New Camp Curriculum Launched for 2017!

New Camp Curriculum Launched for 2017!

New Camp Curriculum Launched for 2017!

We’ve just launched our 2017 camp curriculum, which makes it easy to add programming to your camp. We offer 14 fun courses that allow kids to learn coding in a way that’s relevant to their interests, be it game design, animation, Minecraft, or advanced programming languages.

With Tynker, learning to code is fun, educational, and collaborative. Kids learn as they solve puzzles and program games, animations, and stories. You don’t need any prior coding experience to add programming to your camp with Tynker. We provide comprehensive teacher guides, lesson plans, and answer keys, in addition to marketing materials and more.

Explore Camp Curriculum

Read on to learn more about our four new courses available this year! Our Minecraft modding and game design courses are perfect for kids who love Minecraft. Kids who already have some experience with coding will love taking the next step with JavaScript or Python.

Minecraft Modding

Age Group: 6th – 8th Grade

Prerequisites: None

Level: Beginner

Kids learn to mod their world with Tynker! They’ll customize their world by making their own skins, mobs, blocks, and items using easy resource editors. Then they can program cool mods to create a custom Lucky Block, set up monster battles in a gladiator arena, and build immense structures programmatically. At the end of the course, they’ll have a fun portfolio of mods and multiplayer games that they’ve programmed. Campers can even show them off to friends by inviting them onto a private server to play!

Minecraft Game Design

Age Group: 6th – 8th Grade

Prerequisites: Minecraft Mod Design

Level: Intermediate

Campers build advanced Minecraft multiplayer games that they can play with friends! They’ll master advanced programming concepts like arrays, objects, semaphores, and more while programming three fun games: Capture the Flag, Soccer, and Tower Defense. At the end of this camp, they’ll be able to build their own multiplayer games from the ground up.

JavaScript Coding

Age Group: 6th – 8th Grade

Prerequisites: Some knowledge of coding is recommended, but not required

Level: Intermediate

Campers learn to code in JavaScript! They’ll learn JavaScript syntax and programming logic as they solve fun puzzles. Then they build their own projects, games, stories, and games using the HTML canvas. They’ll create a portfolio of awesome JavaScript games, including Snake, Breakout, Pong, and Geometry Dash. Best for students with some coding experience.

Python Coding

Age Group: 6th – 8th Grade

Prerequisites: Some knowledge of coding is recommended, but not required

Level: Intermediate

Campers learn to code in Python! They’ll learn Python syntax and programming logic as they solve fun puzzles. Then they build their own projects, games, stories, and games using the turtle tool. They’ll create a portfolio of awesome Python games, including Connect 4, Snake, and Tetris. Best for students with some coding experience.

Interested in using Tynker at your camp? Learn more about how to set up your camp and check out our full camp course catalog, which includes animation, creative coding, and game design courses.

Tynker enables children to learn computer programming in a fun and imaginative way. More than 50 million kids worldwide have started learning to code using Tynker.