Academic Esports: Fortnite™ Club

Designed for students who want to “up their game”, this intensive club provides the pathways, tools, tips, and detailed in-game techniques that top Fortnite players use to win tournaments, procure sponsors, and earn followers.

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Topics Covered

Students learn the following concepts:

  • Game Settings and Keybinds
  • Early, Mid, and Late Game Mindsets
  • Team Roles and Loadouts (Duos vs Trios vs Quads)
  • Intro to Builds
  • Zones, Rotations & Dropping Considerations
  • Aim Training
  • Advanced Builds
  • Box Fighting & Edits

Program

Academic Esports™ Club

Age

Grades 6-12

Duration

4 or 8 weeks

Skill Level

Beginner-Intermediate

Cross-Disciplinary Connections

  • Students will understand, study, and analyze the map used in the game in order to better understand the value of maps across the spectrum of history.
  • Students will learn new mechanics in the game, how they function, and when to use them in order to see the connection of how we now live in a world where one is always learning (and there is no “end point” no matter what discipline you are studying.)
  • Students will analyze gameplay to better understand how the art of reflection improves performance across all pursuits.

STEAM Connections

Science

Students will understand the connection between Hz and FPS and what settings in their devices can help them optimize their gameplay experience.

Technology

Students will learn about computer hardware and console peripherals as it relates to in-game performance and careers in IT.

Engineering

Students will be able to understand how physics and geometry are used to build in Fortnite (as well as principles such as momentum and acceleration).

Art

Students will develop their teamwork and communication skills by forming and maintaining teams that must work together to succeed.

Math

Students will understand how to analyze and calculate damage totals by finding ratios through numerical compare and contrast methodology.

SEL Competencies

Self-Awareness

Students will develop their ability to advocate for themselves by being able to identify and express their emotions to each other in a positive manner.

Self-Management

Students will develop their time management skills by having a mixture of “game time” and “practice time” where they will be required to learn and practice along with the instructor as they are taught new mechanics.

Social Awareness

Students will develop their social skills by working together with their teammates as they learn the core principles of teamwork and effective communication.

Responsible Decision Making

Students will learn how each situation they are presented with has multiple, viable options and see the relationship between choosing wisely and choosing quickly.

Relationship Skills

Students will understand the value of good sportsmanship and how to be kind and considerate in both victory and defeat.

Virtual Camp Requirements

  • Fortnite on PC or Console (Playstation, Xbox, or Switch)
  • Zoom Video Conferencing
  • Solid internet connection

All camps & clubs are facilitated by Mastery Coding certified instructors (virtual).

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