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App Development 101: Intro to Making Apps using Game Salad (Zatna)

Basking Ridge
Rising Grades 3 - 5
7/25 - 7/29
Half Day
Partner Program
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$450 / Week

Camp at a Glance

This camp is designed for campers with experience in programming. The camp will use Game Maker Studio to give a first experience of creating games, which campers can submit to various platforms including PlayStation, Xbox, Windows, Mac and mobile devices. Campers will learn about various game design and development process. (The recommended prerequisite course for this camp is Programming 101: Introduction to Programming using Scratch.)

Topics Covered

  • Game design
  • Variables
  • Types
  • Conditional statements
  • Loops
  • Objects/sprites
  • Scopes of variables
  • Functions
  • Modules
  • Documentation

Camper’s Portfolio

  • Various game projects
  • Possibly published for different platforms including console, pc, web and mobile devices
  • Documentation
  • Inspired future work


Weeks Times
Jun 29 – 31 1:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.


Lunch is included.

Camp Credentials

  • This camp is accredited by the American Camp Association!

Drop-off/Pick-up Location

Middle School Entrance

What to Pack

  • A water bottle

What to Expect

Robots and Coding and Data… OH MY! Zatna’s amazing certified instructors cover Computer Science, Mathematics, Engineering, Technology, and Entrepreneurship.

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