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Summer Camps at Forsyth Tech Jul - August 2020 Camps Ages 9 - 13

Explore the 2020 Schedule

Coronavirus Back-Up Plan:
In the unfortunate event that we are unable to hold face-to-face camps this summer, we will make every effort to offer as many of these camp sessions as we can in interactive online formats to help keep campers engaged and connected during their time at home.
If we transfer a class from face-to-face to online and you would prefer not to participate in the online camp, please rest assured that our refund policy allows for a 100% refund for any summer camp classes if you withdraw 8 days or more before the first class session.

Apply for Summer Camps @ Forsyth Tech 2020!

Apply Online Here

You may also apply and register in person at West Campus
1300 Bolton Street, Winston-Salem, NC 27103

Registration Hours for Summer Camps at Forsyth Tech are:
Monday-Wednesday 9am-5pm (Closed 1pm-2pm)
Thursday 9am-6pm (Closed 1pm-2pm)
Friday 9am-12pm

*Temporarily only able to register using VISA/Mastercard at West Campus Customer Service.
Please email summercamps@forsythtech.edu with any questions.

Financial Assistance

Scholarships will be available for this year’s program.
Click here for details and qualifications

Schedule and Course Descriptions

Classes held Mon-Thurs each week at West Campus, 1300 Bolton St.

Register for AM and PM classes, bring a lunch and we will provide the supervision!

Week 1: July 6-9

Morning Classes 9am-Noon

Class Description
Morning Care
Course # 136225/ Ages 9-13
7:45-8:45AM
$25
Engage in a variety of enrichment activities to jump start your day.
Video Game Animation
Course #136389/ Ages 9-13
$135
Take your game design skills to the next level by creating and animating your own character sprites, objects, and backgrounds. Your fully animated character will have personality,  special powers, etc. Beginning gamers welcome. No prior experience in game design, animation, or sketching necessary. PARENTS: Student-created games will be available on a password cted Black Rocket website to share with friends and family. Games are only compatible on PC computers; MAC versions can be created after the program for $15.00 conversion fee.

Click here to learn more about this course

Explore the Artist in You – NEW!
Course # 136220 / Ages 9-13
$85
Paint of all kinds, paper, clay, oil pastels, fabric, markers, crayons…you name it-we will explore it. Artists will create a multitude of mixed media creations using everything from A to Z. Sculpture, tie dye, and more will allow the students creativity to flow.
Super Structures
Course # 136222 / Ages 9-13
$85
Attention budding engineers and architects! Work in teams to create your own super structures like the Leaning Tower of Pasta or a Cardboard Coliseum using basic, everyday materials! Investigate geometric and physical principles and how they operate in real world structures like bridges and towers to make your creations stronger. Which shapes are best for holding weight? How high can you build your structures?
Roblox: Coders and Entrepreneurs!
Course # 136229/ Ages 11-13
$145
Discover how to code in the Lua language while playing and designing worlds in ROBLOX®, an online universe where creation is limited only by imagination.

Course cost includes a $10 license fee.

 

Afternoon Classes 1pm-4pm

Class Description
Roblox: Coders and Entrepreneurs!
Course # 136390/ Ages 9-11
$145
Discover how to code in the Lua language while playing and designing worlds in ROBLOX®, an online universe where creation is limited only by imagination.

Course cost includes a $10 license fee.

Rocket Kart Racers – NEW!
Course #136235/ Ages 9-13
$135
On your marks, get set, create! Blast off in making your first 3D Mario Kart® and Crash Team Racing® style game! Design your own tracks and customize your karts and characters. Using a professional 3D game  development software, students will combine their creations into their own kart ng game that they can play with friends and family at home.
Save the Animals!
Course #136224/ Ages 9-13
$85
Learn valuable marketing and promotion skills as you craft your own campaign to help find real animals real forever homes! In partnership with the Forsyth Humane Society, you will choose an animal to help find a home, work in teams to craft a campaign, and then present your campaign in class to compete to have your sponsored pet chosen as the “Animal of the Week.”
Mad Math 6th-8th Grade
Course #136223/ Ages 11-13/Rising 6-8th Grade
$85
Analyze and solve mathematical problems using fun brainteasers, creative games, and computer activities that will enhance your skills as mathematicians.
Afternoon Care
Course # 136391/ Ages 9-13
4-5:30PM
$30
Students are offered an extended summer enrichment experience which includes a variety of physical and fun activities to reflect and close out their day.
Package: Morning & Afternoon Care
Course # 136270/ Ages 9-13
7:45-8:45AM and 4-5:30PM
$40
Parents, is your child attending both morning and afternoon classes? If so, this package offers both Morning Care & Afternoon Care for your child and will save you $15.00 off of the price of registering for both individually.

 

Week 2: July 13-16

Morning Classes 9am-Noon

Class Description
Morning Care
Course # 136226 / Ages 9-13
7:45-8:45AM
$25
Engage in a variety of enrichment activities to jumpstart your day.
Advanced Robotics
Course #136392/ Ages 9-11
$135
Learn to program a robot to overcome daily challenges using visual and text-based programming! You’ll see firsthand how your program translates into action as you attempt to control your robot sensors and maneuver around obstacles.

