- Minecraft: Use Minecraft to learn how to design, build and explore 3D game adventures. At camp receive instruction in game design and a review of Redstone circuits. You'll use your creativity and fine-tune your problem-solving skills, as you navigate the various construction challenges working with Minecraft EDU. Work individually and in groups to maximize collaboration and decision-making as you face design challenges and build your very own Minecraft world. Friends and family will be invited to explore your 3D creation on the last day. No prior experience with Redstone is necessary. All skill levels are welcome.
- Minecraft 4 Kids: Level 1: Experience the wonderful world of Pocket Edition Minecraft.Build your own virtual reality in a sandbox-like environment by using iPads to challenge your mind and create your own adventures. This fun and engaging program will spark interests, foster creativity and help you reach your learning potential. Friends and family will be invited to explore your game world on the last day. No prior experience with Minecraft or iPads needed.
- Minecraft 4 Kids: Level 2: This follow up course is designed for kids who have completed the Minecraft for Kids camp and want to learn more about this amazing game. Kids will be shown how to use the PC version of Minecraft and be provided with detailed instructions on the best ways to build and develop game spaces on the PC. This camp is designed as a secondary course for kids who have already taken the first Minecraft for Kids camp.
- Minecraft Missions 2017: Are you up for an adventure? In this multi-player environment, Minecraft will be the vehicle to help develop your leadership and social skills, as you accomplish unique missions with a team of campers. Use your imagination and collaborate with your team to design and build a large-scale Minecraft Missions project. Decide between two exciting adventures - creating a sci-fi Parkour Cloud City, or build a virtual fantsy-adventure in a Medieval Village. Creativity, critical thinking and communication will be your keys to success! Friends and family willbe invited to participate in your adventure on the last day. Previous experience with Minecraft is recommended.
- Programming for Minecraft: For Intermediate and Advanced campers, this program will focus on adventure design and Redstone. Campers are also provided instruction on Tekkit, and setting up and administering servers. Recommended for intermediate and advanced level campers.
A Technology Camp Specialist/Teacher teaches a minimum of 1 class but may also be considered to teach various programs at 1 or more locations.
Local teaching opportunities:
- Haverford, PA at The Haverford School
- Chestnut Hill, PA at Norwood-Fontbonne Academy
- Lawrenceville, NJ at The Lawrenceville School
- Moorestown, NJ at William Allen Middle School
- Chester Springs, PA at Montgomery School
- Newtown Square, PA at the Episcopal Academy
If you are interested in traveling to any of the locations listed below, ESF will provide hotel accommodations, mileage reimbursement, and a food stipend:
- Tinton Falls, NJ at Ranney School
- Bronx NY at Riverdale Country School
- Greenwich, CT at Greenwich Academy
- Baltimore, MD at The Gilman School
- North Bethesda, MD at The Georgetown Prep School