CODE YOUR FUTURE: Game Design and Programming
September 30th – October 10th (Monday, Tuesday & Thursday, 4:30 pm – 6:30 pm)
This two-week, educational class at the Don Harrington Discovery Center will teach kids, grades 4 – 8 game design and computer programming. Students will learn coding and technology by creating their own video game with GameMaker, Python, and Minecraft! They’ll learn the real secrets of building and programming your most creative game ideas with today’s most popular programming languages.
Class size is limited to 18 students and they will receive 12 hours of instruction time. Code your Future will be instructed by Mark Nair, an inventor and entrepreneur. Mr. Nair is the president of two technology companies: Giant Atom, Inc. and Redigi, Inc. He has spent more than 20 years in the entertainment industry building digital platforms that handle digital content, rights management and digital distribution. Mark has his undergraduate and Master’s degrees from Texas A&M University and attended law school at the University of Texas School of Law.
Technology and computer programming continue to be an increasing component of the future and with the dynamic and challenging curriculum this course offers, students will gain an academic boost toward their future. Python is an open language that’s designed for first-time programmers or those with experience to expand their coding knowledge and abilities. Python is a general-purpose language and is used in areas like Web development, app generation, scientific computing, and the creation of graphical interfaces.
$149 for Members.
$174 for Non-Members.
Members – please remember to login to the website to receive the discount. It will be reflected on the second screen during checkout.
(A limited number of scholarships are available. Call the Discovery Center Executive Director, Dr. Aaron Pan, at 806-355-9547 ext. 101 for eligibility details.)
Refund Policy: Cancellations made 7 business days before the first class will be refunded minus a $10.00 processing fee. Missed class days will not be refunded.