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Real Programming 4 Kids

Looking for a video game design camp? Consider Real Programming 4 Kids: introducing kids and teens to computer programming since 1999.

Technology camps are more popular all the time and one interesting development in the whole genre is the focus on specific skills such as video game design. Children and teenagers are awed by the world of video game design and multimedia. Video game design camps enable kids to develop their creativity, fantasy characters and secret quests. You will learn to design video games in the unique environment of a kids' summer camp. Students of all skill levels can create their own virtual worlds.

Camps for video game design help foster team spirit and develop some basic skills needed for succeeding in the technology industry. Students learn level design and function, creation of 3 dimensional characters, lighting, sound effects and programming with the best tools and technologies available today. Guest speakers at video game design camps share design insights and an inside look at working in this huge and exciting industry. Some camps may offer a look inside top Canadian game design studios.

Video game design camps may also have specialised programs like RPG Game Design, and design for action games, strategy games or Nintendo® DS, as well as advanced programming, to name a few. iPhone and iPad apps, websites with Flash, C++ and Java programs, 3D models and animations, graphic design, robotics and digital filmmaking can also be taught at video game design camps and computer camps. Game design camps offer the best hands-on experience in a supportive and fun environment. Students may be using the same software people that designers and editors use all over the world. Accreditation and a gaming portfolio are additional benefits you can get at these camps that are fun and educational at the same time.

On top of all that, there is still plenty of time for other camp activities like tournaments, sports, barbeques, campus tours, teambuilding events and much more.

The video game design and creation industry continues to develop, cultivating and promoting the absolute best in creativity and teamwork. A camp like this exposes a young adult to a highly creative environment. Video game design has a lot of different avenues of approach from writing/scripting to 3d modeling, graphics generation, database management, level design and so on. Expert instructors at these camps offer personalized 1-on-1 instruction.

Video game design camps offer plenty of avenues and options for teenagers and children to develop their creative skills and gain an insight into the highly dynamic industry of game design. Learn more from the camps listed below.


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Camps that specialize in video game design
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  • UCC Summer Camps
    A traditional day camp in the heart of Toronto offering Kids, Sports, Arts, Tech and Leadership programs for children aged 4-16. Lunch and Extended Care provided at no additional cost. Flexible weekly programming.

    Forest Hill, Toronto

    Traditional (multi activity)
    Offers video game design sessions.
    • Ages 4 to 16
    • Coed
    • Day Camp
    from $390/week
    sessions & dates
    Day Camp Coed 390 4-16 0 Forest Hill, Toronto
    Digital Media Academy
    Digital Media Academy, ranked the best tech camp in the world by Worth.com. feature hands-on, project-based learning using the latest in virtual reality, wearable technology, robotics, 3D printing and more!

    Vancouver; Montreal; South Annex, Toronto

    Education (multi)
    Offers video game design sessions.
    • Ages 6 to 17
    • Coed
    • Day & Overnight Camp
    from $945/week
    sessions & dates
    Day & Overnight Camp Coed 945 6-17 1 Vancouver, Montreal, South Annex, Toronto
    Tomorrow's Master of Digital Media Program
    A 3-week intensive summer boot camp designed for students entering grades 9-12 with artistic or technical interests who want to explore educational and career opportunities in the games and digital media industry.

    Vancouver

    Computer (multi)
    Offers video game design sessions.
    • Ages 13 to 17
    • Coed
    • Day Camp
    from $1,600/3 weeks
    sessions & dates
    Day Camp Coed 1600 13-17 2 Vancouver
    Mooredale Day Camp
    In the heart of Rosedale, Mooredale Day Camp offers traditional March Break and Summer Day Camp programs for campers aged 2.5 to 14 years with specialty options in tennis, soccer, drama, robotics and basketball.

    Rosedale, Toronto

    Traditional (multi activity)
    Offers video game design sessions.
    • Ages 2.5 to 14
    • Coed
    • Day Camp
    from $350/week
    sessions & dates
    Day Camp Coed 350 2.5-14 3 Rosedale, Toronto
    Camps offering video game design as an activity
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  • Hatch Canada Camp
    Our coding program and camp is packed with exciting, innovative coding lessons and project/portfolio building. Kids learn how to code and make amazing crafts! Our final day includes a tech industry excursion!

