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CampMODA at Lovett - Architectural Design with Minecraft 2019

Add to My CalendarJun 24-Jul 12, 2019
Last Date to register: Saturday, August 31st, 2019

Two one-week sessions are offered this year


Want to be an architect? Love playing Minecraft? Bring these two passions together with MODA’s Architectural Design with Minecraft camp.


Camper architects will be commissioned to design a building on the The Lovett School campus. They’ll learn how the building will function, study the site, and work collaboratively to brainstorm ideas for a structure that fulfills needs and responds to its environment. They’ll also learn and follow basic design processes used in architecture to design a future-forward, human-centered structure. Using computer-aided design programs  — Minecraft, SketchUp, and Tinkercad — they’ll work in teams to design a building and bring it to life. They’ll be challenged to consider a wide variety of variables such as aesthetics, sustainability, construction materials, and user experience as they build. They’ll design the building’s exterior appearance, as well as its interior features, and use Minecraft’s Redstone functionality to provide power and light as needed. Over the course of the week, campers will learn about innovative architects, study famous structures, and practice sketching buildings they see and imagine. While we provide a computer for each participant, many campers express the desire to share designs they’ve already created. As long as they feel comfortable ensuring the safety of their devices, young designers are welcome to bring the portable electronics they use to play Minecraft.

This camp will be taught June 24- 28 and July 8-12  from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm. Parents are invited to join us on Fridays from 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm to share the fun and see what campers have learned. The camp is open to rising 4th-8th graders. Weeklong campMODA sessions (5 days) cost $495 ($100 non-refundable registration fee + $395 tuition). Camper should bring their own lunch.


MODA members receive a 10% discount and should contact MODA at 404-979-6455 prior to registration to receive the discount code. For more information about memberships or to join MODA you can visit us online at http://museumofdesign.org/membership/ or email usatmembership@museumofdesign.org. Please note that camp member discounts apply only to MODA Sustaining Membership levels beginning at $8/month or $96/year and above.


Children of Lovett faculty receive a 10% discount and should contact Marc Mallet at 404-262-3032 prior to registration to receive the discount code. Note that this is the only faculty discount for this camp.


Based on demand, all programs may NOT be available all weeks. Should the program you request not meet a minimum enrollment, you will be contacted at least a month before your camp session.

Please contact the camp administrator to identify any behavior issues, special education needs, or food allergies.  MODA reserves the right to determine whether behavioral issues are appropriate for campMODA.


Contact campMODA with any questions by calling (404)979-6455 or emailing campMODA@museumofdesign.org.

Exemption Notice: This program is not licensed by Bright from the Start: Georgia Department of Early Care and Learning and is not required to be licensed. Bright from the Start does not regulate or routinely inspect this program. For additional information, go to www.decal.ga.gov or call 404.657.5562

June 24 - 28 Architectural Design With Minecraft Session 1: $495.00
July 8 - 12 Architectural Design With Minecraft Session 2: $495.00
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4075 Paces Ferry Rd. NW
Atlanta Georgia, 30327-3032
Onsite Contact Email:marc.mallet@lovett.org
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Onsite Contact Phone:404 262 3032
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