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Camp session: Adventures in Game Coding (Digital Media Academy Vancouver)

Adventures in Game Coding

By: Digital Media Academy Vancouver

About this Program:

  • Day Camp
  • Age 9 - 12 (Coed)
  • Specialized in Programming (multi), offers 9 activities
  • 0 session dates to choose from
  • Cost starting from $1,498
  • Busing not available
  • Special needs support not available


991 MARINE DR, North Vancouver, British Columbia, V7P 1S4

In this course, students get a chance to make 2D Games using Scratch and Processing. Students will get accustomed to using variables, conditionals, and loops. They will also learn how to take advantage of coordinate systems and create code to simulate basic physics like gravity and collisions. Making use of events, they will create games, animations, stories, and experiences.

Students will get a chance to design, identify, and improve game mechanics, explore narratives, and playtest examples and other students work. By giving and getting strong, helpful feedback, students can iterate on their works and become better designers in the process.

Course Requirements

This course is a Digital Media Academy | Pro course and requires specific hardware/software requirements. Please click here to view and download requirements.

Learning Outcomes

Students will be able to…

  • The power of programming as a tool
  • Coordinate systems
  • Physics concepts like velocity and gravity
  • Game development in various languages

Students will create...

  • Three Mini Games
  • A Platformer Game
  • An Endless Paddle Game
  • A final game, story, or animation

Career Pathways 

Programmer, Game Developer, Web Developer, Writer, Artistic Director, Artificial Intelligence Programmer

Session Dates and Rates:

Date TBD
Vancouver, BC

Time TBD
Cost TBD


Recreational       Instructional       Intense or Competitive

AI (Artificial Intelligence)
Video Game Design
Web Design
Recreational       Instructional       Intense or Competitive

Program Games, Stories, and Intelligence!
Design, identify, and improve game mechanics, explore narratives, and playtest examples and other students work.


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