    North Toronto, Toronto; Richmond Hill; Oakville

    Computer (multi)
    • Ages 7 to 17
    • Coed
    • Program
    from $320/week
    sessions & dates
    Program Coed 320 7-17 0 North Toronto, Toronto, Richmond Hill, Oakville
    CASMA Camps & Hoop House Basketball
    Sport, art and music camps, weekly lessons and after school programs in Toronto. Our experienced coaches and highly competitive rates are unparalleled by our competitors. Save 15% promo code OURKIDSCAMPEXPO.

    Bridle Path, Toronto; Bridle Path, Toronto

    Traditional (multi activity)
    • Ages 4 to 14
    • Coed
    • Day Camp
    from $125/week
    sessions & dates
    Day Camp Coed 125 4-14 1 Bridle Path, Toronto
    Focus Learning
    Build self-confidence and skills while learning and having fun! Specialized camps for academics, STE(A)M, ESL, coding, robotics, and chess. Small groups (max. 6), OCT teachers, outdoor activities & free extended care!

    Newtonbrook, Toronto

    Education (multi)
    • Ages 4 to 17
    • Coed
    • Day Camp
    from $335/week
    sessions & dates
    Day Camp Coed 335 4-17 2 Newtonbrook, Toronto
    Real Programming 4 Kids
    With locations in Leaside, Etobicoke, London, Oakville, Richmond Hill, Brampton, Kitchener Waterloo and Ottawa, RP4K introduces kids and teens to the fundamentals of computer programming. FREE 45 min trial class.

    Ontario (6)

    Computer : Computer programming
    • Ages 7 to 17
    • Coed
    • Day Camp
    from $495/week
    sessions & dates
    Day Camp Coed 495 7-17 3 London, Kingsview Vilage, Toronto, Oshawa, Waterloo, Oakville, Ottawa, Richmond Hill, Leaside, Toronto
    Camp Shane
    Weight Loss Camp located in AZ, CA, GA, NY & TX. Featured on MTV. Amazing weight loss, portion controlled meals, nutrition and cooking classes. Cheerful program, beautiful grounds, extensive activities. Since 1968.

    California; Texas; New York

    Health & Fitness: Weight Loss Program
    • Ages 8 to 25
    • Coed
    • Overnight Camp
    from $2,475/session
    sessions & dates
    Overnight Camp Coed 2475 8-25 4 California, Texas, New York
    Design Exchange (DX)
    Conveniently located in the heart of Toronto, Design Exchange offers a unique and inspiring setting for these creative camp sessions.

    Bay Street Corridor, Toronto

    Traditional (multi activity)
    • Ages 6 to 14
    • Coed
    • Day Camp
    from $55/day
    sessions & dates
    Day Camp Coed 55 6-14 5 Bay Street Corridor, Toronto
    Startup Skool
    Educating your child for the future: entrepreneurship, design thinking, and technology training for youth ages 8 - 18. Your child will learn the soft and technical skills required to excel in the real world.

    Vancouver; Vancouver; Victoria

    Education (multi)
    • Ages 8 to 16
    • Coed
    • Day Camp
    from $395/week
    sessions & dates
    Day Camp Coed 395 8-16 6 Vancouver, Victoria
    AFTERFOUR
    Technology driven day-camps and workshops specializing in Animation, Digital Art, LEGO® Mindstorms™, Music Production, Stop-Motion Movies and Video Game Programming! Register Today!

    Leaside, Toronto

    Science: Robotics
    • Ages 6 to 13
    • Coed
    • Day Camp
    from $275/week
    sessions & dates
    Day Camp Coed 275 6-13 7 Leaside, Toronto
    City of Pickering Camps & Programs
    Summer day camps with choices to meet every childs interest and every parents expectation!

    Pickering

    Traditional (multi activity)
    • Ages 3 to 15
    • Coed
    • Day Camp
    Cost Varies
    sessions & dates
    Day Camp Coed 0 3-15 8 Pickering
    Bee Smart Learning Centre
    Balance of Learning and Fun! Learn hands-on science, enriched mathematics, English/ESL, photography & movie making, and more. Fun outdoor sports, games and field trips.

