon Break
3:00 pm Continued Classroom Time
5:00 pm Pick-up

 

 Tuition Includes

Digital Media Academy camp t-shirt
Feedback + Project Achievement Report
Certificate of Completion
Google Apps email account + cloud storage
Personal Apple workstation for camp
 Low staff to student ratios

Friday Open House

Every Friday at 3:00 PM, parents are invited to our Open House! We open up our classrooms so students can show off the projects they have been working on all week. Meet your child’s instructor and explore more opportunities for them to continue learning and creating. Open House is typically finished by 4:00 PM.

Daily Schedule

8:00 am Check-in + Drop-Off
9:00 am Hands-on Tech Instruction
10:30 am Morning Break
11:00 am Continued Instruction + Creation
12:00 pm Lunch Break
1:00 pm Back to the Classroom
2:30 pm Afternoon Break
3:00 pm Continued Classroom Time
5:00 pm Pick-up

 

Tuition Includes

Digital Media Academy camp t-shirt
Feedback + Project Achievement Report
Certificate of Completion
Google Apps email account + cloud storage
Personal Apple workstation for camp
 Low staff to student ratios

Friday Open House

Every Friday at 3:00 PM, parents are invited to our Open House! We open up our classrooms so students can show off the projects they have been working on all week. Meet your child’s instructor and explore more opportunities for them to continue learning and creating. Open House is typically finished by 4:00 PM.

Camp Upgrades

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Lunch Plan

Get lunch on campus so you don’t have to pack your own. Lunch Plans start at $75/week at select locations.

DMA Online

Start learning now and get ready for camp when you register for an online course! DMA Online is $95 per course.

What Students Are Saying

“Not only did DMA enhance my coding abilities, but it also taught me that computer science is an extremely fascinating field of study and computers are awesome in general.”

Josephine G.
Game Programming

The DMA Promise

You can count on us to deliver on all the things that truly matter. We pinky swear.

Top-Notch Staff

Educators, artists, and talented industry professionals with a passion for STEM education.

Well-Balanced Experience

Our students enjoy a balanced camp day with both in-class lessons and outdoor activities.

Project-Based Learning

Our curriculum sparks curiosity, builds confidence, and fosters teamwork and collaboration.

Safety Matters

Our staff is First-Aid + CPR certified and have completed national background checks.

Frequently Asked Questions

If a student already has some experience, are different skill levels accommodated in the course?

Instructors and TAs are always willing to modify and customize curriculum to make sure that all students are engaged and challenged. The first day or so will be utilized to gauge students’ individual skills and strengths. We also have advanced extensions for every course, so teachers can challenge advanced students.

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