Click here to learn more about this course

Virtual Reality
Course #136272/ Ages 9-13
$155
Learn the foundations of VR design by creating your own virtual worlds, exploring simulated environments, and constructing memorable 3D experiences. Students will need mobile device to get full class experience. To use the VR headset (included in cost of course) at home: students will need access to an Android or Apple mobile device.

Click here to learn more about this course

Art Across the Globe – NEW!
Course #136271/ Ages 9-13
$85
Grab your passport and join us for an artistic journey! Students will complete their own unique mixed media art masterpieces using the techniques and styles used by artists across the globe! Painting, drawing, crafts, and so much more!
Change Makers – NEW!
Course #136393/ Ages 9-13
$85
Anyone, anywhere can be a change maker! Students will learn how to use technology and social media to create engagement, contribute to delivering positive change, and become more active citizens in their community. Use the power of your voice to influence the future!

 

Afternoon Classes 1pm-4pm

Class Description
Minecraft Modders
Course #136416 / Ages 9-13
$135
Learn scripting and logic statements as you create your first mods! Introductory coding will also be taught through a simulated environment inspired by Minecraft.

Click here to learn more about this course

Dance Exploration
Course #136273/ Ages 9-13
$85
Get ready to soar through the sky in your adventures of the imagination. Explore moving to a variety of music as you create your own dances and develop an  understanding and appreciation of dance.
Advanced Robotics
Course #136228/ Ages 11-13
$135
Learn to program a robot to overcome daily challenges using visual and text-based programming! You’ll see firsthand how your program translates into action as you attempt to control your robot sensors and maneuver around obstacles.

Click here to learn more about this course

Cracking the Code: Puzzle & Escape Room Strategies – NEW!
Course #136413/ Ages 11-13
$85
Using research, participants will work in collaborative group to solve a variety of puzzles and mysteries culminating in an escape room activity. Challenge yourself to be the first one to solve it!
Afternoon Care
Course # 136274/ Ages 9-13
4-5:30PM
$30
Students are offered an extended summer enrichment experience which includes a variety of physical and fun activities to reflect and close out their day.
Package: Morning & Afternoon Care
Course # 136231/ Ages 9-13
7:45-8:45AM and 4-5:30PM
$40
Parents, is your child attending both morning and  afternoon classes? If so, this package offers both  Morning Care & Afternoon Care for your child and will save you $15.00 off of the price of registering for both individually.

 

Week 3: July 20-23

Morning Classes 9am-Noon

Class Description
Morning Care
Course # 136417/ Ages 9-13
7:45-8:45AM
$25
Engage in a variety of enrichment activities to jumpstart your day.
Minecraft Designers
Course #136234 / Ages 9-11
$135
Learn how to create a custom map, the basics of creating 3D models using a new software to design your very own objects, how to build with  Redstone and Command blocks, and how to create custom textures for you to import at home or share with friends.

Click here to learn more about this course

Make Your 1st 3D Video Game
Course #136276/ Ages 9-13
$135
Learn the physics behind 3D games, explore beginner event scripting, level design, controlling the flow of gameplay, and storytelling to create an immersive 3D world.

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Python Programmers
Course #136425/ Ages 11-13
$145
Learn how to code with Python and create your first multi-player adventure game. Start your programing path with systematic lessons that teach you how to challenge friends with fun and games you built from start to finish!

Course cost includes a $10 license fee.
Click here to learn more about this course

Art: Anything Goes! – NEW!
Course #136233/ Ages 9-13
$85
Let your creativity run wild! Our young artists will help drive this course forward. Brainstorm as a class to provide possibilities and then you choose your projects! We will provide a vast array of materials and an expert instructor to help guide you on techniques, tips, and ideas to help you with your artistic discovery.
CSI: Crime Scene Investigation
Course #136422/ Ages 11-13
$85
Study and analyze evidence related to a crime like a crime scene technician. Observe, classify, compare, use numbers, measure, predict, interpret data, and draw inferences to help solve a case!

 

Afternoon Classes 1pm-4pm

Class Description
App Attack
Course # 136236/ Ages 9-11
$135
Learn to design and customize your own game app using web-based (HTML5) mobile apps! Student-created apps will be accessible on a private site and available to play on any mobile device or computer. Publishing to App Stores not included. Beginners  welcome. No smartphone or tablet needed.

