Unity Video Game Coding


All new this summer! Learn to build 2D video games in Unity that will run on the Windows platform. This is a challenging 2 week camp for students who want to learn the basics of a professional game programming engine. THe coding language used is C#.

12 - 16
Intermediate, Advanced
Unity, C#
10 days, 3 hrs/day
Ages 12 - 16
Level Intermediate, Advanced
Technology Unity, C#
Theme Coding
Length 10 days
3 hrs/day
Price $699

What Kids Will Learn and Do

This camp is 2 weeks long and covers the complete development cycle in Unity.

  • Learn how to set up and configure a 2D Unity project for the Windows platform
  • Import assets such as spritesheets and tilemaps to create the visuals for your game
  • Learn the C# coding language to script behaviors and interactions in the game
  • Cover coding concepts and patterns that are commonly used in game development
  • Package and deploy the game for final usage and sharing

Students should have prior coding experience, and feel ready for a challenge. Please give us a call if you are not sure if this class is the right level for you.

Summer 2020 Chicago Schedule

Jul 20 - Jul 31
12:30pm - 3:30pm

How Time is Structured

This camp is 2 weeks long, Monday-Friday, for 3 hours per day. We give brains and bodies a chance to recharge every day with a 20 minute outdoor break. This may include walks around the neighborhood, social 'hang-out' time at a green space, or casual games such as frisbee or basketball at our nearby park

Class Size & Instructors

Camps are capped at 8 students, and will have a 4:1 ratio or better at this age group.

Our instructors are adults who are studying or have completed post-secondary education. We hire talented high school students as teaching assistants and to provide near-peer interactions.

Hardware, Accounts & Materials

Computers and all required tools are provided.

The Unity platform has a free version that can be used at home.

After care Add-on (3:30-5:00pm)

Price: $15 per day

For families who need a longer day, we will be offering aftercare by the day throughout the summer.

Aftercare will take place outdoors in Hamlin Park, and you may pick up your child at any time during the window.

Students will be supervised by a member of the Power Up team, who may not be your child's daytime instructor.

Aftercare must be booked 24 hours in advance. Parents who are late picking up their child will be subject to a $40 late pick up fee.

Refunds & Price Adjustments

If you register in error, we have a 24 hour, no-fee cancellation policy. Just call us or email us within 24 hours and we will take care of it.

After that, you can receive a refund, less a $50 admin fee, up until 14 days before the camp starts.

There are no refunds within 14 days of camp start.

We offer a sibling discount for 2 children from the same family registered in the same program. The sibling discount is 10% and the code is SIBLING.

There is an Early Bird Discount of 10% on all registrations up to March 31. The discount will be applied automatically.

We do not offer price adjustments for missed days. Please select a week that works for your schedule.

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