Dear Parents,

RACL will offer a week-long Summer Computer Science – Minecraft Mod I Camp from July 25th to July 29th, 2016.  The target of the Camp is for Ages 7-9 years old students. Computers and required software packages will be provided by summer camp during class time.

The slots are limited, please register as soon as possible. First come, first served!

Website:  Email:

Period: 7/25-7/29, 2016

Hours: 9:00 AM – 4:30 PM daily

Drop-off time: 8:30 – 9:00 AM; Pick-up time: 4:30 – 5:00 PM

Location: RCCC Church, 9266 Chapel Hill Rd, Cary NC 27513

Lunch: Students should bring their own lunches.

Registration fee: Free

Tuition: $260

Registration method: online at

Payment method: Please make check payable to Raleigh Academy of Chinese Language. Mail to:

Attn: Minecraft Mod I Camp, RACL, P. O. Box 50375, Raleigh, NC 27560-6375

Refund: refund 100% tuition if requested 3 weeks before the Camp, 50% tuition if requested on first day of the Camp. No refund after first day of the Camp.


RACL Summer Camp Committee


Minecraft Mod I Camp (Ages: 7-9)


So you want to mod Minecraft – that’s a great idea! You’re about to be transformed from a Minecraft player into a Minecraft maker, and in order to get there, you have to learn how to code. The task is quite simple, because you will use many of the skills you already have – logic, creativity, math, gaming, and problem solving – to design, build, test and share Minecraft mods. This camp teachers you everything, from building a large house to making a multiplayer game that you can play inside Minecraft with your friends.


  1. Introduction to Modding
  2. What is a Mod?
  3. Accessing the LearnToMod Platform
  4. Testing Your Mods in the Simulator
  5. Testing Your Mods in the Minecraft
  6. Functions and Drones
  7. Sending Messages
  8. Quiz: Functions
  9. Function Calls
  10. Quiz: Function Calls
  11. Drones
  12. Locations
  13. Quiz: Drones and Locations
  14. Commands
  15. Loops
  16. Repeat Loops
  17. Loops 1D Block Pattern
  18. Loops 2D Block Pattern
  19. Loops Checkerboard Pattern
  20. Loops Checker Cube
  21. Counter Loops
  22. Loops and Functions
  23. Introduction to Software Development
  24. The Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC)
  25. Building Complex Structures Using Drones (SDLC – design, development, test)
  26. Code Refactoring
  27. Variables and Parameters
  28. Variables
  29. Math Expressions
  30. Modulus
  31. Scope
  32. Parameters
  33. Conditionals and Events
  34. Block Break and Player Move Events
  35. Do After and Do Every
  36. Conditionals
  37. Conditionals: State Variables


Computers and required software packages will be provided by summer camp during class time.