What if you could learn to code while playing Minecraft?

MinecraftU is an open-source curriculum free to all to use, which teaches problem solving and computing through a game called Minecraft.

What is MinecraftU?

Open-Source (free) curriculum and inexpensive teacher training combine to allow kids to learn the basics of computing up to programming-related job skills for advanced kids. FOR FREE!

5 Day Camp or Club formats

MinecraftU-Shreveport aims to spread early computing literacy throughout Shreveport via the use of the MinecraftU curriculum and affordable professional training.

This allows a flexible system of High School and Middle School clubs that feed into camps.

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Level 1:
The Basics

Learn how to use a computer...no previous experience required! You might be able to make an iPad sing, but it's time to learn how to use a keyboard and mouse.

Level 2:
Problem Solving

Learn the basics of survival in the Minecraft world, from fending off starvation to defending against skeletons. Solve these problems and more in a fun environment!

Level 3: 
Redstone 

Learn the basics of electricity, with in game and real world applications. We’ll go over digital circuits, like those found in smartphones and tablets, and how to use them in the Minecraft world to build yourself awesome contraptions.

Level 4:
ComputerCraft

Use the Minecraft mod ComputerCraft to learn the basics of programming and then apply those skills via your own in-game robots. These robots can do anything, from build you a house to find and mine diamonds for you.

Level 5:
Java & Modding

Learn the basics of Java, the most common programming language in the world, and use them to create your own modification of Minecraft. Add any item of your design to the game, expanding Minecraft in whatever direction you desire.

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AGES 6-16, 5 day camp

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What will my kids learn?

Each level is skill based only, kids can move at their own pace!

Computing Basics

Your kids will learn how to use a mouse and keyboard to control their Minecraft character with others of similar skill level. We'll patiently show them how to use these new tools, even at early ages.

Problem Solving

Kids will learn the basic survival skills in the Minecraft world: make tools, gather materials, use those tools to make farms, build houses and more.

REdstone Circuits

Electricity in the Minecraft universe is called Redstone. Kids will learn the basics of electricity, circuits, logic gates and switches. With this knowledge, they'll truly be able to appreciate controlling computers with code.

Computercraft

Kids will learn how to install the mod called ComputerCraft, allowing them control and code robots to do their work for them and make virtual computers!

Java & Modding

For advanced kids only, this class teaches what you need to know to make modifications to Minecraft itself. Want to make a candy cane sword? You do it with the same skills of modern day programmers!

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