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App Attack! Make Your First Game App (Grades 3-5, rising)

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 a variety of web-based mobile apps using a specialized 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 experience is necessary, and you do not need a smartphone or tablet to attend. Publishing to app stores is not included.
Course # 19SUKU772
Fee: $169

Mon.-Fri., 6/3/2019-6/7/2019
8:45 AM to 11:45 AM, 5 classes
UT Conference Center, downtown Knoxville

Programming & Animation Using Python (Grades 8-12, rising)

In this exciting camp we’ll play around with programming by writing code to tell stories using stick figures and then learn a simple way to animate them. The activities are designed for you to get started quickly and learn as you go. You’ll learn the basic concepts that are common to all programming languages and watch your ideas come to life on the computer screen. No previous computer programming experience is needed. Instructor: Heather Booth
Course # 19SUKU811
Fee: $149

Mon.-Fri., 6/3/2019-6/7/2019
12:45 PM to 3:45 PM, 5 classes
UT Conference Center, downtown Knoxville

Make Your First Video Game! (Grades 3-5, rising)

Make your first video game in this one-of-a-kind camp that shows you the keys to designing a 2D platformer game. We’ll explore conceptualization, play experience, level design, graphics, sounds, and simple coding. No experience is necessary, just a desire to have fun. Your game 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 camp for a $15 conversion fee.
Course # 19SUKU773
Fee: $169

Mon.-Fri., 6/3/2019-6/7/2019
1:00 PM to 4:00 PM, 5 classes
UT Conference Center, downtown Knoxville

Make Your First Video Game! (Grades 6-10, rising)

Make your first video game in this one-of-a-kind camp that shows you the keys to designing a 2D platformer game. We’ll explore conceptualization, play experience, level design, graphics, sounds, and simple coding. No experience is necessary, just a desire to have fun. Your game 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 camp for a $15 conversion fee.
Course # 19SUKU773-1
Fee: $169

Mon.-Fri., 6/3/2019-6/7/2019
8:30 AM to 11:30 AM, 5 classes
UT Conference Center, downtown Knoxville

App.IO: Make Your First Multiplayer App! (Grades 3-5, rising)

The hottest new apps are .IO apps! If you like to play Agar.io or Slither.io, join us for this new camp and become the creator of the next viral web app. You’ll explore the most popular .IO apps, design and code your own multiplayer experience, and share your finished app with family and friends.
Course # 19SUKU430
Fee: $169

Mon.-Fri., 6/10/2019-6/14/2019
8:30 AM to 11:30 AM, 5 classes
UT Conference Center, downtown Knoxville

App.IO: Make Your First Multiplayer App! (Grades 6-10, rising)

The hottest new apps are .IO apps! If you like to play Agar.io or Slither.io, join us for this new camp and become the creator of the next viral web app. You’ll explore the most popular .IO apps, design and code your own multiplayer experience, and share your finished app with family and friends.
Course # 19SUKU430-1
Fee: $169

Mon.-Fri., 6/10/2019-6/14/2019
12:45 PM to 3:45 PM, 5 classes
UT Conference Center, downtown Knoxville

Code Breakers (Grades 6-10, rising)

Calling all future coders, programmers, and designers! Join us and learn the basics of coding languages like HTML5, JavaScript, and CSS through a series of web projects and design challenges. This camp has the essentials you need to begin your journey toward becoming the next tech star. Your projects will be available on a private website to share with friends and family.
Course # 19SUKU774
Fee: $169

Mon.-Fri., 6/10/2019-6/14/2019
8:45 AM to 11:45 AM, 5 classes
UT Conference Center, downtown Knoxville

Minecraft® Designers (Grades 3-5, rising)

If you love Minecraft and have always wanted to design your own world, this camp is for you! You’ll learn how to create a custom map, the basics of creating 3D models to design your own objects, how to build with redstone and command blocks, and how to create custom textures for you to import at home or share with friends. To access your project at home, you must own a PC/Mac version of Minecraft (tablet, phone, and game console versions are not compatible). A parent email address is also required to use the 3D modeling software.
Course # 19SUKU776
Fee: $169

Mon.-Fri., 6/10/2019-6/14/2019
1:00 PM to 4:00 PM, 5 classes
UT Conference Center, downtown Knoxville

