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Summer Programs for Kids and Teens

LEARNING CAMPS FOR KIDS AND TEENS

Youth Arts Technology Program
The Peekskill Center is located at 27 N. Division Street. Please call 914-606-7300 to register.
State of the Art Equipment • Nurturing Instruction • Opportunity for Fun & Creativity
Students may register for one or more classes for their age group.
All classes meet Mon.-Thurs.

Digital Art Classes for Teens: Ages 12-17
4-hour Game Design and 3D Animation with a ½ lunch break are $218 (+ $50 lab fee)
2-hour classes are $161 (+ $50 lab/studio fee)
A half-hour break is offered at 11:30 am and 2:00 pm for students continuing
to the afternoon sessions.

NEW! MAKE: Animatronix with 3D Printing and Arduino
Enable your student to make Arduino-powered and 3D-printed robots that move, make sounds, display lights, etc. Using the latest technology students will create their own mechanized robot of their own design. Students will learn the latest in electronics and 3D printing technology.
CE-DGART 2074PE, $161 (+ $50 lab fee).
Sec. A: July 10-20, 9:30-11:30 am. #5882
Sec. B: July 10-20, 2:30-4:30 pm. #5883
Sec. C: July 24-Aug. 3, 12:00 noon-2:00 pm. #5884
Sec. D: July 24-Aug. 3, 2:30-4:30 pm. #5885

NEW! Medical Illustration
This studio class will introduce Medical Illustration with traditional painting and drawing materials, students will learn from examples of art in the medical field while honing art skills necessary for communicating biomedical information.  Students will spend critical observational time understanding anatomy, skeletal system, cells and tissues as they draw from a live model and 3D illustrations about the body.
CE-ART 2156PE, $161 (+ $50 studio fee).
Sec. A: July 10-20, 2:30-4:30 pm. #5886
Sec. B: July 24-Aug. 3, 9:30-11:30 am. #5887

Game Design
You play e-sports but did you ever wonder how to build an interactive game? The gaming industry is an exciting, burgeoning field that requires the technical ability of a computer programmer and the creativity of an artist. Dive into interactivity with a multimedia designer. Start programming and designing your own games. Students will work with a game designer to develop characters and interactive user experience.
CE-DGART 2016PE, 9:30 am-2:00 pm, $218 (+ $50 lab fee).
Sec. A: July 10-20. #5888
Sec. B: July 10-20. #5889
Sec. C: July 24-Aug. 3. #5890
Sec. D: July 24-Aug. 3. #5891

3D Animation
This course introduces students to the fundamentals of 3D character design and animation. Each student will learn the mechanics of Maya, an industry-grade 3D software environment, and produce a moving character of their own investigation. In addition, this studio offers 3D scanning and printing technologies. Students will be able to take home a QuickTime movie of their animation and a 3D print of their form.
CE-DGART 2033PE, 9:30 am-2:00 pm, $218 (+ $50 lab fee).
Sec. A: July 10-20. #5892
Sec. B: July 24-Aug. 3. #5893

Digital Painting and Drawing
Learn how to utilize a stylus and tablet to create intricate texture maps for 3D objects, self-portraits, and compositing digital photography to create new cosmic vistas. Students will engage in a deep understanding of the technical challenges of drawing and painting utilizing Adobe PhotoShop with the help of a master digital painter.
CE-DGART 2064PE, 2:30-4:30 pm, $161 (+ $50 lab fee).
Sec. A: July 10-20. #5894
Sec. B: July 24-Aug. 3. #5895

Filmmaking
Young filmmakers will create short composites of sampled images, stop-animations, sound, voice overs, and chroma-key footage that reflect today and envision tomorrow. Students composite layers of images, text, and sound in ways that make meaning to them. This will provide your student with an opportunity to be a digital visual DJ and express themselves through multimedia. Students will utilize tools such as: Final Cut Pro, Garage Band, and green screen production.
CE-DGART 2065PE, 2:30-4:30 pm, $161 (+ $50 lab fee).
Sec. A: July 10-20. #5898
Sec. B: July 24-Aug. 3. #5899

