Digital Animation and Game Design Summer Camp

2020 · Grand Rapids, Michigan
Recommended for ages 14 and up, unless noted.

While these camps are basic courses, students are expected to have solid familiarity with a Windows PC computer environment.

 

Digital Animation & Game Design I

2 Dates Available for Level l: 
CANCELED Session l:  June 15-19, 2020 · 10 am to 4 pm · $200
CANCELED Session ll: June 22-26, 2020 · 10 am to 4 pm · $200

In this camp, you will have the opportunity to learn the fundamentals of 3D modeling, texturing, lighting and animation. Plan, model, script and create game levels using a 3D real-time game engine. We will help you develop a 3D game level or 3D animation that will be presented on the afternoon of the final day of camp.

Digital Animation & Game Design II

July 6-10, 2020 · 10 am to 4 pm · $200
CANCELED

Animation & Game Design II is open to students who have completed Animation & Game Design I. This session builds on skills from the previous camp. Expand on lessons learned in the introductory class and have the opportunity to create more extensive game levels and/or animation.

Digital Animation & Game Design III

Not Available 

This session is open to students who have completed Animation & Game Design I and II.
In this camp, you will discover how to create gameplay elements in the Unreal Engine 4 by using visual scripting. Scripting creates gameplay elements, modifies control schemes and creates puzzles within the game world. You will learn how to execute side scrolling and top down gameplay and modify and script elements to create your own games! No previous programming experience is needed but basic computer skills and a familiarity with the Unreal Engine is required.

On the last day of the digital animation camps, there is a special screening of student work created during the week, open to friends and family.

For camp registration information, call (231) 591-5808. For specific camp content questions, call (616) 451-4777.

Medical History/Waiver Forms will be mailed upon receipt of registration. Please complete and return no later than two (2) weeks prior to the opening of the camp.

If you have any special needs or accommodations, please telephone (231) 591-5808.

If you have any special needs or accommodations, please telephone (231) 591-5808.

All requests for refunds or cancellations received in writing two (2) weeks prior to camp start date will be honored, minus a $50 administrative fee. Cancellations received less than two (2) weeks prior to camp start date will not be refunded.

Ferris State University reserves the right to cancel programs due to insufficient enrollment with full refund.