UW-Green Bay Outreach offers Video Game Programming, App Development camps
Students entering grades 8 through 12 in fall 2014 can enroll now for sessions of Video Game Programming Level 1, Video Game Programming Level 2, and Beginning App Development for Android camps at the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay, 2420 Nicolet Drive. The dates are as follows:
• Video Game Programming Level 1: Session one, June 15-18; Session two: July 6-9
• Video Game Programming Level 2: July 20-24. Please note that students must complete Video Game Programming Level 1 or have the camp director’s permission to enroll.
• Beginning App Development for Android: June 22-26
Campers will learn about the world of object-oriented programming and receive an introduction to developing software in a gaming environment. They will learn the basic techniques of creating games and will be introduced to object-oriented programming. Campers also will learn how to make objects interact with each other through events and will learn how to program some basic games.
Camp Director and Instructor Ben Geisler has worked at four AAA game development houses: Raven Software, Human Head Studios, Frozen Codebase and Radical Entertainment. He has worked on more than a half-dozen best-selling games and been involved with publisher relations at Vivendi Universal Games, THQ, Konami and Activision. His past credits include Soldier of Fortune 2, X-Men Legends, Jedi Knight 2, Quake 4, The Incredible Hulk: UD, Elements of Destruction, Burgertime World Tour, Prey 2 and Prototype. Geisler has Bachelor of Science and Master of Science degrees in Computer Science from UW-Madison. He has taught game development at the college level at ITT Technical Institute, Herzing University, and UW-Milwaukee.
Visit the camp website, www.uwgb.edu/camps/science/videoGame for registration and faculty and staff updates.
Students can attend as commuters or as residents living in UW-Green Bay student housing. Camp fees are as follows:
• Video Game Programming Level 1: $279 for commuters (includes lunch); $479 for resident students (includes room and board, counselor supervision and transportation to evening activities).
• Video Game Programming Level 2 and App Development: $325 for commuters (includes lunch); $520 for resident students (includes room and board, counselor supervision and transportation to evening activities).
Camp information and registration are available online at www.uwgb.edu/camps/science/videoGame. Information also is available by telephone at (920) 465-2775 or via email at email@example.com.