DACC’s College For Kids Summer 2022 Camps

DACC’s College For Kids Summer 2022 Camps

Danville Area Community College’s Community Education department is offering College For Kids Summer Camps 2022. See the individual camp information for exact dates, times and ages.

Camps offered include: Jaguar Basketball Camp, Sports Media Camp, Minecraft, eSports Action, Video Game Development (3 levels which must be taken in sequence), Welding (levels I and II must be taken in sequence) I Love Stem!, Art Studio 101, Explore Pottery, DACC Master Baker, YouTube Star, Shining Star, First Gig Rock Camp, DJ Mix-a-Lot and Music Producer. Camp ages vary from 8-18.

For a complete listing of classes with course description visit www.dacccommunityed.coursestorm.com. 
To register or for more information call 217-554-1667 or email commed@dacc.edu. The Community Education Office is located on the DACC Campus in the Clock Tower Center Room 106, 2000 East Main St., Danville.

Classes are filled on a first-come first-served basis. Register early to ensure you get the classes you want.

 

DACC Community Education
College for Kids Summer 2022
Register at dacccommunityed.coursestorm.com or call Community Education at 217-554-1667

June 6-10, 2022
• Video Game Design I: Mon.-Fri., June 6-10; 9:00-11:30AM; $100; Ages 10-18
• eSports Action: Mon.-Fri., June 6-10; 1:00-3:00PM; $85; Ages 8-11
• Art Studio 101: Mon.-Fri., June 6-10; 10:00AM-Noon; $100; Ages 8-14

June 13-17, 2022
• Jaguar Basketball Camp: Mon.-Fri., June 13-17; 9:00AM-Noon; $60; Ages 8-18
• Video Game Design II: Mon.-Fri., June 13-17; 9:00-11:30AM; $100; Ages 10-18
• Sports Media Camp: Mon.-Fri., June 13-17; 1:00-4:00PM; $75; Ages 10-17

June 20-24, 2022
• First Gig: Mon.-Fri., June 20-24; 9:00AM-5:00PM; $250; Ages 10-17
• I LOVE STEM! : Mon.-Fri., June 20-24; 10:00AM-Noon; $100; Ages 8-12
• Minecraft: Mon.-Fri., June 20-24; 1:00-3:00PM; $85; Ages 8-11
• Video Game Design III: Mon.-Fri., June 20-24; 9:00-11:30AM; $100; Ages 10-18

June 27-July 1, 2022
• YouTube Star: Mon.-Fri., June 27-July 1; 1:00-3:00PM; $85; Ages 10-16
• Art Studio 101: Mon.-Fri., June 27-July 1; 10:00AM-Noon; $100; Ages 8-14
• Video Game Design I: Mon.-Fri., June 27-July 1; 9:00-11:30AM; $100; Ages 10-18

July 11-15, 2022
• Welding I: Mon.-Fri., July 11-15; 8:00AM-Noon; $150; Ages 13-18
• YouTube Star: Mon.-Fri., July 11-15; 1:00-3:00PM; $85; Ages 10-16
• Explore Pottery: Mon.-Fri., July 11-15; 1:00-3:00PM; $100; Ages 8-14
• Video Game Design II: Mon.-Fri., July 11-15; 9:00-11:30AM; $100; Ages 10-18
• DACC Master Baker: Mon.-Fri., July 11-15; 9:00-11:30AM; $125; Ages 10-14

July 18-22, 2022
• eSports Action: Mon.-Fri., July 18-22; 10:00AM-Noon; $85; Ages 8-11
• Video Game Design III: Mon.-Fri., July 18-22; 9:00-11:30AM; $100; Ages 10-18
• I LOVE STEM: Mon.-Fri., July 18-22; 10:00AM-Noon; $100; Ages 8-12
• Minecraft: Mon.-Fri., July 18-22; 1:00-3:00PM; $85; Ages 8-11
• Shining Star: Mon.-Fri., July 18-22; 1:00-3:00PM; $85; Ages 12-16

July 25-29, 2022
• Welding II: Mon.-Fri., July 25-29; 8:00AM-Noon; $150; Ages 13-18
• DJ Mix-a-Lot: Mon.-Fri., July 25-29; 10:00AM-Noon; $85; Ages 10-17
• Music Producer: Mon.-Fri., July 25-29; 1:00-3:00PM; $85; Ages 10-17

