Summer Camp

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EXPLORE YOUR PASSION
FOR GAMES & TECH THIS SUMMER

Cutting-edge tech, expert instructors, and 21st-century skills, create a hands-on, inquiry-based learning experience unique to Voxel Academy! Every camper takes home a personal project they complete during camp!

Camp Topics

Limited Time Sale

Beyblade Forge: 3D-Printing

Ages: 7-14,

Forge your own Beyblade battle top using high tech 3D printing and CAD skills. Participants will design their Beyblade from the ground up using our In-house custom Beyblade design framework. Sketch blueprints, incorporate a variety of optional gimmicks, weights and mechanics to forge your ultimate vision of an Attack, Defence, Stamina or Balance Beyblade.  Beyblades are composed of three parts that will be meticulously designed and customized, the Layer (top), the Disk (middle weights) and the Driver (bottom tip it spins on). Forged Beyblades will actually burst and be compatible with official Hasbro and Takara Tomy parts. Learn the complex nuances of designing a multi-part competitive toy. Participate in regular Beyblade battles and tournaments throughout the week and learn advanced blading skills and techniques. Grand tournament takes place at the end of the week to determine Blader ranking. Bringing your own Beyblades to play & compete is encouraged! Some Beyblades will be available onsite for public use during camp as well as purchase. *Participants take home their custom Beyblade *Materials cost is included in ticket price   In this Camp you will develop these Skills: hardware tools, 3D printer applications, competitive Beyblade, Beyblade game modes and safety, toy design, CAD software, 3D printing, CAD design

LIMITED TIME SALE

$985.00 - $985.00 $860.00

Let's Play Live: Youtube + Twitch

Ages: 7-14,

Join the latest online video production sensation and learn to live stream your gameplay sessions. Use streaming software to set up your channel overlays with custom art and channel branding. Learn to use image editing software to create your channels branding, icons, art and banners. Play from a large variety of games available to capture audience attention and dedication. Write scripts to plan out your stream for maximum viewership engagement and to use the algorithm to your advantage on both Youtube and Twitch. *Learn online safety practices and the type of information you need to stay vigilant in online space. *Participants live stream on private Voxel accounts only viewable by other Voxel members. In this Camp you will develop these Skills: stream overlay software, photoshop, photo editing, video production, writing, online safety, youtube, twitch, branding, channel management, audience engagement, algorithm analysis

LIMITED TIME SALE

$1075.00 - $1075.00 $950.00

Minecraft Art Director

Ages: 7-14,

Be the creative director of your own version of Minecraft. Transform the visuals of the game by learning the tools to create your own custom 3D models, sprite textures, animations and more. Customize more than ever before with light scripting to add item variations and randomized models to create a grander vision for your version of the game.  Unlock the knowledge of the principles of animation to make even cooler textures that move! Redesign any of the mobs or creatures to your liking, even new ones like Axolotls. Create custom ores, minerals, mobs, weapons, armors, items and so much more! Thousands of things to direct and change when you’re Minecraft’s lead art director. Then share your visions with others in an easy to share format that you can continue to customize at home!   In this Camp you will develop these Skills: 3D modeling, animation, model variation, scripting, texturing, art, design, game development

LIMITED TIME SALE

$950.00 - $950.00 $825.00

Minecraft Blacksmith's Arsenal Modding

Ages: 10-14,

Create your own custom arsenal of new items and weapons using the power of Minecraft modding. Learn to create custom scripts to code your own weapon & item focused data pack. Design your own 3D models and textures for your new armaments and script them to have incredible affects and powers! Design overpowered swords or axes with custom sounds and awesome particle effects. Use a custom ray casting system to add projectile armaments to the game. Create crafting recipes to your custom arsenal so you can craft them in survival!   In this Camp you will develop these Skills: scripting, programming, coding, 3D modeling, texturing, data modding, minecraft modding, sounds design, game dev

LIMITED TIME SALE

$1075.00 - $1075.00 $950.00

Minecraft Builders League

Ages: 7-14,

Become the ultimate builder by discovering advanced mechanics and commands in Minecraft while learning architecture. Create custom portals with awesome particle effects to help you travel. Dive into secret developer tools. Learn circuits and logic using Redstone machines that mimic real life electronics. Become a LAN world host to play with friends locally. Write advanced commands and build with command blocks to bring deeper customization to your maps. Delve into community created adventures and external software. Get more out of Minecraft by joining the Builders League.   In this Camp you will develop these Skills: scripting, architecture, redstone, programming, command blocks, advanced commands, dev tools, logic, LAN networking

LIMITED TIME SALE

$1075.00 - $1075.00 $950.00

Minecraft Creature Creator

Ages: 7-14,

It Lives! Bring to life your own creatures or “mobs” using custom 3D modeling and animation software. Program multiple creatures with AI behaviors and spawn conditions with Behavior Packs. Make hostile enemies to fight or passive mobs to add ambiance to the local ecology. You can even create tamable mobs to aid you in battle or keep as a pet! This is the truly definitive Mob creation course using officially supported tools to easily bring home your mod and share your custom creatures with friends.   In this Camp you will develop these Skills: 3D modeling, artificial intelligence, 3D animation, rigging, programming, texturing, art, design, game development

