Game Arts: Design and Programming (Ages 12-14) is unfortunately unavailable

Thankfully we have 175 other Kids Classes for you to choose from. Check our top choices below or see all classes for more options.

Game Arts: Design and Programming (Ages 12-14)

at Evanston Art Center - Evanston

(22)
Course Details
Price:
$285
Start Date:

This class isn't on the schedule at the moment, but save it to your Wish List to find out when it comes back!
If you're enrolled in an upcoming date, this simply means that date has now sold out.

Location:
Evanston, North Side
1717 Central St
Btwn Broadway & Eastwood Avenues
Evanston, Illinois 60201
(Map)
Share:
Purchase Options
Description
Class Level: All levels
Age Requirements: 12 - 14 years old
Average Class Size: 10
Teacher: Miki Straus

What you'll learn in this kids programming class:

Bring your ideas to interactive life with video games! Get grounded in the basics of coding using Scratch, and become familiar with the foundations of game design, all to create your very own simple computer games. Scratch is a free software available online, so students can bring what they learn in class home.

Still have questions? Ask the community.

Refund Policy
Tuition is refundable for Adult and YFA (Youth Fine Arts) classes, minus a processing fee for each class dropped, only if the EAC Registrar is notified by or on the next working day after the first class has met. Workshop fees (minus a processing fee) are refundable up until one week prior to the program. 

If the Director of IT and Administration is notified at least one week prior to the scheduled start date, a processing fee of $50 is charged for dropping adult classes, YFA classes, or workshops costing $100 or more or a $25 processing fee is charged for dropping programs costing under $100. 

A processing fee equal to 50% of the tuition is charged for adult or YFA classes and camps that are dropped during the period from six days before the first class meets and the next working day after the first class has met (workshop fees are not refundable during this period). Please refer to the chart below. 

Students are responsible for notifying the Art Center Director of IT and Administration that they wish to drop a class or workshop; not attending class does not constitute an official withdrawal from courses or cancellation of tuition or fees. If you must drop a class or workshop after the deadline, no refunds will be given. 

There is no deferred, reduced or pro-rated tuition. Membership is non-refundable. There are no exceptions to the Evanston Art Center refund policy.

Refund Schedule for Dropped Classes or Workshops

Type Dropped 7 or more days before the 1st Session* Dropped between 6 days before the 1st Session & the 1st Working day after the 1st Session Dropped after the 1st Working day after the 1st Session*
Adult & YFA Classes & Camps Tuition refunded minus $50 processing fee** Tuition is refunded minus a processing fee equal to 50% of the Tuition No Refund or Credit
Workshops costing $100 or more Tuition refunded minus $50 processing fee** No Refund or Credit No refund or credit
Workshops under $100 Tuition refunded minus $25 processing fee** No Refund or Credit No Refund or Credit

*The first session is defined as the first day a class or workshop meets (not the first class or workshop attended).  

**To avoid paying the processing fee, students may elect to receive a full tuition credit for classes or workshops dropped seven days or more before the first session. Tuition credit will expire one year from the date the class or workshop is dropped and must be used in full for EAC class and/or workshop tuition. After the credit is redeemed, no further refund options will be available. 

Tuition credits are not redeemable for cash under any circumstances. Credits may be transferred to another individual only with written notice.

Map

Google Map

Evanston Art Center

All classes at this location

Start Dates (0)

This class isn't on the schedule at the moment, but save it to your Wish List to find out when it comes back!

Benefits of Booking Through CourseHorse

Booking is safe. When you book with us your details are protected by a secure connection.
Lowest price guaranteed. Classes on CourseHorse are never marked up.
This class will earn you 2850 points. Points give you money off your next class!
Questions about this class?
Get help now from a knowledge expert!
Questions & Answers (0)

Get quick answers from CourseHorse and past students.

Reviews of Classes at Evanston Art Center (22)

School: Evanston Art Center

Evanston Art Center

Evanston Art Center is a non-profit (501(c)3) visual arts organization in Evanston, IL. The Evanston Art Center specializes in art education, scholarship programs, community events, public programs, outreach and exhibitions. All exhibitions are free and open to the public.

For more than eighty years...

Read more about Evanston Art Center

CourseHorse Approved

This school has been carefully vetted by CourseHorse and is a verified Chicago educator.

Want to take this class?

Save to Wish List
Taking this class for work? Get exclusive perks & discounts for free.

175 Top Choices

MK Camp: Tasty Tropics (Ages 9-11)

at Marcel's Culinary Experience - Glen Ellyn 490 N Main St, Chicago, Illinois 60137

Chef Jamie Bordoshuk presents Mid Kids Camp: Tasty Tropics – The Polynesian Kitchen (Ages 9-11) Break out the Hawaiian leis, grab a pineapple or two, and let’s celebrate this week island style. Tiki drinks with umbrellas, tropical fruits in salsa or on a skewer, coconuts, macadamia nuts, and shaved ice. Fun in the sun from the 50th state. ...

