Dates: June 21 - June 25

Location: Online

Days: Daily

Time: Noon to 4 p.m.

Entering Grades: 9-12

Category: Coding, Coding & Career, Coding & Gaming, Gaming

Skill Level: Entry

Prerequisites: None


Are you interested in video games, animation or computer programming? Have you ever wanted to develop your own video game? Designing video games involves artists, writers and computer programmers, as well as the game designer. Try your hand at designing your own game using professional software by Unity. Learn to design and animate terrains, lighting and assets; create a game narrative; and apply the essentials of game design.

Instruction includes a combination of live online interactions with NIU faculty and staff along with recorded videos and downloadable step-by-step instruction. Chromebook and some computers are not suitable for this camp. View minimum hardware and software requirements before registering.

This camp meets online from noon to 4 p.m. each day and is recommended for students in grades 9-12. This camp is also offered July 26-30.