For More Information Call 217-554-1667
Email commed@dacc.edu
Register online: www.dacccommunityed.coursestorm.com
or visit us on campus in the Clock Tower Center, Room 106

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Danville Area Community College
COLLEGE FOR KIDS SUMMER 2022 CAMPS
SCHEDULE & COURSE DESCRIPTIONS

Register at dacccommunityed.coursestorm.com or call Community Education at 217-554-1667

JAGUAR BASKETBALL CAMP
Mon.-Fri., June 13-17; 9:00AM-Noon; $60; Ages 8-18
Students will be broken up into groups based on skill level. Work on all the fundamentals of basketball: including shooting, passing, defense, dribbling, rules of the game, and good sportsmanship. Held in the gym at Mary Miller.
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SPORTS MEDIA CAMP
Mon.-Fri., June 13-17; 1:00-4:00PM; $75; Ages 10-17
It all starts here, a career in the Sports Media Business. Participants will be instructed by members of the Neuhoff Media staff with special guests coming from the biggest jobs in broadcasting and digital sports media. Participants will be instructed by members of the Neuhoff Media staff with special guests coming from the biggest jobs in broadcasting and digital sports media. Start with getting experience behind the sports desk, doing teleprompter work, and editing video footage.
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MINECRAFT
Mon.-Fri., June 20-24; 1:00-3:00PM; $85; Ages 8-11
This camp challenges kids to imagine and create a cohesive world in Minecraft over the course of the week. Campers will plan and design a world around a theme, and brainstorm what it should contain, then design and build the structures and environments of that world. The level of this class is very flexible. Held in the eSports Lab in the lower-level of Clock Tower Center in room 005.
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ESPORTS ACTION
Mon.-Fri., June 6-10; 1:00-3:00PM; $85; Ages 8-11
Mon.-Fri., July 18-22; 10:00AM-Noon; $85; Ages 8-11
Did you know that you could actually earn a college scholarship playing video games? Welcome to the world of competitive collegiate eSports. Come check out DACC’s new state-of-the-art eSports gaming lab. Find out how fun it can be to compete with a group of people using gaming PCs. Enjoy playing Rocket League, League of Legends, Smash and other games. Held in the lower level of Clock Tower room 005.
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VIDEO GAME DESIGN & DEVELOPMENT
Are you interested in learning how to design and develop video games? Then join us for this series of classes and learn how to create video games from the ground up. Use the Unity Engine to create your project and learn the basics of C# programming language to write basic game logic. Create simple 2D animation using premade art and learn basic game design principles to incorporate into your game. Each level in this series of classes you will build upon existing knowledge so the classes must be taken in sequence.

COURSES MUST BE TAKEN IN SEQUENCE

VIDEO GAME DESIGN & DEVELOPMENT - COURSE 1
Mon.-Fri., June 6-10; 9:00-11:30AM; $100; Ages 10-18
Mon.-Fri., June 27-July 1; 9:00-11:30AM; $100; Ages 10-18
You’ll be using the basics of Unity, the platform for game design. Learn how to set up scenes, create scripts that use the basic variable types, and how to save data using PlayerPrefs and more. You will develop three games gaining more knowledge with each one.

VIDEO GAME DESIGN & DEVELOPMENT - COURSE 2
Mon.-Fri., June 13-17; 9:00-11:30AM; $100; Ages 10-18
Mon.-Fri., July 11-15; 9:00-11:30AM; $100; Ages 10-18
Learn how to create a basic player controller that will allow them to use controllers and keyboards controls to move a game object. Add art into your game and you’ll also use the animation system to make your players come to life.

