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AMT Boot Camp

$160

with Nancy Junkins

Calendar Next session starts Jul 30, 2018 at 1 pm

In this afternoon teen program, students will learn the basics of our AMT (Advanced Manufacturing Technology) workshop. They will learn the basics of relvant software in our Design Studio, and then use our equipment to cut, 3-D print, and finish their creations. Students who complete this camp qualify to purchase their own independent AMT membership if they choose, allowing them to reserve their own machine time independent from family memberships. This program is priced to include a $10 materials fee.  Minimum age for this program is 12.

Animal Life Drawing

$150

with Jessica Nunno

Calendar Next session starts Jun 11, 2018 at 1 pm

In this intensive program for teens, young aritsts will learn about animal anatomy, proportion, motion, gesture drawing, and more, while exploring animal drawing techniques. Students will largely work from animal videos to simulate working from life. Previous drawing experience is required. 

Digital Illustration

$150

with Jessica Nunno

Calendar Next session starts Jul 9, 2018 at 1 pm

Utilizing a drawing tablet, middle and high school campers will learn to create digital raster or vector artwork in different digital programs like Krita, FireAlpaca, and Inkscape. Basic traditional drawing proficiency and experience is highly recommended

Dungeons & Dragons

$150

with Drew Carlton

Calendar Next session starts Jun 18, 2018 at 1 pm

In this program, veteran Dungeons Masters will lead middle and high school campers through a one-week Dungeons & Dragons game! Learn the ins-and-outs of the most iconic tabletop roleplaying game, as featured in Stranger Things. Participants will create a character, write a background story, learn the rules of the game, and embark on an adventure utilizing cooperative problem-solving skills. Everything you need will be provided, but participants are welcome to bring their own dice, character sketches, or miniatures! By the end of this camp, students will know how to run their own Dungeons & Dragons group with friends, including the use of modern game tools such as 5th edition rules and character builder apps.

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Escape Room Madness

$150

with Drew Carlton

Calendar Next session starts Jul 23, 2018 at 1 pm

In this program, teens will work with an Escape Room expert to learn how escape rooms are designed, and work together to design one of their very own! Once complete, campers will invite the upper elementary campers to try to see if they can escape.

Participants in this camp will also get an exclusive sneak peek of the upcoming Huntsville SCREAM Works Paranormal Invesigation event, by helping us pilot our own game design with testing and feedback. 

Minimum age: 12. Middle schoolers 12 or under are invited to enroll in "Puzzles & Games for Young Detectives" instead.

Fantasy Digital Design

$150

with Jessica Nunno

Calendar Next session starts Jun 18, 2018 at 1 pm

In this camp, middle and high school students gain an introduction to the basics of digital art and design. As part of "Fantasy Week", the focus will be on fantasy art creations, using a combination of traditional art, rasterized art, and vector graphics. Students will gain exposure to Krita and Inkscape, as well as receive traditional art instruction. Prior art experience is highly recommended.

Freakonomics

$150

with Karl Liggin

Calendar Next session starts Jul 16, 2018 at 1 pm

In this program, teens will learn about economics the fun way through discussion and gaming. Selections by Freakonomics authors Stephen J. Dubner and Steven Levitt will be read, listened to, and discussed, for a fascinating look at the "hidden side of everything". In addition, each day teens will engage in economy 'play' with economy-based games which may include titles such as Settlers of Catan, Monoply, Power Grid, and Acquire. Minimum age: 12

Python Programming with Minecraft

$150

with Karl Liggin

Calendar Next session starts Jun 11, 2018 at 9 am
1 additional session on Jul 2, 2018

Campers will learn how to code using Python, a programming language favored among many programmers in the current industry. However, unlike a traditional coding class these students will learn how to code within the popular game Minecraft in order to add to and manipulate the game! This introductory class is appropriate for campers from upper elementary through early high school who have little to no experience with Python.





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