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Programs for Kids and Teens

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

Digital Art Classes for Teens: Ages 12-17
An additional half-hour break is offered at 2:00 pm for students continuing
to the late afternoon session available from 2:30-4:30 pm.

NEW! Bioart for Teens
In this painting and drawing studio class, artists will spend critical observational time with natural objects and multicellular matter to investigate form on the macro and micro scale. Students will create botanical illustrations keeping in mind the work of John James Audubon, the Hudson River School painters, and anatomical painters such as Alex Grey. Draw and paint while viewing slides through a microscope.
CE-ART 2156PE, $161 (+ $50 lab/studio fee).
Sec. A: July 6-16, 12:00 noon-2:00 pm. #5817
Sec. B: July 6-16, 2:30-4:30 pm. #5818
Sec. C: July 20-30, 12:00 noon-2:00 pm. #5819
Sec. D: July 20-30, 2:30-4:30 pm. #5820

NEW! Stop-Animation Dioramas of Artificial Life
Students will imagine and research artificial life and futuristic vistas from Google Earth and NASA websites to construct dioramas with traditional materials that will be moved frame-by-frame in order to create a 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, 2:30-4:30 pm, $161 (+ $50 lab/studio fee).
Sec. A: July 6-16. #5821
Sec. B: July 20-30. #5822

NEW! 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/studio fee).
Sec. A: July 6-16. #5825
Sec. B: July 20-30. #5826

NEW! Video Mash-Up
Young filmmakers will create short composites of sampled images, sound, voice overs, and chroma-key footage that reflect today and envision tomorrow. Students “mash-up” or composite layers of images, text, and sound in ways that make meaning to them, giving them 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/studio fee).
Sec. A: July 6-16. #5829
Sec. B: July 20-30. #5830

NEW! Interactive 2D Animation in Architectural Design
Students will develop and design abodes for future human beings in 2050. Architects of the future will examine challenges in eco-systems now and extrapolate those issues into future designs, while learning Flash scripting and design tools. Students will output a 2D animated walk-through movie of their design to show how it will be inhabited and how those inhabitants will behave.
CE-DGART 2066PE, 2:30-4:30 pm, $161 (+ $50 lab/studio fee).
Sec. A: July 6-16. #5833
Sec. B: July 20-30. #5834

NEW! Songwriting for Story Tellers
Invent ways to talk about environmental consciousness and create positive MEMES for future humans. Students work with a professional musician and songwriter to compose lyrics that envision a sustainable future. Students collaborate and contribute to lyrics, recording, and photographing of original score and production of their own making.
CE-MUSIC 2065PE, 2:30-4:30 pm, $161 (+ $50 lab/studio fee).
Sec. A: July 6-16. #5837
Sec. B: July 20-30. #5838

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 using Torque 2D. 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/studio fee).
Sec. A: July 6-16. #5841
Sec. B: July 20-30. #5842

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/studio fee).
Sec. A: July 6-16. #5843
Sec. B: July 20-30. #5844

Digital & Studio Art Classes for Children at Peekskill: Ages 7-11
A half-hour break is offered at 11:30 am for students continuing
to the afternoon session from 12:00 noon-2:00 pm

NEW! Coding For Kids
Give your child the edge and have him 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. Scratch enables students to code stories, animations, and games and share them with others; it’s one of the tools that this course will utilize.
CE-COMP 2127PE, 9:30-11:30 am, $161 (+ $50 lab/studio fee).
Sec. A: July 6-16. #5845
Sec. B: July 20-30. #5846

NEW! Traditional Studio Practices for Children
Eco-minded young artists will work with recyclable materials to construct sculptures and mixed-media collages that give them a second life. Students will investigate materials in terms of what they consist of, how they are shaped and how they may be reshaped for new purposes. Students will work collaboratively and acquire strong drawing, observational, and building skills in working with materials.
CE-ART 2157PE, 9:30-11:30 am, $161 (+ $50 lab/studio fee).
Sec. A: July 6-16. #5847
Sec. B: July 20-30. #5848

NEW! Stop-Animation Dioramas of Artificial Life
See description on p. 21.
CE-DGART 2063PE, 9:30-11:30 am, $161 (+ $50 lab/studio fee).
Sec. C: July 6-16. #5823
Sec. D: July 20-30. #5824

NEW! Digital Painting and Drawing
See description on p. 21.
CE-DGART 2064PE, 12:00 noon-2:00 pm, $161 (+ $50 lab/studio fee).
Sec. C: July 6-16. #5827
Sec. D: July 20-30. #5828

NEW! Video Mash-Ups
See description on p. 21.
CE-DGART 2065PE, 9:30-11:30 am, $161 (+ $50 lab/studio fee).
Sec. C: July 6-16. #5831
Sec. D: July 20-30. #5832

NEW! Interactive 2D Animation in Architectural Design
See description on p. 21.
CE-DGART 2066PE, 12:00 noon-2:00 pm, $161 (+ $50 lab/studio fee).
Sec. C: July 6-16. #5835
Sec. D: July 20-30. #5836

NEW! Songwriting for Story Tellers
See description on p. 21.
CE-MUSIC 2065PE, 12:00 noon-2:00 pm, $161 (+ $50 lab/studio fee).
Sec. C: July 6-16. #5839
Sec. D: July 20-30. #5840

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).
For complete course descriptions, visit our website at www.sunywcc.edu/CE/summercamps.
Call 914-606-7400 to register.
All classes meet M/T/W/Th from Aug. 3-13, and are $160 each.
For information on our new extended summer session (Aug. 17-27) please call 914-606-7400.

Intro to Human Anatomy: For Ages 8-12
CE-SCI 2006OS, 9:30-11:30 am. #5884

Go Green! For Ages 8-12
CE-SCI 2000OS, 9:30-11:30 am. #5885

The Science of Forensics: What’s Behind CSI?: For Ages 13-17
CE SCI 2002OS, 9:30-11:30 am. #5886

The Scientist as Detective: For Ages 8-12
CE-SCI 2004OS, 12:00 noon-2:00 pm. #5887

The Scientific Method: For Ages 9-12
CE-SCI 2003OS, 12:00 noon-2:00 pm. #5888

The World of Emergency Medicine: For Ages 13-17

CE-SCI 2001OS, 12:00 noon-2:00 pm. #5889