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[In-Person] Become A YouTuber

$759
Calendar Next available session starts Jul 5, 2021 at 9:30 am, runs for 2 weeks
1 additional session on Aug 2, 2021

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, gaming videos are acceptable to create in this class, but any screen recording of games should be done at home and not during class time.

One week options are available at checkout: $379

[In-Person] Create Cartoons with Open Toonz

$759
Calendar Next available session starts Jul 5, 2021 at 9:30 am, runs for 2 weeks
3 additional sessions through Aug 16, 2021

Ages 12+

Have you ever wondered how to create moving images with nothing but your drawings? Jump in and get started with this class! Students will learn what it takes to create traditional hand-drawn animations with Open Toonz, a free illustration and cartooning program that is used by Studio Ghibli! Students will begin with the simple bouncing ball, stick figures, and finally onto a final project where they can add as much detail as they like. Traditional Animation is a difficult subject, so to make the learning process easier, the objects drawn in this class will be simple. Students with significant drawing experience can elaborate on their projects.

One week options are available at checkout: $379

[In-Person] Create Games with Roblox Studio

$759
Calendar Next available session starts Jul 5, 2021 at 9:30 am, runs for 2 weeks
1 additional session on Aug 2, 2021

Ages 9 - 12

Learn to design and build your own games in Roblox Studio! Students will explore game theory and mechanics as they design and build their very own Obby in Roblox. This class is designed for total beginners and requires only minimal code. The best part is that students can make their games available to play on Roblox.com so their friends and family and test their game from anywhere!

Create an account with roblox at https://www.roblox.com/

[In-Person] Intro to 3D Printing & Laser Cutting

$759
Calendar Next available session starts Jul 5, 2021 at 9:30 am, runs for 2 weeks
3 additional sessions through Aug 16, 2021

Ages 9 - 12

Learn to design and build original objects using The DAE's 3D printers and laser cutter! Using TinkerCAD, a free and powerful 3D design program, students will create originally designed models, parts, and more. From action figures to boxes with hinged lids, the only limit is your creativity! Students will also use TInkerCAD and Adobe Illustrator to create beautiful engravings and originally designed parts of wood and acrylic using our laser cutter.

One week options are available at checkout: $379

[In-Person] Minecraft City Builders

$759
Calendar Next available session starts Jul 5, 2021 at 9:30 am, runs for 2 weeks

Ages 7 - 12

What makes for the perfect city? Is it a city with no traffic? One with the tallest buildings? In that class, you’ll get to design and build the perfect city… in Minecraft! Students will explore cities and what they require to function. They will look at existing towns and cities and explore what could be improved. Then, they will design and build their perfect cities in Minecraft down to every detail.

One week options are available at checkout: $379

[In-Person] Start Coding with Python

$759
Calendar Next available session starts Jul 5, 2021 at 9:30 am, runs for 2 weeks
1 additional session on Aug 2, 2021

Ages 9 - 12

Create interactive text adventure games, quizzes, and more with Python. Python is an ideal starter language because it is easy to write, easy to read, and is used in the real world. In fact, the entire back-end of YouTube is written in Python! Students will start with writing simple projects to develop familiarity with the language and move onto creating interactive text-based games and even drawing with code!

One week options are available at checkout: $379

Create 3D Minecraft Animations with Blender

$759
Calendar Next available session starts Jul 19, 2021 at 9:30 am, runs for 2 weeks
1 additional session on Aug 16, 2021

Ages 9 - 12

Model and animate Minecraft characters using professional 3D Animation software! Using Blender, a powerful and free 3D animation program, the class will explore the world of modeling, texturing, and animation. Students will model originally designed Minecraft characters and texture them with any skin of their choosing. They will then, as a class, write and animate a short story that incorporates everyone's characters. Please note that this class is a 3D animation class and does not include playing Minecraft.

Software: Download and install Blender www.blender.org

Create Arcade Games with Java

$759
Calendar Next available session starts Jul 19, 2021 at 9:30 am, runs for 2 weeks
1 additional session on Aug 16, 2021

Ages 12+

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. As a class, they will 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!

 





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