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APP Attack! Make Your First Game APP

Take the first steps into the world of mobile app design and customize your very own game app! In this popular camp you’ll explore the world of web-based apps using a specialized app and game development tool. In addition to learning the basics of mobile app design and game development, you’ll also see firsthand how the world of app publishing functions. Once you’ve created your own unique app, you’ll be able to access it on a private site and play it on any mobile device or computer. No prior experience is necessary, and you do not need a smartphone or tablet to attend.

Grades 3-5, rising
Course # 15SU772 Fee: $159
Mon.-Fri., 6/1/2015-6/5/2015, 9:00 AM to Noon, 5 classes
UT Conference Center Computer Lab, 4th floor

Course # 15SU772-1 Fee: $159
Mon.-Fri., 6/8/2015-6/12/2015, 9:00 AM to Noon, 5 classes
UT Conference Center Computer Lab, 4th floor

Grades 6-9, rising
Course # 15SU772-2 Fee: $159
Mon.-Fri., 6/1/2015-6/5/2015, 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM, 5 classes
UT Conference Center Computer Lab, 4th floor

Course # 15SU772-3 Fee: $159
Mon.-Fri., 6/8/2015-6/12/2015, 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM, 5 classes
UT Conference Center Computer Lab, 4th floor

Make Your First Video Game!
Make your first video game in this one-of-a-kind camp that shows you the crucial keys to designing a 2-D game! We’ll explore conceptualization, play experience, challenge levels, graphics and elements, music and sound, software, and simple coding. Your game will also be available on a password protected website to share with friends and family. Games are only compatible on PC computers; Mac versions can be created after the program for a $15 conversion fee.

Grades 3-5, rising
Course # 15SU773 Fee: $159
Mon.-Fri., 6/8/2015-6/12/2015, 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM, 5 classes
UT Conference Center Computer Lab, 4th floor

Grades 6-9, rising
Course # 15SU773-1 Fee: $159
Mon.-Fri., 6/8/2015-6/12/2015, 9:00 AM to Noon, 5 classes
UT Conference Center Computer Lab, 4th floor

Minecraft Designers
If you love playing Minecraft but always wanted to design your own characters and buildings, then this camp is for you! You’ll learn the basics of creating 3-D modeling, design your very own characters, and import them into your favorite Minecraft games. You must have Minecraft at home in order to import characters. A parent email address is also required to create student accounts.

Grades 3-5, rising
Course # 15SU776 Fee: $159 COURSE IS FULL
Mon.-Fri., 6/1/2015-6/5/2015, 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM, 5 classes
UT Conference Center Computer Lab, 4th Floor

Course # 15SU776-1 Fee: $159 COURSE IS FULL
Mon.-Fri., 7/13/2015-7/17/2015, 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM, 5 classes
UT Conference Center Computer Lab, 4th Floor

Grades 6-9, rising
Course # 15SU776-2 Fee: $159
Mon.-Fri., 6/1/2015-6/5/2015, 9:00 AM to Noon, 5 classes
UT Conference Center Computer Lab, 4th Floor

Course # 15SU776-3 Fee: $159
Mon.-Fri., 7/13/2015-7/17/2015, 9:00 AM to Noon, 5 classes
UT Conference Center Computer Lab, 4th Floor

EV3 Robotics: Sumo Wrestling Style COURSE IS FULL
Grades 4-9, rising
Enter the sumo wrestling world with an in-depth look at its enriched history and design your own Mindstorm EV3 robot to challenge competitors and force them outside the ring. In this intense camp you’ll learn how to use EV3 sensors, such as touch and light, to design your own SUMO Bot. You’ll implement effective programming strategies you’ve learned throughout the week to earn the rank of “yokosuno” (grand champion). If you’re involved in First LEGO League, this camp is a wonderful opportunity to expand your knowledge for competition. Instructors: Paula Suchomski and Robin Marsh.
Course # 15SU777 Fee: $240
Mon.-Fri., 6/22/2015-6/26/2015, 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM, 5 classes
UT Conference Center, downtown Knoxville

Make Your First 3-D Video Game!
To give you the full effect of creating a 3-D video game, we’re now offering an updated version of our 3-D game design camp. This experience allows you to develop a game concept that goes well beyond the limitations of the traditional 2-D game design classes. You’ll learn the physics behind 3-D games and explore beginner event scripting, level design, controlling flow of gameplay, and storytelling. Your games will be available on a password protected website to share with friends and family.

