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Summer camp guide: Computers and robotics

April 09, 2010

Computers and robotics



Computer Games are Elementary

Dates: June 21-25

Location: Hagerstown Community College, east of Hagerstown

Ages: 4th-5th grade

Cost per child: $144

Phone: 301-790-2800, ext. 236

E-mail: learn@hagerstowncc.edu

Web: http://www.hagerstowncc.edu/kids

Contact: Anne Myers

Activities: Become the star of your own computer game as we digitally insert you into your own animated adventure. Work with graphics, create a storyline, insert sound effects, and package your game for family and friends. Class is from 8:45 a.m. to 4 p.m.

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Books and Bytes

Dates: June 21-25

Location: Hagerstown Community College, east of Hagerstown

Ages: 2nd-3rd grade

Cost per child: $144

Phone: 301-790-2800,, ext. 236

E-mail: learn@hagerstowncc.edu

Web: http://www.hagerstowncc.edu/kids

Contact: Anne Myers

Activities: This course explores a variety of literature and will use a variety of computer programs. Students will experiment with many hands-on programs such as PowerPoint, Microsoft Word and more. Class is from 8:45 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Designing Your Own

Computer Game

Dates: June 28-July 2

Location: Hagerstown Community College, east of Hagerstown

Ages: 6th-8th grade

Cost per child: $164

Phone: 301-790-2800, ext. 236

E-mail: learn@hagerstowncc.edu

Web: http://www.hagerstowncc.edu/kids

Contact: Anne Myers

Activities: From storyboarding to beta testing, learn the steps it takes to bring your computer game ideas to life on the computer screen. Experiment with game animation software and learn more about a career as a game designer and programmer. Class is from 8:45 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Designing Your Own Computer Games

Dates: June 28-July 2

Location: Hagerstown Community College, east of Hagerstown

Ages: 6th-8th grade

Cost per child: $164

Phone: 301-790-2800, ext. 236

E-mail: learn@hagerstowncc.edu

Web: http://www.hagerstowncc.edu/kids

Contact: Anne Myers

Activities: From storyboarding to beta testing, learn the steps it takes to bring your computer game ideas to life on the computer screen. Experiment with game animation software and learn more about a career as a game designer and programmer. Class is from 8:45 a.m. to 4 p.m.

My Lego Robot is Better Than Yours

Dates: June 28-July 2

Location: Hagerstown Community College, east of Hagerstown

Ages: 4th-5th grade

Cost per child: $154

Phone: 301-790-2800, ext. 236

E-mail: learn@hagerstowncc.edu

Web: http://www.hagerstowncc.edu/kids

Contact: Anne Myers

Activities: Design and program your Lego robot to move in different directions or distinguish light from dark. Projects will include building robots that involve motors, gears, light sensors, touch sensors, even music. Class is from 8:45 a.m. to 4 p.m.

We Do Robotics, Do You?

Dates: July 6-9

Location: Hagerstown Community College, east of Hagerstown

Ages: 2nd-3rd grade

Cost per child: $114

Phone: 301-790-2800, ext. 236

E-mail: learn@hagerstowncc.edu

Web: http://www.hagerstowncc.edu/kids

Contact: Anne Myers

Activities: Students will learn to create and program animated robots using Legos, a computer and their imagination. They will plan and engineer a series of projects that train them to become a future robot designer. Class is from 8:45 a.m. to 4 p.m.

3-D Masters: Design Your Own Dungeon

Dates: July 12-16

Location: Hagerstown Community College, east of Hagerstown

Ages: 8th-10th grade

Cost per child: $164

Phone: 301-790-2800, ext. 236

E-mail: learn@hagerstowncc.edu

Web: http://www.hagerstowncc.edu/kids

Contact: Anne Myers

Activities: Create your own game by learning how to build 3-D worlds using all aspects of game design: levels, textures, modeling, animation, skinning, programming and sound effects. Class is from 8:45 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Creating Animations 101

Dates: July 12-16

Location: Hagerstown Community College, east of Hagerstown

Ages: 6th-8th grade

Cost per child: $164

Phone: 301-790-2800, ext. 236

E-mail: learn@hagerstowncc.edu

Web: http://www.hagerstowncc.edu/kids

Contact: Anne Myers

Activities: Explore the world of animation using Flash animation software through hands-on projects. Class is from 8:45 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Lego My Robot

Dates: July 12-16

Location: Hagerstown Community College, east of Hagerstown

Ages: 5th-7th grade

Cost per child: $159

Phone: 301-790-2800, ext. 236

E-mail: learn@hagerstowncc.edu

Web: http://www.hagerstowncc.edu/kids

Contact: Anne Myers

Activities: Create a variety of structures, from vehicles to a partial humanoid robot. Add sensors, motors and a camera; program your vehicle or robot to follow your commands. Class is from 8:45 a.m. to 4 p.m.

My Lego Robot is Better Than Yours

Dates: July 19-23

Location: Hagerstown Community College, east of Hagerstown

Ages: 4th-5th grade

Cost per child: $154

Phone: 301-790-2800, ext. 236

E-mail: learn@hagerstowncc.edu

Web: http://www.hagerstowncc.edu/kids

Contact: Anne Myers

Activities: Design and program your Lego robot to move in different directions or distinguish light from dark. Projects will include building robots that involve motors, gears, light sensors, touch sensors, even music. Class is from 8:45 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Creating Sound Effects and Music Editing

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