2017 Summer Camps - Byte Camps

 

Byte Camps!

(www.bytecamp.ca) - These camps are run by Byte Camp staff but are offered at Cardel Rec South!

 

 

Byte Camp - 9 - 12 yrs  and 11 - 14 yr options.

(Byte Camps are not eligible for the 10% discount for multiple registrations. ONLY Cardel Rec South run camps are eligible for the discount when more than one child or more than one camp is being registered for by the same family)(Byte Camp is a private camp offered at Cardel Rec South and is not a Cardel Rec South run camp, therefore does not qualify for the multiple program registration discount.) 

 

Download Registration Form here: 2017 Summer Daycamps Registration Form 

Registration opens April 3rd, 2017! - NO REGISTRATIONS WILL BE ACCEPTED PRIOR TO APRIL 3rd!


"3D Animation" (Week 1 & Week 8)

Dreaming of a career with PIXAR? Ever wonder how those awesome 3D animated movies like Shrek, Toy Story and Frozen are made?

Spend the week learning how by modelling, animating and telling your own stories in 3D. You'll use Blender, wonderful (& free!) 3D software to design characters that jump off the screen and then make them come alive by adding voices, soundtracks and completing your own animated short film. Final projects are usually group projects with each student contributing a character and a scene.

Ages: 11 - 14 yrs

Day/Time: Monday - Friday 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Cost: $240 (4 days)(members and non-members, NO DISCOUNTS) (Tuesday - Friday)

Cost: $280 (5 days)(members and non-members, NO DISCOUNTS)

July 04 - 07 9:00 am - 4:00 pm 4 Days Course Code #6379
Aug 21 - 25 9:00 am - 4:00 pm 5 Days Course Code #6386

"Introduction to Coding" (Week 2)

Discover how much fun it is to build your own game! Students will be introduced to basic coding skills with easy to use drag and drop software, and get to use those skills to make their very own games. Students will also learn how to create their own 2D vector artwork to make characters and levels that are entirely their own. The final project is a game that you can take home on USB or proudly share with friends online.

Ages: 9 - 12 yrs

Day/Time: Monday - Friday 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Cost: $280 (5 days) (members and non-members, NO DISCOUNTS)

July 10 - 14 9:00 am - 4:00 pm 5 Days Course Code #6380

"Music and Video Production" (Week 3)

Make your own music and music video! Camp time will be split between digital music composition, video filming and editing. Use amazing software tools to craft your very own song from scratch. We will show you the basics on beats, baselines, chords and melodies so that your song will sound awesome. Experiment with video, special effects and editing techniques to make the video as cool as your tune.

Ages: 9 - 12 yrs

Day/Time: Monday - Friday 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Cost: $280 (5 days)(members and non-members, NO DISCOUNTS)

July 17 - 21 9:00 am - 4:00 pm 5 Days Course Code #6381

"2D Video Game Design" (Week 4)

Learn how to build an HTML5 game from the ground up using awesome free tools. This is a coding camp, so be prepared to challenge yourself and learn some new skills. Time will be spent learning how to create advanced 2D vector artwork and animated character sprites to make your game look great. The final project is a game you can take home on USB or proudly share with your friends online. No previous experience is required however Byte Camp's Introduction to coding is recommended.

Ages: 11 -14 yrs

Day/Time: Monday - Friday 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Cost: $280.00(5 days)(members and non-members, NO DISCOUNTS)

July 24-28 9:00 am - 4:00 pm 5 Days Course Code #6382

"Claymation Movie Production" (Week 5)

Make your own clay characters come to life, just like Shaun the Sheep! Participants will work with a partner to build their own clay characters, sets and props; develop their own script; shoot their movie scenes; and then learn to edit and add sounds and special effects to complete the whole project. Don't worry parents, there will be plenty of time devoted to outdoor games and activities!

Ages: 9 - 12 yrs

Day/Time: Monday - Friday 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Cost: $280 (5 days)(members and non-members, NO DISCOUNTS)

July 31 - Aug 04 9:00 am - 4:00 pm 5 Days Course Code #6383

"2D Animation on Tablet"(Week 6)

Turn your drawing skills into awesome animation skills on our tablets! We'll show you how to make beautiful animations as wild as your imagination. Participants will learn to storyboard and use some advanced animation skills to make their characters really come alive on the screen. Principles like Squash & Stretch, Anticipation and Exaggeration will be introduced in fun lessons and students will produce their own animated short films by the end of the week.

