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Virtual Open House: Summer 2021

Free
Calendar Next available session starts Apr 20, 2021 at 4 pm

Join us for a virtual open house!

Learn about summer camp, meet our Founder & President Rob Kissner, and experience The DAE right from your home. This session will explore all the different offerings we have for kids and teens, so if you're not sure of the right in-person or virtual experience to enroll in, this open house is for you!

Come on in, ask lots of questions, and let us help you get set up for a great summer experience!

[Online] Create Games with Scratch

$299
Calendar Next available session starts Apr 24, 2021 at 9:30 am, runs for 6 weeks

Ages 8 - 12

Design and program video games using Scratch! Scratch is a programming language built by MIT that is specifically designed to make programming fun and easy. Students will start with the hour of code and then build several simple games to learn the ins and outs of how to program with Scratch. By the end of the class, students will have originally designed video games to share with friends and family!

Please create and set up a free Scratch account prior to class

Click Here to set up a free Scratch account

[In Person] Create Games with Scratch

$399
Calendar Next available session starts Apr 24, 2021 at 10 am, runs for 6 weeks

Ages 8 - 12

Design and program video games using Scratch! Scratch is a programming language built by MIT that is specifically designed to make programming fun and easy. Students will start with the hour of code and then build several simple games to learn the ins and outs of how to program with Scratch. By the end of the class, students will have originally designed video games to share with friends and family!

[Online] Create 3D Games with Unity

$299
Calendar Next available session starts Apr 24, 2021 at 11:30 am, runs for 6 weeks

Ages 12+

Learn how to build a challenging platformer in 3D! Students will use Unity, a powerful game design tool, to explore what goes into the game design process. At first, the class will build a pre-designed level in their game as a group to learn the basics of Unity. Students will then get to design and build their own custom levels to add to their game. Each student will complete the class with a finished game that can be played on any computer.

Software: Download and Install Unity, Blender, and Gimp prior to the start of class

Click Here to install Unity

Click Here to install Blender

Click Here to install GIMP

Hardware: A 3 button mouse is required!

In-Person Open House: Summer 2021

Free
Calendar Next available session starts May 25, 2021 at 5 pm
1 additional session on Jun 17, 2021

Join us for Open House!

Learn about summer camp, meet our Founder & President Rob Kissner, and experience The DAE in Scarsdale. This session will explore all the different offerings we have for kids and teens, so if you're not sure of the right in-person or virtual experience to enroll in, this open house is for you!

Come on in, ask lots of questions, and let us help you get set up for a great summer experience!

[Online] Create 3D Games with Unity

$719
Calendar Next available session starts Jul 5, 2021 at 9:30 am, runs for 2 weeks
1 additional session on Aug 2, 2021

Ages 12+

Learn how to build a challenging platformer in 3D! Students will use Unity, a powerful game design tool, to explore what goes into the game design process. At first, the class will build a pre-designed level in their game as a group to learn the basics of Unity. Students will then get to design and build their own custom levels to add to their game. Each student will complete the class with a finished game that can be played on any computer.

One week options are available at checkout: $359

This virtual experience will be held online via Google Meet.

[Online] Create Games with Roblox Studio

$719
Calendar Next available session starts Jul 5, 2021 at 9:30 am, runs for 2 weeks

Ages 9 - 12

Learn to design and build your own games in Roblox Studio! Students will explore game theory and mechanics as they design and build their very own Obby in Roblox. This class is designed for total beginners and requires only minimal code. The best part is that students can make their games available to play on Roblox.com so their friends and family and test their game from anywhere!

  • Create an account with Roblox

One week options are available at checkout: $359

This virtual experience will be held online via Google Meet.

[Online] Create Games with Scratch

$719
Calendar Next available session starts Jul 5, 2021 at 9:30 am, runs for 2 weeks
3 additional sessions through Aug 16, 2021

Ages 8 - 12

Design and program video games using Scratch! Scratch is a programming language built by MIT that is specifically designed to make programming fun and easy. Students will start with the hour of code and then build several simple games to learn the ins and outs of how to program with Scratch. By the end of the class, students will have originally designed video games to share with friends and family!

Please create and set up a free Scratch account prior to class

One week options are available at checkout: $359

This virtual class will be held online via Google Meet.

 





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