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Summer Tech Camps

Keep your kids entertained with STEM activities this summer!
 

Make Your First 3D Video Game

Develop a game concept that goes well beyond the limitations of the traditional 2D game design classes and create an immersive 3D world. Learn the physics behind 3D games, explore beginner event scripting, level design, controlling flow of gameplay, and story telling. Student-created games will be available on a password protected Black Rocket website to share with friends and family.

When: June 26-30, 2017 9:00am–12:00pm 8–11 years of age Register online.
1:00–4:00pm 12–14 years of age Register online.
Where: Hawkeye’s Main Campus – Buchanan Hall
1501 East Orange Road, Waterloo
Cost: $179 - Students with financial need may qualify for scholarships. Call 319-296-4283 for information.

Code Breakers

Learn the basics of coding languages like HTML, JavaScript, and CSS through a series of web projects and design challenges each day and be on your way to becoming the next tech star! Whether you want to be the next Mark Zuckerberg or the high school student who just made $1 million dollars for programming in his bedroom, this course has the essentials you need to begin your journey.

When: July 10-14, 2017 9:00am–12:00pm 8–11 years of age Register online.
1:00–4:00pm 12–14 years of age Register online.
Where: Hawkeye’s Main Campus – Buchanan Hall
1501 East Orange Road, Waterloo
Cost: $179 - Students with financial need may qualify for scholarships. Call 319-296-4283 for information.

Minecraft Designers

If you love the game of Minecraft, but always wanted to design your own characters and buildings for your games, this camp is for you! Learn the basics of creating 3D models using a new software to design our very own objects, create skins for characters, and import them into your favorite Minecraft games.

When: July 17-21, 2017 9:00am–12:00pm 8–11 years of age Register online.
Where: Hawkeye’s Main Campus – Buchanan Hall
1501 East Orange Road, Waterloo
Cost: $179 - Students with financial need may qualify for scholarships. Call 319-296-4283 for information.

Minecraft Modders

Use your favorite game to learn the basics of modding and foundations of programming in this camp. Learn scripting and logic statements as you create your first mod! Introductory coding will also be taught through a simulated environment inspired by Minecraft.

When: July 17-21, 2017 1:00–4:00pm 12–14 years of age Register online.
Where: Hawkeye’s Main Campus – Buchanan Hall
1501 East Orange Road, Waterloo
Cost: $179 - Students with financial need may qualify for scholarships. Call 319-296-4283 for information.

Minecraft Animators

Bring your favorite Minecraft characters to life in an animated short film! Learn how studios like Pixar and Disney make movies like Inside Out and Frozen by using techniques like keyframing, tweening, texturing, and animating rigged 3D models!

When: July 24-28, 2017 9:00am–12:00pm 8–11 years of age Register online.
1:00–4:00pm 12–14 years of age Register online.
Where: Hawkeye’s Main Campus – Buchanan Hall
1501 East Orange Road, Waterloo
Cost: $179 - Students with financial need may qualify for scholarships. Call 319-296-4283 for information.

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