Summer 2014 Art Camps - Gaming and Programming

Minecraft Club

Minecraft Club

Ages 11 - 13
12:30PM - 3:30PM
July 28 - August 1
Price: 
$240 Members, $265 Non-Members

Jump head first into programming with Minecraft! Learn to create your own texture pack and build custom servers, and walk away with an understanding of terminal and a taste for Java.

Intro to Video Game Programming

Intro to Video Game Programming

Ages 8 - 10
9AM - 3:30PM
June 23 - 27
Ages 8 - 10
9AM - 3:30PM
August 11 - 15
Ages 8 - 10
9AM - 3:30PM
August 25 - 29
Price: 
$340 Members, $365 Non-Members

This introduction to the creative world of video game programming and design is geared toward 8 - 10 year olds. Students will learn how to make their very own video games using Scratch - developed at the Media Lab at Massachusetts Institute of Technology - a programming language for creating interactive stories, animations, games, music, and art. While learning how to think creatively, reason systematically, and work collaboratively, youngsters will also learn how to design, program, and troubleshoot.

Android App Fundamentals

Android App Fundamentals

Entering Grades 9 - 12
9AM - 3:30PM
June 30 - July 3
Price: 
$270 Members, $295 Non-Members

You can make an app for that! This camp is an introduction to creating apps in the Android environment. Campers will create their own novel and interesting apps utilizing all the cool features of Android phones, including internet connections and sensors. Students can bring their Android devices (phone or tablet) to camp or borrow one of ours.

Recycled Robots

Recycled Robots

Ages 8 - 10
9AM - 3:30PM
June 30 - July 3
Ages 8 - 10
12:30PM - 3:30PM
August 18 - 22
Price: 
$270 Members, $295 Non-Members

Design, build, and program robots using CMU CREATELab’s Hummingbird kit and recycled materials. Students will learn how to creatively use Servos, sensors, and LEDs along with programming basics to make their robot creations come to life!

Programming

Programming

Students Entering Grades 9 - 12
9AM - 12PM
July 14 - 18
Price: 
$240 Members, $265 Non-Members

Learn basic programming skills as you manipulate video and music using Python programming language. End the week by creating a side-scroller video game that you can play at home and share with friends.

Maker Madness

Maker Madness

Ages 11 - 13
9AM - 3:30PM
July 14 - 18
Price: 
$340 Members, $365 Non-Members

Calling all tinkers, programmers, and technology enthusiasts: advance your maker skills with this brand new camp. Throughout the week you will learn how to create basic circuits, hone your woodworking skills, and program video games in Scratch. Then combine these skills to create your very own video game controller and marshmallow catapult out of recycled materials.

Electronic Audio Explorations

Electronic Audio Explorations

Ages 11 - 13
9AM - 12PM
July 28 - August 1
Price: 
$240 Members, $265 Non-Members

Learn all about music and technology in this camp. Students will create homemade microphones, play around with simple, temporary circuits made from common materials, and record original sound effects and music. Perfect for music, art, and science fans.