Minecraft Electronics

  • Age guide 9 - 12
  • 5 Days £395 - £495
    Mon to Fri 9:00 – 17:00
  • Residential from £995
    Sun 17:00 – Fri 17:00

Digital Engineering with Minecraft Redstone 

Redstone is Minecraft’s equivalent of electricity.  We start by teaching how to use this energy to create the different logic gates. Your child will then learn how these logic gates can be combined to create different circuits and complex electronic items such as calculators, elevators and more. They’ll use all the skills they learn to design and build an amazing adventure course full of challenges, surprises and puzzles that players must navigate through! 

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About this camp

At our Minecraft day camp, your child will be taken on a journey through the fundamentals of electronics. We’ll start with the simple concept of binary, where any two states (like up and down, or on and off) can be represented by a 0 or 1.

Using truth tables, a mathematical table used for logic, they will learn about the different logic gates and their possible outputs. Once these gates have been mastered, they’ll learn how to combine logic gates to create real-world applications, giving them a deeper understanding of how everything reduces back down to Binary.

As the week progresses the circuits will become more complex. Toward the end of the week your child’s imagination will go into overdrive as they fully comprehend the limitless possibilities of being an electronic inventor. These skills will be used to design and implement an adventure course that family and friends must navigate through – come early as these are often quite challenging!

Minecraft Electronics allows the freedom to build and experiment with electronic circuits that in the real world would be a health and safety challenge!

 

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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

  • Redstone (Comparison to Electricity, OFF and ON States, Power) 
  • Logic Gates (NOT, OR, AND, NOR, NAND, XOR) 
  • Circuits (Clocks, Pulse, Memory Cells) 
  • Minecraft Commands (Teleport, Spawn) 
  • Console commands and command blocks 
  • Building an obstacle course

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FAQs

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 long do children get for lunch? 

For Day and Residential Camps lunch break is 90 minutes and comes with the option for some activities. These vary from location to location, so please check the individual location page for more details.

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23+ Years’ Experience

Small Class Sizes

All Equipment Supplied

Ofsted Registered

Structured Curriculum

Pay with Childcare Vouchers