Mountwest to host Digital Photography, Filmmaking, and Motion and 3D Design Camps this Summer

Summer Camps for 6th-8th Grade Students

Huntington, WV— April 14th, 2022 – 10:00 a.m.Back by popular demand, Mountwest Community & Technical College is offering summer camps that focus on creativity, critical thinking and digital skills for kids in sixth to eighth grades. Two specialty workshops are planned for two weeks of June.

Taught by members of the Mountwest Information Technology faculty, the camps will immerse students in activities related to digital photography, filmmaking, motion design and 3D design.

Sessions begin at 8:30 a.m. and conclude at 3:30 p.m. daily. The cost of each camp is $150 per student, or $240 per student for both camps combined. Advanced registration is required, and space is limited to 20 per camp. Course materials will be provided. For more information or to register, contact the leader of each camp no later than Tuesday, May 31.

The schedule is as follows:

• Digital Photography and Filmmaking, June 6-10: Students capture photos and videos, using GoPros, drones, and camcorders, and then, do image editing and video processing. Contact Patrick Smith at

• Motion and 3D Design, June 13-17: 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.

“These kids camps have always been amazing creative outlets for the kids throughout the years and we are very excited to finally bring them back with some new surprise twists on the old creative recipe,” said Patrick Smith, Mountwest Information Technology Assistant Professor.

Multimedia Design Instructor, Alesa Martin added, “This is a great opportunity for students to explore these creative fields and learn new skill sets. This is fun, active learning that allows them to bring their ideas to life.”

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.

To download a copy of the summer camp registration form, click below.


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