Daemen College Tech Camps

Join in the fun at Daemen College this summer as we explore the ever-evolving world of technology! By participating in our Tech Camps, we hope your child will become more confident using new technology and learn new skills they can use in the future.

All camps are $165 which includes a daily snack and take home drawstring bag! For camps that require campers to bring their own flash drive, we will have some available for sale in case campers do not have a flash drive or they forget it at home.

All of our camps are taking registration via Eventbrite. If planning to pay by credit card, please select the "Registration & Online Payment" ticket type. If planning to pay by cash or check, please select the "Registration & Other Payment" ticket type in order to complete the registration before mailing in your payment. Our Eventbrite page with all our events can be found at: DaemenTechCamps.eventbrite.com

2019 Summer Camps

July 2019

Beginners Roblox: Game Design

July 8- July 12, 8:30am- 12pm

Ages 9 & Up

$165

Roblox is the largest social platform for play that allows kids to imagine, create, and play together in immersive 3D worlds. Roblox gives players a safe, moderated place to play and collaborate on creative projects. During this half day camp, campers will see a new approach to the platform and become empowered to discover the underlying mechanics of game development in a collaborative environment. They will also learn how to build and model in Roblox Studio, while briefly going over how to code some basic game scripts using LUA coding.

A daily snack will be provided. No prior programming or coding experience is required. Campers will go home with a drawstring backpack. Please have your camper bring a flash drive to save their project files on, we will have some available for sale during online registration and also at the camp during check in if needed.

Registration Link: Beginners Roblox Registration

For more information about Roblox: What is Roblox? Parent's Guide

Radio Controlled Cars

July 8- July 12, 1pm- 4:30pm

Ages 9 & Up

$165 (Additional Lab fee of $70 to help cover cost of car kit)

Explore the physics of speed, acceleration, energy, and aerodynamics while campers build their own take-home RC Car. Campers will construct every aspect of an RC car in this hands-on workshop. Once the build is complete, the race is on! Race your RC Car on a fun and competitive course designed by counselors and test different build models to see which car is the fastest! (Lab fee of $70 to help cover cost of car kit)

A daily snack will be provided. Campers will go home with a drawstring backpack and their own RC Car kit that was used during the week.

Registration Link: RC Cars Registration

For more info about the car kits: RC Car Info

Creative Coding with Scratch

July 22- July 26, 8:30am -12pm

Ages 8 & Up

$165

Open your child’s eyes to the world of creative coding using Scratch, a program that helps kids visualize and then craft code. Aspiring coders can dive into creating animated stories and interactive experiences while learning essential programming concepts with Scratch. This drag and drop programming style allows campers to learn basic computational thinking while creating fun games and stories. If you have a child interested in learning to program Scratch is a great first platform. Campers will create several projects during this hands-on coding camp.

A daily snack will be provided. No prior programming or coding experience is required. Campers will go home with a drawstring backpack. Please have your camper bring a flash drive to save their project files on, we will have some available for sale during online registration and also at the camp during check in if needed.

Registration Link: Coding with Scratch Registration

For more information about Scratch: What is Scratch?

Game Creation with RPG Maker (2D)

Session 1: July 22- July 26, 1pm - 4:30pm

Session 2: August 5-9, 1pm - 4:30pm

Ages 9 & Up

$165

Why just play video games when you could learn how to make them? During this half day camp, campers will learn about character and story design, 2D graphics, conditional branches, and many other skills necessary for them to make their own games with RPG Maker. Suitable for beginners but capable of making detailed games, this software encourages unlimited creativity. By then end of the week campers will have completely built their own playable RPG game.

No prior programming or coding experience is required. Campers will go home with a drawstring backpack and a daily snack will be provided. Please have your camper bring a flash drive to save their project files on, we will have some available for sale during online registration and also at the camp during check in if needed.

Registration Link: RPG Maker Session 1 (July) RPG Maker Session 2 (August)

For more information about RPG Maker: RPG Maker Info

August 2019

Intro to Python

July 29- August 2, 8:30am-12pm

Pre-Req: Our Creative Coding with Scratch Camp or previous coding experience

Ages 11 & Up

$165

In this computer programming camp, campers will be introduced to coding using cool graphics, games, and programs! Campers benefit from clean syntax and other streamlined attributes within Python that provide a new approach to learning and understanding programming. With Python, coders can often write code quicker, allowing them to produce project results in a shorter period of time. In this camp, campers learn new programming concepts and skills, develop logical thinking, and code impressive and entertaining projects!

A daily snack will be provided. Campers will go home with a drawstring backpack. Please have your camper bring a flash drive to save their project files on, we will have some available for sale during online registration and also at the camp during check in if needed.

Registration Link: Intro to Python

For more information about Python: What is Python?

Advanced Roblox: Game Coding

July 29- August 2, 1pm-4:30pm

Pre-Req: Our Beginners Roblox Camp or previous Roblox Studio experience

Ages 11 & Up

$165

The possibilities of the world of Roblox are infinite and are only limited by one's own imagination. During this half day camp, campers will completely build from start to finish an entire game. They will learn how to build and code immersive experiences and games using LUA coding. Campers will also have a chance to build and design their own game using the skills taught throughout the week.

A daily snack will be provided. Campers will go home with a drawstring backpack. Please have your camper bring a flash drive to save their project files on, we will have some available for sale during online registration and also at the camp during check in if needed.

Registration Link: Advanced Roblox

For more information about Roblox: What is Roblox? Parent's Guide

Web Design

August 5- August 9, 8:30am-12pm

Ages 11 & Up

Pre-Req: Previous coding experience

$165

During this half-day camp, campers will learn the fundamentals of web design and use these concepts to create their own web page. Using HTML (Hypertext Markup Language), the backbone of website design, students learn how to structure content and insert text, images, and links to other web pages. They learn how to style their page using CSS (Cascading Style Sheets) to change fonts, add borders and colors and so much more.

A daily snack will be provided. Campers will go home with a drawstring backpack. Please have your camper bring a flash drive to save their project files on, we will have some available for sale during online registration and also at the camp during check in if needed.

Registration Link: Web Design

For more information about HTML: What is HTML?

Interested in having your camper stay for the full day?

If you camper stays for the full day, we will be providing supervision from 12pm-1pm between the end time and start time of the two camps. During this time it is recommended that your camper bring a packed lunch to eat. We'll also be playing videos during the break or depending on the number of campers (and on the weather) we'll be going outside so they can eat their lunch while getting some fresh air.

Summer Camps Brochure

Tech Camps 2019.pdf

APPLY TODAY!

We recommend you apply early! Our summer Tech Camps have limited space to ensure a more personalized experience for all our campers.

Once your registration has been received a confirmation email will be sent to you. You will also receive a second email once payment has been received.