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App Development 101: Intro to Making Apps using Game Salad (Zatna)

Basking Ridge
Rising Grades 3 - 5
7/15 - 7/19
9:00 a.m to 4:30 p.m.
Partner Program
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$880 / Week

Camp at a Glance

This camp is designed for campers with some programming experience. The camp will use GameSalad to give the first experience of creating games for mobile platforms. Campers will build a foundation in basic computer science concepts while creating apps. Some camper apps have been accepted and published in the Apple App Store. (The recommended prerequisite course for this camp is Programming 101: Introduction to Programming using Scratch.)

Topics Covered

  • Program Design
  • Loops (Iteration)
  • Conditional Statements
  • Boolean Logic
  • Variables
  • Arrays (Lists)
  • Events
  • Synchronization and Coordination
  • Dynamic Interaction
  • Random Numbers
  • Planning and Debugging

Camper’s Portfolio

  • Game App
  • Possibly published in mobile application stores, including App Store and Google

Play Store

  • Documentation
  • Inspired future work


Weeks Times
Jul 15 – 19 9:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.


Lunch is included.

Camp Credentials

  • This camp is accredited by the American Camp Association!

Drop-off/Pick-up Location

Middle School Entrance

What to Pack

  • A water bottle

What to Expect

Robots and Coding and Data… OH MY! Zatna’s amazing certified instructors cover Computer Science, Mathematics, Engineering, Technology, and Entrepreneurship.

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