Kids Tech Summer Camps

 Kids Tech Summer Camps

July/August 2017 at Q Academy

Minecraft 101,102,103

Minecraft STEM Summer Camps for Kids

Minecraft is the epitome of creativity–limitless opportunity to build, discover, and problem-solve. In recent years, the game has gained traction as an educational tool, acknowledged by many as an important vehicle for engaging kids and teens in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) fields such as programming, video game design & development, level design, and more. Minecraft 101: Basic Computer skills are necessary ( powering on, mouse use, basic desktop navigation etc.) Minecraft 102: Knowledge of basic Minecraft or completion of Minecraft 101. Minecraft 103: Knowledge of intermediate Minecraft or completion of Minecraft 101/102. Students attending Minecraft camps will require their own Minecraft account for the computer. This can be purchased at https://minecraft.net/en-us/ and will belong to your child for future use. If you require any further assistance please contact our administration at 250.298.5059

Learn To Code 101

Learn To Code 101

Learn To Code is the basics of HTML and CSS (the basic building blocks for web sites) while having fun! Students today are not satisfied with what they see on the web, they always want to see if they can push the limits of creativity. This Tech Camp will intro students to the basics of coding skills so that they can make their own games. Students will not only learn to leverage code, but also how to create simple 2D artwork to enhance gameplay. Their final project will be something that they can be proud of, and share with friends and family. Basic Computer skills are necessary ( powering on, mouse use, basic desktop navigation etc.)  JULY CAMPS ARE FULL

Learn To Code 102

Learn To Code Summer Camps For Kids

This Learn To Code 102 Tech Camp is designed to build on the coding basics learned in Learn to Code 102. Students will continue to develop their code and logic skills by creating a 2D game that they can share with family and friends. Learn to Code 101 is recommended or some basic code experience.

 

 

 

 

 

Photography

Please see schedule below

Adobe Photoshop for Kids

Adobe Photoshop Kids Summer Camp

Adobe Photoshop is a powerful image manipulation and photo editing program. Does you child want to learn how to manipulate photos and graphics?  Are they interested in how to remove blemishes, tattoos and airbrush photos?  Then this camp is for them.  Students will be shown how to take a photo of a person and manipulate it using masks and filters to add and remove features from faces. Changing hair colours, and enhancing photos is always great fun. Basic Computer skills are necessary ( powering on, mouse use, basic desktop navigation etc.)

Student must bring their own digital camera or phone to take photos with.

Adobe Character Animation

Adobe Animation

Adobe Character is a simple program that will allow kids access to an already constructed animation file that they can change out the art for using Photoshop and Illustrator. Functions such as character art, walk cycles, dramatic movements as well as facial expressions can be recreated and added to your file in an instant! The result is an animation of your character art doing what the original character could. Students will go through Photoshop and Illustrator to recreate artwork for their character to animate! Basic computer skills are necessary for this camp.

 

 

 

Build Your Own Computer

RaspberryPi STEM Summer Camps for Kids

The Raspberry Pi is a computer that was originally created to help solve the issue of a decline in the computing skills of children in the UK. It has since been re-purposed by an eager community of hackers and makers and can be found powering projects around the world, including commercial and industrial. In the past 5 years, more than 11 million have been sold world wide. This camp will be taught in small groups with two instructors from the Victoria Pi Makers Club. It is a great introduction course for kids who are interested in pursuing a Post Secondary Degree in Computer Science. Your child will get to take home their very own Raspberry Pi computer valued at $130.00.

Contact Q Academy at 250.298.5059 to register your child today!

Kids Summer Camps

DatesCampCostAges
July 4-7Minecraft 101: Intro to Game Design$1207-12+
Learn To Code 101: HTML & CSS Video Game Design
CAMP IS FULL
$18010-14+
July 10-14Minecraft 102: Intro to 3D Game Design using Minecraft & MCEdit$1507-12+
Learn to Code 102: 2D Video Game Design
CAMP IS FULL
$26010-14+
Photography
CAMP IS FULL
$285
13-18
July 17-21Minecraft 103: Minecraft using Forge$2607-12+
Learn to Code 101: HTML & CSS Video Game Design
CAMP IS FULL
$22510-14+
Adobe Character: Intro to 3D Animation
CAMP IS FULL
$2609-14+
July 24-28Learn to Code 102: 2D Video Game Design
CAMP IS FULL
$26010-14+
Raspberry Pi
CAMP IS FULL
$47513-18+
July 31-August4Minecraft 101: Intro to Game Design$1507-12+
Learn to Code 101: HTML & CSS Video Game Design
CAMP IS FULL
$22510-14+
Intro to Photoshop: Put the funk in your photos$26010-14+
August 8-11Minecraft 102: Intro to 3D Game Design using Minecraft & MCEdit$1207-12+
Learn to Code 102: 2D Video Game Design$20010-14+
Raspberry Pi$40013-18+
August 14-18Minecraft 103: Minecraft using Forge$2607-12+
Adobe Character: Intro to 3D Animation$2609-14+
August 21-25Adobe Character: Intro to 3D Animation$2609-14+
Learn to Code 101: HTML & CSS Video Game Design$22510-14+
Photography$28513-18
August 28-Sept 1Learn to Code 102: 2D Video Game Design$26010-14+
Introduction to Photoshop: Put the funk in your photos$26010-14+

Before/After camp child care is available until 4pm for an additional $35/per day.