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Summer 2021: Virtual | Morning

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[Online] Intro to Graphic Design

$719
Calendar Next available session starts Jul 5, 2021 at 9:30 am, runs for 2 weeks
2 additional sessions through Aug 16, 2021

Ages 9 - 12

Learn to create logos, web graphics, movie posters, and much more! Students will explore the essential tools using the program Gravit. Create a variety of original projects ranging from graphics to custom fonts and more.

  • Software: Download and Install Gravit
  • A 3-button mouse is highly recommended

One week options are available at checkout: $359

This virtual experience will be held online via Google Meet.

[Online] Minecraft City Builders

$719
Calendar Next available session starts Jul 5, 2021 at 9:30 am, runs for 2 weeks
1 additional session on Aug 16, 2021

Ages 8 - 12

What makes for the perfect city? Is it a city with no traffic? One with the tallest buildings? In this 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.

  • Software: Download and install Minecraft Java Edition on a Mac or PC
  • Please create a minecraft account prior to class

One week options are available at checkout: $359

This virtual experience will be held online via Google Meet.

[Online] Start Coding with Java

$719
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+

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 coding with Java. Students should expect to complete a variety of projects during this class.

One week options are available at checkout: $359

This virtual experience will be held online via Google Meet.

[Online] Start Coding with Python

$719
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

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 backend 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!

This class uses Repl

One week options are available at checkout: $359

This virtual experience will be held online via Google Meet.

[Online] Advanced Game Design with Scratch

$719
Calendar Next available session starts Jul 19, 2021 at 9:30 am, runs for 2 weeks
2 additional sessions through Aug 16, 2021

Ages 8 - 12

Learn to make 2D platformers in Scratch! In this class, you'll bring your skills to the next level as you learn to create awesome games complete with gravity, multiple levels, or even side-scrolling! Recreate your own Super Mario or Flappy Bird-style games while you explore what makes video games fun and challenging!

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

One week options are available at checkout: $359

This virtual class will be held online via Google Meet.

 

[Online] Create Arcade Games with Java

$719
Calendar Next available session starts Jul 19, 2021 at 9:30 am, runs for 2 weeks
2 additional sessions through 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!

One week options are available at checkout: $359

This virtual experience will be held online via Google Meet.

[Online] Create Graphics with Python - Intermediate

$719
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

You've learned the basics of python, created text-based games, and even created some simple graphics with Turtle. Now it's time to take your skills with Python to the next level by creating complex, interactive projects with Processing! Processing is a programming environment designed to make creating graphics with code fun and easy. In this class, you'll put your Python skills to the test by creating awesome graphics projects and even simple arcade games!

One week options are available at checkout: $359

This virtual experience will be held online via Google Meet.

[Online] Create VR Experiences with Unity

$719
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+

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 without a headset.

  • Software: Unity, Blender, 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)

One week options are available at checkout: $359

This virtual experience will be held online via Google Meet.





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