2023 MCTC Summer Camps
Digital Media Summercamp
June 12-22Monday – Thursday
Each week Topics include:
- Digital Photography
- Digital Filmmaking
- Motion Design
- 3D Arts
Two Week Camp for$240 per Camper
2D Game Development Camp
June 26-298:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
- Character Development & Animation
- Level Design
- Background and Parallax Scrolling
- High Score Saving
- Lighting & Effects
- UI & Interface Design
$120 per Student
Returning again this June, Mountwest Community & Technical College is offering its Digital Media Camp.
This two-week camp focuses on creativity, critical thinking and digital skills for kids in sixth to eighth grades.
Taught by members of the Mountwest Information Technology faculty, the camp will immerse students in activities related to digital photography, filmmaking, motion design and 3D design.
The camp will run Monday through Thursday the weeks of June 12 through Jun 22. Sessions begin at 8:30 a.m. and conclude at 3:30 p.m. The cost of the camp is $240 per student. Advanced registration is required, and space is limited to 20 campers. Course materials will be provided.
The summer camp registration form is available on the Mountwest website at https://mctc.geniussis.com/Registration.aspx.
Camp topics include:
• Digital Photography and Filmmaking: Students capture photos and videos, using GoPros, drones, and camcorders, and then, do image editing and video processing.
• Motion and 3D Design: Students will create motion designs with industry-standard software such as Photoshop and After Effects as well as 3D design basics that utilizes models, imagery, and creating textured materials.
“Last year, the students had a blast with the camps. It provided a fun and creative outlet that allowed them to explore areas of interest in both digital photography and filmmaking,” said Patrick Smith, Mountwest Information Technology Assistant Professor.
Multimedia Design Instructor, Alesa Martin added, “With digital media such a huge part of daily communication, students get to learn how they can use these skills to create graphics that can tell a story. It can also help foster their interests in possible creative career paths.”
Registration is open until Friday, June 9. Students need to wear closed-toe shoes and bring a bottle of water each day. Lunch is not provided; participants are encouraged to bring a bagged lunch. Activities will include outdoor experiences, as well as computer lab sessions. It’s a good idea to wear layers, as room temperatures and weather conditions may vary.
For more information, contact Patrick Smith at firstname.lastname@example.org or Alesa Martin at email@example.com.
Mountwest Announces New Video Game Design Summer Camp
Mountwest is excited to announce an exciting summer camp geared toward students’ interest in video game animation and creation. The 2D Game Summer Jam will be held June 26 through June 29 for kids in 6th through 8th grade, including rising 5th and 8th graders.
The camp is designed to give students an in-depth, hands-on experience in game programming, character development, and level design using industry standard tools and software. This immersive learning experience combines creativity and technology to spark imagination and enhance programming skills.
The camp will run Monday through Thursday with sessions beginning at 8:30 a.m. and concluding at 3:30 p.m. The cost of the camp is $120 per student. Advanced registration is required, and space is limited to 20 campers. Course materials will be provided.
The summer camp registration form is available on the Mountwest website at www.mctc.edu.
Camp topics include:
• 2D Game Design: Build out a completely working mobile style game that will run on Android, Windows and even Xbox platforms. This will touch on Animation of characters and sprites, backgrounds and parallax scrolling, high score and saving, input and how to manage different builds from one build of the project, working with shaders to apply lighting and 3D effects on 2D sprites and surfaces, UI and interface design and much more.
Registration is open until Friday, June 23. Lunch is not provided; participants are encouraged to bring a bagged lunch and a bottle of water each day. Activities will include computer lab sessions, so students should wear layers as room temperatures and may vary.
For more information, contact Gary Brafford at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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