- Who: Students who are entering grades 8 or 9 in the Fall of 2017
- When: June 25-July 1, 2017
- Cost: $625
- Contact: Laura Ryan, 268-3399, email@example.com; or Carley Thompson, 268-3401, firstname.lastname@example.org.
REGISTER HERE: https://www.regonline.com/2017cyber-science-camp
Registration Deadline: May 26, 2017 at 5 pm
- Educator forms will NOT be required.
- Roommate requests will be taken on a limited basis.
- This is a residential camp held at Casper College; Students will be participating in all three classes.
- 4:00-5:30 p.m. - Students arrive on campus and check in residence hall
- 5:30-6:00 p.m. - Welcome in GW 225 (Parents may leave at this time).
- 6:00-6:30 p.m. - Dinner in Union
- 6:30-8:30 p.m. - Evening Activities
- 8:30-9:00 am - Breakfast
- 9:00-11:30 am - First class
- 11:45 am-12:30 pm - Second class (part 1)
- 12:30-1:00 pm - Lunch
- 1:00-2:45 pm - Second class (part 2)
- 3:00-5:30 pm - Third class
- 5:30-6:00 pm - Dinner
- 6:30-8:30 pm - Evening Activities
- 8:30-9:00 a.m. - Breakfast
- 9:00-10:30 a.m. - Students check out of dorm
Take the first steps into the world of mobile app design and customize your own game app! Using a specialized app and game development tool, students will explore the world of web-based (HTML5) mobile apps. In addition to learning the basics of mobile app design and game development, you will also see first-hand how the world of app publishing functions. Student-created apps will be accessible on a private site and can be played on any mobile device or computer. Publishing to App Stores not included. No prior experience is necessary and students do not need to own a smartphone or tablet to take the class. Students will work in pairs or teams for most of the program.
Make Your First Video Game!
If you love playing video games, this is the camp for you! Make your first video game in this one-of-a-kind class that shows you the keys to designing your first 2D platformer game. Conceptualization, play experience, level design, graphics, sounds, and simple coding are just some of the concepts that we'll explore. No prior experience necessary, just a desire to have fun. Student-created games will be available on a password-protected Black Rocket website to share with friends and family. Games are only compatible on PC computers, Mac versions can be created after the program for a $15 conversion fee. Students will work in pairs or teams for most of the program.
Use your favorite game to learn the basics of modding and foundations of programming. Learn scripting and logic statements as you create your first mods! Introductory coding will also be taught through a simulated environment inspired by Minecraft. Student projects will be available on a password protected Black Rocket website to share with friends and family. To access their project at home students must own a PC/MAC version of Minecraft. Tablet, phone, and game console versions of Minecraft are not compatible. Students will work in pairs or teams for most of the program.