The Game Making CLUB is about the FUN of learning how to make video games and so much more.

281-275-2885 Register (or more info) at Sugar Land Parks and Recreation

This first 8-week session will provide the opportunity of enjoying the excitement of creating your own video games while introducing and exploring:
COMPUTER GRAPHICS and computer imaging
•PROVIDING USER GAME CONTROL such as with the mouse as well as programmed actions such as collision detection.
all of the wonderful joy that comes from the STEM skills of digital technology.
Most importantly you should have FUN!!
•••The last class session will be an opportunity for students to present their work. Parents are invited.

281-275-2885--Class specifics: Ages 10-15 (unless instructor permission)- 8 sessions $225 Starts Fri. March 6 - May 8
Note: No class on March 13 and April 24th
Students can enroll in the Early Session which meets Fri. 4:30- 5:25 or the Evening session on Fri. 5:30 - 6:25.
Seats are limited so enroll early. Note: only classroom computers provided can be used for courses

Parents please pick up your child on time after the session
Children can walk home with written permission from parents.
This class does not provide access to the internet.
Parents can stay in the facility during the class but we ask parents do not distract or use students computers.
If a parent wishes to assist with the class please contact the instructor.

We plan to donate $20 per student who registers to the students school PTO (or other as deemed appropriate)

TO REGISTER CALL: 281-275-2885

Instructor Info:

Brad Kaldahl was a professor at Montgomery College in Rockville Maryland for 14yrs. and then a Professor at the University of Dubuque. He has been teaching and developing in the gaming industry since the 1990's when he released his first paint application (on AOL) called PsychoPaint. Since then Brad has published 2 books on computer interactivity and gaming, worked with the game industry to help create the Nations first Associate Degree for Video Gaming. He has presented at conferences nationally including "Games for Educators" at Kirkwood College in Iowa, discussing how to make edu-games for self-paced learning. At the "Games for Health Conference" in Boston, Brad discussed using games as a motivator for increased PT and how this could increase brain neuroplasticity in Physical Therapy. Brad has provided several seminars at the "Closing the Gap" conferences in Minn. teaching game making as well as discussing alternative patented disability game controllers that increase player collaboration. Brad also co-presented with UD's Education Department in a seminar called "IEP's and Video Games" for the University of Dubuque as well as other various presentations involving teaching video game making as a fun way to gain important STEM skills.
Brad's Masters degree is in Technology in Education from Johns Hopkins University .Contact Brad @ 563-277-8000 or (please put gaming in the subject line to insure your email is not overlooked. : )