Learn Math while Making Video Games at Game Makers Summer Camp!

Code dynamic video games and animations using MIT’s Scratch. Learn real coding terms and math concepts while watching your creativity come to life on screen. An epic coding journey!

Dynamic Game Design

From creating characters to coding interactive worlds, Game Makers introduces campers to the exciting universe of game development using MIT’s Scratch – a block-based coding platform (‘LEGO on a laptop’).

Animation Awesomeness

Unleash the animator within! Campers will master the art of coding animations, bringing characters and stories to life through drag & drop code blocks.

Showcase Spectacular

Conclude the camp with a grand showcase, where our Game Makers present their coded creations (‘Family Friday’ – full day camps).

Highlights of Game Makers Camp

Coding Quests

Embark on coding adventures that gradually elevate skills, ensuring campers become confident game makers by the end of the program.

Interactive Challenges

 Face off in coding challenges and team projects, fostering collaboration and boosting problem-solving skills.

 Game Showcase Extravaganza

Conclude the camp with a grand Game Showcase, where every Game Maker reveals their digital masterpieces (‘Family Friday’ – full day camps).

At Game Makers Summer Camp, your child will have ‘Educational Fun’ and develop these skills:

Coding

Math

Problem-solving

Creativity

Presentation

Teamwork

Camp Schedule

8:30 – 9:00 am

Early drop off (free play, optional)

9:00 – 9:15 am

😀 Check-In + Morning Welcome

9:15 – 10:30 am

🚀Project time

10:30 – 10:45 am

🛝Recess break

10:45 – 11:45 pm

🚀Project time

11:45 – 12:00 pm

🖐️Wrap Up + Pick Up (AM Half-Day Camp)

12:00 – 1:00 pm

🛝Lunch + Outdoor Play

1:00 – 1:15 pm

😀Check-In + Afternoon Welcome (PM Half-Day Camp)

1:15 – 2:30 pm

🚀Project time

2:30 – 2:45 pm

🛝Recess break

2:45 – 3:45 pm

🚀Project time // ‘Family Friday’ presentations (full-day camps)

3:45 – 4:00 pm

🖐️Wrap Up + Pick Up

4:00 – 5:00pm

Late pick up (free play, optional)

Note: 

  • Daily Project Time/Screen Time Vs. Recess/Free Play:
    • Half-day camps: 2.25 to 2.5 hours is dedicated to project time (of 3 hour camp) 
    • Full day camps: 4.5 to 5 hours is dedicated to project time (of 7 hours duration). 
    • The remaining camp time is screen-free recess and/or outdoor play.
  • Friday afternoon is ‘Family Friday’ presentations, where campers present their STEM and/or Coding projects to their friends and family (full-day camps). 
  • Extended care (early drop off / late pick up) is supervised free-play. Please choose this optional feature under ‘Add-on” when registering. 
  • Schedule may be subject to change based on weather conditions and special activities. 
  • All activities are designed to be engaging, educational, and, most importantly, FUN!

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Small-size camps, caring staff

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Nurtures confident, creative, resilient kids

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‘Family Friday’ presentations (full-day camps)

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FAQs

If your child is younger or new to coding, Game Makers Level 1 (taught with MIT Scratch software) is a great introduction (it’s like ‘LEGO on a laptop’ where kids use drag-and-drop multi-coloured blocks to code dynamic games and projects. 

For older or Intermediate and Advanced coders, App Makers (taught with MIT App Inventor software) is a great introduction to app-making fundamentals.

Both Minecraft and Roblox are beloved recreational platforms that nurture creativity, computational thinking, logic and problem-solving.  

For all Coding camps & STEM – Movie Makers camp: families are encouraged to supply their own device, ie. a laptop -or- a tablet with keyboard + mouse. Alternatively, Codezilla rentals of a laptop + mouse are available ($10/day).

For half-day camps: please bring a nut-free snack, flip-top water bottle, sunscreen, hat. 

For full day camps: please bring a nut-free lunch + 2 snacks, flip-top water bottle, sunscreen, hat and swimsuit/towel for water days.

As a mom-run business, we know that outdoor playtime (aka screen-free time) is important. Campers follow a school-based schedule, eg. 1 x 60 min lunch, 2 x 20 min recess break (AM + PM) for plenty of fresh air and outdoor recreation at local parks, splash pads and nearby green spaces.  

Our camp hours follow a school-based schedule, eg. 9am start, 4pm end. Optional early-drop off (8:30 – 9am) and extended care (4-5pm) are available. 

For full day camps, we host ‘Family Friday’: families are encouraged to watch their child(ren) present their coding and/or STEM projects. Camper presentations kick-off at 3pm.

We intentionally operate small-size camps to ensure that every child has a personal and positive experience. Our STEM camps and Coding camps are 8-10 children per camp. Both of these camps operate on either side of a large classroom, totalling 16 – 20 children with a 1:7 instructor-child ratio.

Our goal is to run a caring and inclusive camp where all children have ‘Educational Fun’. Please contact us to discuss your child’s individual needs if the answers below don’t address your concerns. 

For  younger children or those new to camp: parents can receive a text or email + photo update about their child. We love to over-share! 🙂  

For children with learning disabilities or special needs: If your child is comfortable in a classroom setting, they will likely adapt well to camp. Many children who are on the spectrum have enjoyed our camp.  

For children who require 1:1 support: if your child has a support worker, they are welcome to attend camp alongside your child. Since we are a small camp, we are unable to provide 1:1 support to individual children

We know that parents know their child best. Your child may be suitable for camp if they are close to the listed age range (ie. within 6 months of turning 5 years old), comfortable in a classroom environment, possess reasonable maturity levels and academic capabilities and/or has an older sibling attending camp that week. Please contact us to discuss your child’s individual needs.