Mod Design 1

Youth Digital | Ages 8 to 14

Mod Design 1

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Mod Design 1 is an engaging online course that teaches kids professional Java™ programming as they design and code their own mods for Minecraft! Students watch engaging videos and complete challenging assignments as they create their own unique Minecraft mods using a professional Java development tool.


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Course Highlights

  • Real Java Programming

    Kids learn the basics of one of the most popular coding languages in the world as they modify real Java code to build their own Minecraft mods.
  • Key Coding Concepts

    Kids master introductory computer programming concepts including object-oriented programming, methods and parameters, instantiation of new objects, and more.
  • Professional Software

    Kids learn to use a professional-level Java development tool, Eclipse.

What Parents Are Saying

What Kids Learn (And Love!)

Minecraft was built using Java code, and in this course, kids learn how to create their own custom mods for Minecraft mods using the same programming language. Kids learn the skills to create any mod they can imagine, including swords, tools, blocks, biomes, mobs and more! 

Interactive Lessons

Fun to watch and easy to follow! 

Self­-Paced Course 

Kids learn at their own pace! 

Play & Share 

Kids can share their mods with friends! 


Why Parents Choose Youth Digital

Our breakthrough learning platform provides kids a comprehensive learning experience that is amazingly fun, highly interactive, and rewarding. Mod Design 1 encourages kids to use their love of Minecraft productively by learning a real programming language.

Mod Design 1: 

● Includes over 30 hours of self­-paced, engaging lessons. 

● Provides a safe, engaging learning environment for kids to learn critical technology skills while playing their favorite game. 

● Includes access to our dedicated team of online teachers to help your student along the way.

Everything Included for 1 Full Year

Interactive Lessons -­ Software Included ­- Project Learning ­- 1 Year Online Support ­- Safe for Kids 

Your Subscription Includes:

● 30 Hours of Instruction 

● 1 Year Course Access 

● Support from Our Online Teachers 

● Self-­Paced & Project­-Based Curriculum 

● Interactive Quizzes & Challenges 

● Final Project + Instructor Assessment

Course Requirements

Every student must have Minecraft for PC or Mac (not Pocket Edition). Mod Design 1 uses Minecraft® Version 1.6.4 for testing, but upon completion, their Mods can be easily exported for Minecraft® Version 1.8. Mod Design 1 works on the following operating systems: Windows 10, 8, 7, Vista or XP, Mac: OS 10.7 or higher, 64­bit (after 2008). Computers must also meet the hardware requirements for Minecraft and network speeds > 1mbps.

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Youth Digital was founded on the concept that online learning for kids must be fun, engaging, interactive and rewarding — with technical and instructional support never more than a click away. This breakthrough method is unique and proven. That’s why we offer a 30-day money back guarantee (before the completion of the 4th module) on every course purchased from

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