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Kids College

App Attack!

Take the first steps into the world of mobile app design and customize your own game app! Using a specialized app & game development tool, students will explore the world of web-based (HTML5) mobile apps. In addition to learning the basics of mobile app design and game development, you will also see firsthand how the world of App publishing functions. Student-created apps will be accessible on a private site and can be played on any mobile device or computer. No prior experience is necessary and students do not need to own a smartphone or tablet to take the class. Student will work in pairs or teams for most of the program. Returning students can create more advanced projects that build on previous years. This class is for 8-11 year olds.
CE-COMP146-44117
Meets:

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, 6/12/17 - 6/15/17
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Location: WEBB HALL 109
Instructor: Justin Shupe
Cost: $99.00

App Attack!

Take the first steps into the world of mobile app design and customize your own game app! Using a specialized app & game development tool, students will explore the world of web-based (HTML5) mobile apps. In addition to learning the basics of mobile app design and game development, you will also see firsthand how the world of App publishing functions. Student-created apps will be accessible on a private site and can be played on any mobile device or computer. No prior experience is necessary and students do not need to own a smartphone or tablet to take the class. Student will work in pairs or teams for most of the program. Returning students can create more advanced projects that build on previous years. This class is for 11-14 year olds.
CE-COMP146-44118
Meets:

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, 6/12/17 - 6/15/17
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Location: WEBB HALL 109
Instructor: Justin Shupe
Cost: $99.00

Lego Video Games

ombine your two favorite activities: LEGO's and Video Games! Students will create their own LEGO characters and adventures in an interactive 2D Video Game. Everyone is welcome in this one of a kind class. At the end of the program, every student will have a finished LEGO Video Game that can be shared with family and friends through a password protected Black Rocket website. Games are only compatible on PC computers; MAC versions can be created after the program for a $15.00 conversion fee. Students will work in pairs or teams for most of the program. Returning students can create more advanced projects that build on previous years. This class is for 8-11 year olds.
CE-COMP154-44125
Meets:

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, 7/17/17 - 7/20/17
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Location: WEBB HALL 109
Instructor: Justin Shupe
Cost: $99.00

Lego Video Games

ombine your two favorite activities: LEGO's and Video Games! Students will create their own LEGO characters and adventures in an interactive 2D Video Game. Everyone is welcome in this one of a kind class. At the end of the program, every student will have a finished LEGO Video Game that can be shared with family and friends through a password protected Black Rocket website. Games are only compatible on PC computers; MAC versions can be created after the program for a $15.00 conversion fee. Students will work in pairs or teams for most of the program. Returning students can create more advanced projects that build on previous years. This class is for 11-14 year olds.
CE-COMP154-44126
Meets:

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, 7/17/17 - 7/20/17
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Location: WEBB HALL 109
Instructor: Justin Shupe
Cost: $99.00

Make Your First Video Game

If you love playing video games, this is the camp for you! Make your first video game in this one-of-a-kind class that shows you the keys to designing your first 2D platformer game. Conceptualizing, play experience, level design, graphics, sounds, and simple coding are just some of the concepts that we'll explore. No prior experience necessary, just a desire to have fun. Student created games will be available on a password protected Black Rocket website to share with friends and family. Games are only compatible on PC computers, MAC versions can be created after the program for $15.00 conversion fee. Student will work in pairs or teams for most of the program. Returning students can create more advanced projects that build on previous years. This class is for 8-11 year olds.
CE-COMP153-44121
Meets:

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, 6/26/17 - 6/29/17
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Location: WEBB HALL 109
Instructor: Justin Shupe
Cost: $99.00

Make Your First Video Game

If you love playing video games, this is the camp for you! Make your first video game in this one-of-a-kind class that shows you the keys to designing your first 2D platformer game. Conceptualizing, play experience, level design, graphics, sounds, and simple coding are just some of the concepts that we'll explore. No prior experience necessary, just a desire to have fun. Student created games will be available on a password protected Black Rocket website to share with friends and family. Games are only compatible on PC computers, MAC versions can be created after the program for $15.00 conversion fee. Student will work in pairs or teams for most of the program. Returning students can create more advanced projects that build on previous years. This class is for 11-14 year olds.
CE-COMP153-44122
Meets:

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, 6/26/17 - 6/29/17
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Location: WEBB HALL 109
Instructor: Justin Shupe
Cost: $99.00

