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FAQ about Real Life Video Game Camp

There has been a lot of buzz about our Real Life Video Game Camp. Read on to find answers to some of our most frequently asked questions about this camp.

Which Minecraft game is this like? It is most similar to Survival, but is not exactly like any of the video games. We are using some of the same basic ideas, but the rules and recipes are our own.

Do you have to play Minecraft to understand the class? No, it might be easier to think along the lines of needing to find particular materials to  make something if you've played the game, but there will be a directions, a guidebook, and instructors to help clarify any questions.

Will the class be inside or outside? Inside.

Do we get to kill things? No, there will be no actual killing. We have incorporated animals and bad guys who give participants some of the resources necessary to complete the projects, but overall this is a game focused on finding materials and learning how to make really neat things not on violence.

Will there be tools? Yes, there will be tools and mining and crafting.

When do we have to register by? Immediately! The class is filling quickly. We are only taking 10-12 students for each session. Registrations are coming in daily. If you want to be in the class, register now.

REAL LIFE VIDEO GAME CAMP--June 23, 24, an 25 (3 hours each day) choose from

Morning session: 9 a.m. - noon or Afternoon session: 1 - 4 p.m.

Loosely based on the popular video game Minecraft®, this camp seeks to take children out the of the video world and into a real life experience of searching for materials, making tools, and scavenging for food. Creativity will flow as they mine for resources, use their crafting tables, and trade at the village shop. Skills and tools acquired during camp will enable the kids to continue imaginative play at home. Cost is $96 for the 3 day camp, all materials included. Registration required.