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9:30AM | Become a YouTuber

$275

with Patrick M.

Calendar Nov 14, 2020 at 9:30 am, runs for 6 weeks

Ages 9-12

Running a YouTube channel is fun and not as difficult as you may think! Students will explore different styles of YouTube videos and decide what style they would each like to use for their channel. The class will then learn how to shoot and edit awesome videos with Davinci Resolve, a free and powerful video editing program. Finally, students will explore the process of uploading, tagging, properly labeling, and creating thumbnails for their videos! Please note, as this is an online class, students will be responsible for shooting their videos outside of class. Class time will be spent on writing content for video and editing.

Please note, students will need access to a device that can record video. Acceptable devices includes tablets, smartphones, point and shoot cameras with video capabilities, or camcorders.

Software: Download and install Davinci Resolve and Gimp

Software for Screen Recording: OBS Studio (Windows), Quicktime (Mac)

Required Hardware: Recording Device (camera, phone, webcam etc)

Dates: 11/14, 11/21, 12/5, 12/12, 12/19, 1/2

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9:30AM | Code Games with Scratch

$275

with David K.

Calendar Nov 14, 2020 at 9:30 am, runs for 6 weeks

Ages 7-10

Design and program video games using Scratch! Scratch is an MIT designed programming language that is specifically designed to make programming fun and easy. Students will start with the hour of code and then build several simple games to learn the ins and outs of how to program with Scratch. By the end of the class, students will have originally designed video games to share with friends and family!

Software: Scratch

Please create and set up a free Scratch account prior to class

Dates: 11/14, 11/21, 12/5, 12/12, 12/19, 1/2

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9:30AM | Design Products with TinkerCad (Advanced)

$275

with Chase P.

Calendar Nov 14, 2020 at 9:30 am, runs for 6 weeks

Ages 8-12

Learn to design and build original objects and create awesome 3D objects using TinkerCAD! Create products that solve real-world problems! This class is allabout innovation. TinkerCAD is AutoDesk's 100% open source software, so students can continue to create even after camp is over.

Software: Tinkercad

Please create and set up a free Tinkercad account prior to class

Dates: 11/14, 11/21, 12/5, 12/12, 12/19, 1/2

9:30AM | Minecraft Space Builders

$275

with Elijah L.

Calendar Nov 14, 2020 at 9:30 am, runs for 6 weeks

Ages 9-12

Whether you have taken Minecraft City Builders at The DAE or this is your first Minecraft class with us, you are sure to have an exciting adventure in building space habitats in Minecraft! Students will learn about space habitats and what required to allow astronauts to live on another planet! They will then, as a team, design and build their ideal space habitat in our private Minecraft Server! Please note, a Mac or PC with the Java edition of Minecraft is required to attend this class. Chromebooks, iPads, and XBox will not be able to access The DAE server.

Software: Download and install Minecraft Java Edition on a Mac or PC

Please create a minecraft account prior to class

Dates: 11/14, 11/21, 12/5, 12/12, 12/19, 1/2

Full Course

11:30AM | Advanced Python - Create 3D Graphics (Advanced)

$275

with Zach G

Calendar Nov 14, 2020 at 11:30 am, runs for 6 weeks

Prerequisite: Intro to Python or Intermediate Python

Ages 9-12

Create interactive visual projects using code. Using Processing, a programming environment specifically designed to handle graphics, students will use Python to create a variety of different interactive, visual projects and even games. The class builds on the skills developed in Intro to Programming with Python and applies them to a whole new world of projects. Students can expect to complete this class with several original projects. Students will need to use previous Python experience, plus creativity & problem solving skills to create a complex game from the ground up that may even incorporate graphics!

Software: Download and install Processing

Dates: 11/14, 11/21, 12/5, 12/12, 12/19, 1/2

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11:30AM | Animate 3D Models with Blender

$275

with Chase P.

Calendar Nov 14, 2020 at 11:30 am, runs for 6 weeks

Learn the basics of how movies like Toy Story, The Incredibles, Ice Age, and more were created! Using Blender, a free and powerful 3D Animation program, students will explore the basics of modeling, lighting, and texturing 3D objects. Starting with several simple projects, students will explore the essential tools in Blender and move onto to model more complex object, like spaceships! Students can expect to complete several 3D models in this class.

Software: Download and install Blender

Dates: 11/14, 11/21, 12/5, 12/12, 12/19, 1/2

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1:30PM | Graphic Design with Gravit + Design Lab

$275

with Thalia P.

Calendar Nov 14, 2020 at 1:30 pm, runs for 6 weeks

Ages 12-16

Learn to create logos, web graphics, movie posters, and much more! Students will explore the essential tools in Gravit, a free, web-based graphic design program, and create a variety of original projects ranging from graphics to custom fonts and more. No prior experience with Graphic Design is necessary. Please note, the tools used in Gravit are very similar to Adobe Illustrator, so the skills built in this class can be applied to most other design programs.

Software: Download and Install Gravit

Please create and set up a free Gravit account prior to class

Dates: 11/14, 11/21, 12/5, 12/12, 12/19, 1/2

Will run

9:30AM | Become a YouTuber

$299

with Patrick M.

Calendar Jan 16, 2021 at 9:30 am, runs for 6 weeks

Ages 9-12

Running a YouTube channel is fun and not as difficult as you may think! Students will explore different styles of YouTube videos and decide what style they would each like to use for their channel. The class will then learn how to shoot and edit awesome videos with Davinci Resolve, a free and powerful video editing program. Finally, students will explore the process of uploading, tagging, properly labeling, and creating thumbnails for their videos! Please note, as this is an online class, students will be responsible for shooting their videos outside of class. Class time will be spent on writing content for video and editing.

Please note, students will need access to a device that can record video. Acceptable devices includes tablets, smartphones, point and shoot cameras with video capabilities, or camcorders.

Software: Download and install Davinci Resolve and Gimp

Software for Screen Recording: OBS Studio (Windows), Quicktime (Mac)

Required Hardware: Recording Device (camera, phone, webcam etc)

Dates: 1/16, 1/23, 1/30, 2/6, 2/13, 2/20

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