Designing a Digital Future Camp

The Designing a Digital Future Camp will be held June 24-25, 2014.
Registration is limited to the first 40 applicants. (Registration deadline is June 9, 2014.)

About the Program

This two-day camp, presented by Pennsylvania College of Technology, introduces students entering grades 10-12 to a variety of digital media-based careers.

Camp provides:

  • Information on Gaming, Web, and Interactive Media careers
  • Hands-on workshops
  • Ability to develop a personal game
  • Ability to develop a mobile application
  • Opportunity to create simulation for Lego robots
  • Opportunities to network with current Penn College students and faculty

Careers explored include:

  • Communications specialist
  • Computer game design
  • Computer game programming
  • Computer programming
  • Digital media specialist
  • Interactive media coordinator
  • Media editor
  • Simulation development
  • Software development
  • System administrator
  • Web designer
  • Web developer

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Partners

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Camp close-ups

Embodying the phrase, "Happy Campers" Students and their "camp counselors" gather for a group photo outside the Breuder Advanced Technology and Health Sciences Center. Taking computer self-portraits for an imminent Web exercise A camper intently replicates game-design instructions. A mobile application is projected from the back of the room, among the amenities of the dual-screen lab. Denise S. Leete, associate professor of computer science, troubleshoots for a camper. Bahram Golshan, associate professor of computer science, shares the design ingredients for a basic, yet playable "Catch the Clown" video game. 2013 campers and counselors gather outside Breuder Advanced Technology & Health Sciences Center Denise S. Leete, associate professor, Web & Interactive Media, assists a camper with her mobile phone app Students attending the Designing a Digital Future Camp learn to build a mobile phone app Student camper designs a color theme for his mobile app using jQuery ThemeRoller Anita Wood, assistant professor, Computer Information Technology, helps a student program a Lego Mindstorm robot to sort balls by color

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Williamsport, PA 17701

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