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ideaLAB Summer of Tech 2014


Thursday is Tech day in ideaLAB!

ideaLAB Summer of Tech 2014

Thursdays, July 10-August 14, 3:30-5:30 p.m.

ideaLAB: In the Level 4 Community Technology Center at the Central Library

Free! Ages 12-19 only.

Starting July 10, join us for six straight Thursdays of S.T.E.M. programs! Every week will highlight one of the ideaLAB tracks; video game, art & design, video, electronics, music, and web design! Check out the description of each week's programs. Come to one or come to them all; just make sure you geek out with us during our Summer of Tech!

Make a First Person Exploration GameThursday, July 10: Make a First Person Exploration Game

Make a first person exploration game using free software and no coding! We'll be using SketchUp to design a simple world and Unity 3D to add interaction to it.

Punk;D PatchesThursday, July 17: Punk;D Patches

Whether you are more of a punk rocker or you rock pink, come learn how to design and make your own punk inspired patches! Bring your creativity, we'll supply the rest! Punk rock optional.

Machine + Cinema = MachinimaThursday, July 24: Machine + Cinema = Machinima

Turn your favorite video game into a mini movie! Using screen casting software we'll capture your gameplay and then edit it into a story using Adobe Premiere.

Arduino Petting ZooThursday, July 31: Arduino Petting Zoo

All levels welcome to explore the possibilities of Arduino: Prototyping, building circuits, and programming, oh my!

SongcraftThursday, August 7: Songcraft

Learn the basics of song creation! We'll be learning a little music theory, song structure, and software to learn what makes a song a song.

Make a Browser Game for Mobile DevicesThursday, August 14: Make a Browser Game for Mobile Devices

We'll be using HTML5 and the enchantjs JavaScript library to make a browser game for mobile devices. by the end, you'll have a simple game ready to share with others, and enough knowledge to customize it and take it to the next level. *Some JavaScript experience suggested!*

Download the Flyer (PDF)