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3D Game Design Developer
Age guide: 10 to 14
98% recommended
Virtual Camp £475
Day Camp £575
Residential Camp £1295

Turn passive gaming into proactive learning 

From the fundamentals of game design to essential 3D game programming concepts, your child will learn the skills required to develop a seriously impressive multi-platform video game. Our video game summer camps for kids is packed full of structured learning, practical exercises and projects guaranteed to capture the imagination and unleash creativity. 


  • Experience playing computer games.

What your child will learn


  • Unreal Engine 4
  • Project Setup, Adding Assets, Handling Windows
  • Binary Space Partitioning (Creating Objects, Creating Platforms, Creating Levels)
  • Lighting (Point Lights, Spot Lights)
  • Actors (Objects in Game, The Main Character)
  • Procedural Programming via Visual Scripting (The Blueprint System, Variables, Branches)
  • Actor Logic (Moving Platforms, Teleporters, Jump Pads)
  • Fundamental Game Design (The Player, Start/End Points, A Goal, Obstacles)
  • Prototyping
  • Exporting Games


About this camp

You’ve played now time to design!

With this video game design summer camp being focussed on 3D game programming for kids, your child will master visual scripting tools*, enabling them to embrace the power of coding without the complexity of programming syntax. They will learn how to create exhilarating custom behaviours and incredible game mechanics using best practices. On the coding side they will master essential programming concepts such as variables, branching, looping, events and more! This kid's video game camp also covers the basics of 3D modelling.

The focus of our kids’ video game design courses and summer camps are very much on fun. When you drop them off in the morning, you can have the peace of mind that they will be in a secure and safe environment, whilst learning the core elements in how to design their own games. 

Our kids’ video game camps are very popular and tend to fill up quickly so please book now to avoid disappointment. 

* Visual scripting tools are used in many areas of tech from game design to robotics.

Unreal, first released in 1998. Latest version UE4 is now an industry-leading game engine used by AAA level studios and indie developers.

Free to download so your child can progress at home after the summer video game camp.

Requirements for Virtual Course

Internet speed requirements

  • 5Mbps download speed and 3Mbps upload speed (per user)
  • If using FunTech Virtual Machine at least 6Mbps download speed and 6Mbps upload speed; lower speeds will work, but the quality of the remote computer experience will deteriorate (per user)


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Minimum system requirements

  • OS: 64-bit Windows 10 or OS X 10.11 or later
  • Processor: Quad-core Intel or AMD processor, 2.5GHz or faster
  • Memory: 8GB (8,192MB) RAM
  • Free HDD space: 50GB 
  • Graphics requirements known as GPU (Graphics Processing Unit): Intel HD 630 or better
  • Hardware: keyboard, mouse, and headset with microphone


Find your computers’ tech specs:  Windows  |  Mac


Can I use childcare vouchers to pay for camps?

Absolutely. We accept a number of childcare voucher schemes. Please see our childcare voucher page for more details.

How long are your summer camps?

Our summer camps last for 5 days, Monday to Friday, 9:00am to 5:00pm (we do not offer single or 3 day camps). There is an option for early drop off (8:30am) and/or late pick up (5:30pm) each day.

Our residential camps vary slightly as we welcome students to check-in on Sunday at 5:00pm, check-out is Friday at 5:30pm. There is an option to extend your stay until Sunday at 2:30pm.

Please note: some locations’ start/end times may be vary: please check your welcome pack for specific details.

How long do children get for lunch? 

For Day and Residential Camps lunch break is 90 minutes and comes with the option for some activities. These vary from location to location, so please check the individual location page for more details.

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Post-camp learning

Make your child’s holiday camp experience last the whole year!
FunTech OnBoard is a series of weekly tech challenges designed to follow on from their tech camp experience, consolidating the new skills they have learned and continue their tech development.

Only £145 for the whole year (if booked at the same time as your camp).

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26+ Years’ Experience

Small Class Sizes

Ofsted Registered

Structured Curriculum