Middle School Edition: June 22-25, 2020

Description

Are you a rising 9th, 8th, 7th or 6th grade student interested in participating in a virtual Minecraft (Java Edition) 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.)

Dates / Times / Audience / Cost

June 22 - 25 (10am to noon daily)

For rising 6th, 7th, 8th and 9th graders

$132 (Minecraft Java Edition software $26.95 not included and must be purchased separately in advance of camp)

Registration instructions are available.

Requirements

    1. Student participants and moderators must agree to abide by our Responsible Use Policy (RUP) for Middle and Upper Division.

    2. Student participants and student moderators (and parents) are responsible for providing a computer (Apple/MacOS or Windows10) capable of running Minecraft Java Edition software. Details are on https://www.minecraft.net/en-us/store/minecraft-java-edition/

    3. Parents are responsible for providing a high speed home Internet connection for participating students to use

    4. Students are responsible for using and maintaining a secure / secret password for their Minecraft Java Edition account. (Casady camp staff CANNOT recover or reset student Minecraft accounts)

    5. Students will provide their Minecraft Java Edition userID to camp staff.

    6. 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

Procedures

    1. 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.

    2. Camp Email Communication: Official camp information emails will be sent to the PARENT’S EMAIL and STUDENT’S EMAIL for registered participants.

    3. 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.

    4. 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.

    5. Technical support requests can be sent to helpdesk@casady.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.

    6. 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.