Minecraft Camps

Where the virtual world meets the real world


Minecraft camps extend the learning aspects of the game to a summer camp setting. They are also a lot of fun, of course! Minecraft themed camps listed below create an environment that allows your child to expand their love for the game and apply it to real-world activities. Here, they can further develop the math skills, coding skills and intrinsic to the game. Read more

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Focus Learning Academic Centre   
An academic enrichment learning centre committed to igniting the love of learning among children and teens with over 20 course offerings in the Language, STEM, and Leadership streams. Visit us at www.focuslearning.ca

Don Mills, Toronto
Education (multi)
  • Ages 7 to 16 (Coed)
  • Day Camp, Virtual Program
  • from $240
daycampvirtualprogramcoed 240 7-16 1Don Mills, TorontoOnlineOntarioNorth-York
Brick Works Academy   
The Best Technology summer camp in the region! Your children and friends are super excited about our Lego Robotics, Minecraft Computer Camp, Pokemon Designer, and Animation camps! In-person and virtual programs available

Throughout Ontario (14)
Education: STEAM
  • Ages 5 to 13 (Coed)
  • Day Camp, Virtual Program
  • from $250
daycampvirtualprogramcoed 250 5-13 2Alexandra Park, TorontoForest Hill, TorontoKingsway Park, TorontoLansing , TorontoCambridgeGuelphHamiltonKitchenerLondonMississaugaWaterlooOnlineOntarioDowntown, Etobicoke, Midtown, North-York
Zebra Robotics - Toronto Danforth   
We help kids in grades 1 to 12 develop a passion for STEM in our coding and robotics classes and camps. Personalized learning in small groups delivered in person or online. Opportunity to join robotics competition teams!

Riverdale, Toronto
Computer: Technology
  • Ages 6 to 18 (Coed)
  • Program
  • from $150
programclasscoed 150 6-18 4Riverdale, TorontoOnlineOntarioEast-End
Code Ninjas Mississauga (Port Credit)   
March-Break/Summer camp and after school programs focusing on computational literacy and STEM programming. Learn coding skills by building your own video games. Kids have fun, parents see results!

Mississauga
Computer (multi)
  • Ages 5 to 14 (Coed)
  • Day Camp
  • from $104
daycampcoed 104 5-14 6MississaugaOntario
Zebra Robotics   
Robotics and coding after-school, weekend, competition, and summer camp classes that are virtual classes for students from Grade 2 to 12. Serious STEM learning with a unique curriculum and wholesome support system!

Burlington; Milton; Mississauga
Education: STEM
  • Ages 7 to 17 (Coed)
  • Day Camp, Virtual Program
  • from $30
daycampvirtualprogramcoed 30 7-17 7BurlingtonMiltonMississaugaOnlineOntario
Branksome Hall Day Camps   
Branksome Hall offers remarkable day camps for girls & boys in the heart of Toronto. Choose from a wide selection of Arts, Sports and Technology based camps and specialty camps like Dance, Photography and Swim.

Rosedale, Toronto
Traditional (multi activity)
  • Ages 4 to 10 (Coed)
  • Day Camp
  • from $392
daycampcoed 392 4-10 8Rosedale, TorontoOnlineOntarioMidtown
Crescent Camps   
Our Camps and Programs reflect Crescent School's excellence in academics, robotics, athletics, business, the arts and leadership, with highly qualified, enthusiastic instructors and staff.

North Toronto, Toronto
Traditional (multi activity)
  • Ages 4 to 13 (Coed)
  • Day Camp, Virtual Program
  • from $75
daycampvirtualprogramcoed 75 4-13 10North Toronto, TorontoOnlineOntarioUptown
Code With Us   
A leading Silicon Valley based EDTech company offering top quality coding and robotics classes and camps. Online live classes and camps with a 3:1 student to teacher ratio.

Downtown West, Toronto; Vancouver
Computer: Programming (multi)
  • Ages 6 to 18 (Coed)
  • Virtual Program
  • from $295
virtualprogramcoed 295 6-18 11Downtown West, TorontoVancouverOnlineBritish Columbia, OntarioDowntown
Brampton
Computer: Robotics
  • Ages 5 to 18 (Coed)
  • Day Camp
  • from $280
daycampcoed 280 5-18 12BramptonOntario
Digital Media Academy Vancouver   
In-person STEAM camps at UBC Vancouver. In person Classes and mentorships, ongoing Tech Foundational courses. The very best curriculum created by leaders in the Silicon Valley. Choose from diverse programs!

North Vancouver; Vancouver
Education: STEAM
  • Ages 9 to 18 (Coed)
  • Day Camp
  • from $1,978
daycampcoed 1978 9-18 13North VancouverVancouverBritish Columbia
The STEAM Project   
Camps and classes for creative girls and boys who love science, technology, robotics, and design projects. Our kids learn while they experiment, invent, digitally fabricate, and build projects with their own hands!

Markham; Richmond Hill
Education (multi)
  • Ages 5 to 15 (Coed)
  • Virtual Program
  • from $30
virtualprogramcoed 30 5-15 15MarkhamRichmond HillOnlineOntario
Code Ninjas Mississauga West   
World class coding and robotics curriculum for kids. After-school programs, Camps, Birthday Parties and much more. Virtual Classes also available.

