• Refer a friend, save $25

    Register for camp and invite friends! You'll earn a $25 credit for each new referral, and your friends save too!

    Register for camp and invite friends! You'll earn a $25 credit for each new referral, and your friends save too!

    Refer a friend and save $25. Your friend will save, too.

    Once you register for an online or on-campus program, you'll receive a unique Refer-a-Friend code that can be shared with up to ten friends. You'll earn a $25 credit for each new referral, and your friends will save, too!

    Please note:

    • Students you refer cannot have previously attended an online or on-campus program with iD Tech.
    • Referrals must be made prior to the date your friends' sessions start. 
    • New students must enter your unique Refer-a-Friend referral code at the time of registration.
    • Refer-a-Friend savings does not apply to Online Private Lessons.
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    Save $50 when you buy a second camp or course, whether it’s in another topic or for another child!

    Save $50 when you buy a second camp or course, whether it’s in another topic or for another child!

    Automatically save $50 when you add courses or siblings!
    Pay standard tuition for one student to attend a small-group program and receive $50 off for each additional course or sibling.
    Note: You have the flexibility to add additional courses and siblings at any time during the qualifying term. Your automatic savings will be applied, provided the same account is used for all purchases. Automatic savings do not apply to Online Private Lessons.

  • Register now, pay later

    Spread the cost of camp out over time with a payment plan. Get started today for as low as $250!

    Spread the cost of camp out over time with a payment plan. Get started today for as low as $250!

    Payment plans available, for as low as $250!

Roblox Game Dev Academy (Middle School Edition)

  • Price: Starting at $999
  • Age: Ages 11-14
  • Skill Level: Beginner-Advanced
  • Format: Summer Online Teen Academies | Small-Group, Online
  • Duration: Two-week program, 2-hour lesson per day

About This Course

Roblox is one of the fastest-growing game creation platforms on the planet, designed to grow with you as you advance your skills. With its built-in editor, you’ll learn game design fundamentals and build your own 3D world full of engaging obstacle courses, fire-spawning platforms, and sculpted landscapes.

As you develop your skills, you’ll dive into Lua coding and start building more advanced mechanics for your players to interact with. Earn the fastest score in your obby, and you can even put your name at the top of a custom leaderboard! Then, you’ll learn how to implement monetization so you can sell your custom scripts and products to other game designers.

Publish, share, and play your game with friends on any platform, from the web to mobile—or even virtual reality!

Topics Covered

  • Create and publish games to the Roblox website
  • Implement level design fundamentals
  • Learn how to build and monetize items
  • Add custom Lua scripts to create checkpoints and a leaderboard

Course Format

This course is part of an intensive two-week summer program held online for two hours each day, Monday through Friday. Your child will learn and collaborate with a small group of other students in assignment-driven workshop courses led by experienced instructors. Office hours are included for further help and personalized guidance. Learn more below.


Sample Schedule

Here’s a sample of what two weeks in this course could look like. Keep in mind students will progress at varying paces, and this is meant to serve as an outline of key materials and the overall experience. 

Begin with the basics of sculpting your own terrain with Roblox’s built-in tools. You’ll construct an obstacle course (“obby”) with an introduction to Lua scripts, implementing moving platforms and save checkpoints for your players. Then, learn how to add in-game monetization options like donation boxes.

Put your game design skills to the test as you begin to build out your own scripts with Lua code. You’ll learn how to create advanced features including fire-spawning platforms, monetized speed boost pickups, and an in-game leaderboard. Publish your game with your team or as a solo developer, and unleash your creation onto the world!

Portfolio-Boosting Certificate

Upon successful completion of this program, iD Tech grants a certificate of completion to participants. This program is graded as a pass or fail; students must earn a pass on their final submitted project to obtain the certificate of completion.

  • Certificate recognizing your skills and success

  • Skills that can help secure internships and potential jobs

  • Portfolio to share with colleges and future employers

  • Designated office hours for additional help and advice

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FAQ

Created in partnership with the most prestigious universities, companies, and organizations, our Online Academies are designed to give students a competitive edge for dream careers in fields like coding, game dev, UX design, AI, business, and leadership.

Over the course of the two-week program, your child will jump online and dive into an exclusive curriculum, build specialized skills, network with friends and mentors who share their passions, and earn official certification that stands out to admissions officers.

Yes, this course is designed for beginner to advanced students. Our small class size ensures that each student receives individual attention and has the freedom to learn at their own pace.

Coders, including web developers, can earn 40% more than the average for college graduates. (Source: Code.org). Additionally, careers in web development and digital interface design are projected to grow two times faster than all other occupations. (Source: Bureau of Labour Statistics)

This program is ideal for college-bound STEM enthusiasts planning to study coding or web development and students looking to boost their portfolios with a certificate. Students aspiring to intern in fields like software development, engineering, QA, and IT, as well as coders who would like to build a new, in-demand skill set are also ideal candidates for this program.

In order for your child to participate, they will need a Mac or Windows computer, webcam, and stable internet connection with access to Zoom video conferencing. Curriculum will be delivered through Game Plan, our proprietary learning management system. 

Upon successful completion of this program, iD Tech grants a certificate of completion to participants. This program is graded as a pass or fail; students must earn a pass on their final submitted project to obtain the certificate of completion. Your digital certificate will be emailed to you, at no additional cost, in the name you used when registering for the program. All certificate images are for illustrative purposes only and may be subject to change at the discretion of iD Tech.

This course is taught by live iD Tech instructors who specialize in Roblox Studio and Lua coding, recruited from top universities like Stanford, Caltech, NYU, and Carnegie Mellon.

With other online options including one-hour private lessons and weeklong virtual camps, there is a program that fits your teen's interest, skill level, goals, and importantly, schedule. Learn more.

Our Program Specialists are here to provide you with the best experience. Looking for a personalized course recommendation? Need help signing up? We’ve got you covered. Call us at 1-888-709-8324 or email hello@idtech.com.

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