Active Learning Presents its USA Chess Summer Chess Camp and our Gamebuilder Video Game Creation Programs. At our chess camps, experienced tournament chess professionals teach children of all abilities (ages 5-15) chess in a fun and exciting manner. Children receive four hours of lessons geared toward their ability and two hours of practice and play in small groups of about 12 students during the full day session. Half days are available.
Or, they can build their own video game in one of our two exciting video game creation programs. During the Intro to Video Game course , children build their very own Arcade style video game (like Pac Man or Asteroids) where the character moves about the screen and each screen is its own level. In the Sequel-- the kids build a side scrolling platform game like Mario or Sonic, programming gravity, and making their character come to life with jumps, squishing, smashing and all of the features of a Platform game