Minecraft Game Design

  • Age guide 11 - 16
  • 5 Days £ - £
    Mon to Fri 9:00 – 17:00
  • Residential from £995
    Sun 17:00 – Fri 17:00

Master the skill of level and multiplayer game design!

Using Minecraft as a progressive learning platform, your child will create advanced level and multiplayer game environments using the most up-to-date back end features. Your child will nest a game inside a game by learning how to use the very  latest features such as new commands, functions and data packs. They will also learn game design theory and how to work with best practice. The end result: a fully functional multilevel, multiplayer Minecraft game.

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About this camp

Focusing on the latest and more complex features of Minecraft together with the newly reworked command system, your child will learn fundamental programming constructs required to design and build a ‘game world’ in which their game will take place. This game will have multiple states using the principles of the FSM (finite state machine). Using Minecraft Java edition, your child’s game will be playable on a LAN (local area network) with family and friends.

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  • What to bring?
    Packed lunch & 2 snacks (nut-free)
  • Screen breaks?
    15 minutes (morning & afternoon)
  • Lunch break?
    90 minutes
  • Parent viewing?
    Fri at 16.00

What your child will learn

  • Level & Multiplayer Game Design (Best Practices and Applied)
  • Creative Problem-Solving & Spatial Reasoning
  • Advanced Minecraft (Functions, Command Blocks, DataPacks)
  • Fundamental Programming Concepts (Variables, Branching, Looping, Sequential Logic)
  • Finite State Machines
  • In-depth Debugging and Troubleshooting

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Can I use childcare vouchers to pay for camps?

Absolutely. We accept a number of childcare voucher schemes. Please see our childcare voucher page for more details.

How long are your summer camps?

Our summer camps last for 5 days, Monday to Friday, 9:00am to 5:00pm (we do not offer single or 3 day camps). There is an option for early drop off (8:30am) and/or late pick up (5:30pm) each day.

Our residential camps vary slightly as we welcome students to check-in on Sunday at 5:00pm, check-out is Friday at 5:30pm. There is an option to extend your stay until Sunday at 2:30pm.

Please note: some locations’ start/end times may be vary: please check your welcome pack for specific details.

How academic are the courses?

We take pride in delivering courses that are both academic and most importantly, fun. No matter which class, your child will come away having learnt a lot, but not through ‘rote.’. We have top quality tutors who are great at engaging children and inspiring them. This is not about ‘playing games’ all day.

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23+ Years’ Experience

Small Class Sizes

All Equipment Supplied

Ofsted Registered

Structured Curriculum

Pay with Childcare Vouchers