Midwest Youth Game Jam 2014

Join us April 25th and 26th at the Youth Learning Center Game Jam! What exactly is a Game Jam, you ask? Kids with a love of video games, card games, board games, video game design, or just games in general get together for eight hours and are challenged to create a completely unique and creative game based around a secret theme! There is no cost to participate and no prior game design experience is necessary.


Don’t know how to program, or still developing your programming skills? No problem! Each team will have its own game design industry professional to assist with programming/coding! Want to brush up on your programming skills before the event? Check out YLC's online GameSalad class on Udemy.com.

Dinner on Friday night, lunch on Saturday and a cool t-shirt will all be provided for participants at no cost!

Macs and PCs will be provided, but feel free to bring your own as well.

Doors open at 5:30pm on Friday night with the theme reveal and team formation starting at 6:00 pm. Jamming begins Saturday morning at 10am with the final game reveal at 3:30pm where you’ll unveil your finished product.

Register online or in person to 4471 Olive St. Saint Louis, MO 63108. Registration prior to the day of the event is RECOMMENDED in order to guarantee a spot and reserve your t-shirt size. The event is FREE thanks to our generous sponsors! Upon completing your registration, a welcome packet with more information will be emailed to the parent’s email address provided on the registration form.

Friday, April 25th and Saturday, April 26th, 2014

6:00pm-7:30pm, Friday and 10:00am-4:00pm, Saturday
@ The Youth Learning Center
4471 Olive St. St. Louis, MO 63108
Open to students in grades 6 through 12

Thank you to our generous sponsors!


Business Hours:
Monday - Friday 10:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.

Program Hours:
Monday - Friday 2:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.

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