Virtual Reality: The Future Is Now (Grades 3-5, rising)

Embark on an epic adventure in virtual reality! In this innovative camp, you’ll learn the foundations of VR design by creating your own virtual worlds, exploring simulated environments, and crafting memorable 3D experiences. At the end of the week, you’ll take home your own cardboard VR headset (included in the camp fee) to show friends and family the new worlds you’ve created. You don’t need a mobile device to take the camp, but to use the VR headset at home, you’ll need access to an Android or Apple mobile device. Your VR games will be available on a password-protected website to share with friends and family.
Course # 19SUKU363
Fee: $189

Mon.-Fri., 6/17/2019-6/21/2019
8:30 AM to 11:30 AM, 5 classes
UT Conference Center, downtown Knoxville

Virtual Reality: The Future Is Now (Grades 6-10, rising)

Embark on an epic adventure in virtual reality! In this innovative camp, you’ll learn the foundations of VR design by creating your own virtual worlds, exploring simulated environments, and crafting memorable 3D experiences. At the end of the week, you’ll take home your own cardboard VR headset (included in the camp fee) to show friends and family the new worlds you’ve created. You don’t need a mobile device to take the camp, but to use the VR headset at home, you’ll need access to an Android or Apple mobile device. Your VR games will be available on a password-protected website to share with friends and family.
Course # 19SUKU363-1
Fee: $189

Mon.-Fri., 6/17/2019-6/21/2019
12:45 PM to 3:45 PM, 5 classes
UT Conference Center, downtown Knoxville

NEW! eSports Apprentice - YouTube Streamers & Gamers
(Grades 6-10, rising)

Whether you want to be the next pro gamer, streamer, or gamecaster, this new camp will teach you the basics to getting started! ESports is the fastest growing career for the next generation, with over 400 million people watching videos and live streams of video game competitions this year alone. So join us and develop your competitive game-play skills in Black Rocket’s new eSports App. You’ll learn how to produce commentary for live tournaments, use professional streaming software, and most importantly, practice online safety. You’ll gain full access to the eSports App and a video of your camp tournament with commentary. Videos will not be broadcast publicly but will be shared with all students in the camp.
Course # 19SUKU591
Fee: $169

Mon.-Fri., 6/17/2019-6/21/2019
8:45 AM to 11:45 AM, 5 classes
UT Conference Center, downtown Knoxville

NEW! DigiFab: Introduction to Digital Fabrication (Grades 5-8, rising)

Have fun in this new camp as you dive into the world of digital fabrication! You’ll learn how to use Computer Aided Drafting (CAD) to create files and operate digitally controlled machines—such as laser cutters, additive manufacturing equipment (3D printing), and CNC routers—to make amazing products of your own design. Each day, we’ll explore the potential of this technology, and you’ll complete a project to take home with you. Note: You must wear closed-toe shoes and appropriate workshop attire every day in order to participate. Long hair must be tied back and jewelry removed before working with any machinery. Instructor: Craig Gillam
Course # 19SUKU320-1
Fee: $209

Mon.-Fri., 6/17/2019-6/21/2019
9:00 AM to Noon, 5 classes
UT Fab Lab, 525 N. Gay St., Knoxville

NEW! Code Explorers (Grades 3-5, rising)

This new camp is for curious young minds who want to take the first steps into the world of programming. You’ll use your creativity to solve a series of web-based coding challenges, with each lesson building fluency in essential digital skills needed for the future. At the end of the week, you’ll receive access to the interactive learning platform to continue your coding journey at home.
Course # 19SUKU592
Fee: $179

Mon.-Fri., 6/17/2019-6/21/2019
1:00 PM to 4:00 PM, 5 classes
UT Conference Center, downtown Knoxville

NEW! ROBLOX® Makers (Grades 3-5, rising)

Unlock the power of Roblox Studio, the world creation tool used by real-world Roblox developers! In this camp you’ll learn how to build 3D models, bring characters to life with unique animations that you design, and create an adventure in your Roblox world. Your project will be available on a password-protected website to share with friends and family.
Course # 19SUKU593
Fee: $169

