Work together as a team in Minecraft to develop creativity and problem-solving skills through active planning, troubleshooting, and spatial building scenarios. You won't believe how much this fun virtual world can teach you! Not only do children learn valuable architectural design and special building skills as they have fun playing Minecraft, but they participate in team projects to enhance communication skills, teamwork and problem-solving skills. Children should have some experience playing Minecraft before they attend this program to optimize the experience and learning (a basic knowledge of how to control their avatar and build simple structures is required). Additional Program Requirements: 1. Make sure that Minecraft is downloaded onto the student’s playable device. For this camp, all compatible devices are: a PC with Windows 10, Xbox, Nintendo Switch, or Tablet (iPad or Fire). [NOTE: Mac computers and Playstation are not compatible with this camp, JAVA edition will NOT work for our camp, If you are on a computer, you will need the Windows 10 (Bedrock Edition) version. Also, the Minecraft: Education Edition on iPads (provided by most schools) is not compatible with this program]. 2. If playing on an Xbox or Nintendo, you will be required to have an Xbox Live Gold or Nintendo Online subscription. 3. Make sure you are signed-in to your Microsoft account before the camp or you won't be able to access the realm. Recommended: One device to communicate over Zoom and one device to play the game (see above). If using a computer, you can run both programs at once; otherwise, two devices are required. 4. Your instructor will send you instructions for signing into the realm before the start of the program. Please make sure you follow these instructions early and tell your instructor if you experience any problems.