Do you have a child interested in game design and coding? Study the fundamentals of computer programming for games at Summer Institute for the Gifted (SIG)!
SIG offers gifted, creative, and academically talented students the opportunity to learn Scratch 3.0*, a block-based visual programming language created by MIT Media Lab. Introduction to Scratch Programming (ages 9-10) covers the fundamentals of computer programming for games while developing creative and critical thinking skills. Designed with children and teens in mind, Scratch lets kids design their own web-based games.
About Scratch Programming
Have you ever wondered how the computer games you play are created? Learn the basics of computer programming for games through online applications designed to help students explore and create a computer game of their own.
Learn to solve coding puzzles and use critical thinking skills to solve new challenges and missions using Scratch 3.0. Put your imagination to work while creating a one-of-a-kind web game to share with your friends and family!
Learn the Basics of Programming for Games in 2020
The Introduction to Scratch Programming course is offered at the following SIG program locations:
- Boston University Academy (Investigators Program)
- Bryn Mawr College (Innovators Program)
- Echo Horizon (Investigators Program)
- Emory University (Innovators Program)
- Fairfield University (Investigators Program)
- Stuart Country Day School (Investigators Program)
- UC Berkeley I & II (Innovators Program)
- UCLA (Innovators Program)
- University of Miami (Innovators Program)
Additionally, some SIG program locations offer Advanced Scratch Programming for students ages 11-12.
*Scratch™ is developed by the Lifelong Kindergarten Group at the MIT Media Lab. See http://scratch.mit.edu.