Tuesday Jun 18th, 2pm - 3:30pm

Children's Swimming: Preschool Youth (Approx. Age 3-4)

at Ray Meyer Fitness & Recreation/DePaul U - Lincoln Park 2235 N Sheffield Ave, Chicago, Illinois 60614

A transitional class from parent-child to group lessons. Independent and energetic kids who swim alone with flotation devices and are comfortable with parent/guardian separation will do great in this class. Skills used in preschool class (including but not limited to): Entering and exiting pool safely Becoming more comfortable in the water Blowing...

Tuesday Jun 18th, 4pm - 4:30pm

  (4 sessions)
$98

4 sessions

Create Your Own Artist Books (Ages 8-12)

at Evanston Art Center - Evanston 1717 Central St, Evanston, Illinois 60201

Learn to make books from scratch! Explore new techniques to make sketchbooks and books that transform into sculptural objects. We will make a sketchbook, a starburst book, and a 3D pop-up book that tells a story through printed images.  Discover relief printing techniques to produce illustrated pages for your creations.

Tuesday Jun 18th, 4:15pm - 6:15pm

  (6 sessions)
$185

6 sessions

Spanish (Pre-K, Academy) Ages 3 - 5 yrs

at Little Linguists Academy - Bucktown 2184 N Elston Ave, Chicago, Illinois 60614

Take advantage of this window of opportunity and give your child a head start by providing them with an immersion environment to learn Spanish! We will learn in a fun, interactive and enjoyable environment by discovering the Spanish language and culture through songs, arts and crafts, games, and dances.

Wednesday Jun 19th, 4pm - 5pm

Parent-Child Swim Lessons: Parent-Tot Babies (6-18 mo.)

at Ray Meyer Fitness & Recreation/DePaul U - Lincoln Park 2235 N Sheffield Ave, Chicago, Illinois 60614

Instructors will use activities and songs to help children with skills and water adjustment. Children not fully toilet-trained must wear a swim diaper. The pool temperature is between 81–84°F.

Saturday Jun 22nd, 8:30am - 9am

  (4 sessions)
$98

4 sessions

Arabic (Parents & Tots, Academy) Ages 6 mo - 2.5 yrs

at Little Linguists Academy - Lakeview 3532 N Halsted St, Chicago, Illinois 60640

Take advantage of this window of opportunity and give your child a head start by providing them with an immersion environment to learn Arabic! We will learn in a fun, interactive and enjoyable environment by discovering the Arabic language and culture through songs, arts and crafts, games, and dances.

Saturday Jun 22nd, 9am - 10am

Parent-Tot Toddlers (19+ mo.)

at Ray Meyer Fitness & Recreation/DePaul U - Lincoln Park 2235 N Sheffield Ave, Chicago, Illinois 60614

Instructors will use activities and songs to help children with skills and water adjustment. Children not fully toilet-trained must wear a swim diaper. The pool temperature is between 81–84°F.

Saturday Jun 22nd, 9am - 9:30am

  (4 sessions)
$98

4 sessions

Children's Swimming: Level 1 Youth (Approx. Age 4-6)

at Ray Meyer Fitness & Recreation/DePaul U - Lincoln Park 2235 N Sheffield Ave, Chicago, Illinois 60614

This is the first class of conventional swim lessons and provides the foundation of two of the four main strokes, freestyle and backstroke. Instructors will work with swimmers to be more comfortable in the water without the use of a floatation device. Skills learned in Level 1 (including but not limited to): Entering and exiting pool safely Becoming...

Tuesday Jun 18th, 4:30pm - 5:15pm

  (4 sessions)
$98

4 sessions

Children's Swim: Level 3 Youth Classes (Ages 5 - 8)

at Ray Meyer Fitness & Recreation/DePaul U - Lincoln Park 2235 N Sheffield Ave, Chicago, Illinois 60614

Kids in level 3 are able to swim independently with their face in the water. In these lessons, swimmers will begin developing stroke techniques and learn the fundamentals of front crawl, backstroke and breaststroke.  Skills needed for entry into Level 3: Able to step from side into chest deep water and move into a floating position for at least...

Saturday Jun 22nd, 10:25am - 11:10am

  (4 sessions)
$98

4 sessions

Mandarin (Parents & Tots, Academy) Ages 6 mo - 2 yrs

at Little Linguists Academy - Lakeview 3532 N Halsted St, Chicago, Illinois 60640

Take advantage of this window of opportunity and give your child a head start by providing them with an immersion environment to learn Mandarin Chinese! We will learn in a fun, interactive and enjoyable environment by discovering the Chinese language and culture through songs, arts and crafts, games, and dances.