2D Animation
Students will imagine, develop, and design animated film shorts while practicing digital animation skills of storyboard planning, character design, principles of timing and motion, editing and sound design.  Using new animation software, tablet and stylus, collage animation, and learning Flash scripting and design tools, students will engage in all levels in the production of their own original 2D animated stories.
CE-DGART 2066PE, 2:30-4:30 pm, $161 (+ $50 lab fee).
Sec. A: July 10-20. #5900
Sec. B: July 24-Aug. 3. #5901

Digital Art Classes for Children: Ages 7-11
State of the Art Equipment • Nurturing Instruction • Opportunity for Fun & Creativity
Students may register for one or more classes for their age group.
2-hour classes are $161 (+ $50 lab/studio fee)
A half-hour break is offered at 11:30 am and 2:00 pm for students continuing
to the afternoon sessions.

NEW! Medical Illustration
See description above.
CE-ART 2334PE, $161 (+ $50 studio fee).
Sec. A: July 10-20, 12:00 noon-2:00 pm. #5904
Sec. B: July 24-Aug. 3, 2:30-4:30 pm. #5905

NEW! Stop Motion Claymation
In this Stop Motion Claymation class, students inspired by scientific wonders, will create Claymation films by learning tricks and techniques for building with clay that is moved frame-by-frame in order to create stop-action animation.  Our animation studio is equipped with state-of-the-art animation tools and documentation cameras to create rich otherworldly vistas that will produce animated shorts and digital photographic prints.
CE-DGART 2063PE, $161 (+ $50 lab fee).
Sec. A: July 10-20, 9:30-11:30 am. #5906
Sec. B: July 24-Aug. 3, 12:00 noon-2:00 pm. #5907

Coding for Kids
Give your child the edge and have them engage in coding sequences of instructions that empower them to control robots and gaming interfaces. Students need to be able to write commands in the right sequence in order to communicate their instructions to others. Computer coding is what makes this possible and is a key 21st Century competency for children today. Students will code stories, animations, and games and share them with others.
CE-COMP 2127PE, $161 (+ $50 lab fee).
Sec. A: July 10-20, 12:00 noon-2:00 pm. #5910
Sec. B: July 10-20, 2:30-4:30 pm. #5911
Sec. C: July 24-Aug. 3, 9:30-11:30 am. #5912
Sec. D: July 24-Aug. 3, 2:30-4:30 pm. #5913

Digital Painting and Drawing
See description above.
CE-DGART 2064PE, $161 (+ $50 lab fee).
Sec. C: July 10-20, 9:30-11:30 am. #5896
Sec. D: July 24-Aug. 3, 12:00 noon-2:00 pm. #5897

2D Animation
See description above.
CE-DGART 2066PE, $161 (+ $50 lab fee).
Sec. C: July 10-20, 12:00 noon-2:00 pm. #5902
Sec. D: July 24-Aug. 3, 9:30-11:30 am. #5903


 

The Ossining Summer Science Academy
The Ossining Extension Center is located on Route 9 in the Arcadian Shopping Center.
For those who select a day-long experience, a 30-minute supervised lunch is scheduled between morning and afternoon sessions (student-provided lunch).

Call 914-606-7400 to register.
All classes meet M/T/W/Th from Aug. 1-11, and are $160 each.
For information on our new extended summer session (Aug. 15-25) please call 914-606-7400.

NEW! Butterflies, Dragons and Damsels: For Ages 8-12
CE-SCI 2033OS, 9:30-11:30 am. #5744

NEW! Herb Garden: For Ages 8-12
CE-SCI 2032OS, 9:30-11:30 am. #5745

Intro to Human Anatomy: For Ages 8-12
CE-SCI 2006OS, 9:30-11:30 am. #5571

Go Green! For Ages 8-12
CE-SCI 2000OS, 9:30-11:30 am. #5581

The Science of Forensics: What’s Behind CSI?: For Ages 13-17
CE SCI 2002OS, 9:30-11:30 am. #5573

The Scientist as Detective: For Ages 8-12
CE-SCI 2004OS, 12:00 noon-2:00 pm. #5575

The Scientific Method: For Ages 9-12
CE-SCI 2003OS, 12:00 noon-2:00 pm. #5577

The World of Emergency Medicine: For Ages 13-17
CE-SCI 2001OS, 12:00 noon-2:00 pm. #5579