Click here to learn more about this course

3D Printing Masters – NEW!
Course # 136277/ Ages 9-13
$135
Get hands on experience with real 3D printers! Students will explore their creativity while learning 3D printing and modeling techniques. Onsite 3D printers provided courtesy of Forsyth Tech’s Center for Advanced Manufacturing. No prior experience is necessary.
Corporate Creators
Course #136426/ Ages 11-13
$85
Attention future entrepreneurs! Learn key skills needed to run your own business like financial literacy, product development, operations,  pricing, marketing and sales. Apply what you’ve learned by pitching your own business idea in a competition with your classmates.
Environmental Action Lab – NEW!
Course #136279/ Ages 9-13
$85
In partnership with the Piedmont Environmental Alliance, students will learn about local and global environmental issues and explore solutions through a design-thinking and local action lens. This camp will include exploration of outdoor spaces and hands-on  projects.
Afternoon Care
Course # 136428 / Ages 9-13
4-5:30PM
$30
Students are offered an extended summer enrichment experience which includes a variety of physical and fun activities to reflect and close out their day.
Package: Morning & Afternoon Care
Course # 136280/ Ages 9-13
7:45-8:45AM and 4-5:30PM
$40
Parents, is your child attending both morning and afternoon classes? If so, this package offers both Morning Care & Afternoon Care for your child and will save you $15.00 off of the price of registering for both individually.

 

Week 4: July 27-30

Morning Classes 9am-Noon

Class Description
Morning Care
Course # 136432/ Ages 9-13
7:45-8:45AM
$25
Engage in a variety of enrichment activities to jumpstart your day.
Raspberry Pi – NEW!
Course #136437/ Ages 9-11
$155
Students will be introduced to the world of computer science using a Raspberry Pi (www.raspberrypi.org) – a single board computer that’s about the size of a credit card! It is a capable little computer which can be used in electronics projects and for many of the things that your desktop PC does. This camp will provide a fun,  interactive way to learn how computers work, how to manipulate the electronic world around you, and the basics of computer programming. Build your own to take home at the end of the week! Computer cost is included in tuition.
Mathtastic
Course #136282/ Ages 9-11 / Rising 4-5th Grade
$85
Apply math to everyday activities by using games, arts and crafts, and creative problem-solving opportunities. This class reinforces basic math facts while exploring and discovering the amazing wonder of numbers in our world.
Art with a Purpose – NEW!
Course #136240/ Ages 9-13
$85
Explore modern and public art in a variety of forms and create your own individual pieces using recycled materials. Students will also work as a team to create a larger project to be displayed in the community!
Minecraft Redstone Engineers – NEW!
Course #136241/ Ages 11-13
$135
Take the next step beyond simply “playing” Minecraft and become a true Redstone engineer. Expand your Redstone knowledge by constructing your own carnival with a variety of mini-games, roller coasters, and attractions powered by Redstone. Learn how to use Command and Structure blocks to incorporate them into your builds. Activate your skills and take your Minecraft
structures to the next level!
Reading from the Middle
Course #136283/ Ages 11-13 /Rising 6-8th Grade
$85
Improve your readership in Middle School! Increase vocabulary, build fluency, and strengthen comprehension by participating in a variety of literacy activities, including interactive reading, and individualized skill instruction.

Afternoon Classes 1pm-4pm

Class Description
Minecraft Redstone Engineers – NEW!
Course #136442/ Ages 9-11
$135
Take the next step beyond simply “playing” Minecraft and become a true Redstone engineer. Expand your Redstone knowledge by constructing your own carnival with a variety of mini-games, roller coasters, and attractions powered by Redstone. Learn how to use Command and Structure blocks to incorporate them into your builds. Activate your skills and take your Minecraft
structures to the next level!
Readership 101
Course #136244/ Ages 9-11 / Rising 4-5th Grade
$85
Be prepared for the upcoming school year by improving your readership! Increase vocabulary, build fluency, and strengthen comprehension by participating in a variety of literacy activities, including interactive reading and individualized skill instruction.
Adventures in Drama
Course #136441/ Ages 9-13
$85
Spend four days exploring your dramatic side! Build confidence in expressing yourself. Learn to use vocal, facial, and physical expression to engage with scripts,  characters, and poetry. Practice pronunciation,  inflection, expression, and varied volume. Treat parents and visitors to a performance on last day of class!
Raspberry Pi – NEW!
Course #136285/ Ages 11-13
$155
Students will be introduced to the world of computer science using a Raspberry Pi (www.raspberrypi.org) – a single board computer that’s about the size of a credit card! It is a capable little computer which can be used in electronics projects and for many of the things that your desktop PC does. This camp will provide a fun, interactive way to learn how computers work, how to manipulate the electronic world around you, and the basics of computer programming. Build your own to take home at the end of the week! Computer cost is included in tuition.
Mad Math
Course #136284/ Ages 11-13 / Rising 6-8th Grade
$85
Analyze and solve mathematical problems using fun brainteasers, creative games, and computer activities that will enhance your skills as mathematicians.
Afternoon Care
Course # 136443/ Ages 9-13
4-5:30PM
$30
Students are offered an extended summer enrichment experience which includes a variety of physical and fun activities to reflect and close out their day.
Package: Morning & Afternoon Care
Course # 136286/ Ages 9-13
7:45-8:45AM and 4-5:30PM
$40
Parents, is your child attending both morning and afternoon classes? If so, this package offers both Morning Care & Afternoon Care for your child and will save you $15.00 off of the price of registering for both individually.