VIDEO GAME DESIGN & DEVELOPMENT - COURSE 3
Mon.-Fri., June 20-24; 9:00-11:30AM; $100; Ages 10-18
Mon.-Fri., July 18-22; 9:00-11:30AM; $100; Ages 10-18
Now that you have learned the basics it’s time to move onto level design and create something bigger and better. Work on creating a 2D platformer level and creating your own game from scratch.
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WELDING Level I
Mon.-Fri., July 11-15; 8:00AM-Noon; $150; Ages 13-18
Get hands-on experience in this high-demand technology field. You’ll experience first-hand what it’s like to be a welder in the state-of-the-art welding lab at DACC. Learn how to join two pieces of metal with a 10,000°F arc! This camp is perfect for 4H students wanting to submit a welding project for the fair. All necessary criteria will be met. Take home all of your creations. Held at the Technology Center Room 139.
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WELDING Level II
Mon.-Fri., July 25-29; 8:00AM-Noon; $150; Ages 13-18
Must complete level one to participate in this camp. Build upon the skills you learned in the first camp to create your very own custom project. Held at the Technology Center Room 139. 
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I LOVE STEM!
Mon.-Fri., June 20-24; 10:00AM-Noon; $100; Ages 8-12
Mon.-Fri., July 18-22; 10:00AM-Noon; $100; Ages 8-12
Get ready to explore the world of STEM Technology. You'll be performing experiments all week, learning how and why things work, and using reasoning and problem solving to building objects. Building and program robots that you create with Legos© . This is a hands-on camp so bring your brain power and be ready to focus. Camp is held in the Clock Tower Center, Vermilion Room on the main floor.
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ART STUDIO 101
Mon.-Fri., June 6-10; 10:00AM-Noon; $100; Ages 8-14
Mon.-Fri., June 27-July 1; 10:00AM-Noon; $100; Ages 8-14
Have fun in the Danville Area Community College art studio while exploring a range of media and techniques. This week-long camp is designed for inspiring artists who want to explore different mediums. Bring your creative spirit and enjoy a week of creating art. Held in the Clock Tower Art Studio Room 011.
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EXPLORE POTTERY
Mon.-Fri., July 11-15; 1:00-3:00PM; $100; Ages 8-14
Wrap your hands around a three-dimensional project that you completely design and create. Learn basic skills for sculpting and manipulating clay with pinch, coiling, and slab techniques. All work will be glazed and fired in the kiln. All pieces will need to be picked up at a later date. Located in Clock Tower room 117.
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DACC MASTER BAKER
Mon.-Fri., July 11-15; 9:00-11:30AM; $125; Ages 10-14
You’ve watched the kids baking championship on TV and now it’s your turn to get into the kitchen and start baking. You will learn how to create delicious sweet treats along with some decorating tricks. When you take the skills, tips, and tricks you learn during this camp you’ll be on your way to becoming a master baker. Held in Bremer Conference Center Culinary Kitchen.
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YOUTUBE STAR
Mon.-Fri., June 27-July 1; 1:00-3:00PM; $85; Ages 10-16
Mon.-Fri., July 11-15; 1:00-3:00PM; $85; Ages 10-16
We’ve all watched cool videos on YouTube. Now it’s your turn to create them. Learn how to take video off your phone and edit the footage. We will cover all the basics of video editing including cutting, adding graphics and transitions, doing voiceovers and adding sound effects and music overlays. Located in Clock Tower 006.
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SHINING STAR
Mon.-Fri., July 18-22; 1:00-3:00PM; $85; Ages 12-16
This acting camp is perfect for beginners wanting to get a shot performing on stage. Spending time working on stage presence, improvisation, and voice projection. Enjoy standing on the DACC stage where the stage lights will shine down on you.
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FIRST GIG ROCK CAMP
Mon.-Fri., June 20-24; 9:00AM-5:00PM; $250; Ages 10-17
Do you have a desire to play guitar, bass, drums, or be a lead vocalist then this camp is perfect for you. You don’t have to be an expert or even have played before. You will be taught everything you need to know to perform live on stage. Your first gig will be held on the last day of camp. All participants will be working with professional musicians who have worked in their specific discipline for years. Held in Bremer Conference Center on campus.
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DJ MIX-A-LOT
Mon.-Fri., July 25-29; 10:00AM-Noon; $85; Ages 10-17
Learn the basics of blending songs and making beats while learning the business and technical side of what it takes to be a working DJ. Campers will each get hands-on experience working with DJ controllers and Serato Pro. We will be discussing all avenues of DJing from club work, public events, parties, radio and sporting events. Each camper will get their own DJ rig to use for the week. Held in Clock Tower room 003.
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MUSIC PRODUCER
Mon.-Fri., July 25-29; 1:00-3:00PM; $85; Ages 10-17
Join us during this exciting new camp where it’s nothing but creating music. Learn how to make beats, create and mix new samples, and record audio. Spend the week in the state-of-the-art DACC Creation Studio where you will use keyboards, DJ turntables, sound recording/editing software on iMacs. You’ll also get instruction on songwriting. Held in Clock Tower room 003.
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