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NEW! Squads After School for ages 7-17.

Our summer season has come to a close, but tech learning and fun don't have to end here. Register today for fall online courses!

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  • C++ vs. Blueprints: pros and cons, which should be used, and when?

    Not to make any assumptions, let’s ensure we are on the same page. What is Blueprints? Blueprints, or visual scripting, is a programming language done within Unreal. Visual scripting is …

  • Hobbies to replace video games (or, to take gaming interests to new heights)

    Let’s clear something up before we get going.  Video games are not bad; video games are quite good , actually. They provide a number of benefits, and can even be educational (here is a list of …

  • What is adventure mode in Minecraft?

    Adventure mode is a Minecraft game mode where players explore other player-created maps. In regular Minecraft, there is no quest, but in adventure mode, designers can develop a game that leads a …

  • How to create a game on Roblox with Roblox Studio

    What’s not to love about Roblox? We talk about it often, it’s been a wildly popular summer camp option, and now an already popular online camp learning destination. Said simply, the free-to-play …

  • What are Minecraft mods?

    Minecraft mod (short for Minecraft modification) describes the output or process of adding custom items and blocks to Minecraft. Modding allows users to expand the open-ended game, incorporating new …

  • Fundamentals of character design

    Imagine your favorite video game without the main character. No Mario, no Link. Sonic is actually a rabbit and not a hedgehog.  Weird stuff, right?  (And yes, Sonic was actually first …

  • What is a game designer?

    What is a game designer? A game designer conceptualizes game plots and storylines, levels and environments, character interactions, and other creative aspects. It’s their job to work with other …

  • Should video games be considered a sport? Yes! Here's why...

    Quick, what are the first few things that come to mind when you hear the word “sport?” Competition, wins, and losses Athletic ability Physical activity Fans and entertainm…