Middle School Edition: June 14-17, 2021
Are you a rising 9th, 8th, 7th or 6th grade student interested in participating in a virtual Minecraft Educatioin camp this summer? Our “Minecraft Virtual Challenge Camp: Middle School Edition” is for you! For four days, you’ll spend two hours per day meeting virtually with other campers and building as well as completing challenges in Minecraft Java Edition. These will include team building challenges, individual exploration challenges, and survival challenges. Prior experience with Minecraft is not required but is recommended and can be helpful. Campers will learn how to take and share screenshots of their Minecraft creations and achievements, and share them with classmates via our Minecraft Camp Seesaw learning journal and blog. This camp is entirely virtual and does NOT include any face-to-face meetings at Casady School. (Registration instructions are available.)
Behavior: Student participants and moderators must agree to abide by our Responsible Use Policy (RUP) for Middle and Upper Division.
Student participants and student moderators (and parents) are responsible for providing a computer (Apple/MacOS or Windows10) capable of running Minecraft Education Edition software.
iPads CAN be used to run Minecraft Education if desired, but a laptop or desktop computer is recommended.
Gaming consoles (XBox, PlayStation, Switch, etc.) CANNOT be used to run Minecraft Education and participate in our camp.
Internet Connection: Parents are responsible for providing a high speed home Internet connection for participating students to use.
Software: Parents and students are responsible for installing Minecraft Education software on the student's device. (It is free to download, the login will be provided by camp staff)
Password: Students are responsible for using and maintaining a secure / secret password for their Minecraft Education account.
Tech Support: Some technical support for Minecraft Education Edition installation will be available, but students and parents are ultimately responsible for installing/supporting the required software and supporting the home Internet connection
Accounts and Passwords: Students and parents are responsible for purchasing and supporting a Minecraft Java Edition software license and login in advance of the start of camp. The week prior to the start of camp, registered participants will have several opportunities to test their connection to our remote Minecraft Java Edition server.
Camp Email Communication: Official camp information emails will be sent to the PARENT’S EMAIL and STUDENT’S EMAIL for registered participants.
Camp Coordination Communication: A Seesaw Learning Journal will be used to share daily Minecraft remote server “JOIN INSTRUCTIONS” for the Minecraft worlds and remote server we’ll be using and connecting to.
A daily welcome video will be shared with camp participants providing an overview of the day’s Minecraft challenges and instructions. That video will be shared via Seesaw and via email.
Technical support requests can be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org for camp-related software and access issues. Camp staff are unable to repair or fix computer issues with malware/viruses or home Internet connectivity issues, that support is the responsibility of parents.
Refund Policy: If technical support issues prevent a student from connecting to our camp Minecraft Education Edition remote server more than two days, half of paid camp fees will be refunded.