Mississauga
Education (multi)
  • Ages 5 to 18 (Coed)
  • Day Camp, Program
  • from $129
daycampprogramclasscoed 129 5-18 17MississaugaOnlineOntario


Camps offering Minecraft as an activity
Reidmount Discovery School   
Virtual Saturday classes, for all students who needs to excel, enhance or accelerate their academics. Our teachers will work to improve your child's grades from JK-Grade 12 for Math, English, Science, Writing and Coding.

Throughout British Columbia, Ontario (6)
Education (multi)
  • Ages 3 to 18 (Coed)
  • Virtual Program
  • from $600
virtualprogramcoed6003-183Harbourfront, TorontoBramptonBurlingtonMississaugaVancouverOnlineBritish Columbia, OntarioDowntown
iD Tech   
In 1999, our family pioneered the very first tech camps for kids and teens. We’ve since grown from 280 to 50,000 students per year, spreading our Silicon Valley startup culture around the world and online.

Computer: Technology
  • Ages 7 to 19 (Coed)
  • Virtual Program
  • from $60
virtualprogramcoed607-195Online
Budding Genius - Central Mississauga   
30+ STEAM activities, academic courses to develop each child's inner innovative creativity! Robotics, AI, Coding (Java, Arduino, HTML, Python) Math, Abacus, University prep courses, open to the world and Canada Fr/En

Mississauga
Education: STEM
  • Ages 4 to 18 (Coed)
  • Virtual Program
  • from $190
virtualprogramcoed1904-189MississaugaOnlineOntario
STEM Camp   
STEM Camp is a weekly summer day camp at more than 50 locations across Canada where youth aged 5-13 engage in fun and amazing activities in Science, Technology, Engineering & Math. 519-475-6600. stemcamp.ca

Throughout Ontario (55)
Education: STEM
  • Ages 5 to 13 (Coed)
  • Day Camp
  • from $195
daycampcoed1955-1314Rexdale, TorontoScarborough Village, TorontoThe Beach, TorontoWest Hill, TorontoAncasterBarrieBramptonBrantfordBrockvilleBurlingtonCambridgeChatham-KentCornwallDundasElmiraGeorgetownGuelphHamiltonKanataKingstonKitchenerLondonMarkhamMiltonMississaugaNewmarketNiagara FallsNorth BayNorthern Grey CountyOakvilleOrangevilleOttawaPeterboroughRichmond HillSarniaSt ThomasSt. CatharinesStratfordVaughanWaterlooWellandWindsorWoodstockOntarioEast-End, Etobicoke, Scarborough
Skill Samurai Toronto   
Fun and Educational afterschool coding classes that teach students the fundamentals of software development. Great Summer Camps that provide Coding and technical instruction along with plenty of outdoor activities.

The Beach, Toronto
Computer: Gaming
  • Ages 8 to 15 (Coed)
  • Program
  • from $149
programclasscoed1498-1516The Beach, TorontoOnlineOntarioEast-End
Real Programming 4 Kids   
Your child can learn game programming without wearing a mask! Currently, all our classes are online. RP4K introduces kids and teens to the fundamentals of computer programming. FREE 45 min trial class.

Throughout Ontario (6)
Computer: Programming (multi)
  • Ages 7 to 17 (Coed)
  • Virtual Program
  • from $510
virtualprogramcoed5107-1718Kingsview Vilage, TorontoOakvilleOshawaRichmond HillOnlineOntarioEtobicoke


 

Benefits of sending kids to a Minecraft camp

Minecraft kids are typically eight to thirteen, an age range when kids shape career interests and develop learning passions. The good news in this is that Minecraft can be more than just a video game, since it develops analytics skills, architecture interests, and creativity.

Minecraft summer camps take learning functions of the game and add social elements, like face to face interaction, and some real world building activities. These cooperative aspects of the game are enhanced in a summer camp or March Break camp environment. Shyness or introversion (which some think are exacerbated by video games) is undercut through kids' mutual love of the game. Social skills are thus doubly encouraged in camp, where the game's collaborative aspects (kids build together) are improved upon by real-world interaction in a camp setting.

Educators and other observers may have their doubts about the value of some video games, but Minecraft is often praised for its development of skills. A minecraft camp for kids is beneficial in that it encourage them to further explore the game's educational and cooperative aspects. Take a deeper look at its educational value: 

  • Minecraft develops math skills as kids construct towers, castles, roads and other parts of their world. They need to learn to read numbers, use addition and subtraction on the fly, and apply multiplication and division in the creation of elements of the Minecraft world.
  • The game is also well-suited to all four types of learners. Visual learners may benefit the most, but Minecraft also appeals to auditory learners, reader/writers and kinesthetic learners.
  • It encourages visualization skills, as kids must use their imagination to map out how to create virtual structures.
  • Mods within the game add educational aspects that further extend children's learning in a summer camp environment. For example, there is a mod that teaches coding.

Finally, Minecraft kids' camps benefit children facing special challenges:

  • Kids who are under stress due to difficulties at home or through peer problems (such as bullying) benefit from the control they feel when playing the game. Kids gain confidence by building structures and other elements within the game.
  • The game offers a calming release from many childhood pressures.
  • For kids on the autism spectrum, Minecraft camp has been shown – at least anecdotally – to help these kids engage others socially and steer their "obsessiveness" in a positive direction. 


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