This workshop launches you into the world of computer programming through the practice of writing code for video games. The emphasis in this workshop is on learning the foundational programming concepts — including variables, conditional statements, and loops — that form the basis of games and other programs. You are also introduced to concepts in physics, graphics, and audio libraries while programming the logic for a series of PC games.
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This course is part of the Game Programming workshop series.
Level 1: 2D Video Games
This course is open to students entering Grades 8 through 12.
Workshop hours are Monday-Friday, 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Students should arrive no more than 30 minutes prior to the start of class. There are free optional after-workshop activities most days from 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm.*
*Due to the July 4th holiday, Session 1 hours will be 9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. After-workshop activities will be from 4:30 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Video Game Programming
June 26–July 7
July 24–Aug 4
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$1,349 per two-week session. Refer to the Teen Workshops page for more details.