A discussion of continuing higher education, adult education, training,and related--and some unrelated--Tennessee topics.
Monday, April 4, 2016
For students ages 12 and
Computer Camp for Teens June 6-10 Ages 13 and
ETSU professor James Livingston, and instructor Greg Marlow
will guide campers as they learn about digital media and game development
techniques by creating the elements necessary to make their own video game.
Students will use Construct 2, Unreal Engine 4, and Photoshop to assemble
all their work into a fully playable game that they can share with their
family and friends.
Teen Digital Media
Camp June 13-17 Rising
high school sophomores and up $250
Campers will learn about 2d and 3d animation
and game development techniques by creating the art and scripting for their
own video game. Students will use Construct 2, Unreal Engine 4, Photoshop,
and Flash to assemble all their work into a fully playable game that they
can share with their family and friends. Ages 13 and 14 are able to attend
if they have participated in the Computer Camp for Teens the previous week,
or have a recommendation letter from an art or computer teacher.
Science and Engineering camp, June 20-24 Ages 13
and up $185
Let's do some science! This year we are focusing on
transportation and technology. We will be discussing physics and the laws
of energy, with hands-on activities. That's not all, we will also
build hydro rockets, design rollercoasters, study robotics and even fly
drones. A field trip to Oak Ridge Museum of Science and Energy is
Art/Design, June 27-July 1
Ages 13 and up
us for a week of Graphic Design! Over the course of 5 days, students will
be learning about collage, mixed media, typography and pattern making. We
will be designing posters/magnets/buttons and printing T-shirts designed by
This camp is for those who are interested in art and graphic
design and would like to learn more about techniques and careers in the
design field. Participants ages 13 and 14 will need a letter of
recommendation from an art or computer teacher, sent to ETSU Office of
Professional Development, PO Box 70559, Johnson City, TN 37614.
Art, Music and Drama
Camp: Makeup Mayhem July 11-22 (Two
Ages 12 and up $250
Campers collaborate to write, stage, and perform an original
play. They practice acting techniques, design the sets and costumes,
and choreography dance routines for their play; they present their play to
their family and friends at the end of camp. This year there will be
an emphasis on theatrical make-up. Have you ever wanted to learn how
to change your entire look? Become an old woman? A cat? A monster? Campers
visit Barter Theater in Abingdon, VA to see a professional
performance. Their original play performance is scheduled for Thursday, July 16.
The final Friday of
camp is spent striking set, and having a cast party!!!
Outdoor survival, July 25-29 Ages 13 and up $185
You're lost in the woods alone and you have no clue where
you are. How will you start a fire, find your way out, discover food or
build a shelter? Come explore with us the ways to survive on your own in
the wilderness and have fun doing it too! Also, we will be taking some
exciting field trips that include rafting and defying the odds on high
ropes courses, this week is not for the faint of heart.