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2017 Summer Day Camp – Virtual Reality, Mobile App and Gaming – Middle School Students

July 3 @ 9:00 am - July 7 @ 4:00 pm

Due to High Demand – Middle School Summer Day Camp – Virtual Reality & Gaming

July 3rd thru July 7th, 2017 – No class on Tuesday, July 4th

9:00 AM – 4:00 PM Daily

Students will engage in virtual reality exploration, mobile app, game creation, and maker activities bringing each journey to life. With Google Expeditions and the Mattel View-Master VR Viewer, students will explore virtual trips from around the world, go underwater and to outer space.  Students will also create applications using Unity and other VR software along with mobile and gaming applications by writing real, text-based computer code in JavaScript using Bitsbox software.

Camp Focus:
STEAM & 21st Century Skills Development in:
•           Project Base Learning
•           Creativity
•           Problem Solving
•           Logic
•           Critical Thinking
•           Collaboration
Students will work individually and in a group setting to create a final project that will be presented on the last day of camp. No prior technical or programming experience necessary for any camp.
Camp Includes:
All materials, camp t-shirt, snacks and a last day pizza party.

No refunds 7 days prior to start of camp.

General Information for all Summer Camps

Drop Off: Please arrive no earlier than 8:45. For security purposes, we will require that you sign in your child every morning and sign them out every afternoon (with proper ID). To have your child dropped off or picked up by someone other than yourself, we will need his or her information in advance.

Pick Up:  Sessions will end each day at 12PM for half day camp and 4:00PM for full day camp.  We ask that you pick up your child no later than 15 minutes after the end of the session.  If you are unable to pick up your child by the designated time, you will need to let us know in advance.

Parking:  Parking is available in the Tower parking garage that attached to the IT-oLogy building and is only accessible through its entrance on Gervais Street heading west. All visitors are required to take a ticket when they enter the garage and must park in a non-reserved space on the 3rd floor or higher, however there will be no charge for parking when dropping off and picking up. Once parked please take the elevators to the third floor of the garage, which corresponds to the second floor of our building. IT-oLogy is located through the double doors at the end of the crosswalk.

What to Bring: Please pack a lunch for your child each day.  On the last day of camp, students will enjoy a pizza party.  We will have refrigerated space available and provide water and snacks during breaks. If your child has any food allergies, please also provide them with a snack.

Behavior Policy: Each student is to participate and be respectful in class. There will be no texting, accessing personal email, or accessing non-class websites during class sessions. Participants may use cell phones, iPods, iPads, etc. during designated break times. We reserve the right to dismiss any student in response to inappropriate or unsafe behavior. There will be no refund for unused camp time if this occurs.

Details

Start:
July 3 @ 9:00 am
End:
July 7 @ 4:00 pm

Venue

IT-oLogy
1301 Gervais Street2nd Floor - Suite 200
Columbia, SC 29201 United States

Organizer

IT-oLogy