Girls Video Games Camp

Are you interested in animation, computers, virtual worlds, or video games? Join us this summer for the 5th annual Video Games Camp where we have hard fun! This year again we are offering a video games camp "Just for Girls" for students entering 5th - 9th grade. You heard that right - 1 week of summer games camp just for girls!

Join the fun!

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  • Meet women who develop video games
  • Explore popular video games
  • Learn the essentials of game design
  • Develop a game story
  • Create game characters
  • Invent game goals and rules
  • Storyboard game scenarios
  • Design a game interface
  • Create sound effects

 

  • Explore virtual worlds
  • Customize your avatar
  • Develop a virtual space of your own
  • Develop objects in 3D
  • Modify basic scripts
  • Create sound effects
  • Animate your avatar
  • Form your own virtual community

Dates:

This one week camp takes place June 24 - 28, 2013. Monday through Friday from 9am to 4pm.

Lunch:

Students are asked to bring a lunch. We will be going outside for some fresh air during lunch, weather permitting.

Location:

Games camp is located in the Digital Convergence Lab, room 338 of the Founders Memorial Library on the NIU DeKalb campus. The students will be met on the turn around on the west side of the library (Carroll Ave) by 9 am.  If a student is late, parents will have to walk children to Room 338. All students must be signed in and out each day by an adult. Children are not allowed to come up to the lab alone. 

Map to Drop-off

Program Fees:

Cost for participation in this program is $240. We only have space for 20 participants, so early registration is recommended. For more information contact Aline Click: aclick@niu.edu

Registration Materials:

Links to required forms are provided below. Required forms must be completed, signed, and submitted before participants are allowed to attend this program!

    

Location : DeKalb Campus
Contact : aclick@niu.edu
This is a day camp. Students must be signed in and out each day.

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