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Magic: The Gathering Camp

Beginner to advanced wizards: join us for this fun summer camp at Math 'n' Stuff!

Magic: The Gathering Summer Camp


This is a 5-day program emphasizing the love of learning, puzzle solving, and critical thinking through Wizards of the Coast's game Magic: the Gathering. For beginning players, the program's goal is the introduction of basic gameplay and strategy for beginning standard format players. For intermediate and advanced players, the camp emphasizes advanced strategies including combat strategies, deckbuilding, and sealed/drafting.

All attendees will be provided with:

  • 1 deck or cards required to build a deck
  • Deck box with basic sleeves
  • ...and more!


Age Range: 8 - 15 (Grades 4 - 9)

Time: 11am - 3pm


  • Jul 29 - Aug 2
  • Aug 12 - Aug 16


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Beginner courses highlights:

  • Familiarity with card strengths and weaknesses
  • Turn structure, game goals, in-game vocabulary
  • Trading fairly
  • Shuffling techniques
  • Offensive and defensive maneuvering:
    • When to play a spell and when to leave up mana
    • When to attack with a creature
    • When to block / not to block
    • Using your life as a resource
  • Pre and Post game etiquette


Intermediate+ level highlights:

  • Overview of formats (Modern, Standard, Legacy, Limited Draft and Limited Sealed)
  • Expected value
  • Deckbuilding
  • Card valuation
  • In-game strategy
  • Drafting
  • Pre and Post game etiquette



Classes are divided into two sessions, with each focusing on a different aspect of the game. There will be a lunch break for food and drink as well as an opportunity to stretch and get some fresh air. The goal of the camp, beyond playing Magic and learning new skills, is to foster positive social interaction and thoughtful play amongst all players.


What to bring:

Students should pack their own lunches, water, snacks, and sunscreen (for the time players will be outside).

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