Mon.-Fri., 6/24/2019-6/28/2019
9:00 AM to Noon, 5 classes
UT Conference Center, downtown Knoxville

NEW! ROBLOX® Makers (Grades 6-10, rising)

Unlock the power of Roblox Studio, the world creation tool used by real-world Roblox developers! In this camp you’ll learn how to build 3D models, bring characters to life with unique animations that you design, and create an adventure in your Roblox world. Your project will be available on a password-protected website to share with friends and family.
Course # 19SUKU593-1
Fee: $169

Mon.-Fri., 6/24/2019-6/28/2019
1:00 PM to 4:00 PM, 5 classes
UT Conference Center, downtown Knoxville

Minecraft® Modders (Grades 3-5, rising)

In this camp you’ll use your favorite game to learn the basics of modding and the foundations of programming. You’ll learn scripting and logic statements as you create your first mods and receive an introduction to coding through a simulated environment inspired by Minecraft. Your project will be available on a password-protected website to share with friends and family. To access your project at home, you must own a PC/Mac version of Minecraft (tablet, phone, and game console versions are not compatible).
Course # 19SUKU401
Fee: $169

Mon.-Fri., 6/24/2019-6/28/2019
1:00 PM to 4:00 PM, 5 classes
UT Conference Center, downtown Knoxville

Minecraft® Modders (Grades 6-10, rising)

In this camp you’ll use your favorite game to learn the basics of modding and the foundations of programming. You’ll learn scripting and logic statements as you create your first mods and receive an introduction to coding through a simulated environment inspired by Minecraft. Your project will be available on a password-protected website to share with friends and family. To access your project at home, you must own a PC/Mac version of Minecraft (tablet, phone, and game console versions are not compatible).
Course # 19SUKU401-1
Fee: $169

Mon.-Fri., 6/24/2019-6/28/2019
8:45 AM to 11:45 AM, 5 classes
UT Conference Center, downtown Knoxville

Drone Adventures (Grades 3-5, rising)

The drones are here, so let the battles begin! Join us for this hands-on, interactive camp and learn how to fly and drive drone robots. Working in teams, you’ll be able to code your drone to compete in missions that will prepare you for the ultimate team challenge at the end of the week.
Course # 19SUKU382
Fee: $189

Mon.-Fri., 7/8/2019-7/12/2019
8:30 AM to 11:30 AM, 5 classes
UT Conference Center, downtown Knoxville

Drone Adventures (Grades 6-10, rising)

The drones are here, so let the battles begin! Join us for this hands-on, interactive camp and learn how to fly and drive drone robots. Working in teams, you’ll be able to code your drone to compete in missions that will prepare you for the ultimate team challenge at the end of the week.
Course # 19SUKU382-1
Fee: $189

Mon.-Fri., 7/8/2019-7/12/2019
12:45 PM to 3:45 PM, 5 classes
UT Conference Center, downtown Knoxville

Make Your First 3D Video Game! (Grades 3-5, rising)

This popular camp allows you to develop a game concept that goes well beyond the limitations of traditional 2D game design programs. You’ll create an immersive 3D world by learning the physics behind 3D games and exploring beginner event scripting, level design, controlling the flow of gameplay, and storytelling. Your game will be available on a password-protected website to share with friends and family.
Course # 19SUKU764
Fee: $169

Mon.-Fri., 7/8/2019-7/12/2019
1:00 PM to 4:00 PM, 5 classes
UT Conference Center, downtown Knoxville

Make Your First 3D Video Game! (Grades 6-10, rising)

This popular camp allows you to develop a game concept that goes well beyond the limitations of traditional 2D game design programs. You’ll create an immersive 3D world by learning the physics behind 3D games and exploring beginner event scripting, level design, controlling the flow of gameplay, and storytelling. Your game will be available on a password-protected website to share with friends and family.
Course # 19SUKU764-1
Fee: $169

Mon.-Fri., 7/8/2019-7/12/2019
8:45 AM to 11:45 AM, 5 classes
UT Conference Center, downtown Knoxville

NEW! Battle Royale: Make Your First Fortnite®-Style Video Game (Grades 3-5, rising)