Grades 3-5, rising
Course # 15SU764 Fee: $159
Mon.-Fri., 6/22/2015-6/26/2015, 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM, 5 classes
UT Conference Center Computer Lab, 4th floor

Course # 15SU764-1 Fee: $159
Mon.-Fri., 7/20/2015-7/24/2015, 9:00 AM to Noon, 5 classes
UT Conference Center Computer Lab, 4th floor

Grades 6-9, rising
Course # 15SU764-2 Fee: $159
Mon.-Fri., 6/22/2015-6/26/2015, 9:00 AM to Noon, 5 classes
UT Conference Center Computer Lab, 4th floor

Course # 15SU764-3 Fee: $159
Mon.-Fri., 7/20/2015-7/24/2015, 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM, 5 classes
UT Conference Center Computer Lab, 4th floor

CAUTION: We Do Hard Hat Zone NEW
Grades 3-5, rising
Warning! Hard hats are required when you enter the LEGO construction zone. In this exciting new camp you’ll discover the world of construction, design, and computer programming through LEGO Education WeDo Robotics. You’ll build and program a forklift, bridge, and crane and create your own machinery for the Hard Hat Zone. Instructors: Paula Suchomski and Robin Marsh.
Course # 15SU400 Fee: $200
Mon.-Fri., 6/22/2015-6/26/2015, 9:00 AM to Noon, 5 classes
UT Conference Center, downtown Knoxville

LEGO YOUniverse: Make Your Own Adventure! NEW
Grades 3-5, rising
In this LEGO adventure YOU are the star! You’ll pick your favorite LEGO genre or craft an alternate universe to create a digital illustrated story. Whether you want to fight alongside Batman, be part of a Ninjago clan, hang with Ninja Turtles, or go into space with Bionicle, the only requirement is that you put yourself in the story! All students will end the week with a digital comic book that can be shared with friends and family on a password protected website.
Course # 15SU402 Fee: $159
Mon.-Fri., 6/15/2015-6/19/2015, 9:00 AM to Noon, 5 classes
UT Conference Center Computer Lab, 4th Floor

Minecraft Modders NEW
In this new camp you’ll use your favorite game to learn both the basics of modding and the foundations of programming. You’ll learn scripting and logic statements as you create your first mod and receive an introduction to coding through a simulated environment inspired by Minecraft. Your projects will be available on a protected website to share with friends and family. To access your projects at home you must own a PC/Mac version of Minecraft.

Grades 3-5, rising
Course # 15SU401 Fee: $159 COURSE IS FULL
Mon.-Fri., 6/15/2015-6/19/2015, 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM, 5 classes
UT Conference Center Computer Lab, 4th Floor

Course # 15SU401-1 Fee: $159 COURSE IS FULL
Mon.-Fri., 7/27/2015-7/31/2015, 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM, 5 classes
UT Conference Center Computer Lab, 4th Floor

Grades 6-9, rising
Course # 15SU401-2 Fee: $159 COURSE IS FULL
Mon.-Fri., 6/15/2015-6/19/2015, 9:00 AM to Noon, 5 classes
UT Conference Center Computer Lab, 4th Floor

Course # 15SU401-3 Fee: $159 COURSE IS FULL
Mon.-Fri., 7/27/2015-7/31/2015, 9:00 AM to Noon, 5 classes
UT Conference Center Computer Lab, 4th Floor

Code Breakers COURSE IS FULL
Grades 6-9, rising
Calling all future coders, programmers, and designers! Come and learn the basics of coding languages like HTML5, JavaScript, and CSS through a series of web projects and design challenges. Whether you want to be the next Mark Zuckerberg or the next 15-year-old who makes $1 million for programming in his bedroom, this camp has the essentials you need to begin your journey of becoming the next tech star. Your projects will be available on a website to share with friends and family.
Course # 15SU774 Fee: $159
Mon.-Fri., 6/15/2015-6/19/2015, 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM, 5 classes
UT Conference Center Computer Lab, 4th Floor

LEGO Films and Stop Animation NEW
Make your LEGOs come to life! Bring in your favorite action figures or LEGOs and create a short film with your friends. Whether you want to recreate a scene from Star Wars or design a world of your own, this camp brings your dreams to the screen. You’ll need to bring in LEGOs or action figures from home, but all other equipment will be provided. Your film will be available on a password protected website to share with friends and family.

