GamesLab: Coding and Game Design in Scratch
Single Ticket: R1700
2 or more tickets: R1590
2 days / 14 – 16 hours
2 – 5
What will my Child Learn?
Your child will learn to draw and move backgrounds, characters and other on-screen elements to tell simple stories and complete mini-projects and activities.
You child will learn (or refresh) basic coding principles that can be applied in many different contexts. They will learn to manipulate on-screen elements with a simple drag-and-drop coding interface.
Your child will use the Animation and Coding skills they have learned to build a simple Scratch Mini-Game which can be taken home. They will learn basic game design principles to make their game engaging and unique.
What Happens in a Think Camp Day?
Arrive at the venue anytime between 7:30am and 8:00am where you and your child will meet the Instructors and Tutors. Your child can get involved in off-screen, pre-camp activities where they will meet like-minded peers.
Each day will end at 3pm. On the last day, there will be a short presentation and certificate ceremony between 3pm and 3:20pm. Thereafter, you will get a chance to view the magnificent work your child has accomplished throughout the camp.
Projects & Problems
We will explore new projects and problems throughout each day in 45 - 60 minute periods. You child will be part of a small group which will have its own tutor on hand to assist with any difficulties.
Games & Activities
We will take 2 long breaks during the day. There will also be a couple of shorter breaks where your child will take part in off-screen competitions and activities.