The Games for Change (G4C) Student Challenge is the leading national game design program that combines students’ passion for games with digital learning and civic engagement. The Challenge includes:
The G4C Student Challenge is the flagship program of G4C Learn, which offers programs and resources encompassing the most impactful and effective tools and strategies for merging learning and education with games, game design, and play.
Learn to think like a game designer and create your first game with the G4C Intro to Game Design curriculum! Access tons of great game design tools and resources here.
Students can enter their original games into the national competition in Spring 2023.
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Explore G4C’s curricular resources, including the Intro to Game Design: Teacher Guide and the Teacher Resources webpage to learn about the power of games for learning and how you can bring game design into your classroom.
Challenge your kids to design and code a video game about important community topics (start here)! They will gain important STEAM and 21st-Century Skills and can enter their games in the annual G4C Student Challenge competition for the chance to win prizes, including a $10,000 scholarship.
A Program and Competition Empowering Students to Make Games About Important Community Issues
“My students were excited to be involved with a program as impactful as this one.”
“The Games for Change Student Challenge is such a great program and opportunity for young people.”
“I have always been very impressed and grateful for the work Games for Change has done. When I was making my games, I had little to no knowledge of how to code but Games for Change continually supported me and has supported hundreds of kids like me.”
"I appreciate the support and reminders all year long. You and your team do a great job supporting the students and us teachers."
"Thank you for making the Games 4 Change opportunity available for students. This was life changing. To see his spark of interest and passion to advocate for change ignite, thank you!"