    Thornhill

    Education: Math
    • Ages 3 to 14
    • Coed
    • Day Camp
    from $180/week
    sessions & dates
    Day Camp Coed 180 3-14 9 Thornhill
    Sylvan Learning
    Sylvan Academic and Enrichment Summer Camps are fun, engaging and educational. They are offered in a full day and half day format for children aged 4-11 in a low ratio setting. They are led by Certified Ontario Teachers

    Oakville; Burlington; Hamilton

    Education (multi)
    • Ages 4 to 11
    • Coed
    • Day Camp
    from $195/week
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    Day Camp Coed 195 4-11 10 Oakville, Burlington, Hamilton
    Science and Technology Summer Camps UOIT
    Get a unique science and tech education in this program by the University of Ontario Institute of Technology, including LEGO Robotics, Makerspace, Coding, Minecraft. Girls only sessions, Family Camps, Educator sessions.

    Oshawa

    Science (multi)
    • Ages 7 to 17
    • Coed, Girls
    • Day Camp
    from $300/week
    sessions & dates
    Day Camp Coed, Girls 300 7-17 11 Oshawa
    Crestwood Valley Day Camp
    A Toronto summer camp specializing in baseball and basketball training camps, including other sports like golf and soccer, arts and more.

    Bridle Path, Toronto

    Traditional (multi activity)
    • Ages 3 to 15
    • Coed
    • Day Camp
    from $545/week
    sessions & dates
    Day Camp Coed 545 3-15 12 Bridle Path, Toronto
    Future Design School (FDS)
    A summer camp and after-school experience that gives kids the chance to explore their passions, identify opportunities within their interest areas and design products around them, while being mentored by entrepreneurs.

    Barrie; Bay Street Corridor, Toronto; Kitchener

    Education: Entrepreneurship
    • Ages 10 to 14
    • Coed
    • Day Camp
    from $375/week
    sessions & dates
    Day Camp Coed 375 10-14 13 Barrie, Bay Street Corridor, Toronto, Kitchener
    STEAMlabs
    A hi-tech maker space for curious hands-on kids. We use the latest tools and technologies, like 3D printing and laser cutting, to help your child bring their ideas to life.

    Downtown West, Toronto

    Education (multi)
    • Ages 7 to 17
    • Coed
    • Program
    from $15/session
    sessions & dates
    Program Coed 15 7-17 14 Downtown West, Toronto
    Kidnetix
    Be creative, have fun and meet new friends in our March break and Summer camps in Brampton and Yorkdale. Dynamic programming includes: Lego Robotic's, swimming, sports, arts & crafts, guest speakers and field trips.

    Brampton; Downsview, Toronto

    Traditional (multi activity)
    • Ages 2.5 to 12
    • Coed
    • Day Camp
    from $125/week
    sessions & dates
    Day Camp Coed 125 2.5-12 15 Brampton, Downsview, Toronto
    Robo-Geek
    Robo-Geek main focus is on promoting interest in Science, Technology, Engineering & Math (STEM) for young minds through programming and robotics. We aim to foster students’ confidence and “I Can do it” attitude.

    Milton

    Computer : Computer programming
    • Ages 6 to 16
    • Coed
    • Program
    from $125/6 weeks
    sessions & dates
    Program Coed 125 6-16 16 Milton
    Science Timmins
    Founded in 1969, Science Timmins Inc. is a non-profit, charitable organization run by volunteers and governed by a community-based Board of Directors.

    Timmins Cochrane - Iroquois Falls

    Traditional (multi activity)
    • Ages 2 to 17
    • Coed
    • Program
    from $20/day
    sessions & dates
    Program Coed 20 2-17 17 Timmins Cochrane - Iroquois Falls
    York University: SciX - Science Explorations
    Science Engagement provides a fun and interactive experience in STEM for youth ages 8 to 14. Helix immerses students in university learning and research experiences lead by university graduate students and faculty.

    Vaughan

    Science (multi)
    • Ages 8 to 18
    • Coed, Girls
    • Day Camp
    from $175/week
    sessions & dates
    Day Camp Coed, Girls 175 8-18 18 Vaughan
    Branksome Hall Day Camps
    A co-ed day camp featuring Dance, Tennis, Soccer, Musical Theatre, Public Speaking/Debate, Tech/Computers, Swimming and more. Home base for the camps is Branksome's new, state-of-the-art Athletics and Wellness Centre.

    Rosedale, Toronto

    Traditional (multi activity)
    • Ages 4 to 15
    • Coed
    • Day Camp
    from $360/week
    sessions & dates
    Day Camp Coed 360 4-15 19 Rosedale, Toronto

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