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Programs for Kids and Teens

 Learning Camps for Kids and Teens at the Center for Digital Arts in Peekskill 

Digital Art Classes for Teens at Center for Digital Arts in Peekskill: Ages 12-17

State of the Art Equipment • Nurturing Instruction • Opportunity for Fun & Creativity

Students may register for one or more classes for their age group.

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)

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

Classes do not meet on Fridays.

NEW! MAKE: Animatronix with 3D Printing and Arduino: 16 hrs.

Enable your student to make robots that move, make sounds, display lights, etc. that are Arduino-powered and 3D printed.  Using the latest technology students will create their own mechanized robot of their own design that they will program using   Arduino. Students will learn the latest in electronics and 3D printing technology.

CE-DGART 2074PE

Sec. A: July 5-18, 9:30-11:30 am, $161. #5801
Sec. B: July 5-18, 2:30-4:30 pm, $161. #5802
Sec. C: July 19-Aug. 1, 12:00 noon-2:00 pm, $161. #5803
Sec. D: July 19-Aug. 1, 2:30-4:30 pm, $161. #5804 

Bioart for Teens: 16 hrs.
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. Students will draw and paint while viewing slides through a microscope.

CE-ART 2156PE

Sec. A: July 5-18, 12:00 noon-2:00 pm, $161. #5644
Sec. B: July 5-18, 2:30-4:30 pm, $161. #5645
Sec. C: July 19-Aug. 1, 9:30-11:30 am, $161. #5646
Sec. D: July 19-Aug. 1, 2:30-4:30 pm, $161. #5647

Game Design: 32 hrs.
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. This course utilizes a software named Torque 2D. Students will work with a game designer to develop characters and interactive user experience.

CE-DGART 2016PE

Sec. A: July 5-18, 9:30 am-2:00 pm, $218. #5648
Sec. B: July 5-18, 9:30 am-2:00 pm, $218. #5649
Sec. C: July 19-Aug. 1, 9:30 am-2:00 pm, $218. #5650
Sec. D: July 19-Aug. 1, 9:30 am-2:00 pm, $218. #5651

3D Animation: 32 hrs.
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

Sec. A: July 5-18, 9:30 am-2:00 pm, $218. #5652
Sec. B: July 19-Aug. 1, 9:30 am-2:00 pm, $218. #5653

Digital Painting and Drawing: 16 hrs.
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
Sec. A: July 5-18, 2:30-4:30 pm, $161. #5654
Sec. B: July 19-Aug.1, 2:30-4:30 pm, $161. #5655

Filmmaking: 16 hrs.
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

Sec. A: July 5-18, 2:30-4:30 pm, $161. #5658
Sec. B: July 19-Aug. 1, 2:30-4:30 pm, $161. #5659

Interactive 2D Animation in Architectural Design: 16 hrs.
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

Sec. A: July 5-18, 2:30-4:30 pm, $161. #5660
Sec. B: July 19-Aug. 1, 2:30-4:30 pm, $161. #5661

Digital & Studio 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)

An additional half-hour break is offered at 11:30 am for students continuing

to the afternoon session from 12:00 noon – 2:00 pm

Classes do not meet on Fridays.

 

 

Traditional Studio Practices for Children: 16 hrs.
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

Sec. A: July 5-18, 9:30-11:30 am, $161. #5664
Sec. B: July 19-Aug. 1, 12:00 noon-2:00 pm, $161. #5665

Coding For Kids: 16 hrs.
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

Sec. A: July 5-18, 12:00 noon-2:00 pm, $161. #5666
Sec. B: July 19-Aug. 1, 9:30-11:30 am, $161. #5667

Stop-Animation Dioramas of Artificial Life: 16 hrs.
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

Sec. A: July 5-18, 9:30-11:30 am, $161. #5668
Sec. B: July 19-Aug. 1, 12:00 noon-2:00 pm, $161. #5669

Digital Painting and Drawing: 16 hrs.
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

Sec. C: July 5-18, 9:30-11:30 am, $161. #5656
Sec. D: July 19-Aug. 1, 12:00 noon-2:00 pm, $161. #5657

Interactive 2D Animation in Architectural Design: 16 hrs.
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

Sec. D: July 19-Aug. 1, 9:30-11:30 am, $161. #5663


 

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. 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