Saturday Jun 22nd, 11:30am - 12:30pm

Arabic (6 - 10, Academy)

at Little Linguists Academy - Lakeview 3532 N Halsted St, Chicago, Illinois 60640

Take advantage of this window of opportunity and give your child a head start by providing them with an immersion environment to learn Arabic! We will learn in a fun, interactive and enjoyable environment by discovering the Arabic language and culture through songs, arts and crafts, games, and dances.

Saturday Jun 22nd, 11:30am - 12:30pm

Children's Swim: Level 2 Youth (Approx. Age 5-6)

at Ray Meyer Fitness & Recreation/DePaul U - Lincoln Park 2235 N Sheffield Ave, Chicago, Illinois 60614

This is a beginner group lesson for kids who have an increased level of comfort in the pool. Swimmers will begin to move independently in the water over the course of the session.  Skills needed for entry into Level 2: Able to enter water independently, using either the ramp, steps, or side, travel at least 5 yards, submerge mouth for at least...

Tuesday Jun 18th, 4:15pm - 5pm

  (4 sessions)
$98

4 sessions

Children's Swim: Level 5 Youth Classes (Ages 7-10)

at Ray Meyer Fitness & Recreation/DePaul U - Lincoln Park 2235 N Sheffield Ave, Chicago, Illinois 60614

Swimmers have a solid understanding of all four strokes. In level 5, they will learn flip turns, continue to fine-tune technique and increase distance.  Skills needed for entry into Level 5:  Able to swim front crawl and elementary backstroke 25 yards  Able to swim breaststroke and back crawl 15 yards  Able to submerge and...

Sunday Jun 23rd, 9:45am - 10:30am

  (4 sessions)
$98

4 sessions

Children's Swim: Level 4 Youth Classes (Ages 6-9)

at Ray Meyer Fitness & Recreation/DePaul U - Lincoln Park 2235 N Sheffield Ave, Chicago, Illinois 60614

Swimmers understand the basics of backstroke, breaststroke and freestyle. In these lessons, kids continue to advance their stroke techniques, begin to learn butterfly and increase the distance they are able to swim.  Skills needed for entry into Level 4:  Able to jump into pool and front crawl and/or elementary backstroke 25 yards Able...

Sunday Jun 23rd, 10:30am - 11:15am

  (4 sessions)
$98

4 sessions

Children's Swim: Level 6/Kids Swim Workout (Age 8+)

at Ray Meyer Fitness & Recreation/DePaul U - Lincoln Park 2235 N Sheffield Ave, Chicago, Illinois 60614

This class is intended for swimmers who can swim each stroke proficiently, have a strong understanding of technique, want to improve speed and endurance, and achieve optimal performance level by improving stroke technique and aerobic endurance. There will be a strong focus on the “workout” aspect of this class.  Skills needed for entry into...

Sunday Jun 23rd, 11:15am - 12:15pm

  (4 sessions)
$112

4 sessions

Pride Workshop (Ages 1.5 to 12 years old)

at The Paintbrush - Lincoln Park 2646 N Halsted, Chicago, Illinois 60614

Everything you need to get ready for Chicago Pride Week! Decorate your own Pride t-shirt (bring your own shirt, we will help you with your design), parade crafts, rainbow snacks, and face painting! Kids 4 and up may be dropped off. Parents are welcome to stay and get creative with their kids. Park strollers outside under overhang. Note: Bring...

Sunday Jun 23rd, 3:30pm - 4:30pm

Classic Art Camps: Half Day (Package)

at The Paintbrush - Lincoln Park 2646 N Halsted, Chicago, Illinois 60614

The Paintbrush offers a unique camp experience for kids who LOVE ART! A Day of Camp 8:30-9:00 Before-Care 9:00-9:15 Arrival and Warm-Up 9:15-11:05 A Morning of ART 11:05-11:15 Snack 11:15-11:45 ART Exploration/Stations 11:45-12:00 Clean Up and Organize 12:00 Morning Camp Departure 12:00-1:00 Lunch and Recreation 1:00-1:15 Arrival and Warm-Up...

Monday Jun 24th, 9am - 12pm

  (5 sessions)
$275

5 sessions

Intro to Fashion Camp: Ages 10-13

at School of the Art Institute of Chicago - The Loop 36 S Wabash Ave, Chicago, Illinois 60603

This new one-week camp introduces young designers to fashion with an emphasis on experimentation and discovering their own style. Activities guide students through the process of developing original ideas, finding inspiration for fashion in the world around them, and responding to the work of other artists and designers. Students build fundamental...

Monday Jun 24th, 9am - 5pm

  (5 sessions)
$465

5 sessions