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Virtual Camps and PA Days

Pick a week that works with your schedule and find the topic of your child’s interest. You'll be able to pick between a morning or afternoon session. You may even want to consider both! We can’t wait to see what your child can make! For more information or verify the technology requirements, see our Welcome page or sign up for a Free Trial or Tech Check prior to registration.


Grade 1-2 Camps


MINI MAKERS: Summer Camp - For makers grades 1-2. Mini Maker programs will teach the basics of coding, robotics or Minecraft while also promoting technical, creative and social skills. Kids will create & experiment with the fundamentals of electricity and programming in fun ways! Please see our Minecraft Guide for Java edition requirements.
    Red Week: Using robotic inputs and outputs, makers will create funny reactive faces; program video games with characters you click off the screen as fast as you can; and work together to build a Minecraft world featuring musical instruments played by a host of costumed characters.
    Blue Week: Mini Makers will robots that can (randomly) tell you your fortune; coding our own videogames with characters that chase each other around; and working together to build a Minecraft world featuring dynamic lighting machines and other devices.
MINI MAKERS: Minecraft Camp - For makers grades 1-2. Mini Maker Minecraft programs will teach the basics of coding, robotics or Minecraft while also promoting technical, creative and social skills. Kids will create & experiment with the fundamentals of electricity and programming in fun ways! Please see our Minecraft Guide for Java edition requirements.


Grade 3-5 and 6-8 Camps


Robotics

ROBOTICS: Inventor’s Camp - For makers grades 3-8. Kids use online robotics simulator technology to learn how to make the electronic creations of their dreams that solve real-world problems. No additional equipment is needed! Any Inventor's Camp (Red Week or Blue Week) is appropriate for brand new or experienced makers. For kids who have attended a Blue or Red Week before, they will get to use the software platforms they have become familiar with to take on a whole host of different projects.
    Beginner: For makers grades 3-5 or 6-8 with no to low experience in the topic of interest. The activities done in beginner sessions are group-based and will change from class to class.
    Experienced: For makers grades 3-5 or 6-8 with prior experience in the topic of interest. These makers will be working on a mix of group and independent projects that may take multiple classes to complete.

Coding

CODING: Video Game Design and Launch Camp -
For beginner and experienced makers in grades 3-5 and 6-8. Kids will learn everything they need to know to code their very own game: character development, storyboarding, animation, environment and level design, beta testing and, of course, coding. Any Video Game Design and Launch Camp (Red Week or Blue Week) is appropriate for brand new or experienced makers. For kids who have attended a Blue or Red Week before, they will get to use the software platforms they have become familiar with to take on a whole host of different projects.
    Beginner: For makers grades 3-5 or 6-8 with no to low experience in the topic of interest. The activities done in beginner sessions are group-based and will change from class to class.
    Experienced: For makers grades 3-5 or 6-8 with prior experience in the topic of interest. These makers will be working on a mix of group and independent projects that may take multiple classes to complete.
CODING: Make A Website Camp - For experienced makers grades 3-5 and 6-8. Makers are led by a MakerKids Mentor through the basics of making a website. Working on the same project session to session they continually add more features and functionality to their site learning as the create.

CODING: Advanced Coding with Python Camp - For experienced makers grades 3-5 and 6-8. Students will leave with the ability to install Python, create scripts with commands used in real world computer science, parse files and play with strings (lists of letters). Note this course contains lots of reading and technical typing.


Minecraft

MINECRAFT: Master World Creation Camp -
For beginner and experienced makers grades 3-5 and 6-8. In our Minecraft programs, kids learn how to make Minecraft even more awesome, how computers and servers work, and core computer programming concepts while collaborating with kids equally excited about Minecraft. Please see our Minecraft Guide for Java edition requirements. Any Master World Creation Camp (Red Week or Blue Week) is appropriate for brand new or experienced makers. For kids who have attended a Blue Week or Red week before, they will get to use the software platforms they have become familiar with to take on a whole host of different projects.
    Beginner: For makers grades 3-5 or 6-8 with no to low experience in the topic of interest. The activities done in beginner sessions are group-based and will change from class to class.
    Experienced: For makers grades 3-5 or 6-8 with prior experience in the topic of interest. These makers will be working on a mix of group and independent projects that may take multiple classes to complete.
MINECRAFT: Resources and Mods Camps - For experienced makers grades 3-5 and 6-8. Makers learn the basics of editing a Minecraft game file. After an introduction to working with the easily customizable graphical images, they create their own, personal mod project! Please see our Minecraft Guide for Java edition requirements.

Idea Incubator

IDEA INCUBATOR: STEM Camp - For beginner and experienced makers grades 3-5 and 6-8. Does your child like all three topics? Maybe they want to give all our offerings a try! In our Idea Incubator STEM Camps, kids will dive into our three core STEM topics: Coding, Robotics and Minecraft. Please see our Minecraft Guide for Java edition requirements. Any Idea Incubator STEM Camp (Red Week or Blue Week) is appropriate for brand new or experienced makers. For kids who have attended a Blue Week or Red week before, they will get to use the software platforms they have become familiar with to take on a whole host of different projects.
    Beginner: For makers grades 3-5 or 6-8 with no to low experience in the topic of interest. The activities done in beginner sessions are group-based and will change from class to class.
    Experienced: For makers grades 3-5 or 6-8 with prior experience in the topic of interest. These makers will be working on a mix of group and independent projects that may take multiple classes to complete.




We can't wait to see your maker in camp!

Virtual PA Day Camp - February 18th CAD$49 Purchase required to enroll

5-Day Virtual March Break Camp - March 21st-25th CAD$249 Purchase required to enroll

4-Day Grades 1-2: Mini Makers Summer Camp CAD$199 Purchase required to enroll

5-Day Grades 1-2: Mini Makers Summer Camp - Virtual CAD$249 Purchase required to enroll