Thursday, June 15, 2017

LBCC Summer Programs for Youth, Teens

A variety of summer programs designed for youth and teens will be offered through LBCC Community Education.

APP ATTACK. Dive into making your own apps, just like the ones you'd see on the App Store! Using a specialized app & game development tool, students will dive into the world of web-based (HTML5) mobile apps. In addition to learning the basics of mobile app design and game development, you will also see firsthand how the world of App publishing functions. Student-created apps will be accessible on a private site and can be played on any mobile device or computer. No prior experience is necessary and students do not need to own a smartphone or tablet to take the class. Ages 11-15.This four day class is held Monday – Thursday, June 26th – 29th from 9 to 11:50 am at the LBCC Benton Center, Corvallis.  Cost is $169.

WEB DEVELOPMENT FOR TEENS: BEGINNING. Immerse yourself in the world of web development and learn to build websites just like the ones you use every day. This course covers all the essentials of starting your web development journey including: Basic HTML, CSS, and even how to alter and share web pages. This class features hands on instruction in conjunction with CodeCombat learning curriculum. Ages 10-15. This four day class is held Monday – Thursday, July 10th – 13th from 9 to 11:50 am at the Benton Center, Corvallis.  Cost is $169.

WEB DEVELOPMENT FOR TEENS: INTERMEDIATE. Get ready to take the next leap in your web development journey. This course covers: basic syntax, strings, loops, variables, arguments, conditional statements, functions, HTML, CSS, web scripting, event handling, and creating a sharable interactive web page. Students taking this class will need to have taken Web Development for Teens: Beginning or have prior experience in programming, Ages 10-15. This four day class is held Monday – Thursday, July 17th – 20th from 9 to 11:50 am at the Benton Center, Corvallis.  Cost is $169.

MAKE YOUR FIRST 3D VIDEO GAME.  Develop a game concept that goes well beyond the limitations of the traditional 2D game design. Students will learn the physics behind 3D games, explore beginner event scripting, level design, controlling flow of gameplay, and storytelling. Student created games will be available on a password protected Black Rocket website to share with friends and family. Ages 11-15. This four day class is held Monday – Thursday, July 31st – August 3rd from 9 to 11:50 am at the LBCC Benton Center, Corvallis. Cost is $169.

MINECRAFT® ANIMATORS. Develop a game concept that goes well beyond the limitations of the traditional 2D game design. Students will learn the physics behind 3D games, explore beginner event scripting, level design, controlling flow of gameplay, and storytelling. Student created games will be available on a password protected Black Rocket website to share with friends and family. Ages 11-15. This four day class is held Monday – Thursday, July 10th – 13th from 9 to 11:50 am at the LBCC Albany Campus. Cost is $169.

STAR WARS® STOP ANIMATION
Make your own Star Wars® adventure come to life! Bring in your favorite action figures or Star Wars® and create a short film with your friends. Whether you want to recreate a scene from Star Wars® or design a new world of your own, this class brings your dreams to the screen. Students will need to bring in Star Wars® action figures or vehicles from home, but all other equipment provided. Student-created films will be available on a password protected website to share with friends and family. Students will work in pairs or teams for most of the program. Ages: 11-15.  This four day class is held Monday – Thursday, July 17th – 20th from 9 to 11:50am at the LBCC Albany Campus.  Cost is $169.

MAKE YOUR FIRST 3D VIDEO GAME.  Develop a game concept that goes well beyond the limitations of the traditional 2D game design. Students will learn the physics behind 3D games, explore beginner event scripting, level design, controlling flow of gameplay, and storytelling. Student created games will be available on a password protected Black Rocket website to share with friends and family. Ages 11-15. This four day class is held Monday – Thursday, July 24th – 27th from 9:00-11:50 am at the LBCC Albany Campus. Cost is $169.

MINECRAFT® MODDERS. Use your favorite game to learn the basics of modding and foundations of programming. Learn scripting and logic statements as you create your first mods! Introductory coding will also be taught through a simulated environment inspired by Minecraft®. Student projects will be available on a password protected Black Rocket website to share with friends and family. To access their project at home students must own a PC/MAC version of Minecraft®. Tablet, phone, and game console versions of Minecraft® are not compatible. Students will work in pairs or teams for most of the program. Returning students can create more advanced projects that build on previous years. Ages: 11-15. This four day class is held Monday – Thursday, August 7th – 10th from 9:00-11:50 am at the LBCC Albany Campus. Cost is $169.

MINECRAFT® DESIGNERS. If you love the game Minecraft®, but always wanted to design your own characters and buildings for your games, this class is for you! Learn the basics of creating 3D models using new software to design your very own objects, create skins for characters, and import them into your favorite Minecraft® games. To access their project at home students, must own a PC/MAC version of Minecraft®. Tablet, phone, and game console version of Minecraft® are not compatible. Ages 11-15. This four day class is held Monday – Thursday, July 24th – 27th from 9:00-11:50 am at the LBCC Lebanon Center. Cost is $169.

GAME LABS. For serious gamers only! Beyond 2D and 3D, now it's time to take it to another level by competing with the world! Students will develop games with a partner using a unique game engine. Students will learn advanced level editing, simple 3D modeling, intermediate event scripting and the impact of game play on user experience. Students will work in pairs or teams for most of the program. System Requirements for home experience: 2GB of RAM, and 2.0GHZ processor. Ages 11-15. This four day class is held Monday – Thursday, August 14th – 17th from 9:00-11:50 am at the LBCC Lebanon Center. Cost is $169.

For more information or to register, see the LBCC online schedule at www.linnbenton.edu, email albany@linnbenton.edu or call LBCC Community Education at 541-917-4840.

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