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1:00PM | Create Arcade Games with Java

$718
Calendar Aug 3, 2020 at 1 pm

One-week options are available at checkout: $359.

Ages 12-16

Design and program original arcade-style video games using Java! Students will start by rebuilding pong in Processing, a programming environment specifically designed to handle graphics and interactivity. They will then as a class design, build, and test an original video game complete with characters, enemies, sound effects, music and more! From spaceship shooters to platform jumping battle games, the sky is the limit!

Software: Download and install Processing

1:00PM | Create VR Experiences with Unity

$718
Calendar Aug 3, 2020 at 1 pm

One-week options are available at checkout: $359.

Ages 12-16

Create immersive VR environments using Unity! Unity is a free and powerful game development tool. Students start by exploring the basics of developing a 3D space in Unity. They will then use their skills to develop immersive VR environments! This class will include concepts of game design and computer programming. Please note that if students do not own a VR headset, projects can be exported and played on a Mac or PC wihtout a headset.

Software: Download and Install UnityBlender and Gimp

Hardware: A 3 button mouse is required

Optional Hardware: VR Headset

 If you do not own a VR headset, projects can still be exported for normal gameplay

Please double check that Unity has automatically installed Visual Studio. If the program is not installed, please install it manually from this link: https://visualstudio.microsoft.com/vs/unity-tools/

1:00PM | Game Design Studio with Java (Advanced)

$718
Calendar Aug 3, 2020 at 1 pm

One-week options are available at checkout: $359.

Prerequisite: Intro to Java or Arcade Game Design

Ages 12-16

Take your Java skills to the next level! This class is designed for students who have Java experience and want to take their skills even further. Students and their instructor will work side by side to plan, design, and program projects in Processing ranging from arcade-style video games to interactive stories and everything in between.

Software: Download and install Processing

1:00PM | Graphic Design with Gravit

$718
Calendar Aug 3, 2020 at 1 pm

One-week options are available at checkout: $359.

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

1:00PM | Robotics Challenge with Edison

$718
Calendar Aug 3, 2020 at 1 pm

One-week options are available at checkout: $359.

Ages 7-12

Learn to program robots with Scratch! Using Edison, a simple but powerful robotics platform, students will take computer programming to the physical world! The class will explore using an Edison specific version of Scratch to create movement and sound programs and move on to program the robots to navigate mazes, interact with the physical world, and more!

1:00PM | Start Coding with Java

$718
Calendar Aug 3, 2020 at 1 pm

One-week options are available at checkout: $359.

Ages 12-16

Learn the basics of Java by creating amazing interactive projects! Java is the most commonly used programming language in the world - even Minecraft was programmed in Java! This class will explore Java using Processing, a program used to create graphics with code. From creating simple drawings to interactive animated projects, this class will provide a solid foundation in using Java. Students should expect to complete a variety of projects during this class.

Software: Download and install Processing

1:00PM | YouTube Studio (Advanced)

$718
Calendar Aug 3, 2020 at 1 pm

One-week options are available at checkout: $359.

Ages 12-16

Bring the production value of your YouTube Channel to the next level in YouTube Creator Studio! Students will explore the tricks and techniques used to create quality content on YouTube and build a following. Class time will be spent writing & developing content, editing, and exploring the best way to engage with your audience. Editing will be done with Davinci Resolve, a free and powerful video editing program.

Please note, as this is an online class, shooting will be done outside of class time. 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)

9:30AM | Create 3D Games with Unity

$718
Calendar Aug 17, 2020 at 9:30 am

One-week options are available at checkout: $359.

Ages 12-16

Learn how to build a challenging platformer in 3D! Students will use Unity, a powerful game design tool, to explore what goes into the game design process. At first, the class will build a pre-designed level in their game as a group to learn the basics of Unity. Students will then get to design and build their own custom levels to add to their game. Each student will complete the class with a finished game that can be played on any computer.

Software: Download and Install UnityBlender and Gimp

Hardware: A 3 button mouse is required

Optional Hardware: VR Headset

 If you do not own a VR headset, projects can still be exported for normal gameplayPlease double check that Unity has automatically installed Visual Studio. If the program is not installed, please install it manually from this link: https://visualstudio.microsoft.com/vs/unity-tools/





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