AMAZING CAMPS SUMMER 2019!
Our CAMP Classes
Virtual Reality Architects
Virtual reality is one of the fastest growing fields of technology and is changing the way that we experience the world. In this course you will have the opportunity to design, model and build your own 3D environment and bring it into a VR world. By the end of the class you'll have a final project that you can demo to your friends and family! Some of the activities covered: learn how to design an environment, Learn to 3-D model with TinkerCad, Learn to bring models into a game engine, Work as a team and individually to create one cohesive world in virtual reality, Testing and refining the design and more.
This course is a study of the basic assembly, maintenance, and repair of computer systems. Students will disassemble a computer and learn to identify each component and its function. Students will learn how to select parts for a computer build, then assemble and test a desktop computer. In addition to learning how all the components work students will learn about circuitry, learn basics of software such as BIOS, the operating system and drivers and understand how to benchmark, troubleshoot and upgrade computer parts and what it would take to build their own gaming computer.
Virtual Reality Art Studio Class
In this VR Art Studio Class, the Virtual Picassos are introduced to different themes, styles, aesthetic and techniques of the masters. In addition to theory, students will be exposed to how artists masterpieces were recreated in a Virtual Reality world brush stroke by brush stroke.
Students will learn and explore inside these paintings, recreate works of art in the same style and then create their own unique paintings. Students will develop their drawing and painting skills using direct observation and imagination. All their work will be done on a virtual 360 degree canvas inside a VR world. Just imagine having no limitations, all space around you is your canvas.
Student’s will be guided by a professional artist who has created VR works of art and has worked with all ages and skill levels. All works of art will be saved and shared at the end of the class.
Fortnite Game Design with Unreal Engine
Learn how to build a challenging platformer in 3D! Students will use Unreal Engine, 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 Unreal Engine. Students will then get to design and build their own custom levels to add to their game. Each student will complete the class with finished game that can be played on any computer.
Learn the skills that go into creating movies like Toy Story, The Incredibles, Ice Age and any other 3D Animated video! This introduction to 3D Animation will focus heavily on modeling, lighting, and texturing. The class will use Blender, a powerful and free animation program, to model characters, monsters, space ships and much more. Students can expect to complete this class with several finished models.
YouTube & Twitch: Fortnite & eSports
Students will learn how to set up game-capture programs to record gameplay and stream it to the two biggest platforms in the gaming world, YouTube and Twitch. After streaming, they’ll take highlights from their stream and edit them into standalone videos, ready to be published! Students will use the green-screen to record a mixed reality video
Students will also gain key skills in design-based programs as they create banner art, overlays and catchy thumbnails to ensure a healthy stream of followers. In the end, they’ll come away with all that they need to start their streaming career.
Roblox Scripting & Lua
Roblox is a creative outlet that allows anyone to create their own games and worlds for others to explore and play in. This class would allow children to discover their technical and creative side by coding in a scripting language called Lua. During this class they would gain a very valuable toolset to learn how to create virtual worlds for others to see.
Drawing for Video Games
Drawing for Video Games is for those with a passion and desire to pursue a creative future then blend it in with their possible future career. In this course we'll delve in to the fundamentals of basic drawing then progress to character design and animation. This would be a fun course designed to improve your artistic skills and show how to have fun with silly doodles made in their books. Great follow up class to this is the 3D Animation Class
Learn to create logos, web graphics, movie posters, and much more with industry standard design software! Students will explore the essential tools in Illustrator and create a variety of original projects ranging from graphics to custom fonts and more. No prior experience with Illustrator is necessary, and students can expect to complete this class with prints of their original designs!
Class Session: 08/26 – 08/30
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*Some pictures are courtesy of Pixel Academy camps that took place at YokeyPokey in 2018