Faculty of Science Summer Camps

Game Design

Registration Opens February 1st, 2018.

Faculty of Science Summer Camps are now closed for 2018. Please see our 2018 schedule below. Also, sign up for our 2018 mailing list to be notified when camps open.

2018 Mailing List


2018 Game Design Camps

Game Design Challengers (Going into Grades 7-8) - Design and build your own video game by learning how to use game design tools such as Scratch, Kodu, Game Maker, Twine, and more. Create artwork, design characters, learn about storytelling in games, program interactive elements, and create a game to take home.

Game Design Innovators (Going into Grades 9-11) - Interested in designing interactive computer games? Design and create interactive stories using ScriptEase II, Kodu, Game Maker and other tools. These student-friendly tools allow campers with or without programming experience to create games. Learn about game development concepts and character design, use 3D design tools, and much more.

Need to Know

  • For more camps and details on our policies and camp information visit our website.
  • All camps are led by University of Alberta science and education students who are eager to share their passion for science with Alberta’s next generation of scientists.
  • All camps are designed for campers entering the following grades in their next school year.
  • With our diverse range of camps, there is something for everyone. No experience required!
     

Sessions

Program Ages/Grades Dates Times Cost (+GST) Status
Game Design Challengers Grade 7, 8 July 16 - 20, 2018 09:00 AM - 04:00 PM $275
Game Design Challengers (All Girls) Grade 7, 8 July 23 - 27, 2018 09:00 AM - 04:00 PM $275 All Girls
Game Design Challengers Grade 7, 8 August 13 - 17, 2018 09:00 AM - 04:00 PM $275
Game Design Challengers Grade 7, 8 August 20 - 24, 2018 09:00 AM - 04:00 PM $275
Game Design Innovators Grade 9, 10, 11 July 03 - 06, 2018 09:00 AM - 04:00 PM $220
Game Design Innovators Grade 9, 10, 11 August 07, 2018 - August 10, 2017 09:00 AM - 04:00 PM $220