Western Computer Game Programming Summer Camp

Sunday, July 4, 2021

+ 5 dates

  • Monday, July 5, 2021
  • Tuesday, July 6, 2021
  • Wednesday, July 7, 2021
  • Thursday, July 8, 2021
  • Friday, July 9, 2021
Western Colorado University View map We are offering both a commuter option where we just provide lunch and the time each day would be 8-5pm for $50. Then we provide an on campus option for $230 which is the registration, housing, and meals.
View map We are offering both a commuter option where we just provide lunch and the time each day would be 8-5pm for $50. Then we provide an on campus option for $230 which is the registration, housing, and meals. Add to calendar

Western Colorado University invites all students entering the 8th grade or above for a Computer Game Programming Summer Camp for:
•    a fun and challenging introduction to programming, no experience required
•    uses the popular Python language and learn real programming – this is not a drag and drop environment
•    learn about video game development, including topics related to drawing pictures, animation, collision detection, interacting with the mouse and the keyboard, and keeping score and time
•    program classic-style arcade games such as Helicopter in a Cave, Dodge Ball and a Shoot 'Em Up Game
•    the student will learn about some basics of cybersecurity, including 
o    brute force password attacks
o    ciphers and codes
o    keeping protected information hidden from the playeR
•    Check in is at 6pm on July 4(dinner not provided first night). please eat before you come on Sunday
•    Check out is at 1pm on July 9 (lunch is provided)

Parts of each day will be spent learning about computer programming, software and technology. The rest of each day will be spent enjoying the great outdoors in the gorgeous Gunnison Valley.

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