Minecraft Animators

Bring your favorite Minecraft characters to life in an animated short film! Learn how studios like Pixar and Disney make movies like Inside Out and Frozen by using techniques like keyframing, tweening, texturing, and animating rigged 3D models! Student projects will be available on a password protected Black Rocket website to share with family and friends. You do not need to own a Minecraft account to use the software in this class. Students will work in pairs or teams for most of the program. Returning students can create more advanced projects that build on previous years. Mac users can play their project at home, but will not be able to edit the project without a PC. This class is for 11-14 year olds.
CE-COMP155-44119
Meets:

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, 6/19/17 - 6/22/17
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Location: WEBB HALL 109
Instructor: Justin Shupe
Cost: $99.00

Minecraft Animators

Bring your favorite Minecraft characters to life in an animated short film! Learn how studios like Pixar and Disney make movies like Inside Out and Frozen by using techniques like keyframing, tweening, texturing, and animating rigged 3D models! Student projects will be available on a password protected Black Rocket website to share with family and friends. You do not need to own a Minecraft account to use the software in this class. Students will work in pairs or teams for most of the program. Returning students can create more advanced projects that build on previous years. Mac users can play their project at home, but will not be able to edit the project without a PC. This class is for 8-11 year olds.
CE-COMP155-44120
Meets:

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, 6/19/17 - 6/22/17
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Location: WEBB HALL 109
Instructor: Justin Shupe
Cost: $99.00

Minecraft Designers

If you love the game Minecraft, and always wanted to design your own world, this class is for you! Learn how to create a custom map, the basics of creating 3D mode using a new software to design your very own objects, how to build with Redstone and Command blocks, and create custom textures for you to import at home or share with friends. To access their project at home students must own a PC/MAC version of Minecraft. Tablet, phone, and game console versions of Minecraft are not compatible. Parent email address is required to use 3D modeling software. Students will work in pairs or teams for most of the program. Returning students can create more advanced projects that build on previous years. This class is for 11-14 year olds.
CE-COMP148-44123
Meets:

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, 7/10/17 - 7/13/17
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Location: WEBB HALL 109
Instructor: Justin Shupe
Cost: $99.00

Minecraft Designers

If you love the game Minecraft, and always wanted to design your own world, this class is for you! Learn how to create a custom map, the basics of creating 3D mode using a new software to design your very own objects, how to build with Redstone and Command blocks, and create custom textures for you to import at home or share with friends. To access their project at home students must own a PC/MAC version of Minecraft. Tablet, phone, and game console versions of Minecraft are not compatible. Parent email address is required to use 3D modeling software. Students will work in pairs or teams for most of the program. Returning students can create more advanced projects that build on previous years. This class is for 8-11 year olds.
CE-COMP148-44124
Meets:

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, 7/10/17 - 7/13/17
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Location: WEBB HALL 109
Instructor: Justin Shupe
Cost: $99.00

Minecraft Modders

Use your favorite game to learn the basics of modding and foundations of programming. Learn scripting and logic statements as you create your first mods! Introductory coding will also be taught through a simulated environment inspired by Minecraft. Student projects will be available on a password protected Black Rocket website to share with family and friends. To access their project a home student must own a PC/MAC version of Minecraft. Tablet, phone and game console versions of Minecraft are not compatible. Students will work in pairs or teams for most of the program. Returning students can create more advanced projects that build on previous years. This class is for 11-14 year olds.
CE-COMP155-44127
Meets:

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, 7/24/17 - 7/27/17
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Location: WEBB HALL 109
Instructor: Justin Shupe
Cost: $99.00

Minecraft Modders

Use your favorite game to learn the basics of modding and foundations of programming. Learn scripting and logic statements as you create your first mods! Introductory coding will also be taught through a simulated environment inspired by Minecraft. Student projects will be available on a password protected Black Rocket website to share with family and friends. To access their project a home student must own a PC/MAC version of Minecraft. Tablet, phone and game console versions of Minecraft are not compatible. Students will work in pairs or teams for most of the program. Returning students can create more advanced projects that build on previous years. This class is for 8-11 year olds.
CE-COMP155-44128
Meets:

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, 7/24/17 - 7/27/17
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Location: WEBB HALL 109
Instructor: Justin Shupe
Cost: $99.00