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Camp Minecraft

Monday, July 14, 2014 at 09:00 AM

Pursuitery and LA Makerspace would like to welcome you to Camp Minecraft, a virtual summer camp, running from July 14 to August 10 for all skill levels! Complete challenges weekly, or at your own pace, to earn digital Minecraft badges and snag a spot on Friday’s Show & Tell.

If you attended Minecraft summer camp last year, you will be happy to know that Coach Tim is back along with fellow camper, XRay and his dad and LA Makerspace board member, Bill. Tara will be around to help too.

If you have questions or comments or just want to show your support please let us know by tweeting with the #CampMinecraft hashtag!


How to Join:

1) Go to and click the big green PARTICIPATE button

2) Read the intro and join us on our forums:

Getting Started:

Jump into the community:


Challenge Details

Week 1 - Getting Started at Our Base Camp

Dates: July 14th - July 20th

Challenge Requirements:

1. Build Your First Base - your first base should include a safe dwelling and a mine. Can you find diamonds?

2. A Food Source - build at least one renewable food source like some wheat plants, oak trees, chickents, etc. Can you collect a full stack of food?

3. No More Mobs - Build a mob prevention/protection system, such as lighting, fences, pits, etc. Can you safely collect mob drops?

4. The Nether! - Build a nether portal and go to the Nether. Build a mini base there. Can you bring back any of these: nether quartz, glowstone, or a blaze rod?

Live Geekout Schedule

Join the Live Stream or View the Archived Video

Every Monday, 11:00am PT - Introduction to the Challenge

Every Friday, 11:00am PT - Show and Tell


Upcoming Challenges (More details will come for each challenge as that week approaches)

Week 2 - Exploring the Nether

Dates: July 21st - July 27th

Challenge Requirements: Coming Soon

Week 3 - Transportation and Exploration

Dates: July 28th - August 3rd

Challenge Requirements: Coming Soon

Week 4 - Coding with Minecraft and Red Stone Circuits

Dates: August 4th - August 10th

Challenge Requirements: Coming Soon

Badge Details

Once you successfully complete each challenge, you will be issued a digital Minecraft badge for that challenge!

Submission Details

What do you do once you're done with the challenge? Click the large red "Submit Your Challenge" button at the top of this page. Submit either a screenshot or a video of the completed challenge

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