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Game Makers: Intro to Game Design Camp

Design Your Own Video Game! ðŸ‘¾

Learn to create your very own video games using the beginner-friendly Makecode Arcade! Get your games working by coding them with block code or challenge yourself to write the code using the Javascript or Python programming languages.

You’ll be the head-designer of your game, creating the 8-bit characters, enemies, backgrounds and more! ðŸŽ®

Who is this workshop for:

This camp is for youth ages 9-13. 

Where is this camp held:

Participants are invited to join us at the Lindsay Makerspace, located at 87 Adelaide St N, Ground Floor, Lindsay, ON.

What To Expect:

📘 5 days of hands-on learning and building as a team.

✨ Small camp sizes: We have a 3:1 ratio of learners to counsellors to ensure a supportive and fun learning environment.

🎒 Before & After Care included from 8:30 to 5:30 every day.

🎓 Guest Instructors: We partner with local industry leaders to bring guest instructors to camp to chat with kids about working in S.T.E.A.M.

☀️ Time to move and get outside: Every day we will take learners outside to move and stretch and enjoy the sunshine

💻 Demo Day: Friday afternoon parents will be invited to see what campers have been working on throughout the week.

🧩 And more! We have board games, a reading corner, awesome counsellors, robots and other tech toys kids can learn and play with throughout the week!

What To Bring:

  • Nut-Free Lunch + Water bottle and any snacks you might want throughout the day.
  • Time will also be spent outside each day. Be sure to dress appropriately (Eg. clothing that can get dirty, closed-toed shoes for running around, hats and sunscreen, etc.)

That’s it! All camp equipment and supplies will be provided by Pinnguaq!

Are finances a barrier?

We reserve half of each week of camp for scholarships! Request a scholarship here.

Have a question or need some support? 

Don’t hesitate to reach out! Email us at ckldelivery@pinnguaq.com so we can help ensure you can participate! ðŸ’»

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Event Details

Dates: July 25th – July 29th
Time: 9:30 – 4:00
For Ages: 9 –13

We will also be offering free before-care from 8:30-9:30am and after-care from 4:00-5:30pm.


Registration

Please use the registration form below to register for the course.

Lindsay Makerspace

87 Adelaide Street North, Lindsay, Ontario