Discover programming through art, music, and math. Collaborate with other campers as you plan and build amazing projects using visual programming. Create interactive greetings, experiment with sounds and musical notes, make your own comics, design characters and animate them, generate math art, and build level-based games. No prior programming experience required.

What Students Learn

  • Day 1: Sounds and music
  • Day 2: Interactive Stories
  • Day 3: Pen Drawing
  • Day 4: Game Design
  • Day 5: Collaborative Project

Technical Requirements

* Online courses require a modern desktop computer, laptop computer, Chromebook, or Netbook with Internet access and a Chrome (29+), Firefox (30+), Safari (7+), or Edge (20+) browser. No downloads required.

1. Sounds and Music
5 activities
In this lesson you will learn to use Actors, Costumes and sounds to create a scene.
2. Drums and Instruments
5 activities
Create your own music, drum set and band using synthesized music!
3. Animation
4 activities
Animate Actors using costumes, loops and wait blocks.
4. Storytelling
7 activities
Create a narrated story using the say and wait blocks.
5. Drawing with Colors
5 activities
Program Actors to move and draw using the pen tool.
6. Drawing Patterns
4 activities
Create colorful drawings by changing the pen color and using multiple Actors.
7. Drawing Puzzles
9 activities
Put your drawing skills to the test! Make the most awesome programmatic drawing!
8. Challenge: Whack-a-Goblin
1 activity
Awesome games for awesome coders.
9. Custom Characters
6 activities
Program, animate and customize characters using Tynker's Character Creator.
10. Challenge: Brazen Invasion
1 activity
Awesome games for awesome coders.
11. Create Levels
3 activities
Quickly create detailed multi-level game worlds using Tynker's Level Editor.
12. Challenge: Doom Racer
1 activity
Awesome games for awesome coders.
13. Custom Adventure Generator
4 activities
Use the ask and answer code blocks to tell dynamic adventure stories.
14. Challenge: Top Down Game Design
2 activities
Awesome games for awesome coders.
15. 2 Player Games
5 activities
Learn to make a 2 player space battle game.
16. Challenge: Brick Breaker
1 activity
Awesome games for awesome coders.