Ages: 9 - 12 yrs

Day/Time: Tuesday - Friday 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Cost: $240(4 days)(members and non-members, NO DISCOUNTS)

August 08 - 11 9:00 am - 4:00 pm 4 Days Course Code #6384

"Build an App" (Week 7)

Learn how to design, code, test and deploy your very own app! Use the GPS, accelerometer or anything else you can think of to build your app from scratch.This is a coding camp, so be prepared to challenge yourself and learn some new skills. Each day a new project is introduced and students are taken through the steps of understanding and working with the new code ideas. Students will get to work on their own project ideas on the final two days. They may use their own mobile devices to develop and test on, or use ours. No previous experience is required however Byte Camp's 2D Video Game Design is recommended.

Ages: 11 - 14 yrs

Day/Time: Monday - Friday 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Cost: $280(5 days)(members and non-members, NO DISCOUNTS)

August 14 - 18 9:00 am - 4:00 pm 5 Days Course Code #6385

"3D Animation" (Week 1 & Week 8)

Dreaming of a career with PIXAR? Ever wonder how those awesome 3D animated movies like Shrek, Toy Story and Frozen are made?

Spend the week learning how by modelling, animating and telling your own stories in 3D. You'll use Blender, wonderful (& free!) 3D software to design characters that jump off the screen and then make them come alive by adding voices, soundtracks and completing your own animated short film. Final projects are usually group projects with each student contributing a character and a scene.

Ages: 11 - 14 yrs

Day/Time: Monday - Friday 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Cost: $240 (4 days)(members and non-members, NO DISCOUNTS) (Tuesday - Friday)

Cost: $280 (5 days)(members and non-members, NO DISCOUNTS)

July 04 - 07 9:00 am - 4:00 pm 4 Days Course Code #6379
Aug 21 - 25 9:00 am - 4:00 pm 5 Days Course Code #6386

"3D Video Game Design" (Week 9)

Create your own 3D Video Game! Invent your own digital worlds, levels, adventures and quests using Blender,  a great ($ Free) 3D Game Engine. Students will learn to make their own custom controls and gameplay using Blender's unique Logic Bricks design interface. Instructors will lead students through exercises to introduce the most important 3D game design skills in the early part of the week and then support students on their own projects for the second half. The final project is a game you can take home on USB. Byte Camp's 3D Animation course is a prerequisite.

Note: Byte Camp's 3D Animation level 1 course is a pre-requisite.

Ages: 11 - 14 yrs

Day/Time: Monday - Friday 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Cost: $280 (5 days)(members and non-members, NO DISCOUNTS)

August 28 - September 01  9:00 am - 4:00 pm 5 Days Course Code #6387

To ensure the health and safety of all participants, Cardel Rec South has the following standards in place:

  • Participants should come each day dressed appropriately in comfortable shoes and have play clothes that can get dirty.
  • All of our programs include an outdoor component; participants should have a bag that includes a hat, bug spray, sunscreen and water bottle.
  • Half-day participants should bring a small snack, full day participants should bring a healthy lunch as well as one snack for the morning and one snack for the afternoon.
  • To protect those participants with allergies, NO NUT products are allowed.
  • Although there is a concession on-site, we do NOT recommend sending your child with money.
  • Participants in the art programs are encouraged to bring a smock or old shirt to wear while working on painting projects.
  • Cardel Rec South is not responsible for any items that may be lost or stolen. Please refrain from bringing any valuables to the programs. (ie: electronics, money etc.)
  • Lower ratios are in place for Preschool programs. All participants in these programs MUST be fully toilet trained.
  • Unfortunately pre and post camp care services are not available.

Cardel Rec South proudly accepts the City of Calgary Fee Assistance Program.

**Important Information**

Registration deadlines for each session are one (1) week prior to course start date. In order to guarantee your spot we strongly recommend signing up early! Classes fill up quickly and in an effort to keep our instructor/student ratios low we do limit registration numbers in each class. Late registrations will be accepted provided there is space available in the class. We reserve the right to cancel classes if minimum numbers are not met by the registration deadline. Member rates are available for Cardel Rec South Founding Members as well as members of the following community associations: Millrise, Midnapore, Sundance, Shawnessy, Evergreen, Shawnee, Chaparral, Bridlewood & Somerset. Multiple program and/or multiple family member registrations will receive a 10% discount if registered before the registration deadline.

Refund Policy: Refunds requested up to one week prior to the start date of desired program will receive a full refund. For cancellations within 7 days of the program start date or if the program has started Refunds will only be issued for medical reasons, and will require a doctors note prior to the the refund being processed.

The refund amounts will be pro-rated based upon the number of classes remaining in the program. All refunds requested after the registration deadline, regardless of the reason are subject to a $10.00 admin fee.

Please Note: There will be a $25.00 fee charged on all NSF cheques posted to South Fish Creek Recreation Association..