Academic Esports: Overwatch™ Camp

Calling all heroes! Designed for students who want to “up their game”, this intensive camp provides guided instruction, strategies, tips, and detailed in-game techniques that top Overwatch players use to play and win as a team. Created by expert Overwatch coaches exclusively for Mastery Coding.

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Topics Covered

Master the concepts that will empower you to get to the next level:

  • Team-based tactics
  • Ult economy
  • Competitive etiquette
  • Hero roles
  • Map knowledge
  • Team compositions
  • Communication

Program

Game-and-Learn™ Camp

Age

Grades 6-12

Duration

4 or 8 weeks

Skill Level

Beginner-Intermediate

Cross-Disciplinary Connections

  • 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 begin to understand the rules of the game and how things function on a deeper level within the code.

Technology

Students will explore software development concepts like level design and how that impacts the gameplay and players. 

Engineering

Students will begin to understand how to manage their computer hardware and software and optimize it for their play. 

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

Awareness of Self & Others

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, effective communication, and competitive etiquette. 

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

  • Overwatch on PC
  • Zoom Video Conferencing
  • Reliable internet connection

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

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