Active Learning Computer Enrichment Programs

Summer Programs

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General Information
Description of ServiceActive Learning Services operates chess camps (thru USA Chess), Gamebuilder Video Game creation camps (using Gamemaker or Microsoft Kodu), Scratch Animation Creation camps, and other enrichment programs designed to stimulate creative thinking, improve logic and memory skills and give children "thinking alternatives" to sports camps and other summer camps and enrichment programs. Our enrichment programs include the USA Chess chess camps, chess lessons and school programs thru USA Chess, and our Gamebuilder Video Game Creation Programs (including our newest game creation camp using Microsoft Kodu), Computer Animation and our other Active Learning Computer Enrichment Programs .

USA Chess is the largest and premier chess camp organizer for children in the United States.Founded in 1997 USA Chess has grown from one camp in Dallas, TX to more than 100 camps across the United States! We also teach chess in over 65 school chess programs in Dallas, Houston, Austin, and Washington DC.

Our Gamebuilder Video Game Creation Programs are extremely popular and fun way for children to get exposure to computer programming and game design using GameMaker software or Kodu by Microsoft and Computer enrichment Animation creation programs using Scratch -developed by MIT.
Geographical AreaAllegheny, Armstrong, Beaver, Butler, Fayette, Greene, Indiana, Lawrence, Mercer, Washington, Westmoreland
Intake ProcedureRegistration
Client Information
EligibilityChildren ages 5 - 16.
Fees or Charges
Fee Amounts$265 - $480 depending on camp.
Hours of Operation July and August
Contact Information
Physical Site Address 1 500 Squaw Run Road
Physical Site Address 2 Shady Side Academy
Physical Site City, State, Zip East Pittsburgh, PA 15238
Main Phone 888-652-4377
Web Address
Affiliated Agency, Programs, and Services
Affiliated Agency: Summer Programs
Affiliated Program: Summer Programs
This Service: Active Learning Computer Enrichment Programs
Taxonomy Postings
Posted to Categories: Special Interest Camps (PL-6400.1500-800)
Youth (YB-9500)