Grades 3-5, rising
Course # 15SU403 Fee: $159
Mon.-Fri., 6/22/2015-6/26/2015, 9:00 AM to Noon, 5 classes
UT Conference Center Computer Lab, 4th Floor

Grades 6-9, rising
Course # 15SU403-1 Fee: $159
Mon.-Fri., 6/22/2015-6/26/2015, 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM, 5 classes
UT Conference Center Computer Lab, 4th Floor

Video Game Animation
Take your game design to the next level by creating and animating your own character sprites, objects, and backgrounds. Start with a name; develop the character’s personality, signature moves, special powers,and storyline; and finish with a fully animated character to be used in future games. Your animations will be available on a password protected website to share with friends and family. Games are only compatible on PC computers; Mac versions can be created after the program for a $15 conversion fee. No prior experience necessary.

Grades 3-5, rising
Course # 15SU775 Fee: $159
Mon.-Fri., 7/6/2015-7/10/2015, 9:00 AM to Noon, 5 classes
UT Conference Center Computer Lab, 4th Floor

Course # 15SU775-1 Fee: $159
Mon.-Fri., 7/20/2015-7/24/2015, 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM, 5 classes
UT Conference Center Computer Lab, 4th Floor

Grades 6-9, rising
Course # 15SU775-2 Fee: $159
Mon.-Fri., 7/6/2015-7/10/2015, 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM, 5 classes
UT Conference Center Computer Lab, 4th Floor

Course # 15SU775-3 Fee: $159
Mon.-Fri., 7/20/2015-7/24/2015, 9:00 AM to Noon, 5 classes
UT Conference Center Computer Lab, 4th Floor

LEGO Video Games NEW
Combine your two favorite activities: LEGOs and video games! In this new camp you’ll create your own LEGO
universe, characters, and adventures in an interactive 2-D video game. At the end of the week you’ll have a finished LEGO video game that can be shared with friends and family through a password protected
website. Games are only compatible on PC computers; Mac versions can be created after the program for a $15 conversion fee.

Grades 3-5, rising
Course # 15SU408 Fee: $159
Mon.-Fri., 7/13/2015-7/17/2015, 9:00 AM to Noon, 5 classes
UT Conference Center Computer Lab, 4th Floor

Grades 6-9, rising
Course # 15SU408-1 Fee: $159
Mon.-Fri., 7/13/2015-7/17/2015, 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM, 5 classes
UT Conference Center Computer Lab, 4th Floor

Trust Me, I Engineer: Design Challenge
Grades 4-8, rising
Do you think you have what it takes to be an engineer? If so, you are hereby challenged to design and build projects using your own creativity and imagination. Come with your thinking caps on and your skills sharpened and be prepared for anything. You must be familiar with basic LEGO simple machines in order to enter the design challenge. Instructors: Paula Suchomski and Robin Marsh.
Course # 15SU778 Fee: $180
Mon.-Fri., 6/8/2015-6/12/2015, 9:00 AM to Noon, 5 classes
UT Conference Center, downtown Knoxville

Build Up Brick By Brick: Architectural Camp NEW
Grades 4-9, rising
In this exciting new course you’ll explore the world of building in LEGO scale and discover how engineers
and architects work together to build world-class projects. You’ll even have the opportunity to hear from one of Knoxville’s distinguished architects, receiving insight on his building techniques and expertise. On the final two days of camp your group will be challenged to incorporate your knowledge to construct the tallest building in the world. Instructors: Paula Suchomski and Robin Marsh.
Course # 15SU410 Fee: $180
Mon.-Fri., 7/13/2015-7/17/2015, 9:00 AM to Noon, 5 classes
UT Conference Center, downtown Knoxville

Digital Storytellers NEW
From The Hunger Games to Harry Potter, we all love a great story. Whether you want to rewrite the ending to Star Wars, add yourself to a Divergent tale, or create a new adventure about your friends—any topic is possible in this camp! Start with a concept, design the storyboard, add some dialogue, and watch as the characters in your imagination come to life in your first graphic novel. Your projects will be available on a secure website to share with friends and family.

Grades 3-5, rising

Course # 15SU411 Fee: $159
Mon.-Fri., 7/27/2015-7/31/2015, 9:00 AM to Noon, 5 classes
UT Conference Center Computer Lab, 4th Floor

Grades 6-9, rising
Course # 15SU411-1 Fee: $159
Mon.-Fri., 7/27/2015-7/31/2015, 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM, 5 classes
UT Conference Center Computer Lab, 4th Floor


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