2018 Cyber Science Camp | Casper College, Wyoming

2018 Cyber Science Camp

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  • Who: Students who are entering grades 8 or 9 in the Fall of 2018
  • When: June 24-June 30, 2018
  • Cost: $640
  • Deposit: $150 due April 26, 2018
  • Contact: Laura Ryan, 268-3399 or laura.ryan@caspercollege.edu

Registration Deadline: TBD

  • 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 three classes.

DAILY SCHEDULE:

SUNDAY,  June 24
  • 4:00-6:00 p.m. - Students arrive on campus and check in residence hall (Parents may stay during this time or leave after checking in)
  • 6:00-6:30 p.m. - Dinner in Union 
  • 6:30-8:30 p.m. - Evening Activities
MONDAY - FRIDAY, June 25-June 29
  • 7:30-8:00 am - Breakfast
  • 8:00-10:30 am - First class
  • 10:45 am-12:15 pm - Second class (part 1)
  • 12:30-1:00 pm - Lunch
  • 1:00-2:30 pm - Second class (part 2)
  • 2:45-5:15 pm - Third class
  • 5:45-6:15 pm - Dinner
  • 6:30-8:30 pm - Evening Activities
SATURDAY, June 30
  • 8:00-8:30 a.m. - Breakfast
  • 8:30-10:00  a.m. - Students check out of dorm
NEW! App.IO: Make Your First Multiplayer App!

The hottest new Apps are IO apps! If your child likes to play Agar.io or Slither.io they will love this class! Become the creator of the next viral web app and share with family and friends! In this class, you will explore the most popular .IO apps, design your own multiplayer experience and learn how to code your own app. Students will work in pairs or teams for most of the program. 

NEW! Code Your Own Adventure!  Interactive Storytelling

Watch as the characters in your imagination come to life in this unique course that blends classic storytelling with animation techniques and coding. Start with a concept, design the characters, and choose not just one ending, but many! Learn how to create your own text-based adventure games with variables, conditional logic, images, HTML, CSS, and JavaScript. Students will work in pairs or teams for most of the program. 

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Updated! Make Your First 3D Video Game!

In this Black Rocket classic, you will go well beyond the limitations of the traditional 2D game design classes and create an immersive 3D world. Students will learn the physics behind 3D games, explore beginner event scripting, level design, controlling the flow of gameplay, and storytelling. Student created games will be available on a password protected Black Rocket website to share with friends and family. Students will work in pairs or teams for most of the program.

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NEW! Minecraft© Designers

If you love the game Minecraft, and always wanted to design your own world, this class is for you! Learn how to create a custom map, the basics of creating 3D models using a new software to design your very own objects, how to build with Redstone and Command blocks, and create custom textures for you to import at home or share with friends. 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. Parent email address is required to use 3D modeling software. Students will work in pairs or teams for most of the program. Returning students can create more advanced projects that build on previous years.

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Minecraft© Modders

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. Returning students can create more advanced projects that build on previous years.

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Virtual Reality: The Future is Now

Embark on an EPIC adventure in virtual reality! In this cutting edge class, you will learn the foundations of VR design by creating your own virtual worlds, exploring simulated environments, and crafting memorable 3D experiences. At the end of the week, take home your first cardboard VR headset to show friends and family the new worlds you created.  VR projects can be viewed on a website or a mobile device. Students do not need a mobile device to take the class, but to use the VR headset a camper will need access to an Android or Apple mobile device. Students will work in pairs or teams and VR projects will be available on a password protected Black Rocket website to share with friends and family.