Fans of Fortnite, we need you! Instead of just playing your favorite battle royale games, why not design your own? In this new camp you’ll use a professional 3D game development software to build levels and assets and create action and battle sequences inspired by popular games like Fortnite. Your game will be available on a password-protected website to share with friends and family.
Course # 19SUKU594
Fee: $169

Mon.-Fri., 7/15/2019-7/19/2019
8:45 AM to 11:45 AM, 5 classes
UT Conference Center, downtown Knoxville

NEW! Battle Royale: Make Your First Fortnite®-Style Video Game (Grades 6-10, rising)

Fans of Fortnite, we need you! Instead of just playing your favorite battle royale games, why not design your own? In this new camp you’ll use a professional 3D game development software to build levels and assets and create action and battle sequences inspired by popular games like Fortnite. Your game will be available on a password-protected website to share with friends and family.
Course # 19SUKU594-1
Fee: $169

Mon.-Fri., 7/15/2019-7/19/2019
1:00 PM to 4:00 PM, 5 classes
UT Conference Center, downtown Knoxville

Digital Design & Fabrication (Grades 9-12, rising)

Digital fabrication is becoming more prevalent in all aspects of manufacturing, and it is now within reach of creative enthusiasts like you! Join us at the UT Fab Lab and explore the possibilities with Computer Aided Drafting (CAD) and computer-controlled machines. You’ll learn how to use CAD to create files as well as the basic operations of laser cutters, additive manufacturing equipment (3D printing), and CNC routing machines—using this industry-level equipment to generate a range of unique projects. This camp includes multiple flexible projects to allow all levels of participants to succeed. All materials are included in the camp fee. Note: You must wear closed-toe shoes and appropriate workshop attire each day in order to participate. Long hair must be tied back and jewelry removed before working with any machinery. Instructor: Craig Gillam
Course # 19SUKU320
Fee: $249

Mon.-Fri., 7/15/2019-7/19/2019
9:00 AM to Noon, 5 classes
UT Fab Lab, 525 N. Gay St., Knoxville

ROBLOX® Coders & Entrepreneurs (Grades 3-5, rising)

In this exciting camp you’ll learn how to play and design worlds in Roblox—an online universe where you can create anything you dream of—and discover how to code in the Lua language. Young entrepreneurs will also learn how to navigate Roblox’s fast-growing marketplace to publish their games. Your game will be available on a password-protected website to share with friends and family.
Course # 19SUKU361
Fee: $179

Mon.-Fri., 7/15/2019-7/19/2019
12:45 PM to 3:45 PM, 5 classes
UT Conference Center, downtown Knoxville

ROBLOX® Coders & Entrepreneurs (Grades 6-10, rising)

In this exciting camp you’ll learn how to play and design worlds in Roblox—an online universe where you can create anything you dream of—and discover how to code in the Lua language. Young entrepreneurs will also learn how to navigate Roblox’s fast-growing marketplace to publish their games. Your game will be available on a password-protected website to share with friends and family.
Course # 19SUKU361-1
Fee: $179

Mon.-Fri., 7/15/2019-7/19/2019
8:30 AM to 11:30 AM, 5 classes
UT Conference Center, downtown Knoxville

Code Your Own Adventure! Interactive Storytelling (Grades 3-5, rising)

Watch as the characters in your imagination come to life in this unique camp that blends classic storytelling with animation techniques and coding. Start with a concept, design the characters, and choose not just one ending, but many. You’ll learn how to create your own text-based adventure games with variables, conditional logic, images, HTML, CSS, and JavaScript.
Course # 19SUKU433
Fee: $169

Mon.-Fri., 7/22/2019-7/26/2019
8:45 AM to 11:45 AM, 5 classes
UT Conference Center, downtown Knoxville

3D Game with Labs with Unity (Grades 6-10, rising)

Are you ready to take your game design skills to another level? With Unity, an industry-grade design software, aspiring game designers will learn level editing, 3D modeling, intermediate event scripting, and the impact of game play on user experience. Your game will be available on a password-protected website to share with friends and family.
Course # 19SUKU431-1
Fee: $169

Mon.-Fri., 7/22/2019-7/26/2019
12:45 PM to 3:45 PM, 5 classes
UT Conference Center, downtown Knoxville

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