Courses for Summer Camp, in the summer at the Berrigan Elementary School
Build transferable knowledge of programming structures: loops, if/else, and variables,circuitry involving motors, leds, wiring diagrams and engineering/prototyping. Combine these skills to practical applications.
Create your own 3D worlds, choosing characters and enemies to program your game. Three different PC games that can be taken home and shared. Software to create your own games at home. Half day of computer and half day camp activities.
Design toys, characters or jewellery. Learn skills in CAD, 3D modeling and animation, and how a 3D printer works. Sketch ideas, then print your final designs. Use your characters and props in a 3D animated video. A $10 supply fee. Half day of computer instruction and half day camp activities.
Learn programming, animation, website creation and graphics skills. Create a new Minecraft® themed game, website and comic book. Half day of computer instruction and half day camp activities.
Using JAVA, develop your own Minecraft® 'Mod' to create items, biomes and creatures. Learn object-oriented programming basics in a fun setting. Half day of computer and half day camp activities. Prerequisite: completion of grade 6 and one programming course.
Develop problem-solving skills and stretch your imagination building two role-playing games. Create virtual worlds, quests, puzzles and characters. Take your game home or export it to a variety of platforms including Windows, Mac and Android/iOS. Half day of computer and half day of camp activities.
Create a stop-motion movie with sound and special effects. Includes storyboard development, building sets and props, instruction in filming and movie editing. Use clay characters, Lego® or Minecraft® figures. Half day of computer and half day camp activities.
Your movie crew will storyboard, shoot, and edit a movie then burn it to a DVD. Pre- and post-production planning, sequencing, editing, adding sound, titles, special effects and credits. Half day of computer and half day camp activities.
Create a complex, realistic video game with everything from health meters to collision detection. Perfect for aspiring video game designers. Half day of computer and half day camp activities.
Explore game programming using the increasingly popular Scratch software. Make three awesome games using block-based programming and learn crucial programming logic including if-else statements, variables, loops and more. Design and create your own game.
Learn block-based EV3 Programming Environment transferable programming logic such as loops, if/else, operators, variables, electronics sensors and how they interface with the world around us.
Make three cool projects: a customized trading card, a cartoon animation and an awesome Pokémon®-style game. Learn programming, graphics and animation skills.
Berrigan Elementary School
199 Berrigan Dr