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Kids U - Summer 2020 : Technology Camp Events

Are you ready to have your student explore the exciting world of coding whlie still having fun? This class will introduce students to coding with ScratchJr. Students will create digital animations, comic book style stories, and basic games as they increase their problem-solving skills. They will have an opportunity to design their own creative projects

*Discounts will be applied during checkout.

Parking

If you need directions, please go to: http://prtl.uhcl.edu/facilities/parking Please park in Visitor Parking, Lot G; meter fees will be waived. Do not park in Faculty or Staff spaces. If you will be staying past the drop off and pick up times, please obtain a parking permit from the CEP office.

8:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Is your student a game player? Why not give them an opportunity to explore the other side of the video game play; let them become the creator. Rather than simply playing games, students will take charge and use their imagination to assemble their very own video game. Students will learn that even very simple games require logic, artistic creativity, and programming skills.

*Discounts will be applied during checkout.

Parking

If you need directions, please go to: http://prtl.uhcl.edu/facilities/parking Please park in Visitor Parking, Lot G; meter fees will be waived. Do not park in Faculty or Staff spaces. If you will be staying past the drop off and pick up times, please obtain a parking permit from the CEP office.

8:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Legos Alive - Oh My! This camp will make LEGOS come to life through animation. Students will use sculpting, visual literacy, and multimedia concepts to create a storyboard and script, sculpt clay, build scenery, and design special effects while shooting and editing a stop-motion animation movie. (Please bring in an empty shoebox to keep your clay figures in for the week, and a 2 GB USB drive to put your movies on). (Students may also use their own digital camera with approval)

*Discounts will be applied during checkout.

Parking

If you need directions, please go to: http://prtl.uhcl.edu/facilities/parking Please park in Visitor Parking, Lot G; meter fees will be waived. Do not park in Faculty or Staff spaces. If you will be staying past the drop off and pick up times, please obtain a parking permit from the CEP office.

8:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Is your preschooler ready to code? Could they be on the path to making coding history? In this class, students are introduced to programming with the help of Bee Bots and Apps like Daisy the Dinosaur and Hopscotch. This course does not require any previous programming experience - only a desire to learn and a curious nature.

*Discounts will be applied during checkout.

Parking

If you need directions, please go to: http://prtl.uhcl.edu/facilities/parking Please park in Visitor Parking, Lot G; meter fees will be waived. Do not park in Faculty or Staff spaces. If you will be staying past the drop off and pick up times, please obtain a parking permit from the CEP office.

12:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Can robots see color? You bet they can. Ozobots are tiny robots that can identify lines, colors, and codes on both digital surfaces, such as an iPad, and physical surfaces, such as paper. In this class, students will gain skills and knowledge of working with robotts through storytelling and the development of coding skills.

*Discounts will be applied during checkout.

Parking

If you need directions, please go to: http://prtl.uhcl.edu/facilities/parking Please park in Visitor Parking, Lot G; meter fees will be waived. Do not park in Faculty or Staff spaces. If you will be staying past the drop off and pick up times, please obtain a parking permit from the CEP office.

12:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Game On! Come learn to program your own video games for your Xbox 360 or PC. This class will use Microsoft Kodu software where students can design, build, and play video games of their own design. You will learn how to create your own games using either the Xbox 360 controller or a mouse and keyboard. This class is recommend for students 9 and up with general computer knowledge and a love of games.

*Discounts will be applied during checkout.

Parking

If you need directions, please go to: http://prtl.uhcl.edu/facilities/parking Please park in Visitor Parking, Lot G; meter fees will be waived. Do not park in Faculty or Staff spaces. If you will be staying past the drop off and pick up times, please obtain a parking permit from the CEP office.

12:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Are you ready to take game development to the next level? In this class students will build upon prior experiences in game design and development top create publishable games that they can share. Creatvity and game design are partners in this class as students work to build the next BIG game on the market.

*Discounts will be applied during checkout.

Parking

If you need directions, please go to: http://prtl.uhcl.edu/facilities/parking Please park in Visitor Parking, Lot G; meter fees will be waived. Do not park in Faculty or Staff spaces. If you will be staying past the drop off and pick up times, please obtain a parking permit from the CEP office.

8:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Who needs Legos? Creativity is the key to creating these fun stop action movies. In this class studentd explore animation, sculpting, visual literacy, and multimedia concepts.Students will brainstorm an idea, create a storyboard and script, sculpt clay, build scenery, and design special effects while shooting and editing a stop-motion animation movie. (Please bring in an empty shoebox to keep your clay figures in for the week and a 2 GB USB drive to copy your movies on.) (Students may use their own digital cameras with approval.)

*Discounts will be applied during checkout.

Parking

If you need directions, please go to: http://prtl.uhcl.edu/facilities/parking Please park in Visitor Parking, Lot G; meter fees will be waived. Do not park in Faculty or Staff spaces. If you will be staying past the drop off and pick up times, please obtain a parking permit from the CEP office.

8:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Game On Plus! Bring your skills in Kodu and take it to the next level. In this class you will use Microsoft Kodu software to design, build, and play video games of your own design. You will learn how to create your own games using either the Xbox 360 controller or a mouse and keyboard. This class is recommend for students 9 and up who have prior game design experience.

*Discounts will be applied during checkout.

Parking

If you need directions, please go to: http://prtl.uhcl.edu/facilities/parking Please park in Visitor Parking, Lot G; meter fees will be waived. Do not park in Faculty or Staff spaces. If you will be staying past the drop off and pick up times, please obtain a parking permit from the CEP office.

12:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Rolling Robots? The Sphero BOLT is more than a rolling robot it is a rolling computer, a code-driven machine. BOLT can be coded to roll and light its way through mazes and obstacles of your design. BOLT will open doors to real-world robotics and visual programming.

*Discounts will be applied during checkout.

Parking

If you need directions, please go to: http://prtl.uhcl.edu/facilities/parking Please park in Visitor Parking, Lot G; meter fees will be waived. Do not park in Faculty or Staff spaces. If you will be staying past the drop off and pick up times, please obtain a parking permit from the CEP office.

12:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Imagine creating your own online universe filled with avatars, 3D graphics, animated graphics, online posters, and artwork mash-ups. You will do this all by creating your own web page showcasing your new creations - no pens and pencils required the only thing you need to bring is your imagination. So come join the fun and become the master of your own universe! (NOTE: An email account will be required).

*Discounts will be applied during checkout.

Parking

If you need directions, please go to: http://prtl.uhcl.edu/facilities/parking Please park in Visitor Parking, Lot G; meter fees will be waived. Do not park in Faculty or Staff spaces. If you will be staying past the drop off and pick up times, please obtain a parking permit from the CEP office.

8:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Dash and Dot are not just ordinary robots. They are real robots that can sing, dance, navigate mazes, and even respond to voice commands. Students will learn to code the Dot and Dash to move, express themselves through color and music, play games, and much more. So join the fun Dot and Dash are waiting.

*Discounts will be applied during checkout.

Parking

If you need directions, please go to: http://prtl.uhcl.edu/facilities/parking Please park in Visitor Parking, Lot G; meter fees will be waived. Do not park in Faculty or Staff spaces. If you will be staying past the drop off and pick up times, please obtain a parking permit from the CEP office.

8:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Wanna build a world of your own with no parents and no rules? Come explore the world of Minecraft. Place blocks and go on an adventure in this computer generated universe.

*Discounts will be applied during checkout.

Parking

If you need directions, please go to: http://prtl.uhcl.edu/facilities/parking Please park in Visitor Parking, Lot G; meter fees will be waived. Do not park in Faculty or Staff spaces. If you will be staying past the drop off and pick up times, please obtain a parking permit from the CEP office.

8:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Come on... Get with the program! In this class you will learn how to create your own computer code using Python programming. Learn to think like a computer. Python is an object oriented programming language that is easy to learn and fun to use. Programming can help with problem-solving, creativity, and communication skills.

*Discounts will be applied during checkout.

Parking

If you need directions, please go to: http://prtl.uhcl.edu/facilities/parking Please park in Visitor Parking, Lot G; meter fees will be waived. Do not park in Faculty or Staff spaces. If you will be staying past the drop off and pick up times, please obtain a parking permit from the CEP office.

12:00 PM - 3:00 PM

A caterpillar that teaches coding is the star of this class. Students will experiment and play with this movable creature while developing coding, sequencing and critical thinking skills.

*Discounts will be applied during checkout.

Parking

If you need directions, please go to: http://prtl.uhcl.edu/facilities/parking Please park in Visitor Parking, Lot G; meter fees will be waived. Do not park in Faculty or Staff spaces. If you will be staying past the drop off and pick up times, please obtain a parking permit from the CEP office.

12:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Legos step aside, there is a new movie star in town! Meet the bots Stik and Clik. These posable robots help bring stop action movies to life. This class will allow students to make use their imagination to create stop-motion animation movies staring Stk and Clik. (Please bring in an empty shoebox to keep your clay figures in for the week, and a 2 GB USB drive to put your movies on). (Students may also use their own digital camera with approval)

*Discounts will be applied during checkout.

Parking

If you need directions, please go to: http://prtl.uhcl.edu/facilities/parking Please park in Visitor Parking, Lot G; meter fees will be waived. Do not park in Faculty or Staff spaces. If you will be staying past the drop off and pick up times, please obtain a parking permit from the CEP office.

12:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Bring your LEGO creations to life with LEGO Boost. Boost is a robot kit for that allows students to build and code interactive, motorized robots using distance, color, and tilt sensor technologies. Students will explore the infinite possibilities of bringing a robot to life.

*Discounts will be applied during checkout.

Parking

If you need directions, please go to: http://prtl.uhcl.edu/facilities/parking Please park in Visitor Parking, Lot G; meter fees will be waived. Do not park in Faculty or Staff spaces. If you will be staying past the drop off and pick up times, please obtain a parking permit from the CEP office.

12:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Do you have experience with block coding but feel like you have only "Scratched the surface"? This class will use Scratch to build upon basic coding skills. Students will increase their problem-solving skills as they create interactive stories, games, and animations. Students will have an opportunity to share their creations with others around the world.

*Discounts will be applied during checkout.

Parking

If you need directions, please go to: http://prtl.uhcl.edu/facilities/parking Please park in Visitor Parking, Lot G; meter fees will be waived. Do not park in Faculty or Staff spaces. If you will be staying past the drop off and pick up times, please obtain a parking permit from the CEP office.

8:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Come join the fun with Bloxels, a fun and exciting way to build, capture, design, play, and share your very own video games. Bloxels cultivates imagination while encouraging discovery and experimentation. Learn to realize your own video game ideas, build and animate original characters, develop villains, and add in power-ups.

*Discounts will be applied during checkout.

Parking

If you need directions, please go to: http://prtl.uhcl.edu/facilities/parking Please park in Visitor Parking, Lot G; meter fees will be waived. Do not park in Faculty or Staff spaces. If you will be staying past the drop off and pick up times, please obtain a parking permit from the CEP office.

8:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Game On Plus! Bring your skills in Kodu and take it to the next level. In this class you will use Microsoft Kodu software to design, build, and play video games of your own design. You will learn how to create your own games using either the Xbox 360 controller or a mouse and keyboard. This class is recommend for students 9 and up who have prior game design experience.

*Discounts will be applied during checkout.

Parking

If you need directions, please go to: http://prtl.uhcl.edu/facilities/parking Please park in Visitor Parking, Lot G; meter fees will be waived. Do not park in Faculty or Staff spaces. If you will be staying past the drop off and pick up times, please obtain a parking permit from the CEP office.

8:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Are you ready to take game development to the next level? In this class students will build upon prior experiences in game design and development top create publishable games that they can share. Creatvity and game design are partners in this class as students work to build the next BIG game on the market.

*Discounts will be applied during checkout.

Parking

If you need directions, please go to: http://prtl.uhcl.edu/facilities/parking Please park in Visitor Parking, Lot G; meter fees will be waived. Do not park in Faculty or Staff spaces. If you will be staying past the drop off and pick up times, please obtain a parking permit from the CEP office.

12:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Who needs Legos? Creativity is the key to creating these fun stop action movies. In this class studentd explore animation, sculpting, visual literacy, and multimedia concepts.Students will brainstorm an idea, create a storyboard and script, sculpt clay, build scenery, and design special effects while shooting and editing a stop-motion animation movie. (Please bring in an empty shoebox to keep your clay figures in for the week and a 2 GB USB drive to copy your movies on.) (Students may use their own digital cameras with approval.)

*Discounts will be applied during checkout.

Parking

If you need directions, please go to: http://prtl.uhcl.edu/facilities/parking Please park in Visitor Parking, Lot G; meter fees will be waived. Do not park in Faculty or Staff spaces. If you will be staying past the drop off and pick up times, please obtain a parking permit from the CEP office.

12:00 PM - 3:00 PM