LIMITED TIME SALE

$975.00 - $975.00 $850.00

Minecraft Data Pack Programmer

Ages: 10-14,

Learn Minecraft’s custom scripting language and program your own mod pack. Create custom weapons with magical attacks like casting lightning or causing explosions. Make food items with special buffs, sounds and particles. Bring to life a custom basic creature or “mob” with AI. Learn custom 3D modeling software used to make your own models for Minecraft.  Plus participants will learn how easy it is to pack up their mod, install and share it! Adding mods to Vanilla Minecraft has never been easier. Make Minecraft your own with Data Modding!   In this Camp you will develop these Skills: scripting, programming, coding, 3D modeling, texturing, data modding, minecraft modding, sounds design, game dev

LIMITED TIME SALE

$1075.00 - $1075.00 $950.00

Nerf Flywheel Engineering

Ages: 11-14,

Take your Nerf game to hyper elevated levels with this advanced camp in all things foam and electrical engineering. Discover how Nerf Blasters are engineered by taking apart Voxel provided Blasters and modify it for maximum performance. Create electrical circuits, rewire, hack, mod and solder a “Flywheel class” blaster. Participants will create the most competitive foam flinging Flywheel blaster with all the best parts. Install 36,000 RPM motors, high crush wheels, rechargeable lipo battery, higher gauge wire, custom 3D printed cage and more! Learn important safety practices and game rules to ensure Nerf Wars are safe and fun!  Participants take home their modified Blaster! *safety equipment used during modding and Nerf Wars *Materials cost is included in ticket price   In this Camp you will develop these Skills: electrical engineering, circuitry, soldering, hardware tools, hardware hacking, 3D printer applications, competitive Nerf, Nerf game modes and safety, lipo safety, blaster safety, toy design

LIMITED TIME SALE

$1150.00 - $1150.00 $1025.00

Nerf Springer Modding

Ages: 7-14,

Join the Elite world of competitive foam flinging and blaster modification. Learn important safety practices and game rules to ensure Nerf Wars are safe and fun! Discover how Nerf Blasters are designed by taking apart Voxel provided Blasters and modify it for maximum performance. Mod a “Springer” class blaster and scientifically record FPS data with a chronograph to determine stock vs modded performance. Engage in regular games of Nerf throughout camp and trips to the onsite blasting range. Participants will create the most competitive foam flinging Springer blaster with all the best mods. Install High KG springs, modify air flow valves for max air pressure, retool parts for better air seals, install custom 3D printed parts, modify darts for better weight distribution and more! Learn important safety practices and game rules to ensure Nerf Wars are safe and fun!  Participants take home their modified Blaster! *safety equipment used during modding and Nerf Wars *Materials cost is included in ticket price   In this Camp you will develop these Skills: hardware tools, hardware hacking, 3D printer applications, competitive Nerf, Nerf game modes and safety,, blaster safety, toy design

LIMITED TIME SALE

$1050.00 - $1050.00 $925.00

Roblox Gladiator Arena

Ages: 7-14,

Learn how to create more interactive custom games in Roblox using the official Studio Developer software. Create your own competitive arena based PvP (player vs player) game. Design your arena and place custom made objects, power ups and weapons. Code your own scripts using the LUA programming language to create color changing objects, deadly obstacles, teleporters, bounce pads and laser blasters. Learn how to make a multiplayer networked game and debug real code! Finally learn to publish your custom arena game and further your game development / coding career!   In this Camp you will develop these Skills: Roblox Studio, LUA coding, debugging, game design, game polish, PVP game design, PVE game design, scripting, programming, 3D modeling, environment design, game publishing

LIMITED TIME SALE

$975.00 - $975.00 $850.00

Roblox Ninja Warrior

Ages: 7-14,

Become the ultimate Roblox Ninja Warrior by creating and competing in Ninja Warrior themed obstacle course challenges. Participants will learn the Roblox Studio game design suite to create their own Ninja Warrior style Obby courses, giving special attention to coding tricky obstacles, utilizing themed objects and environmental design. Model advanced set pieces to tell a visual story and set the tone of your game. Utilize visual design languages to create a cohesive theme throughout your Ninja Warrior themed obby. Script kill floors, place respawn points, code disappearing platforms, create moving obstacles, set win conditions then finally publish your game for all to play & compete! Create the ultimate Ninja Warrior themed obstacle course and challenge your friends!   In this Camp you will develop these Skills: Roblox Studio, game design, scripting, coding, programming, 3D modeling, environment design, thematic design, ninja skills, game publishing

LIMITED TIME SALE

$950.00 - $950.00 $825.00

VR Map Makers

Ages: 11-14,

Design a digital world for the most immersive experience a game can provide, virtual reality! Participants will learn the game development process using the industry standard software and design practices using Unity. Learn how to use the world building tools, add filters and particle effects. Design an interesting world with amazing views and immaculate world building. The best games have memorable visuals and environments that tell their own story. Implement VR add-ons and scripts to explore your world in virtual reality and interact with your game world like never before!   In this Camp you will develop these Skills: game design, Unity, 3D world building, particle systems, shader systems, VR implementation, world design, environmental storytelling, architecture

LIMITED TIME SALE

$1075.00 - $1075.00 $950.00

Camp Calendar

To help you plan, here is a comprehensive list of each topic we offer by the week it’s scheduled (subject to change).
During registration you will be asked to choose the week you’d like to sign up for.

Week 1: Jun 27th - Jul 1st

Week 2: Jul 4th - Jul 8th (We are open 4th of July!)

Week 3: Jul 11th - Jul 15th

Week 4: Jul 18th - Jul 22nd

Week 5: Jul 25th - Jul 29th

Week 6: Aug 1st - Aug 5th

Week 7: Aug 8th - Aug 12th

Week 8: Aug 15th - Aug 19th

Week 9: Aug 22nd - Aug 26th

Week 10: Aug 29th - Sept 2nd