2018 Dates

Sunday, June 17 Tuesday, June 19

Age Group

Students entering grades 10-12

Fee: $200

includes all activities, meals, and on-campus housing

Register Now Space is limited for this event.

Registration deadline: Friday, May 11, 2018

About the Camp

Do you love computers? Are you ready to design the digital future? Explore a variety of information technology fields including gaming, web design, networking, cybersecurity, and mobile applications at this fun and interactive two-day camp. Campers will have the opportunity to immerse themselves in our labs and classrooms and participate in hands-on workshops with current Penn College students and faculty. Workshops will guide campers to develop their own personal game, learn about hacking, and develop web apps/interactive media.

Possible career pathways include:

  • Computer game design
  • Computer game programming
  • Computer programming
  • Simulation development
  • Software development
  • System administrator
  • Web designer
  • Web developer
  • Cybersecurity officer

Designing a Digital Future Workshops

Network with Penn College students and faculty during hands-on workshops:

Gaming

Campers will utilize their time in the game development workshops to successfully design and create a basic video game. Campers will create a fully functional basic video game that will be playable and transferrable.

Networking/Cybersecurity

Campers will utilize their time in the cybersecurity workshops learning how to properly set up and manage secure computer networks. To achieve this goal, campers will be introduced to the fundamentals of cryptography (code creation/breaking) as well as ethical computer hacking.

Web and Interactive Media

Campers will utilize their time learning web design and interactive media principals. Workshops also will explore how responsive design is used to create simple mobile applications with both Apple and Android operating systems.

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